Homes & Antiques July 2019

Homes & Antiques July 2019It’s time to enjoy longer evenings and the heady scents of summer! Now is the ideal time to turn your garden into a dreamy space for entertaining and our 10 ideas for adding character and soul will have you wanting to enjoy every meal outside. With their playful, optimistic vibe, teaming mid-century furniture and accessories with antiques and contemporary pieces can look as stylish today as they did in the 40, 50s and 60s. Take style notes from seven rooms (including the bathroom) in our photoshoot. We also tour four houses brimming with individuality, plus our columnist Jay Blades shares his love of colour and the go-to shades he favours. Plus we visit 10 gardens that have either made history or are set to…

Mid-century living
Take design notes from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s to create a playful and stylish home.

Summer interiors
From a Georgian farmhouse, to a seafront apartment filled with period pieces.

The beauty of rattan
We delve into the history of rattan, the fibre that’s still inspiring ground-breaking furniture from contemporary designers.

Meet the maker
See how Jessica Geach turns unbleached cotton braid into attractive accessories.

Colour Show
In his latest column, restorer and designer Jay Blades shares his love of working with colour.

10 historic UK gardens
Take a tour of 10 glorious gardens that have either made their mark, or are set to make history.

Young restorers
From furniture gilding to art conservation, meet three fresh faces in antiques restoration,

All this and much much more!!

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