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House Beautiful UK April 2020

House Beautiful is your one-stop shop for classic decorating looks, with regular and comprehensive colour-scheming pages and a wide range of shopping suggestions for those special details that make a difference. With real reader homes from around the UK - ranging from comfortable country style to the chic city look – House Beautiful provides inspiration and practical advice whatever your decorating tastes. Plus, expert advice on everything from choosing the right mortgage to finding your perfect property.

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United Kingdom
Hearst Magazines UK
R 49,83
R 500,12
11 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
from the editor

With spring firmly in the air, we’re making no apologies that this issue is a celebration of all things floral – it’s a huge trend in home decorating at the moment, with abundant blooms making a statement in every room of the house, so now’s the perfect time to get flowery! We’ve chatted to two innovative florists with a passion for wild floral arrangements and natural displays (p14), and Charles Rutherford and his partner walk us through their stunning tulip-filled garden (p142). Keeping with the green theme, we’ve got an ecofriendly guide to cleaning your home (p120), plus a fabulous piece on the joy of travelling through Europe by train (p139). It’s the ideal excuse for a short sightseeing getaway, with the added bonus that it’s a kinder-to-the-planet holiday option. And finally,…

1 min.

• Sign up for House Beautiful’s free weekly e-newsletter at housebeautiful.com/uk/emails WRITE TO US at House Beautiful, House of Hearst, 30 Panton Street, London SW1Y 4AJ EMAIL house. beautiful@hearst.co.uk CALL US on 020 3535 9158 IMPORTANT NOTE While we make every effort to quote correct prices of all merchandise, it’s possible prices may have changed since we went to press. While we do our best to ensure firms and organisations mentioned are reputable, the Editor can give no guarantee that they will fulfil obligations in all circumstances. Readers must therefore deal with them at their own risk. We regret free gifts, supplements, books and other items included with the magazine when sold in the UK are not available outside the UK. PRINTED AND BOUND by Walstead Group, Walstead Roche, Victoria Business Park, Roche, St Austell,…

1 min.
connect with us

HOT ON THE HIGH STREET Few things are as pleasing as buying something for the home that’s stylish and well designed – without having to pay a fortune for it. The Great British high street is awash with fantastic pieces, as you’ve been showing us by posting your top finds on our Instagram account at #HB HIGHSTREET. Keep sharing them with us – we love to see them! Go online at housebeautiful.com/UK and see our weekly round-up of our favourite high street items. And don’t miss our brilliant 32-page Hot on the High Street supplement – free with this month’s issue of House Beautiful – for our edited selection of the smartest great-value finds. Join us on the go… Get inspiration, ideas and advice wherever you are! FOLLOW US on Facebook at facebook.com/HouseBeautifulUK TWEET US and…

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Louise Pearce HB Editor Sarah Keady Style Director Amy Neason Deputy Style Editor Looking for some interiors inspiration and expertise? Our partners, DFS, Carpetright, Hillarys and, most recently, Dreams, are all well-loved high street brands and we’ve been thrilled to team up with them to produce fantastic ranges of sofas, carpets, blinds, beds and more. Go to page 161 and see how we’ve created whole-room looks featuring their amazing products – all of which perfectly illustrate our modern affordable style ethos. Why not come and see the collections and meet the House Beautiful team at the Country Living Spring Fair, which runs from 23-26 April 2020 at Alexandra Palace in London? You’ll be able to meet the team and pick up some free samples, perfect for helping you to create a moodboard for…

3 min.
the perfect arrangement

In the cool of a church hall in Clapton, east London, working their creative magic with flowers of every shape, scent and form, Terri Chandler and Katie Smyth are in their natural element. Here in their inspirational studio – wild flowers nudging the poshest of blooms, shelves lined with dazzling vases – their creations for numerous events, fashion shoots, weddings and the small, special moments in life, begin. ‘We started on Valentine’s Day 2016,’ says Terri. ‘Katie was a stylist and I was an actor, so we were both working in creative jobs, and our initial idea was a book and bunch delivery service – we’d find out about the recipient and send flowers and a book we felt they would like. After attending a basic local authority floristry course, we…

2 min.
style file

PAST MEETS PRESENT If you’re longing for the elegance of Victorian tiles in your home, but without the cost and installation time involved, look no further than this brilliant vinyl flooring from husband-and-wife team For the Floor & More. Featuring modern and period-inspired designs in a wide array of colours, including Katie flooring, £48/sq m (shown), the printed vinyl is easy to install and clean, making it the perfect choice for heavy-traffic areas such as kitchens and hallways. ONE TO WATCH BETHIE TRICKS Up-and-coming Bristol textile designer Bethie prints her hand-painted patterns onto sustainable pure Belgian flax linen. Now she has joined forces with vibrant homeware brand KDLoves to create a range of bold and brilliant lampshades, soft furnishings and furniture, including the Alice headboard, £1,800 (above). See more at kdloves.com Lighting the way The…