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Better Homes and Gardens Australia Christmas 2019

Better Homes and Gardens - full of ideas, inspiration and information for you and your family. Every issue of Better Homes and Gardens is packed with inspiring, affordable and achievable ideas plus step-by-step projects for all areas of your home and garden.

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13 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
cheers to christmas!

I absolutely adore Christmas – everything about it! I’m the gal who adds to her already towering collection of baubles and decos every year. I find them simply irresistible! My Christmas tree is never quite the same – from traditional red and green, to magical white, silver and gold, to jewel-like brights, I’ve done it all and more. I also like to spread the cheer throughout my home – the wreath on the door, garlands on the staircase and mantelpiece, hanging gorgeous paper stars over the dining table, festive vignettes, twinkling fairy lights everywhere… you get the picture. And so I’d like to wish you a warm welcome to this issue of Better Homes and Gardens – jam-packed with inspirational ways to fill your home with festive joy as well as everything…

4 min.
’tis the season!

there’s nothing like the excitement of decking out your home for Christmas. The anticipation builds as you gather your decos – new and old – put up the tree and dress it to the max, lights and all, before moving on to decorate with wreaths and garlands, and even beautifully wrapped pressies. And like all beautiful schemes, the secret is to layer, layer and layer some more! 1 THE REAL DEAL There’s nothing like a Christmas tree to transform your dining room from everyday to fabulous! Debating whether to go fresh or faux – why not a combo? A fresh tree with faux red berry spikes as fillers. They’ll pick up on the red baubles on the tree and red roses on the table and, along with blue accents, will help pull…

3 min.
now starring christmas

While you may not have vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, you can still have a home that resonates chic, relaxed Scandi style. The key elements to include in your reno or cosmetic upgrade are white walls and floors. These floors are an epoxy resin finish, but tiles or painted floorboards will also do the trick. Add colour hits of maize, ochre and black here and there and rustic elements for character. Handcrafted pieces such as coffee, console and dining tables add a unique, eclectic flavour to your home. All in all, the ideal canvas for a white Christmas! “Group candles on shiny metal trays and you’ll multiply their star power” COLOUR AND CONTRAST STYLIST'S TIPS Seek out salvaged items. An old railway sleeper benchtop can be tough and hardworking, while vintage ladders are…

1 min.
decorate in style

Nordic straw decorations Decorate your Christmas tree, style your celebrations and finish off your presents with these Nordic-style woven-straw decorations. Each set includes an array of gorgeous star, snowflake and acorn designs. SET INCLUDES: 39 woven straw decorations • 30 x 6cm decos • 8 x 2.5cm decos • 1 x 11cm star deco ONLY $24.9 5 PER BOX FREE DELIVERY* SHOP ORDER YOURS TODAY VISIT BHGSHOP.COM.AU *Delivery within Australia only. Offer available while stocks last. Please allow 14 days for delivery. Photography Andre Martin, Chris L Jones…

1 min.
better decorating

BOUDOIR STYLE A collaboration between Sheridan and Grandiflora will see you slipping under the cover of this gorgeous quilt, showcasing hand-drawn botanicals and foliage! The Botanist Grandiflora Quilt Cover Set, $349.95 queen size, sheridan.com.au. CANDLE CAROUSEL Life’s a merry-go-round of delight when you light this candle. A Tahaa Affair Spinning Carousel, $69.95, glasshousefragrances.com.au. Cocktail hour! Put this smart bar cart on castors on your Christmas wish list and you’ll be mixing it with the best! Hamptons Rattan Trolley, $549, domayne.com.au. NEW TWIST ON TRADITION When it comes to tableware and summer entertaining, go for a fresh take on traditional style. These organic pieces feature intricate florals that look to have been embroidered by hand. Flow Couture Collection, from $25.95, villeroy-boch.com.au. two loads at once Check the features of the LG 9 Series 8kg front loader and twin wash mini…

1 min.
gifts for decorators

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