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Ideas To Steal
Lined with brushed gold, this luxurious lampshade makes a statement in the main bedroom Carey’s jungle look is enhanced with animal-themed furnishings Carey adds comfort to bare floorboards with plenty of Swedish sheepskins Woven artisanal baskets
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In Your Garden THIS MONTH
Join the nation’s largest garden gathering for Garden Day on Sunday 9th May. The organisers of this fun event are calling on plant-lovers across the UK to celebrate your outdoor spaces or indoor houseplant oasis by downing tools, donning a flower cro
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DIY Masterclass
The open roof of a pergola, set on posts and often with trellis sides, offers welcome shade in a sunny patch while providing the perfect climbing frame for plants like honeysuckle and wisteria. Position yours at the entrance to your garden, over a pa
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SMARTER Shopper
Take advantage of free trials Most streaming services offer a free trial so you can try before you buy, ranging from seven to 30 days. Make sure to set a reminder for the end of the trial period so that, if you decide it’s not for you, you can cancel
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Things We Can’t Live Without... Spring
‘Prints can make a huge difference to the liveliness of your décor scheme. After a grey winter, I love to incorporate vibrant prints into my home that add pops of colour and pattern to my somewhat lacklustre neutral walls. Warm-toned hues and abstrac
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Quick And Easy Updates
Create your own Insta-worthy scheme with on-trend contrasting pink and green tiles – lay them in blocks of colour or try alternating them in a striking contemporary pattern. Introduce matt-black industrial accents for a bold monochrome look. This e
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Craft stash MUST HAVES
Try your hand at something new this month with Sculpd’s £39 beginner’s pottery kit and online video tutorials. The kit contains all you need to sculpt, carve, paint and seal your own pinch pots, succulent containers, trinket dishes and vases. Plus, y
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Room Plan
Walls painted in Dulux Easycare bathroom paint in Brilliant White, £20 per 2.5L, B&Q. For similar wall tiles, try Linear gloss brick tiles in White, £17.95 per sq m, Tons of Tiles. Lily pad wall tiles, £69.12 per sq m, Artisan of Devizes. Hexagonal w
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MAKE YOUR BATH beautiful
It’s no coincidence that the bathscaping trend has emerged at a time when we’ve never appreciated our bathrooms more. It’s all about dressing the room – in particular the area around the tub – to enhance your bathing experience while you switch off f
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ASK THE experts
Q My family and I are looking to upsize soon. What are some small changes we can make to add value to our current home before we sell? Georgina Harris, Devon A Jonathan Hey, founder and CEO of Aliwood Roof Lanterns, says… One thing I always sugges
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Come On In...
WE ARE Tiffany Irving, 34, a photographer (tiffanyirvingphotography.co.uk), my husband, Ed, 39, a business development manager, and our children, Riley, 11, Astrid, nine, Asa, four, and one-year-old Rafferty. OUR HOME IS A Victorian semi-detached ho
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Home IMPROVEMENT
It’s all too easy to reach for neutral paints when it comes to your home’s exterior, but thanks to Little Greene’s new Intelligent Masonry Paint, you won’t want to. Available in almost all Little Greene colours, you can bring a splash of your interio
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Insider Info
WHO LIVES HERE? Louise Lingwood, a vintage homeware seller at My Little Vintage (mlvintage.co.uk) and lover of period houses (@loveandlilac) lives in a two-bedroom, 1890s Victorian cottage in Bushey, Hertfordshire. WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT THE R
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Time For Tea?
✔ 350g plain flour, plus extra for dusting and cutting ✔ ½ tsp salt ✔ 1 tbsp baking powder ✔ 85g cold butter, cut into cubes ✔ 4 tbsp caster sugar ✔ 175ml milk, plus extra to glaze ✔ 1 tbsp lemon juice ✔ 35g mixed dried fruit ✔ 40g sultanas ■ Preheat
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Our Expert Says...
‘Adding colour to your shed will make it feel less like a shed and is a quick and easy revamp. You can afford to experiment with a theme in a small space like a shed or summer house, so get onto Pinterest for small space ideas. The Nordic look works
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I Surprised My Family With A Sleek New Bathroom
Emily Mason, 48, who lives in a four-bedroom Georgian villa in Worthing with her husband, Dominic, 51, and their two children, Loïc, 15, and Bea, 10, had desperately wanted to give her family bathroom a much-needed makeover. They had bought their hom
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Mediterranean Holidays Inspired Our Relaxed Look
After receiving a home improvement gift from family, Claire and Craig Hillen were able to revamp the bathroom of their three-bedroom, 1930s semi in Darlington, County Durham. It was a chance to solve all the issues that had bugged them since they bou
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Garden UPDATES
Kick back and relax with a breakfast coffee or afternoon cuppa in a beautiful botanic deckchair from We Love Cushions. Featuring classic Georgian illustrations, the delicate designs will look right at home in a cottage garden or prettify a patio as t
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REVAMP REPAIR recycle
Pallet wood might not be an obvious choice of material for making a smart side table, but with a little cutting, sanding and staining, it’ll look sleek and stylish – and it can often be picked up for free at builder’s merchants. We varnished alternat
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My Punchy Pastel Bathroom Brings Me Joy
Heather Craig, 34, bought a four-bedroom, 1940s house in Dunfermline with her husband, Brian, 40, which had already been extended, and she couldn’t wait to make the home their own. ‘All the rooms were very bland, which isn’t me as I love colour,’ say
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Outside Influence
Now that our gardens have become a hotspot for relaxing with the family or having some well-deserved downtime once the Sun comes out, it’s the perfect time to reassess your garden seating, tables and loungers for the ultimate chill-out zone. ■
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Come On In...
OUR HOME IS a two-bed Victorian terrace, located a 10-minute walk from the beach in Margate, Kent. WE ARE Carey Mann, 50, a coffee shop owner, and Johan Karlberg, 39, a music producer. We live with Granny, our dog, and Terminator 2, our cat. OUR BI
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Ideas To Steal
Hang ceiling pendants above a kitchen island to make it a focal point Go for plush, textured fabrics to add a touch of luxury to a sofa or bed Choose rugs designed for high-traffic areas, like this Berber-style design Like Tiffany, add colour and fu
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Renovating Gave Us A Blank Canvas For Our Colourful, Creative Home
Creative couple Carey Mann, a coffee shop owner, and Johan Karlberg, a music producer, had a budget of £125k when they were looking for a home together in the popular seaside town of Margate, Kent. ‘We thought we would only be able to afford a flat,’
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3 OF THE BEST... tile accessories
Whether real or faux, foliage will flourish displayed in this neutral, geo-print ceramic planter. Style your vanity with a tile-patterned soap dispenser – so much more chic than branded bottles. A slimline tallboy is a space-saving way to keep towe
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Choose The Right Colour For Your Room
The direction your room faces and how much natural light it receives at different times of the day can have a big impact on its temperature and how you feel when you’re in there. So, we’ve got the low-down on what colours work best whether the room i
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Good Idea!
When enhancing the original features of a period property, don’t forget about the exterior. As well as painting the house a pretty light blue, Carey and Johan plan on upping the ante with Victorian tiles and railings. The natural tone and texture of
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Expert Advice
Yvonne Keal, Senior Product Manager at Hillarys, offers some valuable advice… ‘As many of us spend more time indoors, natural light in the home is very important. It can be enhanced by layering different window treatments. For example, voile curtains
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TREND ALERT… Spring pastels
With spring comes fresh blossom, warmer weather and a newfound sense of hope. So now’s the time to adorn your home with pretty pastels that are guaranteed to put a spring in your step. ‘Pastels offer the ultimate antidote to lockdown blues and a quic
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