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How To Bespoke A Headboard
Stack Ikea’s Trones shoe cabinets on top of each other and fix to the wall as a headboard to tackle clutter. Great for stowing away spare bedding, pyjamas and books when bedroom space is at a premium. Fill the space between a pair of wardrobes, one e
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Your Garden, Sorted
The products you need to bring order to your garden, so you can enjoy outdoor living without all the clutter… Organise an untidy shed with modular wall-mounted storage that’ll keep floors clear of clutter. Tailor it to suit your space, going for a co
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Win £1,000 In Our Reader Home Awards!
♦ BEST HOME ♦ BEST GARDEN ♦ BEST ROOM MAKEOVER • Period homes to smart new-builds • Country houses to cosy cottages • Characterful conversions • Amazing before and afters • Gorgeous country gardens to modern outdoor living spaces • Our winners
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Life On The Water
‘This space embraces my love for Scandi interiors combined with nomadic-inspired designs, such as the rug from Marrakesh.’ For a similar rug, try Berber-style rug in Yellow, from £65, La Redoute. Walls painted in De Nimes estate emulsion, £47.95 for
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Places We’d Love To Visit… GWITHIAN On The North-west Cornish Coast
Artist couple Barbara Hepworth and Ben Nicholson were onto something when they migrated to the Cornish village of St Ives in the 1930s to paint its special light and rugged coves. Since then, it has become an artistic outpost, drawing half a million
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Make It Work For You
CHOOSE AN INTRICATE SCREEN DESIGN Pols Potten Ovals folding screen, £781, Amara Wood Hera folding screen, £89, Cuckooland
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Welcome
As soon as March 29 went in the diary, my focus immediately switched from the multitude of indoor decorating projects we currently have on the go, to our outside space, which has been completely neglected since we moved into our house. I’m excited
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Welcome To My Home
Vicky White lives here with her husband Chris Ling and their one-year-old son, Rupert. Vicky owns a home and lifestyle brand, and Chris is a wealth manager. A five-bedroom 18th-century cottage in Bacton, on the Norfolk coast. They bought it in Ma
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‘We’ve Really Opened Things Up’
Tina and Mike were drawn to the potential of this house. ‘It has character and it’s on a lovely road,’ she says. But, while the upstairs worked well, the ground floor layout felt dark and didn’t flow. MAKING PLANS The family lived in the house for a
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Harissa Pulled Chicken
SERVES 8 READY IN 2HRS • 1tbsp olive oil, plus extra to drizzle • 3tbsp rose harissa paste (we used Belazu) • 640g chicken thighs • 227g can chopped tomatoes FOR THE FETA YOGURT SLAW • 100g feta • 100g Greek yogurt • Juice of ½ lemon • 1 small red o
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Ideal Home’s Ultimate Kitchen Edit 2021
Busola Evans Associate Editor Heather Young Editor Sarah Spiteri Editorial Director Shelina Permalloo Masterchef Winner INFINITY PLUS SHAKER KITCHEN IN SPECTRUM PEACHY: S 0804-Y70R & GREEN: S 4020-B90G, WREN KITCHENS HIGHLY COMMENDED HABERDASHER’
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Kitchen Workspace
This easy-to-tackle DIY task is also a money-saving alternative to tiling. Here, a satinwood paint suitable for walls has been used to create a durable, wipe-clean surface. Using the same colour as the matt area creates a seamless finish with an eye-
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Best For…
At myplanningapp.co.uk, turn your photos and dimensions into professional CAD drawings suitable for planning applications and construction use. Roof Maker has established a solid reputation for its well-priced, high-quality skylights, roof lights and
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The Wallpaper Edit CONTEMPORARY STRIPES
This versatile illustrative stripe features a delicate leaf design in a neutral palette. Botanical Stripe in Light Green, £42 a roll, Borastapeter at Jane Clayton & Company Thick blurred-edge pink stripes alternate with pristine black lines for a
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Make It Work For You LAURA’S CHOICE: SIDE RETURN EXTENSION
Commonly found on terraced and semi-detached homes, side return extensions harness dead space to the side at the back. It’s one of the most popular ways to increase living space without spending big. Q Why should I get one? Turning a skinny, disco
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Make It Work For You CHRISTINA’S STYLE: MODERN NOMAD
Unique hand painted textiles ethically sourced from Zambia. Smart, statement furniture and contemporary lighting with a luxe style. Brilliant for off-the-peg pieces that can be given a bespoke look.
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Front Doors
■ ‘To create a striking front door with a colour that lasts, you’ll need an exterior paint that has a UV-resistant formula and provides protection against cracking, flaking and peeling,’ says Sue Kim, senior colour designer at Valspar. ■ ‘If you have
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Make It Work For You VICKY’S STYLE: COUNTRY FRESH
A treasure trove of beautifully designed children’s toys and homeware. Browse the many dealers’ stalls selling a variety of vintage pieces. Great for modern country basics, including furniture and lighting, for inside and out.
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The STYLE EDITOR
The iconic brand has returned, partnering with Next to bring back some of its textiles, wallpapers and furniture alongside brand-new pieces. Ornate Tapestry Floral is just one of the classic designs that have been given a modern twist; it’s available
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The Long Game
‘We decided to go bold with dark cabinetry, as this space benefits from plenty of daylight from the skylight and Crittall doors. The island has definitely become the social hub of the house!’ Shaker-style wood kitchen in Pantry Blue, price on request
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Laundry Baskets
My design is inspired by tufted rugs ■
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Meet The Professionals…
REBECCA HUNT, OWNER AND DIRECTOR OF SUNA INTERIOR DESIGN (SUNAINTERIORDESIGN.COM) Suna has worked with property developers in the residential market for 20 years on projects across the UK, specialising in show homes, marketing suites, CGIs and interi
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Welcome To My Home
Ben Wilson and his wife Sally live here with their children Samuel, 11 and Elise, nine. A five-bed house built in 1929 in Bournemouth, bought in 2015 Bath......................£2,634 Bath mixer............£3,298 Loo..........................£
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EDITORIAL DIRECTOR, FUTURE HOMES Sarah Spiteri EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Vanessa Richmond EDITOR Heather Young GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR Georgia Hibberdine GROUP CHIEF SUB-EDITOR/PRODUCTION EDITOR Sarah Farley EDITORIAL DIRECTOR, HOMES CONTENT Rhoda Parry ASS
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The Edit: Shades For The Front Door
Dorchester Pink, £73.50 for 2.5ltr intelligent exterior eggshell, Little Greene Claret Rose aura grand entrance gloss, £46 for 0.94ltr, Benjamin Moore Superdec in Clover Leaf, from £36 for 2.5ltr, Sadolin Indigo, £23.30 for 750ml, Weathershield qu
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It S Our Tropical Hangout Space’
Emily Crowley-Wroe (aprilhouse.co.uk) used the space at the back of her house as a case study for her garden design course. ‘The rear garden was glossed over in the particulars for the house,’ she says. ‘It had broken fence panels and depressing flag
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How To Open Up Your Home To The Garden
Opening up your home with glazing tops many people’s renovation wish lists. Advances in technology are providing ever more beautiful possibilities, while steel-framed glazing is experiencing a major revival. Whether you’re planning bifolds or sliding
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Ideal Home Loves…
Solid bronze is naturally beautiful. Slimline door system, around £8,400 for a pair, Architectural Bronze Casements Modern bifolding functionality provides extra-wide openings. OB-72 bifold doors, from £2,400 for a pair, Origin Insulated frames
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Welcome To My Home
Christina Miles, a studio manager, lives here with partner, Rohan Tully, head of sales and marketing at a tech company, their two-year-old daughter, Elara, and their Alaskan Klee Kai, Aluki. A commercial vessel, purchased in 2018, converted into a
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Best Video Doorbells
Netatmo Smart Video Doorbell, £269.99, netatmo.com This wired design from Netatmo might cost a little more than most, but with a built-in microSD card slot there are no additional subscriptions to pay. You can simply enjoy the peace of mind that th
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