Country Homes & Interiors

Country Homes & Interiors Nov-2018

Published by TI Media Limited Relaxed living…comfortable style Country Homes & Interiors is the magazine that celebrates the best of modern country decorating style. Inspired by the spirit of today's relaxed living, you'll find page upon page of gorgeous real homes, plus a fresh take on country decorating.

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on our doorstep...

Visit… ‘Sheffield Park and Garden (01825 790231, ) for lovely gardens, and woodland. Also, 13th-century Hever Castle (01732 865224, ), the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, is beautiful.‘ Shop at… ‘One The Square (01342 826465, ) in Forest Row is a creative space for crafts people. Tablehurst Farm (01342 82317, tablehurst. farm) is a community-owned biodynamic farm in Forest Row with a farm shop and organic cafe. Nutley Antiques (01825 713220) sells vintage and decorative items.’ Go for a meal at… ‘The Griffin Inn (01825 722890, ) at Fletching has a garden and serves locally sourced food.’…

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on our doorstep...

Visit… ‘A trip across to the stunning May Island by boat to see the puffins and seals, taking in the Bass Rock on the way home, is one of the most special days out I know. Forth Wild (07399 218949, ) runs boat trips between March and November.’ Shop at… ‘Time & Tide (01620 890096, ). Nearby North Berwick is lucky enough to have two Time & Tide shops. If you are furnishing a house or just looking for accessories or gifts, be sure and visit both. They have stock that changes all the time, and I love being able to shop locally without going online.’ Go for a meal at… ‘La Potinière (01620 843214, ) in Gullane. Without doubt this restaurant serves the most sophisticated and well-presented food…

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extending the season

• Look out for trees that give great autumn colour from foliage, bark and berries. These include maples, prunus, sorbus and silver birch. • Choose shrubs with colourful stems, such as cornus. Cut back hard in the spring before the leaves emerge and you’ll be rewarded with beautiful reds, oranges and yellows in winter. • Leave seedheads on for their striking forms, especially phlomis, alliums and giant scabious. • Consider grasses for the graceful movement and golden, arching flowerheads that catch the sun. • Avoid cutting down weather- resistant herbaceous plants with good structure, like veronicastrum. • Plant evergreen shrubs to add interest in borders after herbaceous blooms have died back.…

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modern country classic

Create your own castle-chic style with an overhead statement. Medieval in origin, forged wrought-iron designs often featured popular Gothic motifs such as leaves and scrolls. Today’s refined designs are highly versatile, adding contrast and grandeur. For authentic charm choose a cartwheel design in matt black. Or try a contemporary adaptation featuring slimmer, fluid lines and a light-neutral colour finish. Where to buy… • Nigel Tyas for medieval influences in stylish designs. • Universal Lighting for a wide range of finishes. • Bespoke Lights for British-made reproductions in a variety of sizes.…

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modern country classic the blanket box

1 Smart as a button Pop this upholstered beauty at the end of your guest bed to keep quilts in luxurious fashion. With soft-close hinges, trapped fingers are so much less likely, plus the top is a perfect display spot. Light Oak willow buttoned blanket box, col Cream Linen, H42xW122x D46cm, £199, The Cotswold Company. Shop now with Ownable 2 Dark spark Go to greater heights with this curved, beautifully handcrafted piece, made with 100% reclaimed wood from FSC certified sources. Winchester wooden blanket box, H55xW99x D46.5cm, £239, Modish Living. Shop now with Ownable 3 Ethnic style Bring warmth and vibrancy to a room, with this hard-wearing and versatile piece, resplendent with handwoven patterns. Upholstered Kilim solid wood ottoman blanket box, H40xW120xD40cm, £499.99, Homescapes. Shop now with Ownable 4 Neat and tidy This chunky yet elegant and…

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things i’ve seen, done and loved this month

As a rambler whose favourite walks of all time are in Scotland, this issue makes me want to pull on my walking boots and head north! Be inspired by Emily and Hal Salvesen’s farmhouse and its dramatic and creative interior, located on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park (page 30), and fall in love with the Wards’ idyllic East Lothian cottage with its modern, rough-luxe aesthetic (page 52). Turn to page 76 to see our ideas for using tartans, tweeds and quirky game bird patterns to give your home a fresh spin on traditional Highland style, and delve into the fascinating life of Perthshire-based fabric designer Lady Caroline Inchyra on page 94. Finally, don’t miss our interview with Joanna Norman, lead curator at the new V&A gallery in Dundee,…