• Capital thinking

    by  • December 17, 2014 • 0 Comments

    UnicheBigBenshowercurtainWe love London Town! Just being out and about among its iconic buildings, parks and places is enough to trigger our creative juices every day and its inspirational powers have obviously had a similar effect on the designer of this rather fabulous Big Ben shower curtain.

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    Something festive this way comes

    by  • December 12, 2014 • 0 Comments

    CopyrightHomesandGardensChristmastreeCopyrightHomesandGardenswreathsCopyrightHomesandGardensgingerbiscuitsCopyrightHomesandGardensstollenCopyrightHomesandGardenshalltableFabulous Friday has arrived and with this weekend, the third Sunday in Advent so we’re planning a little bit of Christmas decorating and a little bit of baking.

    Deep-coloured walls create a warm, elegant feel, the perfect backdrop for shimmering soft furnishings. Forget the old adage (“Blue and green should never be seen”) and dress your real Christmas tree with silver and blue baubles – see how they glint against the night sky blue walls like stars – with a metal-framed mirror to reflect the light.

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    Small stories: life in miniature

    by  • December 9, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    Back in 1965, Homes & Gardens helped to launch Jenny’s Home, a build-your-own doll’s house that is the epitome of 1960s architectural style. Made of plastic, and with all the mod con interior pieces especially designed to furnish it, its modular design was a perfect reflection of the housing configurations that were rising up across Britain during that era.

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    Christmas presents by Bramley

    by  • November 26, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    PROMOTION: Treat your mother or daughter, sister, aunt or friends to one of British brand Bramley’s Christmas bath and body lotion sets. Each of the plant-and-flower-scented potions, lotions and candles is made by hand, with an apothecarist in Somerset and using 100% natural ingredients including the highest grade essential oils.

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    In harmony

    by  • November 21, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Garden RoomEnjoying the garden is not the preserve of the summer months for the owners of this home. Floor-to-ceiling windows in this open-plan living room help to create a sense of being outside, but without the accompanying chill factor.

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