House Beautiful UK June 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.

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11 Issues

in this issue

1 min
from the editor

When embarking on a home renovation project, however big or small, it’s so easy to get bogged down, even confused, by the number of choices that have to be made. I know this only too well myself. If there’s one thing I’ve learned – as we continue to refurbish the house we moved into just over a year ago – it’s that organically making things up as you go along isn’t the best way to do it! The key to getting the results you want and avoiding costly mistakes is all in the planning – setting out upfront what you want to achieve and enlisting all the expert help you need before you start the work. At House Beautiful, we have always focused on providing a source of inspiration, with plenty…

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also this month

LET’S GO ALFRESCO One of the many joys of this time of year is being able to extend our living space by making the most of the ‘fifth room’ – the garden, patio, balcony or deck. And when it comes to making it feel special, we’ve aimed to cover all areas: from the dreamy images in Relax Outside, page 38, to the clever ideas in Small Outdoor Sanctuaries, page 90, as well as packing this month’s Design My Space supplement full of inspiration, expert advice and shopping. Outdoor living has never looked so stylish! PHOTOGRAPHS MATTHEW MONFREDI; COX & COX; LITTLE GREENE; JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS…

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connect with us

Summer is on its way and we can’t wait for those sunnier days. That means it’s time to get outdoor spaces in the best shape possible to make the most of them. But it’s not all about being outside - it’s also a great time to brighten up indoor rooms, and where better to find inspiration than House Beautiful? Every issue is packed with ideas for home lovers – whether you’ve a project in mind or simply want to relax and enjoy taking a peep inside our stunning real-life homes. Don’t forget, we also have 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…

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the june edit

THIS MONTH WE’RE LOVING PATTERN AND COLOUR Bright hues and pretty prints will always make a space feel uplifting, so why not use them to bring some joy to your walls? Take inspiration from the creative team at Sanderson, which has just collaborated with WallpaperDirect on an exclusive range of papers inspired by the design house’s rich archives. Psst… BE THE FIRST TO KNOW Inspired by the coastlines, countryside and historic properties cared for by the National Trust, experts in natural stone and tiles, Sarsen, has collaborated with the charity to create an eclectic range of ceramic and porcelain decorative tiles for the home. Part of the profits will support the Trust’s work. TRENDING NOW Modern rustic Indulge in a little cottagecore with a contemporary take on rustic style. Think heirloom wooden furniture paired with simple accessories featuring…

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10 of the best summer scents


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in & out

1 BOOK CLUB Learn how to style and nurture houseplants with Plant (£15, Mitchell Beazley), the new indoor gardening guide from Gynelle Leon, founder of cacti and succulent shop, Prick. Her horticultural expertise is invaluable in this must-have practical handbook, which also features beautiful photography. 2 SHOP SMALL Bee Friedmann and Amy Fleuriot-Reade met walking their dogs in 2011 and quickly discovered a shared love for design and sustainability. Going on to co-found ethical boutique Artisans & Adventures, they set up shop in Margate in 2017. Sustainability and human connection are at the heart of everything they do, producing their collections consciously in collaboration with small-scale crafters and artisan groups across Africa, India and the UK. 3 ARTS & CRAFTS Paper artist Suzi Mclaughlin’s delicate handcrafted flowers are a beautiful, sustainable alternative to fresh blooms.…