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Kitchen Walls
Wallpaper in the kitchen… why not? A large-scale scene instantly adds a sense of depth to the space. A tone-on-tone colourway, plus a long, open shelf allows the patterned design to settle into the background. Finish with a low-level splashback to he
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Meet The Professionals…
ELENA PAPAROZZI, SENIOR FURNITURE & BRANDS BUYER FOR HEAL’S (HEALS.COM) Heal’s has always supported great design, championing and commissioning emerging talent since 1810. JOHN SIMS-HILDITCH, CO-FOUNDER OF NEPTUNE (NEPTUNE.COM) Specialising in made-
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Make It Work For You MALCOLM’S CHOICE: ROOF WINDOWS
Call them what you will, windows that are installed into your roof offer a lot more than just extra light. Q What’s the difference between roof windows, roof lights and skylights? Roof windows are installed in line with the surrounding roof, where
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An evening TO REMEMBER
MAKES 12 glasses READY IN 5 mins INGREDIENTS • 75cl bottle of champagne • 2 x 330ml bottles of stout Half-fill each glass with champagne, and top with the stout. SERVES 6-8 as a snack READY IN 1 hr INGREDIENTS • 1kg baby potatoes • 2tbsp salte
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Lose Yourself In Deep, Decadent Colour
This warm colour is perfectly balanced between blue and green. Any tone of wood or metal looks great against it, and you can get a really dramatic effect with white accessories. Softens and balances bold colour contrasts and strong shapes If you da
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Rooms With A View
Having built their own home in 2007, Kirsi and Janne Kemppainen craved another project. ‘I found this plot with planning permission, a 45-minute drive from our jobs in Helsinki,’ says Kirsi. ‘It was at the end of a high cliff road and we fell in love
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‘I Live In A Converted Garage’
Having renovated her previous home in London, Amie Oyston was looking for a new project when she was told about a run-down single-storey brick building in Hackney, east London, that was ripe for conversion. ‘It was originally part of a steelworks, th
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CELEBRATE WITH US & WIN
Albany is also celebrating 100 years of beautiful paints and wallpapers, which are available online through wallpaperdirect.com or online and in-store at Brewers Decorator Centres. Wallpaper has always been at the heart of Albany, since its creation
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Into The Blue
Built in the Victorian gold rush era, Belinda and Patrick Hall’s home is in one of Melbourne’s oldest tree-lined suburbs while its heritage as a former dairy gives it much character. ‘When we first viewed it, I loved the traditional brickwork, statel
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Welcome To My Home
Kirsi Kemppainen, who works in retail, lives here with husband Janne, an infrastructure specialist, and their children Aaro, 15, Elias, 12, and Siiri, seven. A four bedroom contemporary wooden house in Porvoo, Finland, built in 2016.
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Welcome To My Home
Amie Oyston lives here. Having previously worked in recruitment, she now owns her own massage company. A 145sq m, three-bedroom house in east London, originally built in 1924. Bought in 2017 for £400,000; now worth around £1,495,000. Building w
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Welcome To My Home
Belinda Hall, an interior designer, lives here with her husband Patrick, chief product officer for an online travel payments company, and their children Charlie, Ted and Rosie. A four/five-bedroom, single-storey detached Victorian house in Melbourn
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Easy Style Updates
Rework a neutral scheme that’s feeling a little flat by introducing a moody accent colour. Paint one wall to create a focal point, then bring in extra touches of colour on cushions, throws and accessories. 140 NOVEMBER 2020 | IDEALHOME.CO.UK Go off
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The Story Of The Build
Amie bought the building in 2017, found an architect and applied for planning permission.  In January 2018, a new floor was put in, creating two levels; the walls were insulated and Velux roof lights fitted.  Underfloor heating and staircases were th
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Make It Work For You BELINDA’S STYLE: STRIKING CONTEMPORARY
IN GOOD COMPANY For an incredible range of labels, such as Gubi and Muuto. HUB FURNITURE It stocks a great selection of international brands. GEOFFREY HATTY This beautiful store specialises in Italian and French mid-century pieces. ■
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KITCHEN & BATHROOM UPDATE
Our love for brass is showing no sign of abating, and it’s not surprising with on-point designs like this tap from Abode. The monobloc mixer’s hexagonal detailing will add industrial style. It’s all about the antique brass finish with a patina that w
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The Story Of The Build
In early 2019, the internal steel window frames finally arrived and installation of the glazing began.  By April 2019, the light well was completed. The following month, work began on the plumbing and electrics.  The polished concrete floor was done
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Then… And Now 1922
THE ORIGINAL Formal but cosy, the mix of pattern and plush tones give this smart space a bohemian edge. Luxurious silk drapes and cushions teamed with decorative lighting, a mix of frames and unusual accessories shows the ‘Ideal Home’ 100 years ago w
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100 Best-ever Design Ideas Edited By Our Experts
Supersize and solo or a few in a row over a table or kitchen island works best. Space-efficient seating for squeezing friends in, with classic diner-booth cosiness. Practical with natural, rugged good looks. Porcelain-fused steel makes for indestr
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‘This Is Our Forever Kitchen’
‘This is our first home together and it needed complete renovation. It had a galley kitchen with strip lights and shabby, mismatched units. Next door was a bigger, brighter dining room with a door out to the garden. We decided to knock an opening bet
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Steel Window Frames
Steel-framed windows and doors – especially those with panelled glazing – are becoming an increasingly popular choice for homeowners as a way to bring in light and make a design statement. New steel doors are widely accepted by local authorities for
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Welcome To Our Centenary Issue!
In the very first edition, the editor wrote: ‘The policy of The Ideal Home is to cater for the wide circle of the middle class. Every matter of interest, from the designing of the house and garden to its finishing touches, will be explained and illus
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Living The Cornish Dream
‘This space was originally a garage – we transformed it into a kitchen-diner. Crittall windows create a modern feel alongside the more rustic elements. The reclaimed beams are cosmetic, but look right,’ says Jill. BUY THE KEY PIECES For a similar ta
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Welcome To My Home
Sophia Cook lives here with her husband Cookie, and one-year-old son Alfred. A four-bedroom, mid-terrace house, built around 1910, in Croydon. Units...................£14,250 Worktops.............£2,300 Appliances..........£8,263 Sink and t
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Welcome To My Home
Harriett Hindmarsh lives here with her husband Jeremy. Harriett is VP of a marketing and communications company and Jeremy is the creative director of a design business. A four-bedroom Victorian terrace in east London. Bought for £242,950 in 2006
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Set The Scene For... A LAZY SUNDAY LUNCH
Whether it’s a table for two, the fam or your bubble of friends, make it an occasion. Do things properly with crisp linens and pretty settings decorated with pine cones, dimmed lighting for a mellow mood and, if lunch segues into dinner, candles for
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Welcome To My Home
A four-bedroom Victorian property comprising barns and a cottage, with later extensions. Jill bought the property in 2015. Ididn’t have the budget for a place with a sea view so I went inland,’ says Jill Stein. ‘Having worked on a number of client
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Make It Work For You SOPHIA’S STYLE: QUIRKY AND COLOURFUL
FRESHEN UP THE LOOK WITH ON-TREND GREEN TILES Lime Green field tile, £159.95sq m, Original Style Colour Pop tile in Bosque, £80.40sq m, Ca’Pietra
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