HomeStyle August 2021

This is our promise to you – we’ll bring you all the beautiful things you really want, at prices you won’t believe, to create a home that you love completely. We will scour the high street, internet and beyond to uncover the best bargains. Team that with quick fix makeover secrets, throw in a menu of fuss-free recipes, then add simple makes to sneakily cheat the look , and you have a magazine to come back to time and time again, all at your fingertips on your tablet or phone. What more could you ask for!

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welcome to our august issue!

With many of us planning a staycation summer, this issue we show you how to make the most of your outdoor space on page 67 with easy style ideas to bring a holiday vibe to your garden, whether you’re dreaming of Ibiza luxe, tropical Miami or an exotic Moroccan adventure. For sunny vibes inside your home, this month’s decorator’s moodboards on page 57 are inspired by the coast, with three stylish looks perfect for relaxed summer living. And, if you fancy bringing the taste of summer home too, you might like to treat yourself to an ice cream maker – you’ll find our pick of the best on page 81 – as well as delicious recipes for a great British barbecue over on page 120. This month’s inspiring reader homes include…

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style insider coloured glassware

The trend for luminous coloured glassware is heating up just in time for summer. Pick and mix different hues to create an uplifting, rainbow effect that won’t fail to put you in a good mood…

2 min.
shop the high street

HOW TO style the look 1 Go green! Green interiors have been steadily on the rise over the last year, with sage and pistachio tones being particularly popular. These lighter shades of green are both cheerful and relaxing, and remind us of being in nature. 2 Accessorise with potted plants and grasses to create a zen environment. If your room doesn’ t get much natural light, opt for faux plants, or have a mixture of both. Poundland PURE & SIMPLE Be inspired by natural textures and calming pastel tones Dunelm BRIGHT PROSPECTS Refresh your work space with these practical and stimulating pieces HOW TO style the look 1 Tap into the Japandi trend by sticking to a neutral palette of earthy tones, opting for no more than five shades to keep things understated. 2 Get low! Keep tables, lights and seating…

3 min.
the wish list...

WINDOW SHOPPING Bring the classic designs of Emma Bridgewater to your window dressing schemes thanks to a new collaboration between the British designer and Blinds 2go. Featuring Emma’s bright, nature-themed prints, including garden birds, sunflowers, lemons and ladybirds, each design holds a special place in her heart and reminds her of the comfort of home. Whether it’s a sweeping sunflower curtain set or a subtle ladybird-print blind you choose, these new window dressings will bring a touch of cottagecore charm to your interiors. Prices start at £26.80 for roller blinds, £33.35 for Roman blinds and £47.65 for a made-to-measure set of curtains. See the whole range, and request a free fabric sample, at WALL TO WALL STYLE One of our fave homeware brands has launched their first range of paints and wallpapers!…

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boutique buys

Rockett St George’s latest garden furniture and furnishings are inspired by boutique hotels and Parisian al fresco dining, with striking black rattan, classic black-and-white patterns and shimmering gold accessories. Go for full impact in your outdoor space with one of their new boho parasols, or splash out on their vintage-looking bar trolley or a large gold planter, which looks straight out of an Italian villa.…

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our home is calm and classic with a quirky edge

MY STORY We started house hunting because we’d outgrown our three-bedroom terrace. We already knew the area, so when this house came on the market, we felt confident it would tick all our boxes. I love the character of period houses, and although the interior wasn’t to my taste, the bones were good. We didn’t want a big renovation project, so the knocked-through, extended kitchen-diner and loft bedroom were plus points. Everything had been finished to a high standard, but the whole house didn’t really flow, and it needed a refresh. The rooms were mostly beige, and there just wasn’t much interest, style-wise. We redecorated throughout with feature wallpapers, and added more storage space. I get a lot of inspiration from Pinterest, and after some experimenting, I’ve realised I prefer neutrals as they…