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Ideal Home

Oct 01 2021
Magazine

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Ideal Home is Britain's best-selling interiors magazine and has been empowering home-owners to make the most of their properties for over 80 years. The magazine covers every aspect of contemporary living, from a wide range of transformed houses, kitchens and bathrooms.

Welcome

Set the scene for… A COSY EVENING • Eke out the last of the summer nights by gathering around a crackling firepit for an evening with friends and family. Create a glow by stringing up festoon lamps and lighting lanterns, pile up the cushions for maximum comfort, and keep the chill at bay with blankets for all.

The STYLE EDITOR • Michela Colling, Ideal Home’s tastemaker-in-chief, shares her top news from the high street

THE DESIGN EDIT • Now and then, the high street comes up with something so utterly fabulous, it looks as if it’s come from a designer boutique. Here are some of our latest discoveries that will make your home look expensive without the big spend...

The Wallpaper Edit ARCHITECTURE • Give rooms structure with designs featuring iconic cityscapes, historic monuments and architectural elements

IDEAL VS GREAT DEAL • Create a relaxed boho vibe in your bedroom with tactile velvets, geo weaves and soft, cosy tones

MODERN CHANDELIERS • Rethink classic crystal designs in favour of contemporary ceiling lights to create a dazzling focal point

movers • Rebecca Wakefield and her partner Josh Fortnum brought a dated Victorian terrace into the 21st century – while keeping its period charm intact

Welcome to my home

Make it work for you • REBECCA’S STYLE: URBAN SANCTUARY Soft white walls create a calm backdrop to layer on warm neutrals and tactile accent pieces

WINTER FLORALS • Rethink feminine designs with a move to the dark side – these dramatic looks will give your space an immersive feel, perfect for cosy nights in

Looking to the future • Extending, meticulous attention to detail and smart technology have transformed Abby Fox and Louis Christie’s period property into a home that will suit their needs for years to come

Make it work for you • ABBY’S STYLE: BOUTIQUE HOTEL CHIC High-end finishes such as brass, velvet and marble, set against a rich blue backdrop, create a luxe space for entertaining

CREATE A… WALL HANGING • Turn a fabric off-cut into an eye-catching piece of art

SMART IDEAS FOR KIDS’ ROOMS • Go big on personality and style without neglecting the practicalities

Home • Raw industrial materials are tempered with plants, warm wood and tactile fabrics in this contemporary new build

Make it work for you GUY’S STYLE: BOLD CONTRASTS • Clean lines, strong colours and raw materials add punch to an all-white interior

MAKE A… WALLPAPERED HEADBOARD • Use a striking wallcovering to create a sculptural statement

HOW TO LIGHT YOUR LIVING SPACE • Good lighting can make or break a scheme, but is often an afterthought. And, with a living area, there’s lots to consider. We asked the experts for insider tips…

MEET THE PROFESSIONALS…

ACCENT SHADES • This month, our colour consultants share their views on using paint to highlight or zone areas for a beautiful home

Creating cohesion • Using a mix of disparate pieces collected over the years, Milly O’Sullivan has found a style that elevates her house to another level

Welcome to my home

Make it work for you MILLY’S STYLE: MID-CENTURY MODERN • Defined by clean lines, iconic designs and luxe colours, this minimal style offers an undeniably timeless appeal

EASY STYLE UPDATES • From best buys and clever tricks to mini décor projects…this is our roundup of the simplest, quickest ways to make your home more beautiful now

‘Rustic details create a cool...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 160 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: Oct 01 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: August 31, 2021

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OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Home & Garden

Languages

English

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Ideal Home is Britain's best-selling interiors magazine and has been empowering home-owners to make the most of their properties for over 80 years. The magazine covers every aspect of contemporary living, from a wide range of transformed houses, kitchens and bathrooms.

Welcome

Set the scene for… A COSY EVENING • Eke out the last of the summer nights by gathering around a crackling firepit for an evening with friends and family. Create a glow by stringing up festoon lamps and lighting lanterns, pile up the cushions for maximum comfort, and keep the chill at bay with blankets for all.

The STYLE EDITOR • Michela Colling, Ideal Home’s tastemaker-in-chief, shares her top news from the high street

THE DESIGN EDIT • Now and then, the high street comes up with something so utterly fabulous, it looks as if it’s come from a designer boutique. Here are some of our latest discoveries that will make your home look expensive without the big spend...

The Wallpaper Edit ARCHITECTURE • Give rooms structure with designs featuring iconic cityscapes, historic monuments and architectural elements

IDEAL VS GREAT DEAL • Create a relaxed boho vibe in your bedroom with tactile velvets, geo weaves and soft, cosy tones

MODERN CHANDELIERS • Rethink classic crystal designs in favour of contemporary ceiling lights to create a dazzling focal point

movers • Rebecca Wakefield and her partner Josh Fortnum brought a dated Victorian terrace into the 21st century – while keeping its period charm intact

Welcome to my home

Make it work for you • REBECCA’S STYLE: URBAN SANCTUARY Soft white walls create a calm backdrop to layer on warm neutrals and tactile accent pieces

WINTER FLORALS • Rethink feminine designs with a move to the dark side – these dramatic looks will give your space an immersive feel, perfect for cosy nights in

Looking to the future • Extending, meticulous attention to detail and smart technology have transformed Abby Fox and Louis Christie’s period property into a home that will suit their needs for years to come

Make it work for you • ABBY’S STYLE: BOUTIQUE HOTEL CHIC High-end finishes such as brass, velvet and marble, set against a rich blue backdrop, create a luxe space for entertaining

CREATE A… WALL HANGING • Turn a fabric off-cut into an eye-catching piece of art

SMART IDEAS FOR KIDS’ ROOMS • Go big on personality and style without neglecting the practicalities

Home • Raw industrial materials are tempered with plants, warm wood and tactile fabrics in this contemporary new build

Make it work for you GUY’S STYLE: BOLD CONTRASTS • Clean lines, strong colours and raw materials add punch to an all-white interior

MAKE A… WALLPAPERED HEADBOARD • Use a striking wallcovering to create a sculptural statement

HOW TO LIGHT YOUR LIVING SPACE • Good lighting can make or break a scheme, but is often an afterthought. And, with a living area, there’s lots to consider. We asked the experts for insider tips…

MEET THE PROFESSIONALS…

ACCENT SHADES • This month, our colour consultants share their views on using paint to highlight or zone areas for a beautiful home

Creating cohesion • Using a mix of disparate pieces collected over the years, Milly O’Sullivan has found a style that elevates her house to another level

Welcome to my home

Make it work for you MILLY’S STYLE: MID-CENTURY MODERN • Defined by clean lines, iconic designs and luxe colours, this minimal style offers an undeniably timeless appeal

EASY STYLE UPDATES • From best buys and clever tricks to mini décor projects…this is our roundup of the simplest, quickest ways to make your home more beautiful now

‘Rustic details create a cool...


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