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
Make a note • SPECIAL THINGS TO SEE, SHARE, DO AND ENJOY EVERY DAY
Colette LaVette • The fine artist paints incredible canvases using sustainable natural pigments, with themes inspired by the Renaissance era
The joyful home • OPT FOR THE WELL-WORN BEAUTY OF VINTAGE FURNITURE AND ADD A NEW CHAPTER TO THE STORY OF THESE PRE-LOVED PIECES
COMING HOME • Following her country dream and restoring a neglected cottage has been a true labour of love for Gayle Scott
WARM WELCOME • Creating social spaces to entertain family and friends was key to the design of Emma Shaw’s inviting country home
MAKE A WISH • This couple gave up the day job to follow their dream of renovating a farmhouse – and it’s created new opportunities they never expected
BRIGHT OUTLOOK • Francesca Reed’s imaginative refurbishment of this listed farmhouse has created a colourful and welcoming retreat with an uplifting take on Victorian style
SUBSCRIBE FOR JUST £37.50 AND RECEIVE A FREE ANNIE SLOAN PAINT BUNDLE • This set features a brush, paint and a stencil – all you need to start painting!
“Our bookshop saved us from burnout” • KAREN BRAZIER AND AMBER HARRISON, FOUNDERS OF FOLDE DORSET
FINDING AND FUNDING YOUR PREMISES • PUT YOUR BUSINESS ON A FIRM FOOTING: THINK BEFORE RUSHING IN
Take ONE JAR • THESE SIMPLE MAKES TURN THE HUMBLE GLASS JAR INTO CREATIVE GIFTS AND HOME ACCESSORIES
Bistro tables • PRETTY UP YOUR PATIO WITH THESE SPACE-SAVING BEAUTIES
All the fun of the fairs • ANTIQUES AND SALVAGE FAIR STALWART ALICE ROBERTON SHARES HER TREASURE-HUNTING TIPS, FROM WHEN TO ARRIVE TO NAB THE BEST PIECES TO THE ETIQUETTE ON HAGGLING
FOUR FAIRS TO VISIT
Garden sofas • MAXIMISE OUTDOOR COMFORT WITH A LUXURY PLACE TO LOUNGE
Sunny SIDE UP • Mood-boosting yellow can seem a tricky shade to decorate with, but with our top tips you can make it work in any room
Relight YOUR FIRE • CREATE AN OUTDOOR ROOM WITH A FIREPIT AT ITS HEART AND BRING A COSY FOCAL POINT TO ALFRESCO LIVING
GARDEN JUBILEE • Summer entertaining just got colourful! Celebrate occasions large and small with a garden party styled for good times
The secret to timeless style • YOU CAN FOLLOW FASHION AND STILL CREATE A LOOK WITH STAYING POWER. HERE, THE INTERIOR DESIGNER SHOWS HOW IT’S DONE
NIGHT LIGHTS FOR GARDENS • MAKE MORE OF YOUR GARDEN AFTER DARK WITH THESE ILLUMINATING IDEAS
NEED TO KNOW… GARDEN LIGHTING
It’s time to SHINE • SOFT NEUTRAL SHADES COMBINE WITH BURNISHED BRASS AND BRONZE MIRROR ACCENTS TO CREATE A LIGHT-FILLED AND SPACIOUS FAMILY KITCHEN
3 CLEVER DESIGN SOLUTIONS
BUILDING A FRONT WALL • MORE THAN JUST A BORDER BETWEEN PAVEMENT AND PLOT, THIS FEATURE CAN SERIOUSLY INCREASE YOUR HOME’S KERB APPEAL
LIVE YOUR BEST Country Life
Clodagh McKenna • GETTING A WRIGGLE ON WITH A WORMERY!
Country Harvest • INSPIRATION FROM NATURE’S LARDER
Beautiful BERRIES • FRESH-TASTING AND INDULGENT, THESE FRUITY DESSERTS ARE THE TASTE OF SUMMER
Sow Grow Show • WHAT TO PLANT, THIS MONTH’S GREEN-FINGERED TASKS, AND DISPLAYS TO ENJOY. IT’S GARDENING FROM THE GROUND UP
SUMMER BULBS • Enjoy the changing planting palette and bright colour contrasts as the garden transitions through the season...