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Inside Out November 2020

Australia's best interiors magazine, Inside Out delivers inspiring homes, clever design ideas and practical decorating solutions. Discover the latest homewares trends, stunning outdoor spaces, and what's new for the living room, kitchen, bathroom and garden.

Are Media Pty Limited
6 Issues

in this issue

1 min
lazy parties are the best parties

Really, it’s the only kind of entertaining I go for because I am easily distracted when I have a house full of fun people, and have been known to leave them stranded for hours without lunch. I’ve accepted that I’d rather be deep in the party than finishing tricky dishes in the kitchen by myself between courses. I like simple shared food, not too many brimming plates on the table and not too many dishes to wash – and rest assured you’ll be helping yourself to drinks from ice buckets placed in strategic positions around my house. So with Christmas looming, I am sticking with my high impact/ minimal effort strategy. Enter the team at Sage Creative, who are on my wavelength and created our exquisitely simple lunch menu on page…

2 min
the cut

HEY SUMMER our hero Anthony Spon Smith’s newest Summer collection for Coco Republic calls on some seriously moody California vibes. Standout pieces in textural materials include this rich rust velvet sofa – the perfect hero piece for your next holiday at home. Oregon modular sofa, $5995; Monaco round concrete coffee table, $1295; Miran vase, $395; Tilo box, $195; Tao leather floor lamp, $995; and Valentina rug, $3795. COCOREPUBLIC.COM.AU LIFESTYLE CHOICE CUSTOM PLATES Create your own bespoke textured and patterned No.19 tableware. Crafted in France’s Limoges factory to suit your family, lifestyle or home, it’s priced from $135 per piece. NUMBER19.COM.AU LOUNGE GOALS design duo Australian-based husband-and-wife design team Hegi are all about pared-back simplicity, and this Coulee day bed in blissful Verona leather and black steel — from $5500 — is just perfectly that. HEGIDESIGNHOUSE.COM PICNIC AT HOME CURTIS STONE Hey, Victorians! Hands up…

1 min
what to drink this summer...

FAMILY RECIPE FOUR PILLARS AUSTRALIAN CHRISTMAS GIN The annual distilling of this limited-release special gin (based on the family Christmas pudding recipe of the head distiller at Four Pillars) makes for a delicious and super-easy cocktail of gin, bitters and ginger ale, with lovely notes of juniper, cinnamon and Christmas sweetness from a dash of muscat. Priced at $100 for 750ml. FOURPILLARSGIN.COM SOMETHING NEW If vegan is your thing, this new range of wine is absolutely worth trying. Hello! VF (Very Friendly) vegan wine produces a rosé, a pinot grigio, a pinot noir and a shiraz, all $13.99 each. FOURTHWAVEWINE.COM.AU OUR PICK OF ANDIPODEAN WHITES Light and airy, these chilled whites all deserve a place on your lunch table. Isabel Estate Marlborough pinot gris, $29, Dan Murphy’s; danmurphys.com.au. Pt Leo Estate chardonnay 2018, $56; ptleoestate.com.au. Once & Well…

5 min
into the fold

paper snowflakes YOU WILL NEED paper sheets of different colours and types pencil protractor compass metal ruler scissors scalpel cutting mat ribbon tape These are simple to make if you follow the steps. Use paper that is firm enough to hold its shape, but not so thick that it won’t fold smoothly. For smaller flakes, wrapping paper or regular printing paper is fine to use. Thin card will have better hold for larger ones. STEP 1 On your chosen piece of paper, make a semi circle like the one below. An average-size baseline is 18cm, which will determine the diameter of your snowflake. STEP 2 Using a protractor and pencil, create 12 sections for each arc*. Each section should be 15 degrees in size. To create the increments, mark the 15-degree points in pencil outside the edge of the protractor, then draw lines from…

5 min
100+ great gifts

outdoors pampering playtime easy living…

1 min
how to enter

This year, our Gift Guide includes an offering of 33 prizes to be won! So whether you’re after a statement armchair or a luxurious outdoor sofa, a high-powered blender or an envy-inducing stand mixer, or even something snuggly for the four-legged friend in your life AND MUCH MORE, we’ve got Christmas sorted. Get creative and give us your best answer for a chance to win. TO ENTER, SIMPLY HEAD TO HOMESTOLOVE.COM.AU/ INSIDEOUTXMAS AND FILL OUT THE FORM, TELLING US IN 25 WORDS OR LESS ‘WHY GIFT-GIVING IS SO MUCH FUN’ Conditions apply: see homestolove.com.au/insideoutxmasCompetition commences 5/11/20 and ends 11:59 AEDST on 2/12/20. Open to Australian residents over the age of 18. This is a game of skill, not a game of chance. The Promoter is Are Media Pty Limited (ABN 18 053…