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.
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home truths Mary Berry • THE QUEEN OF CAKES GETS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH HER HOME
20 UNDER £20 • Everyone loves a bargain – and our editor Heather has hand-picked her fave savvy buys for this month
SCANDI simplicity • NAT WHEELER APPLIED HER PASSION FOR NORDIC STYLE TO A RUN-DOWN PERIOD BUNGALOW
"MY STYLE inspires real joy" • KATE CLARE USES HER CREATIVE FLAIR TO FILL HER EDWARDIAN HOME WITH COLOUR, UNEXPECTED FEATURES AND STYLE SOLUTIONS GALORE
A FRESH chapter • A BRAVE MOVE FROM LONDON AND CONSIDERED RENOVATION HAVE GIVEN JANE McCARTHY AND HER HUSBAND JOHNNY A NEW LEASE OF LIFE IN THEIR BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED DORSET HOME
LET THERE be white • WHEN JANET PARRELLA-VAN DEN BERG AND DINO PARRELLA ACQUIRED A GLOOMY AND DECREPIT GEORGIAN RECTORY, THEIR REMEDY FOR RESTORATION WAS WHITE, BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL
Win £1,000 in our reader home awards! • It’s that time again when we begin our search for the UK’s best homes and gardens – and we want to hear from you! It stands to reason that our readers have gorgeous homes, so if you think yours might inspire others, enter our Reader Homes Awards 2023. We’ll feature the winning spaces in an issue of Ideal Home, and the winners will win a cash prize of £1,000!
Be inspired by nature
FRESH botanicals • TRENDS COME AND GO, BUT HERE’S HOW TO GIVE THIS LOOK TIMELESS APPEAL
HEADBOARDS • Treat your bed to a new season glow up
IDEAL vs GREAT DEAL • Blend pastels and tactile accents for a spring dining area
Ways with alcoves • SIX CLEVER IDEAS TO TURN THESE AWKWARD SPACES INTO STYLISH STORAGE SPOTS
Modern Scandi home office • THESE SIMPLE DESIGN INGREDIENTS ARE ALL YOU NEED TO CREATE AN INSPIRING YET STREAMLINED HOME OFFICE THAT PROMOTES BOTH STYLE AND PRODUCTIVITY
The shortlist DINNER PLATES • Serve up Easter lunch in style on one of these beauties
Weekend decorator • CLEVER TRICKS TO MINI DECOR PROJECTS… WE ROUND UP THE SIMPLEST, QUICKEST WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME MORE BEAUTIFUL NOW
“Bathrooms are becoming functional sanctuaries ” • PINTEREST’S HEAD OF HOME MATT SIBERRY SHARES THE TOP THREE BATHROOM TRENDS THAT PEOPLE ARE ‘PINNING’ THE MOST THIS SEASON
IDEAL vs GREAT DEAL • Create a chic bathroom with fresh blues and Art Deco-style accents
Family bathroom • GET STARTED ON THAT DREAM BATHROOM SPACE FOR ALL TO USE WITH OUR EXPERT HELP
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Three become one • LUCY HOOKER FASHIONED AN ELEGANT KITCHEN DINER FROM THREE IMPRACTICAL ROOMS
Modern and open • KAREN AND JOHN BURDON MADE THE MOST OF THE UNIQUE SPACE IN THEIR RENOVATED INDUSTRIAL CHICKEN SHED HOME
Wow factor • STRIKING WALLPAPER, BOLD COLOUR AND TRADITIONAL DETAILS HAVE TRANSFORMED JESSICA LUPER’S DATED SPARE BEDROOM INTO A FABULOUS FAMILY SPACE
White, light and calm • SIMON AND LIZ NIVEN EMBRACED NATURAL LIGHT, NEUTRAL SHADES AND SLEEK FITTINGS FOR MAXIMUM TRANQUILITY IN THEIR EN SUITE
“How can I better ventilate my home? ” • IDEAL HOME’S RESIDENT ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER CHARLIE LUXTON SHARES HIS DESIGN KNOW-HOW
Small kitchen extensions • LOOKING FOR DESIGN IDEAS THAT WON’T GUZZLE UP YOUR ENTIRE GARDEN OR BANK BALANCE? HERE’S...