Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Relaxed living…comfortable style Country Homes & Interiors is the magazine that celebrates the best of modern country decorating style. Inspired by the spirit of today's relaxed living, you'll find page upon page of gorgeous real homes, plus a fresh take on country decorating.
Country Homes and Interiors
This month I’m… chocolate hunting!
Things that make us happy… APRIL
Make a note • SPECIAL THINGS TO SEE, SHARE, DO AND ENJOY EVERY DAY
Designer of the month Emma Alington • The ceramics designer shares her creative process for producing handmade pieces that are both beautiful and functional
PAULA SUTTON The joyful home • EASTER BRINGS TRADITIONS, RITUALS AND LOTS AND LOTS OF CHOCOLATE TO PAULA’S HOME
HEALING SPACE • Combining mindfulness ideas and natural materials, this country house, built by Lisa and David Wallace, exudes beauty, calm and serenity
TAKING THE LONG VIEW • For artist Nellie Shepherd, the landscapes outside her renovated farmhouse are just as important as the colourful scene inside
THREE IN ONE • The contrasting parts of Sam Dascombe and Jeremy Flindall’s unique house have been united to create a fabulous 21st-century family home
MAGIC OF THE MOOR • Having fallen in love with the moorland, Sue and Steve Osmond built a cabin, so friends can share their corner of Cornwall
“My designs blend influencesfrom both East and West” • KIRAN RAVILIOUS, PATTERN DESIGNER & LINO PRINTER
HOW TO CREATE ADDITIONAL STREAMS OF INCOME • ENSURE YOUR CREATIVE TALENT IS REAPING FINANCIAL REWARDS
Room service • A NEW COLLECTION OF COUNTRY HOUSE HOTELS IS INFLUENCING OUR OWN INTERIORS. WE MEET THE DESIGNERS ENCOURAGING US TO TAKE THEIR IDEAS BACK HOME WITH US
SUBSCRIBE FOR JUST £37.50 • AND RECEIVE FREE EMMA BRIDGEWATER CAKE TINS
Pretty IN PINK • Combine blossom pink and petal inspired hues to add a luminous quality to your home this spring
Occasional chairs • SIT PRETTY WITH ONE OF THESE SNUG SEATS
Make an ENTRANCE • KEEP YOUR HALLWAY CLUTTER-FREE WITH THESE PRACTICAL STORAGE IDEAS, FROM BESPOKE FITTED JOINERY TO FLEXIBLE FREESTANDING PIECES
Trusty kitchen tables • FOR EVERYDAY SUPPERS AND STYLISH ENTERTAINING
CRAFTS FOR EASTER • Delicate eggs and dried flowers come together in beautiful arrangements to decorate your home at this special time
SPRING WREATH • Create an everlasting wreath from grapevine, preserved flowers and eggs. You could cover the entire circle or leave some bare for a contemporary look
DRESS TO IMPRESS • BRING NEW LIFE TO YOUR WINDOWS WITH A BEAUTIFUL BLIND IN A STATEMENT FABRIC OR PRACTICAL DESIGN
Adding more character • WANT TO BRING PERSONALITY TO A RENOVATION OR CONTEMPORARY HOME? HERE’S HOW TO GET A LIVED-IN LOOK THAT OOZES CHARM
Organised & ACCESSIBLE • BOLD COLOUR AND ELEGANTLY PROPORTIONED FURNITURE CREATE IMPACT IN THIS NEWLY EXTENDED OPEN-PLAN KITCHEN SCHEME
BUILDING AN ANNEXE • ADDING A SELF-CONTAINED LIVING SPACE CAN TRANSFORM YOUR HOME AND THE WAY YOU USE IT. FIND OUT HOW TO ADD AN ANNEXE WITH OUR GUIDE
Country Life • SUSTAINABILITY ❖ GARDENS ❖ RECIPES ❖ TRAVEL ❖ PASTIMES
IN THE COUNTRY WITH Clodagh McKenna • A YEAR WITH OUR WONDERFUL GIRLS!
Country lifestyle KEEPING CHICKENS • Find out what’s involved in raising a happy flock of hens and look forward to freshly laid eggs straight from your garden
Country Harvest • INSPIRATION FROM NATURE’S LARDER
Lunch with friends • KATIE AND GIANCARLO CALDESI COMBINE HEARTYFLAVOURS AND SIMPLE INGREDIENTS IN A RUSTIC FEAST THAT’S PERFECT FOR...