This Month We Love Spring Living!

Hot Brands Cool Places - Spring Travel - February 2019Hot Brands Cool Places – Spring Travel – February 2019

Welcome to our first magazine of 2019, if you are looking for half-term, Easter, summer or just a weekend break we have some delightful suggestions throughout this magazine.

We are delighted to feature an interview with Sue Ravenscroft, Commercial Director, Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire talking about her love of Pembrokeshire.

As we are creating this magazine we are experiencing some beautiful weather, which was the inspiration behind our feature – Escape for a Spring Break.

In this age of the smart phone we explore creative ways of displaying  your travel memories.

Finally, we are great believers in the importance of finding moments of calm in our busy lives and we have a delightful collection of books to help you create havens of peace and stillness away from our noisy digital world! 

Until the next time……

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Hot Brands Cool Places - Festive Issue - December 2018Hot Brands Cool Places – Festive Issue – December 2018

Welcome to our Festive Home issue, packed full of ideas for friends, family and the home.  We are delighted to feature an interview with Sarah Callander Beckett, Owner of Combermere Abbey about the exciting restoration project.

In the lead up to the Festive celebrations, we’ve included some very helpful advice from our top UK chefs on how to prepare in the kitchen.  There is something quite special about curling up with a good book, and we have an absolutely delicious collection of Top 10 Festive Reads, plus a gift guide and  Winter Beauty Round-up, full of gorgeous gifts.

If you are planning to revitalise your home in the New Year we have plenty of ideas for updating your home from the wonderful companies in our Directory.

Alternatively if you are planning a last-minute getaway, or are looking ahead to next year’s holidays we have plenty of suggestions in  our Festive Escapes.

As this is our last magazine for 2018 we would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has contributed to our magazines throughout the year, to the fabulous companies in our Directory, the authors and the PR/publicity teams who always respond to our requests so promptly, and to YOU, our wonderful readers who always give us such positive feedback. We wish you all a very happy festive holiday and a peaceful and happy 2019.

Kaye, Louise and the whole Hot Brands Cool Places team xxx

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Hot Brands Cool Places - Autumn Escapes - October 2018
Hot Brands Cool Places – Autumn Escapes – October 2018

Welcome to our Autumn Escapes issue.

Although we had a wonderfully long summer, there is still plenty of time to escape for an Autumn/Winter break. It is also never too early to start planning your 2019 holiday. This issue is packed full of delightful places to stay both at home or further afield.

If you are planning a wedding, or a special event we also have an interview with  Emma Deeley, Co-Owner of The Tythe Barn, Launton, Oxfordshire. 

As we move into the autumn, our thoughts turn to more creative activities, and we encourage a more relaxed approach to crafting with our Take it Easy feature including some of our favourite creative books.

We also have a round up of other books on our bookshelf this month as well as our regular Beauty Round-up.


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Hot Brands Cool Places - Wedding - August 2018Hot Brands Cool Places – Wedding – August 2018

Welcome to our Wedding Magazine, our annual gathering of everything gorgeous to celebrate your Wedding! As well as some of the most beautiful ways to celebrate your wedding we also have:

An interview with Megan Ziems, Founder of Grace Loves Lace.

Miss Modern Calligraphy shares how to plan for on the day stationery.

We have features on Your Wedding Day – Creating a memory – an A-Z of how to create those special moments that you will remember forever.

If you are a new couple just setting out we have ideas about how you can Create Your Happy Place.

We also have a wonderful selection of wedding venues and honeymoon choices

And finally we share some ideas how to pamper yourself before the big day.

We wish you every happiness on your special day

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