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Style At Home

Style At Home October 2019

Published by TI Media Limited Every issue contains inspiring real homes, room transformations, easy makes, step-by-step projects, finishing touches and great value shopping, plus a special pullout 'Cook it' section, with 50+ quick and easy recipes

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Language:
English
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TI-Media
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1 min.
hi there!

Coming out of summer-holiday season and heading into autumn always feels like a bit of a reboot. Not on the New-Year scale, but definitely a need for a shake-up – a new pair of winter boots; a new exercise class; a new recipe to try and new things for my home! I always focus on my bedroom and living room at this time of year – switching to my high-tog duvet and folding a blanket at the end of the bed, swapping cotton cushions for velvet and wool, getting creative with clusters of tea lights… Whatever room is on your mind right now, you’ll find lots of project inspo in this issue, from the essential (i.e. potentially stressful) redos to the fun stuff (making autumn wreaths, p106; spooky Halloween decs,…

1 min.
high-street news

STRESS-FREE SOFA SHOPPING The new So Simple range from DFS is just the thing if you’re feeling overwhelmed by choice. The streamlined collection of eight classic and modern shapes comes in contemporary colours, in wool, leather and linen look or velvet. It’s made with smaller proportions in mind and prices start at £329 for a two-seater. It could be designer! Inspired by the classic design of the mid-century bow tie light, this wall lamp beats a basic up-lighter any day. Even better, it’s a plug-in with integrated bracket, so no electrical skills required! GO TO BED WITH EMMA WILLIS We all know the presenter rocks a pixie crop and a hot red carpet look, but did you know she has a flair for design, too? Emma Willis’ second bed linen collection includes the whimsical Ibiza…

1 min.
makeit modern salvage

1. Create a gallery wall Try a versatile mix on a wall by combining artwork with signs, objects and hooks, plus a couple of large statement pieces like a mirror or clock. 2. Show some metal For industrial style, introduce metal with black framed side tables, flashes of copper and brass, and tea light holders to reflect the burnished materials. 3. Go for a graphic print This urban look suits strong designs like maps, typography, abstract shapes and bold stripes. Choose vintage city-map prints on cushions, artwork or wall murals. 4. Add a classic arc lamp No loft-style look is complete without a statement floor lamp. An arc light adds mood lighting and contrast to any rustic finishes. Brooklyn loft GET THE LOOK Contrast metallics with rustic wood and industrial designs…

1 min.
trend spotting pretty minerals

Marble has been firmly in the home decor spotlight for some time and shows no sign of departing, but now other members of the rock group are joining the party, too. Agate and rose quartz are like marble’s prettier cousins, featuring shades of pink, lilac and sky blue and even bringing glittering golds into the mix. Choose dreamy bedding, glam up your tableware or simply add a couple of gold-edged coasters or cushions to your living room.…

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ABOUT ME I’m Lorna Syson, 33, and I’m a printed textile designer and owner of my own online store. I live with my husband Neil, 32, a surveyor and our dog Jenkins. MY HOME A three-bed post-war maisonette in southeast London. We bought it in March 2013. WHEN I MOVED IN It felt dated and unloved, with moth-eaten carpets and sandpaper-textured walls in oppressive shades of either dark brown or maroon. AND NOW We’ve replaced the kitchen and decorated throughout with bright, bold patterns – mostly my own designs – and neutral tones. STYLE TIP Go bold with pattern, but give them breathing space by introducing plain, neutral tones.…