Good Homes

February 2022

Good Homes offers its readers the ultimate toolkit of decorating ideas and shopping inspiration to update their homes. From the latest on-trend styles, colours, patterns and wallpaper to the best high-street and online buys, gorgeous reader homes and clever makeovers, each issue comprises the ideal mix of practical tips, expert advice and real-life inspiration. A subscription to Good Homes will give you hundreds of simple solutions and easy ideas, plus free tickets to great days out at our live events.

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United Kingdom
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English
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Media 10 Limited
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12 Numeri

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1 min
welcome

facebook.com/GoodHomes @goodhomesmag @GoodHomesMag My home always feels so bare once I’ve taken down the Christmas tree and festive decorations around the house; I’m always tempted to keep the stair garland up for a few more months, but my husband is never as keen! At the start of a new year I put together a wish list of what I’d like decorated/updated/refreshed in each room, ranging from small changes such as the colour of my cushions, to larger-scale decorating projects, a new sofa or changing my stair runner. Some of these simply move on to next year’s list until I have the budget or time – or I’ve moved onto another project that I forgot to add to the original list! So my advice is not to rush, and to take your time with…

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1 min
warm up your interiors

The edit Log storage 1 Cane log basket, £65, Rose & Grey 2 Round metal log holder, £58, Marquis & Dawe 3 Pastel Fairisle basket, from £24, The Braided Rug Company We love… THE HAPPY BLOSSOMS BOUQUETS A sustainable, carbon-positive florist run by mother-daughter duo Barbara and Lauren in Dorset, The Happy Blossoms make on-trend dried-flower bouquets that will look beautiful for years. Choose your own combo of dyed or naturally colourful stems, or pick from a cheerful selection of ready-made bunches. All packaging is compostable or recyclable, and five per cent of profits go to conservation charities. From £32; thehappyblossoms.com Did you know… …that British brand Cornishware, known for its iconic blue-and-white-striped tableware, has gone green? The limited edition Adder Green mugs proved so popular that the colourway is here to stay, and can even be…

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2 min
add colour to your hallway

New year, new skills BEGINNERS WORKSHOPS Make pieces for your home – and have fun doing it – at one of these great new workshops: Cookery: Become a whizz at everything from bread making to Japanese dishes at the new purpose-built ProCook cookery school in London. From £99 for a half-day class; Cookeryschool.procook.co.uk Leatherworking: Create two professionally-finished leather pieces, such as a wallet or table mat, with Yussico’s own master craftsman. The three-hour London workshop costs £89; Yussi.co Fabric crafts: Learn how to sew cushions, curtains, blinds and lampshades in these Manchester workshops. From £40 for a two-hour session; Ministryofcraft.co.uk Printmaking: Cut paper stencils and use inks and rollers to create a colourful A3 balloon print with Slow Sunday. A 2.5-hour workshop in Bristol costs £35; Slowsunday.co.uk POSTCARDS FROM NEWCASTLE Enjoy Geordie hospitality in this welcoming northern city……

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2 min
spread the love on valentine’s

Gift guide For someone special 1 Personalised Amore travel print, £40, Places & Spaces 2 Frosted gin glasses, £30 for two, Fy! 3 Sage Green essential oil electric aroma diffuser, £45, Oliver Bonas Prepare for Pancake Day… YORKSHIRE PUDDING PANCAKE Taken from new book Lazy Baking by Jessica Elliott Dennison (£16.99, Hardie Grant), this simple pancake batter puffs up like a Yorkshire pudding to create a dramatically delicious brunch-table special… 1. Preheat the oven to 240°C/475°F/Gas mark 9 and place a 14cm cast-iron pan in the oven to warm for at least 5 mins. 2. Meanwhile, whisk together 1 egg, 1tsp caster sugar, 3 tbsp milk, ¼ tsp vanilla paste, 40g plain flour, a tiny pinch of sea salt flakes and the grated zest of 1/3 lemon in a large bowl until fluffy. 3. Wearing oven gloves, carefully…

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2 min
5 minutes with…

facebook.com/GoodHomes @goodhomesmag @GoodHomesMag Tell us a little about your background. I studied fashion at college, and I’ve always been interested in design and interiors, especially when it comes to colour and pattern. I love using unusual colour combinations in both my wardrobe and room schemes. What have you been up to since appearing on the BBC’s Interior Design Masters? It’s been a whirlwind; the day after the final aired I handed my notice in after 18 years working in the NHS. I’ve been writing an interiors book, designing my first-ever homeware collection for Freemans, plus styling for private and commercial clients. Every day is so different and everything I do involves creativity, which makes me incredibly happy! How did your collaboration with Freemans start? After the series ended I received a phone call, and instantly…

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1 min
style spotter cabincore

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