House Beautiful UK February 2021

House Beautiful is your one-stop shop for classic decorating looks, with regular and comprehensive colour-scheming pages and a wide range of shopping suggestions for those special details that make a difference. With real reader homes from around the UK - ranging from comfortable country style to the chic city look – House Beautiful provides inspiration and practical advice whatever your decorating tastes. Plus, expert advice on everything from choosing the right mortgage to finding your perfect property.

United Kingdom
Hearst Magazines UK
11 Issues

in this issue

2 min
from the editor

With a new year ahead of us, my thoughts have turned to the next phase of work we have planned for our home renovation project. We spent most of last year focused on outdoor space and, as it turned out, it was the best decision we could have made. In ‘normal times’, we wouldn’t have done this. Instead, we’d have thrown all our energy indoors, but taking our time has given us the opportunity to properly consider how we want to really ‘live’ in our home and what to do with the space. Home retailer Ikea recently conducted fascinating research on how our relationship with our home has changed as a result of the pandemic. Not surprisingly, it discovered that many people have amended their priorities – and what they want…

1 min
connect with us

This time of year is all about fresh starts and looking ahead. Perhaps this is the year you’ve promised yourself a new kitchen or bathroom? Or maybe you’re thinking about moving house or extending upwards or outwards? Every issue of House Beautiful is packed with ideas and inspiration - whether you’ve a specific project in mind or you simply want to relax and enjoy taking a peep inside our stunning real-life homes. And don’t forget, we’ve also got lots of other ways to entertain you online – on Instagram and Facebook @housebeautifuluk, and of course, on our website, GIVE YOURSELF A TREAT If you’re not already part of the House Beautiful family, there’s never been a better time to subscribe. See page 4 for our special offer, visit or call…

1 min
join the conversation

INSPIRATION IN YOUR INBOX Did you know you can get weekly updates on interiors, gardens, property, food and wellbeing, plus news about special offers direct to your inbox? Simply sign up to our free weekly e-newsletter at Meanwhile, digital editor Olivia Heath has been busy filling our online platforms with great ideas for giving your home a refresh for the new year ahead. Do share your beautiful homes with us on Instagram – we love to see them! Just search for #loveyourspace and join in the chat.…

3 min
the february edit

This month we're loving… A FRESH START Reset your home for the new year with a joyful mix of warm ochre, mustard and vibrant red with calming tones of blue. Franke pendant light, £25; Haversham corner dining set and bench, £250; stoneware dinner set, £20/12 pieces; Elegance hi ball glasses, £8/four; seagrass basket, £15; matt velvet cushions, £7 each; throw, £15; all Argos Home Psst…! BE THE FIRST TO KNOW The new homeware collection from Soho Home takes a sculptural, artisan-inspired approach. We love these stoneware vases, which take inspiration from the vintage pottery that’s on display in Soho House in Berlin. They’re beautiful just as they are, or when holding sprigs of greenery. From £25 each, Soho Home. #winningatstyle Want your home to look its best before you’ve even stepped inside? Don’t forget about your…

1 min
working from home

2 min
in & out

WEEKEND UPDATE Flooring isn’t the first thing you’d think of as a simple, wallet-friendly way to transform your space, but Dunelm’s range of self-adhesive tiles, designed in collaboration with WallPops!, is just that. The peel-and-stick vinyl works on top of existing tiles and wooden floorboards, and all it takes is four easy steps – no special tools or expert skill needed. And the best part? They really do look just like the real thing. £14/ten tiles, Dunelm. ARTS & CRAFTS 1 Online emporium La Basketry champions the art of weaving, with storage baskets, planters and bowls crafted by skilled female artisans in Senegal. Founder Tabara N’Diaye has also created a range of beginners’ DIY weaving kits and a series of online workshops to help you on your way. To find out more, visit…