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House and Garden February 2019

House & Garden unlocks the door to an array of unique homes and outdoor features, ranging from town houses and converted barns to fabulous modern apartments and island retreats. Outdoor features are equally varied, including cottage gardens, water gardens and chic, city courtyards. House & Garden provides an invaluable sourcebook of ideas, from design and decoration to the best of travel, delicious recipes and fine wine. Britain’s most glamorous, inspiring and influential design and decoration magazine.

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this month’s contributors

TONY WOODSGarden designerHailing from the Lake District, Tony Woods cites Dan Pearson’s work at Lowther Castle (featured in House & Garden in February 2018) as a major inspiration. He cut his teeth at nearby Larch Cottage Nurseries and now has his own landscape-design business, Garden Club London. His garden on the Kent coast is ‘set across three levels with a small vegetable garden’. He also has a large aeonium collection: ‘No one leaves our house without an aeonium cutting.’ Tony designed the roof garden from page 112.What is your favourite project? ‘A riverside garden in which swathes of persicaria, hakonechloa and astilboides merge seamlessly with the natural planting of the waterway.’CHARLOTTE MACAUX PERELMANInterior designer and architectHaving trained as an architect, Charlotte Macaux Perelman developed her interest in interior design while…

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from the editor

While not yet a galanthophile, I can see the allure of the snowdrop. Even as a child, there was something exciting about seeing them first appearing through the frosty winter landscape – a sign that spring was not far off. My parents-in-law’s woods in Yorkshire are full of them, of all different varieties, carefully planted by my husband’s grandmother. Last year, we made a family trip to Kingston Lacy in Dorset to wander among the huge carpets of snowdrops. The year before we sought them out at Chelsea Physic Garden (for details of this year’s snowdrop activities, see page 31). There is something very beautiful about the swathes of white, but also in the subtlety of difference between the varieties. As Michael Heseltine says of his collection of more than…

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cheap thrills

WALLS ‘Craftsman’s White’ (kitchen) and ‘Pantry White’ (sitting room) paint, both £35 for 2.5 litres emulsion, from Craig & Rose. ‘Buckingham’ paint, £27.56 for 2.5 litres flat matt, from Dulux. Framed prints, ‘Form’, £60; ‘Serene’, £75; ‘Figure’, £75; all from Oliver Bonas. ‘Lack’ shelf, £10, from Ikea. FLOOR ‘Solid Colour Vinyl’ tiles (latte white, sangria red), £39.95 a square metre, from Harvey Maria. Jute/sisal ‘Rodhus Rug’, £120, from Ikea. FURNITURE ’Billy’ fibreboard and glass bookcase (dark red), £125, from Ikea. Aluminium ‘Cone Base Side Table’ (black nickel), £229, from Amara. Chestnut ‘Holmes’ sofa, covered in ‘Cotton Velvet’ (fir), by House & Garden, £1,400, from Arlo & Jacob. Mahogany and wool ‘Kilim Stool’, £185, from Ceraudo. ACCESSORIES ‘Sockerart’ enamel vases, £10 each (in bookcase); ‘Sammanhang’ cork boxes, £15 for set of…

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Wallpapers (from left): ‘Spot and Arrow’ (green, blue), £165 a 10-metre roll; ‘Montana’ (green), £135 a 10-metre roll; ‘Spring Rhythm’, £165 a 10-metre roll; all from OttolinePapier-mâché pots, by Marie Michielssen for Serax: small, 18 x 14cm diameter, £42; large, 18 x 18cm diameter, £46; both from SCP‘Palmaria’ ceramic table lamp with raffia shade, by Maison Sarah Lavoine, 46 x 13cm diameter, £258 complete, from SmallableHardwood, cotton velvet and felt appliqué ‘Island Spirit Chair’, 91 x 52 x 69cm, £398, from AnthropologieOriented-strandboard wood, beech and velvet ‘Ydra’ bed (green), 94 x 170 x 210cm, £1,788 (excluding mattress), from T Seating (PIXELATE IMAGING)Ceramic ‘Lockton Table Lamp’ (white satin glaze), 44.7 x 23cm diameter, £576; ‘Warwick’ (lily linen) shade, 45.5cm diameter, £120; both from Vaughan‘Bisley’ (from top: emperor, gum, coffee, tusk), cotton…

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1 Brass and polyester velvet ‘Rosso Bench’ (tan beige), by Liang & Eimil, 47 x 134.5 x 56cm, £600, from Houseology. 2 Hardwood ‘Oval Button Footstool’, covered in ‘Dallas’ (black), leather, 33 x 125 x 75cm, £649, from Marks & Spencer. 3 Metal ‘Geo Octagon Footstool’ (light bronze), covered in ‘Worn Velvet’ (light taupe), polyester/cotton, by Roar + Rabbit for West Elm, 38 x 66cm diameter, £299, from West Elm. 4 Beech and wool ‘R4006 Handmade Table Kilim Stool’, 37 x 90 x 60cm, £495, from Rug Store. 5 Brass and cotton velvet ‘Edlyn Velvet Cocktail Ottoman’ (navy), 45 x 93cm square, £698, from Anthropologie. 6 Beech ‘Hastings Large Ottoman’ (white), by House & Garden, covered in ‘Cotton Velvet’ (fir), 40 x 150 x 100cm, £710, from Arlo & Jacob. 7 Hardwood ‘Harper Extra Large Footstool’,…

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healthy recipe ideas

Delve into our extensive archive of housesFull of inspiring design ideas for your home – whether it is modern or traditional, in the country or the cityThe latest expert decorating adviceDos and don’ts from the movers and shakers of the interiors world, including guidance from our columnist, the decorator Rita KonigWHERE TO HOLIDAY THIS YEARTen destinations for your 2019 travel wishlist – from blissfully bucolic Romania to Tel Aviv, where a new wave of design hotels is transforming areas of the cityDOWNLOAD OUR DIGITAL EDITIONS NOWFOLLOW USHOUSEANDGARDENUK@HOUSEANDGARDENUK@HOUSEANDGARDEN@_HOUSEANDGARDENFIONA CROLE; CRAIG FORDHAM; SARAH HOGAN; EAT HAPPY BY MELISSA HEMSLEY (EBURY PRESS, £20)Visit houseandgarden.co.uk ■…