• Archive for March, 2015

    Easter table ideas

    by  • 30/03/2015 • Country moment, Country style • 0 Comments

    Country Days, Country Homes and InteriorsAt the Country Days HQ meeting this morning, we all talked about how excited we are about Easter weekend. One of us had made a Simnel cake, another had designed an Easter tree for her kitchen table, others had been compulsively buying mini eggs, fluffy chicks and cute rabbits. So we decided that each day this week we’d deliver a lovely Easter idea to you.

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    Make this lovely layered cushion

    by  • 29/03/2015 • Country craft • 0 Comments

    Layered cushion | Country Days | Country Homes and Interiors When accessorising in rooms filled with pattern, simplicity can be key. Sewn from plain linens in soft ice-cream shades, this oversized cushion, as featured in the May issue of Country Homes & Interiors, is the perfect complement to both busy designs and pared-back prints. Fancy making your own? Click here for our easy-to-follow instructions.

    If you like this idea, we’ve got lots more easy craft projects for you to try. Click here for creative inspiration.

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    Give a lamp a fresh spring update

    by  • 22/03/2015 • Country craft • 1 Comment

    lamp spring update | Country Days | Country Homes and Interiors

    Make your home sing with the colours and wildlife of the season with a cheery lighting upcycle, as featured in our April issue. This shade (Twitchers Delight, £60, Katie Mosa) inspires that spring feeling in us, but if you’ve got a favourite fabric in mind, why not have a go at recovering one yourself? Click here for our quick and easy guide. Fill a hollow lamp base with pretty speckled eggs and add a feathery trim, to finish.

    If you like this idea, we’ve got lots more easy craft projects for you to try. Click here for creative inspiration.

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    Everyday life sorted, with these handy home office buys

    by  • 21/03/2015 • Country style, Country Videos • 0 Comments

    The key to organising a busy lifestyle is staying on top of things! In the new issue of Country Homes & Interiors we share our pick of the best keep-the-chaos-at-bay buys!

    In our latest shopping video we share an edited selection of our favourite buys to help organise your work, family and household admin in style. Watch below to see the items we’ve chosen…

    We’re coveting a fabric-covered memo board, to hang and merrily pin with invitations and appointments for all the family to see.

    Plus beautifully illustrated botanical print weekly desk pads for the home office, that will not only look great but will keep your diary in-check…simply tear off the pages as the weeks pass.

    Lastly the simply stunning country classic wallpaper covered box files for hiding away important household papers, the perfect accompaniment to any home office.

    Thank you to Neptune, Hobbycraft, Garden Trading, Berry Red, Nordic House, Vanessa Arbuthnott, Butlers and Joules for all your help.

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