Our decoration editors travelled to a beautifully restored villa in Sicily and decked it out in cheerful patterns and striking pieces. Rocca delle Tre Contrade is available to rent through The Thinking Traveller.

A beautiful ruin in Sicily transformed
  • A shoppable scheme at Rocca delle Tre ntrade

    Furniture

    • ‘Bistro Natural’ beech and steel folding chairs, by Fermob, £79 each, from The Worm That Turned.

    Accessories

    • ‘Le Cirque’ linen tablecloth (yellow), from £250, from Summerill & Bishop.
    • Resin ‘Large Pedestal Cake Stand’, $239; ‘Small Pedestal Cake Stand’, $209; ‘Dot’ candlestick, $44; ‘Anemone’ candlestick, $106; all from Tina Frey Designs.
    • Ceramic ‘Fishes Centrepiece’, €600, from Giacomo Alessi.
    • Candles, £2 for 4, from Flying Tiger. For similar hand-painted Sicilian ceramic tableware, try Penny Morrison.
    • Recycled glass ‘Rimmed Wineglass’ (milky green), £8, from Milagros.

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    Furniture

    • Similar cabinets, wood and glass ‘The Curiosity Cupboard’ (linen), £2,800, from DeVol.
    • Similar table, bespoke oiled oak ‘The Fotheringhay Bench’, from £1,500, from Matthew Cox.
    • For similar metal chair, try Puckhaber.

    Accessories

    • Sisal baskets, ‘Kadi’, £38 each; and ‘Traditional Fine Weave’, from £31 each; all from The Basket Room.
    • Similar glass cake stands and domes, ‘Klara’, £65; ‘Konstantin’, £95; and ‘Vienna’, from £18; all from LSA International.
    • Stainless steel and leather ‘Ice Bucket’, by Tina Frey Designs, £65, from Amara.
    • Glass jelly mould, from £6, from The Vintage Kitchen Store.
    • For similar hand-painted Sicilian ceramic tableware, try Penny Morrison.
    • Ceramic ‘Gendarme e Signora’ candlesticks, €512 each; and ‘Prickly Pear Jar’ ornaments, from €112 each; all from Giacomo Alessi

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    Walls

    • Curtain in ‘Verona’ (summer sun), linen/silk, £270 a metre, from de Le Cuona.

    Floor

    • Similar rug, wool and cotton ‘Stockholm 2017’, £270, from Ikea.

    Furniture

    • Similar bench, ‘Long Ash Bench’, £275, from Cox & Cox.
    • ‘Gladom’ steel tray table (red), £15, from Ikea.
    • Twenties wooden sunlounger, €540, from Riccardo Barthel.

    Accessories

    • Alder wood and steel ‘Eames House Bird’, £155, from Vitra.
    • Vase, made from Japanese block-printed paper, £12.95 a sheet, from Liberty.
    • Cushions, ‘Scaramouche’ (autumn fires), polyester/silk, £373.50 a metre, from Dedar; ‘Square Dance’ (greenery), linen/viscose, £148 a metre, by Jim Thompson.
    • Mattress, ‘Velours Yeti’ (emeraude), cotton mix, £185 a metre, from Nobilis.
    • ‘Azraq’ cotton and wool throw (blue), by LRNCE, £550, from The Conran Shop.
    • Similar lamp, brass ‘Floor Lamp 2431’, by Josef Frank, €1,380 excluding shades, from Svenskt Tenn.

  • A shoppable scheme at Rocca delle Tre ntrade

    Walls

    • Grass photographic print, by Renato D’Agostin, $100, from Saturdays NYC.

    Floor

    • Similar rug, wool ‘Iranian Flatweave’, £6,850, from Robert Stephenson.

    Furniture

    • ‘Gladom’ table, as before.
    • Similar cabinet, mahogany 18th century linen press, £4,800, from Lorfords.
    • Similar lounge chair, ‘Beaufort Chaise Longue’, £4,920 excluding fabric, from Dudgeon; partly covered in ‘Anais’ (deep ocean), silk, £232 a metre, from Jim Thompson.
    • Similar table, 19th-century mahogany centre table, £2,200, from Lorfords.
    • Similar armchair, ‘Lauderdale’, £3,120, from Dudgeon; covered in ‘Nuvole Suave Poppy’ (ebane), linen mix, €398.50 a metre, from Etro.

    Accessories

    • Glass vase, £17, from Arket.
    • Fabric (on lounge chair), ‘Charlton’ (turmeric), cotton, £92 a metre, from Tissus d’Hélène.
    • ‘Ikat’ silk cushion cover, €110; ‘Drawi’ merino wool throw, €265; both from Caravane.
    • Jute ‘Square Basket’ (red), £89; metal ‘Rio Mobile’, by Volta, £135; ‘Laurel’ linen cushion cover, £45; all from The Conran Shop.
    • Similar lamp, ceramic ‘Nellie’ (turquoise), £100, from Pooky; with shade in ‘Menorca’ (30), polyamide mix, £165 a metre, from Nobilis

  • A shoppable scheme at Rocca delle Tre ntrade

    Furniture

    • ‘AA’ steel chairs, €258 each; with outdoor cotton covers (azure blue, algae, terra-cotta, saffron), €252 each, from Airborne.
    • Steel trays, from ‘Gladom’ tray tables (dark green, red), £15 each, from Ikea.
    • Similar sunlounger, metal and canvas ‘Solar’ (white), £105, from Maisons du Monde; trimmed with ‘Printemps Chevron Border’ (mykonos blue), acrylic, £37 a metre, from Samuel & Sons.

    Accessories

    • Cotton ‘Jacquard Patterned Bath Towels’ (mustard yellow, dark green), from £8.99 each, from H&M Home.
    • For similar hand-painted Sicilian ceramic tableware, try Penny Morrison.
    • Glass ‘Tillbringare’ jug, £2.50; and ‘Vardagen’ glasses, £4 for 6; both from Ikea.
    • ‘Ribbon-detail Straw Maxi Hat’, by Eliurpí, £295, from Matchesfashion.com.

  • A shoppable scheme at Rocca delle Tre ntrade

    Floor

    • ‘Lohals’ jute rug, £20, from Ikea.

    Furniture

    • For similar metal chair, try Puckhaber.
    • ‘Cape Cod’ wooden four poster (white), from €1,845, from Flamant; with curtain in ‘Ela Broad Stripe Top Stitch’ (chinese yellow/natural), linen, £86 a metre, from Volga Linen.

    Accessories

    • ‘Small Shape’ earthenware mug (black), £27, from Hannah Bould Ceramics.
    • Cushion, ‘Bursa’, by Namay Samay, silk, £600 for a 65 x 300cm panel, from Tissus d’Hélène. Lambswool
    • ‘Pom Pom Bolsters’ (turmeric & white), by Shepherd England, £210 each, from The New Craftsmen.
    • Cotton ‘Tania Dot Reverse Bed Throw with Fringe’, $286 for a king size, from Les Indiennes.
    • Cotton ‘Elise Plain Velvet Quilt’ (saffron), by Vivaraise, £250, from The Conran Shop.
    • Similar light, ‘Ajax Table Lamp’, £1,000, from Paolo Moschino for Nicholas Haslam.
    • Raffia shade, £160, from EV Associates.
    • Glass ‘Jar Vase’, £17, from Arket.