• 25 Beautiful Homes December 2014 issue – on sale today

    by  • October 30, 2014 • 0 Comments


    Our fabulously christmassy December issue goes on sale today and it’s sure to get you into the festive spirit.

    The homes this month include a mostly white, understated scheme, in a north London apartment; a Nordic-inspired scheme in Wiltshire; a very grand farmhouse in North Yorkshire, complete with roaring fires and a sky scraping Christmas tree and an East Sussex home with a Scandi yuletide twist.

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    Glamorous bedroom

    by  • October 28, 2014 • 0 Comments


    This pretty bedroom, with its wrought iron bed, piled high with cosy quilts and comfy cushions looks like the perfect place to enjoy a sunday morning lie in.

    The patterned feature wallpaper adds interest, while the pretty chandelier and mirrored dressing table adds a touch of glamour. The soft pink, floor length curtains complements the pale greys and completes the look.


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    Pick ‘n’ mix

    by  • October 21, 2014 • 0 Comments


     Say it, loud and proud…

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again (and again…) but there’s a time and a place for being coordinated. Like when you’re walking (otherwise you’d fall over), doing Zumba, flying in formationfor the

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    Boho boudoir

    by  • October 19, 2014 • 0 Comments


    This girl’s bedroom is decorated with floral wallpaper and colourful accessories for a boho chic look. A handy pinboard adds extra colour while the foot of the bed has been covered with blackboard film to create a fun doodle wall. To ensure the scheme’s success, choose one dominant colour and add to it using complementary hues in the same tone. http://bit.ly/1p94tuJ

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    Home office hideaway

    by  • October 14, 2014 • 0 Comments


    If you’re short of space, or don’t have a spare room to turn into a separate office, creating a desk area within a room (dining, sitting or even a kitchen if it’s big enough) could be the answer. Here, useful shelving creates a divide, delineating the two separate areas. And, because the shelves are open, it provides easy access from both sides as well as providing a more gentle feel compared to a bulky bookcase with a solid back. Complementary furniture choices and stationery in cleverly  coordinated colours, help ensure that the space feels different yet still part of the  decorative scheme as a whole. http://bit.ly/1D9zHdi

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    Making an entrance

    by  • October 14, 2014 • 1 Comment



    A window seat is the perfect way to create a relaxed and welcoming feel in your hallway. Packed with plump, comfy cushions, this one looks like the perfect place to sit and perch whilst taking off your shoes.

    It also provides plenty of extra storage and the perfect place to quickly throw any shoes or bags littering the floor, when the doorbell rings.

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    French cafe culture

    by  • October 7, 2014 • 0 Comments


    So, September turned out to be gorgeous after all – the warmest and driest in years, apparently.

    Now, long lazy hot sunny days may be over for another year, but, fingers crossed there’s still time for some alfresco brunches, lunches, or coffee breaks.

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