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Your Home March 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
13 Issues

in this issue

1 min

After the dark, dreary days of winter, spring is finally here and with it comes a whole host of exciting new interior trends. On page 38 we’ve picked our favourite new looks from the high street for spring summer 2020. With so much to choose from, I’m sure you’ll find a look you love. With flexible working on the increase, many more of us are working from home, but trying to work at the kitchen table with family life going on around you isn’t always the easiest option. So on page 44, we’ve got some smart solutions to help you create a stylish home office where you can work uninterrupted. The kitchen has become the heart of our homes, but how do you make it work as a kitchen-diner where all the family…

3 min
this month we love...

A toast to mum! Treat your mum to a cream tea and stroll through a picturesque garden this Mother’s Day. Many National Trust properties will be open across the country for Mothering Sunday this March, with a range of special activities. You can make a floral decoration at Croft Castle in Herefordshire, bake your own bread at Saddlescombe Farm in West Sussex or learn about women in science at Woolsthorpe Manor in Lincolnshire, to name just a few! Yummy cakes, tea, prosecco and lunches will be available too, so you can sit back and enjoy some quality time with your mum in idyllic grounds. Visit nationaltrust.org.uk for admission prices and times of their Mother’s Day events. Hidden Gem: Sam Wilson, Bath We’re excited to see that award-winning designer and businesswoman Sam Wilson has…

2 min
get in touch your letters

Tropical touch I love Your Home magazine as it’s always packed full of inspiration and decorating ideas. I decided that our en suite needed a bit of a lift so I chose a tropical theme. I love it. It always makes me smile on a cold, dark morning. Here’s what it looks like now... Lola Willcox, via email Your Home says This is such a fabulous update to your bathroom, Lola! The tropical print wallpaper is a brilliant find. We really love it. ★ Lola’s letter has won her a healthy eating on-the-go bundle from Sistema. Send us your projects and photos and you could be next month’s winner! D›esser of dreams I love reading through your magazine to get ideas. As I’ve recently moved house, I’ve now been able to put some of the…

1 min
send your tips, photos and letters to:

Your Letters, Your Home magazine, Immediate Media Co, Eagle House, Colston Avenue, Bristol BS1 4ST or email Yourhome@immediate.co.uk. Letters may be edited. We apologise but photos cannot be returned. Courtesy of Sistema, this issue’s letter of the month will receive a healthy eating on-the-go bundle, including a Tritan active bottle, stainless steel bottle, salad to go box, soup mug and a snack capsule worth £45. Three runners-up will each receive a stainless steel bottle plus a snack capsule worth £25. Please note, colours will vary and prize winners must be UK based.…

2 min
household hints

How to… organise your kitchen cupboards and shelves No one needs the hassle of pots and pans spilling out onto the floor as they rifle through chaotic kitchen cupboards. Make cooking as stress-free as possible with these handy tips to organise your kitchen space… A logically ordered kitchen makes it much easier to find exactly what you need. Consider what items you use the most and place them in the easiest-to-reach areas. Items you only use every once in a while can be placed at the backs of cupboards or harder-to-reach areas. It also makes sense to group cookware and crockery by purpose so that when it comes to cooking or making something specific, everything is in one place. For example, keep all your glassware and mugs together. This is especially useful if…

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this month

If you’re on the hunt for an eco alternative to toxin-filled laundry products, look no further than this trio of washing detergents. The set contains a ‘signature’ detergent, as well as specific formulas for silk, cashmere and wool Eco laundry set, £35.50, Clothes Doctor Specifically designed to allow easy placement of clothes, and with 15 metres of space, this airer will make drying your laundry a breeze Addis Easi airer, £29.99, Robert Dyas Microfibres, released from clothes during washing, are a major contributor to plastic pollution in our rivers and oceans. This fabric bag will filter out those tiny fibres before they can reach the water Guppyfriend wash bag, £25, National Trust Shop Butter up a loved one with this vibrant peg bag. It’s the prettiest way to store your laundry pegs and ensure they don’t…