• In this issue

    by  • August 28, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    The October issue of Homes & Gardens is out today. Inside, you’ll find our guide to one of our favourite events – the London Design Festival – homes that run the gamut from an Istanbul apartment with spectacular views to a new-build farmhouse with East coast style, and beautiful gardens, including a personal tour from Raymond Blanc of his newly designed vegetable garden at Le Manoir.

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    The Clash

    by  • August 27, 2014 • 0 Comments

    The-Look_3Mix bold, contrasting geometrics, chevrons, stripes and ikats to create vibrant rooms schemes bursting with joie de vivre. Don’t miss our September issue for more on this clashing trend.

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    Visit a walled garden

    by  • August 24, 2014 • 0 Comments




    Enjoy the last of the fine weather and feed body and mind in these historic gardens with tea rooms

    NORTH YORKSHIRE Helmsley Wall Garden

    Built by Thomas Duncombe in 1759, this fine walled garden was renowned for its exotic fruit houses, cared for by 20 gardeners. Sadly, all 20 died in the Great War and the gardens gradually fell out of use until the 1990s and a period of restoration. Today,

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    The art of peace

    by  • August 20, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    Bridie-HallOur eyes may currently be on the centenary of the start of the First World War, but 100 years before that, in 1814, Europe was celebrating peace following the fall of Napoleon. The Regency and the Parisian capital were the toast of the Continent, and an inspiration to artists and designers everywhere.

    Today, to complement Peace breaks out!,

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    Take note

    by  • August 16, 2014 • 0 Comments


    It’s always a pleasure to discover beautiful stationery. We love these hand-printed notecards from Wolf & Ink designed with adorable west highland terror motifs, £14 for eight, with other motifs available in the range.

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