Your Home and Garden January 2020

Your Home and Garden shows you how to create a home that reflects your personal style. From decorating tips to easy DIY craft projects and expert gardening advice, it is packed with inspiring and affordable ideas for when you are renovating, building or simply updating your home.

New Zealand
Are Media Pty Limited
12 Issues

in this issue

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I hope you are reading this magazine stretched out somewhere comfortable, with a cool drink in hand and nothing on the to-do list. I’m not there quite yet, but am certainly dreaming of the moment when I get to unplug and chill out. In an ideal world, that moment will look a bit like the gorgeous poolside set-up on our cover. That shot had sky so blue and perfect it almost looked unreal – exactly the vibe we wanted for an issue dedicated to the lazy days of summer. Turn to page 24 for ideas on how to style up the ultimate staycation at your place, or pages 36, 54 and 64 to visit some dreamy homes in some of the country’s most blissful spots. Wherever you may be spending it –…

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social club

TRENDING ON HOMESTOLOVE.CO.NZ Eighteen colourful front doors that will inspire you to get the paintbrush out TOP POST ON INSTAGRAM We found the outdoor room of our dreams at this beautiful rural retreat INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS WE’RE LOVING PET OF THE MONTH GRIFFON-POODLE MIX MEG IS “A LITTLE DOG WHO REPRESENTS A BIG PART” OF HER LARGE AND LOVING WHANGĀREI FAMILY. SEE MORE OF MEG AND HER BEAUTIFUL WATERFRONT HOME ON PAGE 54. E:NEWSLETTER Sign up to our newsletter and get a weekly dose of inspiration straight to your inbox. Visit INSTAGRAM We love seeing images from our #yourhomeandgarden community. @yourhomeandgarden…

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your home and garden nz

EDITOR Katie Newton ART & EDITORIAL Art director Fiona Kerr Deputy editor Sally Conor Chief sub editor Stephanie Attwater Designer Alisha Kumar Gardens editor Carol Bucknell DIGITAL Digital editor Lakshmi Krishnasamy Digital producers Bea Taylor, Olivia Day CONTRIBUTORS Helen Bankers, Sandra Batley, Anna Briggs, Florence Charvin, Pippa Fay, Wendy Fenwick, Isabella Harrex, Mel Jenkins, Eve Kennedy, Jackie Meiring, Vanessa Nouwens, Eleanor Ozich, Photo Adventure NZ, Fiona Ralph, Jemma Roff, Tina Stephen, Bonnie Sumner, Sam van Kan, Alice Veysey. PRODUCTION Production co-ordinator Lorne Kay Printer Webstar Distributor Ovato Retail Distribution ADVERTISING | MARKETING | CORPORATE Commercial director Kaylene Hurley Group sales director – directs/Australia Rachel McLean Head of brand – commercial Anna Magasiva Associate commercial brand manager Alexandra Cuadros Advertising coordinator Greer Wilkinson Advertising sales (direct) Amy Madden Directory advertising Kim Chapman Brand & communications manager Katie Ward Publisher analyst Johanne Kendall EXECUTIVE Chief executive officer Brendon Hill Managing director Tanya Walshe General manager – publishing Stuart…

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fresh finds

OUTDOORS CHILLY WIN Get ready for summer with the right picnic kit. The yellow Napoleon Goods chilly bin, $180, from Paper Plane is the perfect size for a round of drinks, while the tray, $45, and juice jar, $16.90, from Father Rabbit are robust enough for al fresco eating. SHOPPING IN THE BAG THE COC MARKET BAG, $9.99, IS AVAILABLE IN EIGHT CUTE COLOURS FROM COTTONON.COM. ART The art of relaxation Nothing says ‘holiday’ like the word itself! ‘A Splash of Holiday’ print by Hotel Magique, $95 unframed, from BEDDING Queen of the Castle A new range of bedding from Australian brand Castle is always a treat and this season is no different. We particularly love the tulip-printed sheets and pillowcases as the base for an eclectic bedroom look. OUTDOORS Game on! Head to the park, beach or backyard and enjoy Sunnylife’s…

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brush work

You studied at two different art colleges. How did this come about? Two years into an interior design degree at Kendall College in Michigan, in the US, I had a hunch I was missing out on something. The students on the painting floor above us seemed to be having way more fun. I switched my major to painting, even though I’d never done a class – I just had a feeling it was where I belonged. It was a move that immediately felt right, and my love affair with paint began. At the end of my first year of painting I was awarded a Merit Scholarship. Suddenly we’d been in America nine years and wanted to raise our two adopted daughters as Kiwis, so in 2014 we moved back to Auckland. I…