I’ve completely fallen for the range of textiles at L’Aviva Home. Representing techniques and crafts from all over the world, each piece seems to tell a story. Indeed, many of the items are vintage.

The bedspread above is, of course, a Moroccan wedding blanket. Perfect for sparkly neutral types like me! I’m also hankering for one of these Mexican bedspreads, which come in turquoise, crimson, plum, terracotta and gray as well as this indigo.

Mexican bedspread

These are Bolivian Aguayos, used by women in the Andean region to carry babies and personal items.


There are also beautiful organic cotton Turkish Hammam towels.

Turkish Hammam towels

And vintage Suzanis from Uzbekistan – in several different colors.


These aren’t exactly cheap, but that doesn’t stop me wishing…