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Your Home

June 2020

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned expert, Your Home magazine will give you the best in design ideas, makeover tips and money-saving advice that'll help you spruce up your home and garden.

United Kingdom
Immediate Media Company London Limited
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It’s a strange world we’re living in at the moment, isn’t it? How are you coping with the ‘new normal’? I know being at home has prompted many of you to tackle those decorating and DIY jobs you’ve been putting off for ages. If that sounds like you, we’ve got plenty of affordable ideas to inspire you in this month’s issue. In these stressful times, it’s good to have a sanctuary where you can get away from it all. On page 34 we’ve got some great ideas to make your home a more calm and relaxing place to be. While over page 38 we take a look at the latest vegan homewares. You’ll discover that choosing products that are kind to the planet doesn’t mean you have to compromise on style. If…

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this month we love…

Hidden Gem: Reste, Hastings Nestled in Hastings’ Old Town in East Sussex, Reste is the epitome of quality and craftsmanship in the world of independent interior stores. With the wasteful nature of modern throw-away culture in mind, Jacqui Martin founded Reste in 2015 to encourage people to make more sustainable homeware choices, with a particular emphasis on handcrafted items. The carefully curated selection of homewares and accessories are sourced from all around the world, chosen specifically for their artisanal roots and the individual stories they tell. With everything from macramé storage bags to bamboo mirrors and charming clay vases, Reste is your go-to destination for a chic but considerate home update. Find the store at 58 High Street, Hastings, TN34 3EN or visit www.reste.co.uk to browse the current collection Get baking! Spare a thought…

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your letters

CRAFTY CLOSET I always feel inspired after reading Your Home magazine and love to see people’s solutions to storage ideas. So I decided to have a go at my own project for my craft room! I set about looking for a pine dresser and found one in my local charity shop for £50. After hours of sanding, priming and finding a soft blue/ grey paint in the sales, I’m pretty pleased with the outcome. It keeps all my craft stash close at hand and looks so much better than the plastic storage boxes it was all in before. Debbie Fitzhugh, by email Your Home says This is a gorgeous dresser, Debbie! We especially love the colour. We can’t help thinking we’d do more craft projects if we had a beautifully upcycled storage system…

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household hints

How to… Clean windows and doors Sparkling clean windows are a must if you want to keep your home looking its best, both indoors and out. Follow our top tips to achieve perfectly streak-free glass with minimum effort. Outdoors, use a large, soft sponge and a bucket of soapy water to give windows a good wash down. Use a squeegee to remove any excess water, starting at the top and working downwards. Remove any remaining water with a microfibre cloth in a circular motion. Finally, wipe off the windowsill and frames. A window vac is not necessary for the perfect shine, but can be a good investment if you love your gadgets! Kärcher’s WV1 is lightweight, compact and brings glass up to a good shine without leaving any water droplets or streaks and…

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what to look out for this month

This colourful cake stand is fit for any summer celebration. There’s also a range of matching items available, such as napkins and tablecloths Best of British cake stand, £14, Talking Tables Not only will these tins store your cakes in style, they’ll also look fantastic on a kitchen shelf thanks to Orla’s signature prints Orla Kiely set of three nesting cake tins, £40, Wild & Wolf Let the kids have a go at baking with this starter kit, which includes a mini cupcake tin and silicone cases Kids’ Real Cookware ultimate 48-piece baking gift set, £29.99, Lakeland Finish every cake perfectly with these indulgent sprinkles Rainbow and Zillionaire sprinkles, £1.90 per 70g, Cake Angels Make sure your creations arrive safely at their destination with a dedicated carrier. This one has space for 36 cupcakes…

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great buy

Packed lunches and picnics may not be things everyone can enjoy at the moment but how about some smart new containers for when they’re back on the menu? We love the new On-the-Go range from OXO, which includes this handy lunchbox. It has two compartments, so you can keep your sandwiches separate from your fruit salad. Plus, its 1.2 litre capacity means you can fit in enough to keep you going all day. The locking tabs seal everything inside securely so your food stays fresh and all parts are dishwasher and microwave safe.…