Country Homes & Interiors September 2021

Published by TI Media Limited Relaxed living…comfortable style Country Homes & Interiors is the magazine that celebrates the best of modern country decorating style. Inspired by the spirit of today's relaxed living, you'll find page upon page of gorgeous real homes, plus a fresh take on country decorating.

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
R 85,25
R 639,15
12 Issues

in this issue

1 min
editor’s letter

I love this time of year, and not just because my husband, my daughter and I all have birthdays in September! This month always sees a subtle gear shift, as summer’s hazy days mellow into autumn’s golden tones – and we celebrate that beautiful transition in this issue. It’s a wonderful time to be in the countryside, watching the turn of the leaves and relishing the crisp air. I recently read Do Walk by Libby DeLana (Do Books) and her daily #morningwalk has inspired me to get outside more and to see where those steps lead me – creatively and emotionally, as well as finding new places on my doorstep. The homes in this issue each tell of fresh starts, whether that’s moving away from the city, after the end of…

2 min
things that make us happy... september


2 min
design news

Tuck in with new luxury bed linen In celebration of its 25th anniversary, furniture and lifestyle brand the Cotswold Company has launched a new bed linen collection. Fusing master craftsmanship with a quality finish, the bedding is made in Portugal and is available in three designs: Hatherley, Avebury (seen here in Blue) and Mickleton. Duvet cover, from £50 for a single; pillowcase, from £14, SPLASH THE COLOUR FOR A CREATIVE TABLESCAPE Exclusive to treasured emporium Liberty, the Emma Bridgewater Bright Splatter collection features milky white ceramics artistically doused in coral and green. Choose from two plates, two bowls, a mug and a jug, from £26.95 each, Inchyra’s debut wallpaper collection Known for its timeless fabrics inspired by Scotland, Inchyra has expanded its beautiful offerings to include a wallpaper range. Linen Print (below) and…

1 min
travel-inspired textiles

4 min
take a chance

“ THE BUILDING LOOKS QUITE INDUSTRIAL SO WE SPENT A LOT OF TIME ADDING CHARACTER AND WARMTH WITH VINTAGE PIECES” Victoria Crabtree says friends thought she and her husband Drew were crazy to buy this farm building because its blocky, redbrick exterior didn’t match everyone’s dream of the traditional rustic barn. But they were undeterred. ‘It was built in the 1950s as a new version of the Kentish oast house, so was still very much a hardworking, authentic farm building,’ says Victoria. In fact, when they first saw their soon-to-be home, it was still full of metal grain silos. Now finished, the property’s hub is a generous kitchen-diner that flows into a seating area. There is a smaller TV snug across the central hall, while a mezzanine and two floors of bedrooms…

1 min
on our doorstep

Visit… ‘Hever Castle ( for beautiful gardens and lakes and an amazing play area. It was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn and is my favourite castle!’ Shop at… ‘The Tulip Tree Shop and Café ( in Chiddingstone is a treasure trove of gifts, delicious cakes and retro sweets. The shop dates back to 1453 and is a great starting or end point to many footpath walks.’ Go for a meal at… ‘The Rock pub (@therockhoathcorner) in Chiddingstone Hoath is a small but perfect local pub with fantastic food. It’s the hub of the local community and is surrounded by stunning Kent countryside.’…