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Give your space a rustic edge with these shabby chic finds.

Parisian bed. Courtesy of 2XL
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Give your space a rustic edge with these shabby chic finds.

1 Sophisticated sleeping

The Parisian Bed by 2XL is hand-carved from solid wood, with a rich upholstered finish. Even left to its own devices, it will make for an imposing presence in your room, but pair the bed with a chintzy floral wallpaper, as seen here, to make a real statement.

• Parisian Bed (plus two nightstands), currently available for a special summer discount of Dh11,313, 2XL stores nationwide

2 Get a handle on things

This vibrant ceramic jug forms part of Indigo Living’s colourful Rice Collection. Each piece in the tabletop range is hand-dipped and dyed, and there are slight variations in oven temperature during the firing and dyeing process, meaning that each is a slightly different colour – and entirely unique.

• Ceramic jug, Dh289, Indigo Living, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

3 Cabinet meeting

Inspired by cloth cabinets from the 17th century, which is where the well-to-do stored their precious broadcloth linens, the Hollande by Flamant is hand-carved, hand-painted and then specially treated with a special antique finish. Doors open to reveal shelves, while all of the inner compartments, including the three drawers, are lined with fabric.

• Hollande, Dh24,905, Flamant, The Dubai Mall

4 Sturdy seating

Flamant’s Navano I is the kind of chair that you’d expect to find stacked outside a coffee shop in a tiny Mediterranean village somewhere. Sturdy but uncomplicated, with a weathered wooden frame and exposed nails, this is the perfect complement to a rustic design scheme.

• Navano I, Dh1,015, Flamant, The Dubai Mall

5 Light up your life

The five-armed Sonia candelabra from The One will make an eye-catching centrepiece for your table, particularly if paired with towering white ­candles.

• Sonia candelabra, Dh349, The One stores nationwide