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Emma Bridgewater tea towel. Courtesy of Harvest Home
Emma Bridgewater tea towel. Courtesy of Harvest Home
Fish-shaped bowl from Luz de Luna. Lee Hoagland / The National
Fish-shaped bowl from Luz de Luna. Lee Hoagland / The National
Zara Home cushion. Lee Hoagland / The National
Zara Home cushion. Lee Hoagland / The National
Rabbit night light. Courtesy of www.hunkydoryhome.co.uk
Rabbit night light. Courtesy of www.hunkydoryhome.co.uk
Elephant wall art. Courtesy of Rockett St George
Elephant wall art. Courtesy of Rockett St George
Cat Attack cardboard scratchpost. Courtesy of Harvest Home
Cat Attack cardboard scratchpost. Courtesy of Harvest Home

Six of the Best: All things animal bring fun to any room

Kept to the right side of cute, these animal-themed accessories can inject whimsy into even the most grown-up of rooms.

Children love decorative accessories with an animal theme but elephants, bunnies and other creatures don't have to be confined to the nursery. Keep to the right side of cute, and they can introduce a sense fun to any room.

Jumbo wall art

This large (114cm x 130cm) elephant silhouette is made from vintage wallpaper in a cheerful, colourful floral pattern, available in five designs that can be lined up in a row to create a piece of wall art with a difference. Dh290, www.rockettstgeorge.co.uk

Cat attack!

If your furniture is suffering from scratches and claw marks, let your cat loose on this fun cardboard scratch post that transforms your kitty into a rampaging B-movie monster. Dh170, Harvest Home, Jumeirah Centre, Beach Road, Dubai

Wit woo

Harvest Home also stocks a wide range of Emma Bridgewater's tableware and home accessories. This new addition to the collection is sold as a tea towel, but framed and mounted it would make a great piece of wall art. Dh60, Harvest Home, Jumeirah Centre, Beach Road, Dubai

Fish bowl

There's a very rustic feel to this oversized yet understated fish-shaped bowl. It's also sturdy and fun, and a great accessory for an informal meal. Dh110, Luz de Luna, Umm Sequeim Road and in Home Design, Mall of the Emirates.

Sew nice

Birds, elephants and donkeys nestle in among the design on this cheerful, vibrant, Indian-inspired embroidered cushion. Find it in the children's department at Zara Home but keep it for yourself. Dh145, Zara Home stores nationwide

Bright eyes

Cute enough for a nursery night light, cool enough for a grown-up lounge, this fabulous lamp is battery powered so you can watch its bobtail glow anywhere in the house. 4.99 (Dh29) plus shipping, www.hunkydoryhome.co.uk

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