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The Mood Of The Moment: MELLOW MEMORIES
Being a burner rather than a tanner, summer has never been my season and I’m always relieved when the autumn fogs and earthy smells begin. It has been a season tinged with sadness after my dad found out he was dying in autumn 2017 and the damp weathe
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On Our Doorstep
Visit… ‘There are amazing beaches all along the Lake Simcoe waterfront and plenty of great walking trails. Innisfil Beach Park is a great location for picnics, dog walks and swimming. Kempenfelt Bay leading into Barrie is a good spot for ice fishing.
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Curve APPEAL
After a farm sale, Helen and Nathan Clarke found themselves with a little time on their hands. Time enough, they felt, to tackle the renovation of the Lincolnshire farmhouse they had inherited from Helen’s grandparents and lived in since they were fi
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Abstract Approach
American artist Jeff Muhs is one of the sought-after artists featured on Runway Gallery, an online showcase of contemporary art. His innovative, abstract style shines through in oil paintings and concrete sculptures. Here, he shares his passion for n
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Design News
This season, a fresh lick of paint comes in a carefully considered palette from perennial homeware brand, Cox & Cox. Spanning 16 soothing shades including essential neutrals, definitive greys, timeless blues and trend-led statement hues, the collecti
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Be inspired by LYNNE’S LIVING ROOM
CHOOSE STATEMENT LIGHTING AND A FOCAL POINT FEATURE WALL TO GIVE A HIGH-CEILING SPACE PERSONALITY AND INVITING APPEAL
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The Layout
At its heart, the square kitchen has an island with sink and prep space, complete with dining area with curved banquette seating and table suited to a family of four. The Everhot cooker is framed by a faux chimney breast with bespoke mantel, flanked
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MY FAVOURITE VIEW... Winnats Pass, Derbyshire
About 30 years ago, after I’d moved up north for a job with the BBC, I was out for a drive across the Peak District and came across Winnats Pass in Derbyshire. It’s the most stunning limestone valley and I never expected to discover something so awe-
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HEART & SOUL
Nature is working its magic in rural Trentham, Australia, assisted by the nurturing touch of Sandy McKinley and Rob Roy, the creative force behind Acre of Roses. Their plot includes a former miner’s cottage, artfully transformed into a wellness retre
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LET’S MOVE TO Arundel
Arundel Castle was built to stand guard over the River Arun in 1067 by Roger de Montgomery, a kinsman of William the Conqueror. How surprised he might have been to see that, down the centuries, his simple fortress in West Sussex evolved into a turret
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3 Clever Design Solutions
The size and square shape of the room made it tricky to include both a large island and a separate dining table with sufficient circulation space around the furniture. ‘By merging the two together, there is room for the family to eat together in comf
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At Home With
Owners Sandy McKinley and Rob Roy live here with Keegan, their Irish soft-coated wheaten terrier. They run their business Acre of Roses (acreofroses.com.au, @acreofroses on Instagram) – a wellness retreat, flower farm and wedding/workshop venue – fro
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Dream Homes In Arundel
In the heart of Arundel, this beautifully presented two-bed flint cottage at 41 King Street has a rear garden and balcony with views to the coast, all for £550,000. This handsome 1880 property at 42 Maltravers Street has bags of space for £695,000
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The Details
Charles Yorke Edwardian bespoke kitchen, from £35,000, Krantz Designs, in Purbeck Stone and Railings estate eggshell, £64 for 2.5ltr, Farrow & Ball Ludlow Royal Collection quartz worktops, around £5,500; glass splashback back-painted in Farrow & Ball
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On Our Doorstep
Visit… ‘RedBeard Historic Bakery (redbeardbakery.com.au) in Trentham. They have one of the few working traditional Scotch ovens and their fermented sourdough bread is delicious.’ Shop at… ’Atelier Chocolat (atelierchocolat.com.au). Laetitia Hoffman
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“Two Pregnant Alpacas Turned Me Into A Country Girl And Changed My Life ❞
When Lou Archer moved to Shropshire with her family 10 years ago, she was not a country girl. Lou and her husband Paul were keen to be closer to his business and give their children Antonia and Warwick a rural lifestyle. Some 14 miles from the market
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All You Need To Know A NEW FRONT DOOR
The most common deciding factors are thermal efficiency and durability, but do bear in mind that style details can also have a beneficial effect on your home. If your hallway is dark, for example, it makes sense to choose a door with windowpanes that
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Be Inspired By SANDY’S KITCHEN
KEEP COUNTER SPACE CLUTTER-FREE AND FOOD PREP READY WITH WALL-HUNG AND BUILT-IN STORAGE AND DISPLAY SOLUTIONS
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On Our Doorstep…
Visit… ’Catherton Common Nature Reserve (shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk), which is close to my home and a great way to enjoy wild and wonderful Shropshire.’ Shop at… ‘The Plant Centre (ludlowplantcentre.co.uk) just outside Ludlow has an exciting se
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Welcoming RETREATS FOR WILDLIFE
HEDGEHOGS ARE LACTOSE INTOLERANT SO NEVER LEAVE THEM A BOWL OF MILK. INSTEAD, PROVIDE FRESH WATER IN A SHALLOW DISH
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Simple Pleasure
Joanna and Simon Binder are known in their circle of friends as fantastic hosts. For Simon, who works in the restaurant business, and Joanna, who is the managing director of interior design firm Sims Hilditch, cooking and entertaining comes naturally
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How To Start An Alpaca Farm
Lou Archer started her alpaca farm after unexpectedly receiving the gift of two pregnant alpacas from her husband. She now sells alpaca products and more from an online store and via wholesale. Creating an online business so intrinsically linked to h
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Due South
When blessed with long-established trees, their presence ensures that even a neglected garden retains the distinction of linking the past with the present and future, as their canopies broaden and shadows lengthen with the passage of time. It was, wi
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At Home With
Owners Joanna Binder is the managing director of interior design firm Sims Hilditch and her husband Simon works in the restaurant business. Their main house is a worker’s cottage built in the early 19th century where they live with their red setter L
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Create picture-perfect WINDOW DRESSINGS
With its decorative patterns and frosted effect, window film is a great way to create the impression of etched glass at a fraction of the cost, with the added benefit of providing privacy while letting in natural light. Surface View offers designs in
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At Home With…
Owners Steven and Calista Dobson. House Malling Well House, an award-winning modern design built in the 1970s in Plaxtol, Kent. Features A two-acre modern garden on a hillside, with outdoor decks, autumn borders of grasses and perennials; vegetab
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On Our Doorstep
Visit ... ’Dyrham Park (nationaltrust.org.uk/dyrham-park), a 17th-century house, garden and deer park. It has beautiful gardens, scenery and art, so there’s something for everyone.’ Shop at ... ‘Marshfield Country Stores (marshfieldcountrystores. c
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NATURE’S Palette
Virginia creeper and dahlias put on a show. For a similar folding garden chair, try Lovingly Made. Enamel teapot, £15, Newbury Vintage Fair. Pink and Green plaid blanket, Frome Sunday Antiques Market Deep, rich reds and the berry tones of autumn sit
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Sloping Gardens
The house sits high on the plot and when Calista and Steven first moved in, the garden felt very removed, whereas they were keen to feel a connection with the outdoors from both inside the house, and as soon as they went out onto the deck. • Steep
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Be Inspired By JOANNA’S BEDROOM
A SIMPLE BEDSTEAD NESTLES COMFORTABLY INTO THE EAVES, MAKING AN UNCONVENTIONAL SPACE FUNCTIONAL AND WELCOMING
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