Online Resources For Home & Garden

BEST HOME WEBSITES

Rattan Trend

Traditional caning has cropped up on everything from lampshades to sideboards in 2019 and the trend looks set to continue.

BEST APPS

Airtasker

So many jobs, so little time? Use this app to connect you to local people willing to get your to-do list sorted.

WHO TO FOLLOW

Declutter

Get mind-blowing tips from a growing band of Instagram influencers whose business it is to rationalise your rubbish.

WHO TO FOLLOW

Instagram Keepsakes

How to turn your fave Instagram pictures into treasured keepsakes such as magnets, greeting cards, stickers and marshmallows.

GUEST EDITOR INTERVIEWS

My Web with Nicole Salvesen

The interior designer talks about her favourite sites, the app she finds most addictive and recent online purchases.

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29 Ways To Create A Beautiful Summer Table

The sun is shining: it’s time to take your feast al fresco.

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11 Dreamy Parasols We Love

It may not be the beach, but you can still create a holiday vibe in your garden, thanks to these easy breezy parasols.

MOVING HOUSE

9 Of The Best UK Property Websites

Buying, selling or just browsing for a new property? These are the British sites we really rate.

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The Fragrant Best of Chelsea Flower Show Online

Chelsea Flower Show may be closed for 2020, but here we bring you our highlights from its brilliant virtual offering.

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39 Ways To Nail The Spirit Of Chelsea Flower Show At Home

Festoon your house and your person with floral loveliness to honour the spirit of Chelsea Flower Show.

FURNITURE & ACCESSORIES

19 Ceramics We’re In Love With Right Now

Handmade, artisan-created, edgy, timeless: we’ll never tire of ceramics. We round up a few we’ve gone potty for.

LIGHTING

How To Use Lighting In Your Home To Change Your Mood

We could all use a mood boost right now. Getting the lighting right at home does more than just illuminate – it can totally transform how you feel. Here’s how.

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7 Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Colours We Completely Love

Lockdown ennui setting in? Why not tart up tired wooden furniture with this newbie-proof collection of vibrant chalk paints.

OFFICE FURNITURE & ACCESSORIES

22 Ways To Upgrade Your Home Office

Since our homes are now doubling as offices, what better time to give your desk a makeover?

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What To Plant In Your Garden Right Now

Your garden – or windowsill – can offer solace and pleasure as life in lockdown goes on. Here’s how to grow, what to plant and who to follow.

BEDS & BEDDING

5 Ways To Refresh Your Bed For Spring With Soak&Sleep

Make your nights restful and restorative with Soak&Sleep's sublime quality, fresh designs and expert know-how.

BEST HOME WEBSITES

Best French Property To Dream Of In Isolation

Dream of happier times in gorgeous French climes.

BEST HOME WEBSITES

7 Essential Sites For Creating a Scullery

Thinking of creating a separate hard-working room for dishwashing and storage? Don’t dream of designing a scullery without first checking out these useful and beautiful sites.

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Marian Boswall: How To Create A Garden For Wellbeing

The leading landscape architect, garden designer and GWG Award-winner on creating a garden to bring joy and tranquillity.

BEST GARDENING WEBSITES

7 Sites For Revamping Your Garden In Spring

From natural pools to playhouses: maximise your garden this spring with these spectacular garden additions.

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On The Market Now: Five Barn Conversions That You Can Buy

Want a house with history, character and bags of space? Do consider these show-stopping barn conversions, all for sale now.

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6 Homes With Literary Connections

To celebrate World Book Day, we take a look at the homes that have inspired some of Britain’s all-time most cherished writers.

BEST HOME WEBSITES

5 Best Interior Design Sourcing Websites

Interior design sourcing online has never been easier, from the first sparks of inspiration on Pinterest to tapping on your smartphone to buy products directly from suppliers.

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The Modern House: 7 Best Properties For Sale Now

Selling design-led properties across the UK, The Modern House is the unique estate agency redefining property porn,

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How To Make a Bug Hotel

Keep your tinies enthralled and your local wildlife happy by constructing a bug hotel in your garden.

BEST HOME WEBSITES

Best Commuter-Town Buys On The Market Now

Leaving London for the good life? Here are the best commuter-town houses to buy now.

BEST HOME WEBSITES

7 Best Places To Buy House Plants Online

Go green at home with these air-cleaning house plants, plus discover how to keep them alive and well.

FLOORING, CARPETS & TILES

Top 12 Best Tiles

Add colour, pattern and texture to kitchens and bathrooms with these terrific tiles.

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8 Georgian Properties On The Market Now

A perfectly proportioned Georgian rectory is the stuff of most people’s dreams. Whether it is as a reality or a fantasy, check out the Regency gems on the market now.

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On the Market Now: 6 Dreamy Cotswolds Properties

Glimpse inside this pick of our most wanted honeyed stone cottages and grand Jurassic limestone country piles for sale in the Cotswolds now.

KITCHENS

Downton Style: Top Ten Sites For Buying Traditional English Kitchenware

Recreate Mrs Patmore’s kitchen below stairs and shop for traditional kitchenware.

FURNITURE & ACCESSORIES

12 Of The Best Festive Candles

Ensure that your home is redolent of Christmas with our selection of the dreamiest winter candles.

BEST HOME WEBSITES

5 Best Sites for Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Bring the festive fun outside with these trusty websites.

FURNITURE & ACCESSORIES

7 Woodburners to Buy, Whatever Your Interior Style

Let there be light and heat with our edit of the best woodburning stoves, whatever your style.

BEST HOME WEBSITES

Best Glassware For The Party Season

Toast the season with our edit of the best barware for the best Christmas parties. Cheers!

LIGHTING

8 of The Best Sites For Winter Lighting

Illuminate the season with these wonderful websites.

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14 Must-haves For A Cosy Winter Home

Our cosiest picks to keep you toasty and warm through a frosty winter.

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Scandinavian Winter Warmers For The Home

With hygge hype still very much omnipresent, here are twelve winter warmers to add a neutral palette of cosy Scandi style to your home.

BEST GARDENING WEBSITES

Six Of The Best: Gardening Podcasts

It's time to put the garden to bed, so find inspiration with our pick of the best nature-talk on the airwaves.

BEST HOME WEBSITES

10 of the Best Sites for Bed Linen

Sleep easy in the finest sheets around.

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10 Websites for Enamel Homewares

Enamelware is having something of a revival in interiors this year. We find out where to buy the best.

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Why Switch When You Can Flip?

The automatic energy switching service, Flipper, is here to make your life a whole lot easier.