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Decorate With Neutrals
Decide on a colour palette – choose up to five shades, with two stronger and three accent colours. Build up layers by mixing taupe, biscuit and coffee, or creams and off-whites with greys. The colours may be soft, but you can afford to go loud on pri
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Light Switches
The ribbed dimmer knob creates a tactile feel. Cinnamon chunky dimmer switch, £40.99, Dowsing & Reynolds Combine modernist design with natural materials for a mid-century vibe. Esprit lino ply light brown light switch, £55, Swtch A contemporary cho
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Where To Buy Laura’s Style
Tewkesbury framed kitchen cabinets in Antique White are similar, £9,000; oak worktops, £800; double oven, £400; hob, £250; built-in extractor, £110; integrated dishwasher, £249; wine fridge, £180; integrated fridge-freezer, £279, all Howdens. Como Tr
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‘It’s Scandi with an ESSEX TWIST!’
When we found our home online we immediately saw beyond the uninspiring 1970s decor to the open-plan, light-filled home we had been searching for,’ says Isatu. ‘I immediately started creating Pinterest boards (one of my favourite pastimes!) for all t
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‘We Did It All On A TIGHT BUDGET’
This is the first family home that we’ve owned,’ says Georgia, ‘as beforehand we lived in Toronto and Dubai for James’ work, and we had rented. As our eldest daughter approached school age, we decided to return to the UK and settled on Oxfordshire. W
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Removable Cushion Pads
Moroccan style your seating. Cabana seat pad, £12 for two, Matalan Add a splash of bright colour to your scheme. Fruit print seat pad, £14 for two, Matalan a range pretty prints. Noho printed seat pad, £16.50, Oliver Bonas ■
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Trend spotting TROPICAL LEAVES
Whether the sun is shining or the summer is a total washout, you’ll forever feel like you’re on a tropical island by embracing the trend for exotic leaf prints. From picnicware to home textiles, oversized monstera, banana leaf and palm motifs are tak
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Ready, Steady, Sort!
Decant near-empty large bottles of shampoo or shower gel into smaller bottles to take on holiday with you. Gather melamine plates, napkins and tumblers into a cool bag. When the sun comes out, all you need to add is sarnies. Keep a first-aid kit, bla
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MAKE IT yourself
In her inspiring book Thread Doodling (£9.99, Search Press), Carina Envoldsen-Harris encourages stitchers to let loose and explore the mindful benefits of embroidery by drawing with thread. There are more than 20 projects to appeal to your creative s
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Come On In!
ABOUT ME I’m Georgia Broome, 40, a PR consultant and upcycling blogger at homemadeproductions.co.uk. I live here with my husband James, 41, a software developer, and our daughters Olivia, nine, and Charlotte, seven. MY HOME A three-bedroom 1950s sem
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Supermarket NEWS
Co-op has added three new pizzas to its range. For those on a plant-based diet there is GRO vegan BBQ Chick’n Pizza (264g, £3.50). It’s piled with MozzaRisella vegan cheese, Chick’n, peppers and sweetcorn. Meat lovers will enjoy Chicken, Nduja & Yell
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Plant Hanger
Buy a roll of Jersey Be Good yarn from Wool and the Gang in a colour that matches your scheme. 2 Cut eight lengths, around 2m each. Knot all the lengths together, leaving space below the big knot for the tassel. 3 Separate the lengths into pairs. Kno
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Come On In!
ABOUT ME I’m Rachel Black, 31, a nurse (@thegirlwiththepantryladder) and seller on Etsy (Vinnyandflo). I live here with my husband Gareth, 33, a crisis consultant, and our daughter Beitidh, 22 months. OUR HOME Built in the 1700s, it’s a two-bed deta
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Try A Speedy STYLE UPDATE
Swap pictures for a more tactile display and hang pretty woven baskets above a sofa or bed. Position off-centre, at staggered heights – odd numbers work better than even. Brighten up a couple of on a simple line motif using exterior paint. Apply fre
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Garden Mirrors
You may not think of using mirrors in your garden, but placed cleverly they can make your space look twice the size. Try hanging one in among plants at the back of a border so that it blends in with the background and creates the illusion of another
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Zone Your Space
To divide a large room into different living areas, use a large rug as your starting point. Place your largest piece of furniture on the rug – this could be a sofa for a lounge area, a table for a dining space or a large armchair for a book corner. A
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Painted Stair Runner
YOU WILL NEED Masking tape; pencil; primer; paint; paintbrush. 1 Sand and prime timber stairs and allow to dry. 2 Paint the entirety of the stairs in your first chosen colour and leave to dry as recommended by the paint manufacturer. 3 Using a pen
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DO IT yourself
We’re excited to introduce Earthborn’s brand new paint collaboration with our sister magazine, Country Homes & Interiors. Fall in love with the 12 timeless shades; think botanical greens and soft pastels, not to mention earthy neutrals. There are fou
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Refillable Eco Cleaners
, salt and vinegar to create a Covid-killing solution. H2O e3 eActivator cleaning system, £69.99, Lakeland Now available in a fruity new scent, 2ltr refills for this all-purpose spray cost just £6. Method anti-bac all-purpose cleaner in Peach Blosso
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Buy Georgia’s style…. FRESH MID-CENTURY
Georgia has revamped her run-down 1950s semi into a vibrant family home. Neutral white and grey decor allows light to flow in the newly configured space, while bright blue furniture and accessories bring the house to life. Georgia has combined upcycl
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Create Your Own MINDFUL OASIS
Enjoy the soothing sound and sight of trickling water For smaller gardens, choose a self-contained water feature, such as a bowl, bubbling sphere or mini fountain, that won’t overwhelm the space. Water is recirculated so it will need minimum mainte
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Laura choice: PATIO DOORS
Now that the weather is warmer, it’s an ideal time to tackle old or outdated patio doors. They can change the feel of the room and, if double-glazed, will help reduce heating bills and save energy too. This can depend on whether they are a replacemen
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Smarten Up Your Garden
1 Decking zones the garden and can be an affordable update. Or add a hard-standing surface – great for kids to play out on and protects your lawn on damp days. 2 Build a pergola to extend your entertaining space. Accessorise with string lights, hangi
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Make A Kitchen HERB GARDEN
People are increasingly conscious of where their food comes from and growing your own is a low-cost way to stay in control of what ends up on your plate. It’s also the perfect opportunity to get outside in the fresh air and take a mindful moment whil
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Upcycle A Ceramic Vase
1 Find some interesting vases (charity shops or eBay are a great source) – choose a variety of heights and textures for interest. 2 Give them a good clean in hot, soapy water, then leave to dry. 3 Using a tester pot of chalk paint (Isatu used Frenc
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Great ideas FOR SMALL BATHROOMS
Tile just halfway up a wall to make a room feel taller – the gap between the top of the tiles and the ceiling creates the illusion of space. Wall mounted taps are another great trick in a compact bathroom – the pipework can be hidden without the need
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The Style Book Global Influence
Let classic Japanese shibori prints take focus. Mix and match patterns on upholstery and accessories as the colours will retain the harmony. Try stitching a table runner from shibori print offcuts. White painted floorboards or wood-effect vinyl will
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Time at Home
TAKES 45 MINS SERVES 6 8 slices (about 250g) brioche 120g cherry jam 3 plums, stones removed, sliced 2 nectarines, stones removed, sliced 50g raspberries 15g pistachios, chopped Icing sugar (optional), to serve FOR THE CUSTARD 600ml full-fat milk 2
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