IF you are in need of inspiration, eBay’s collections are a great place to start your shopping. Experts such as Kelly Hoppen and Sarah Beeny have curated their own collections and guides on the season’s latest trends.

This month, why not step back into the Sixties with the latest trend to hit the interiors world, monochrome.

Whether you’re spritzing up your kitchen for the summer or updating your garden for al fresco dining, online marketplace eBay has a whole host of beautiful black and white products and accessories to ensure your house and garden is on trend.

Creating a look book or customising your search on eBay really helps refine and offer the smoothest and best shopping experience.

You can now drill down results by general category (e.g. home and garden), sub-category (e.g garden), sub-category products (barbecues), brand, style, colour and price.

You can also trade ideas with others. Ebay is a real shopping community, with many users compiling individual guides on buying specific products and exploring the products related to current trends.

These are definitely worth looking at, and, once you’re a pro, have a go at creating your own.

From top, straw storage baskets, available from homediscountltd, priced at £13.35, the Jones large savoy clock, available from homebase on eBay, priced £34.99 and the Maribelle folding garden set, from outdoorvalue at eBay, priced £69.95.

For more, visit www.ebay.co.uk