Ideal Home March 2021

Published by TI Media Limited Ideal Home is Britain's best-selling interiors magazine and has been empowering home-owners to make the most of their properties for over 80 years. The magazine covers every aspect of contemporary living, from a wide range of transformed houses, kitchens and bathrooms.

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
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1 min

Confession time: I’m an impulsive decorator. I start a project with great intentions to take my time to plan and research the best buys and solutions before jumping in, but many years (and a few properties) down the line, I’m ready to accept that’s not my decorating nature. Some might call it impatience (my OH definitely does), but I’m going to embrace it and repackage it as enthusiasm. The great thing about the ideas in this issue is that there’s no use-by date, so you can work at your own pace. If painting is involved, why not try the Colour Picker tool we’ve created with Dulux for See a colour you love, click on the image, and you’ll have the name of the closest Dulux paint shade. How quickly you…

3 min
the style editor

Surprise in store BERBER RUGS AT GEORGE HOME This shaggy, Moroccan style may have been a big hit in the 1970s, but it’s certainly having another moment. George Home has introduced three new designs to its spring collection and, although it’s the rug du jour, the monochrome combo, simple pattern and cosy texture make it a timeless choice. All the trimmings Whether it’s a chic upcycle or the cherry on top for some new upholstery, Villa Nova’s first collection of trimmings and tie-backs will add a bespoke upgrade. Jazz up a blind with a tassel trim, add a flash of colour to a neutral curtain, or embellish plain cushions with playful pom-poms or decorative braids. Blind in Koshu in Travertine, £40m; trim in Textured Fringe, £32m; lampshade in Kasian in Heron, £28.75m; trim in Chevron…

1 min
pouffe perfection

ELEGANT CURVES Angula pouffe in Au Chico, £93.99, Wayfair MODERN SCANDI Hampton small round pouffe in Mountain Grey, £119, Made BOHEMIAN FOLK Bloomingville Cara pouffe, £162, Sweetpea & Willow SIMPLE OPULENCE Agra velvet pouffe, £40, Habitat TASSEL TRIM Global Explorer Dash Pom Pom pouf, £45, Amara COSY COASTAL Outdoor knitted pouffe in Navy, £85, John Lewis & Partners SOFT GLAMOUR Martha Rose Dawn velvet stool, £125, Beaumonde GLOBAL INFLUENCE Black/Natural jute pouffe, £80, Next…

1 min
the wallpaper edit english garden

FOREVER SUMMER Add uplifting colour to walls with a Scandinavian-inspired repeat depicting vibrant rhubarb plants. Rabarber in Cream, £59 a roll, Borastapeter at Wallpaperdirect CLASSIC BLOOMS Bring a nostalgic feel to your decor with large-scale blowsy cabbage roses in romantic hues. The Rose in Tuberose, £54.40 a roll, Designers Guild at Jane Clayton EXQUISITE DETAIL Set on a dark backdrop, this intricate design boasts classic motifs in a contemporary colour palette. Lisa in Midnight Blue, £93 a roll, Sandberg at Jane Clayton RURAL SIMPLICITY Linear wildflower stems in delicate pinks and purples on white create a modern country feel. GoodHome Bifora Purple Floral, £16 a roll, B&Q PAINTERLY POSIES Hand drawn flowers and foliage are set on a modern geometric background. Emilie in Aqua, £68 a roll, Designers Guild at Wallpaperdirect…

5 min
finding sanctuary

Living room Comforting neutral colours and cosy textures, such as aged leather, wood and brick, make this room feel warm and welcoming. With all the furniture faced inward, it’s designed for chatting. BUY THE KEY PIECES Try the Clara sofa, £379.97, Furniture123. Bundle armchair in Sellvagio Parchment, £1,099, John Lewis & Partners, is similar Living area A skinny window brings a burst of light into the centre of the living area, putting the couple’s tree pictures in the spotlight. BUY THE KEY PIECES For a similar print, try Black Branches framed poster by Monika Strigel, from £14.95, Juniqe. Coast Diamond rug, £325; Black floor lamp, £89, both Barker and Stonehouse, would work here. Try Alec oak console, £285, Perch & Parrow Living area The kitchen and seating area feel connected visually, thanks to a consistent colour palette…

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make it work for you emma’s style: rustic chic

MY GO-TO STORES TINE K Channelling Scandi simplicity with a rustic edge, it has great bamboo lights and linen cushions. CURIOUS EGG It hand picks work from artists, designers and makers from the UK and Europe. ANDREW MARTIN For custom headboards in scallop-edged designs featuring endless fabric and colour choices inspired by global designs. STYLIST’S NOTE “Use dark shades and a statement headboard to create drama, and then team with softly crumpled bedding and low lighting for a cosy finish”…