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It's THE colour of the moment for kitchens – and now, thanks to Everhot, it's available in the form of a range cooker

It's THE colour of the moment for kitchens – and now it's available in the form of a range cooker

The post Looking for a navy blue range cooker? We think we may have found the perfect one… appeared first on Ideal Home.

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With velvet textiles and sleek wooden accessories, this is one of the most fashionable homeware collections we've seen from the high street hero

It's the most fashion-forward, on-trend Primark Home collection to date!

The post New ‘Retro Luxe’ Primark home range hits stores – and it’s fabulous appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Instagram provides a candid insight into their life behind closed doors

Instagram provides a candid insight into their life behind closed doors

The post Keeping up with the Jones’ – inside Strictly stars Neil and Kayta Jones’ house appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Just when you thought you couldn't love the discount supermarket any more...

Just when you thought you couldn't love the discount supermarket more...

The post Have you heard about the new Lidl gin bar? The decor is delicious… appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The owners wanted a luxury hotel vibe, and that's exactly what they've got!

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Image credit: Olly Gordon

The owners wanted a luxury hotel vibe, and that's exactly what they've got!

The post Before and after: this bedroom 
redo was planned around a showstopper ‘bed of dreams’ appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Enjoy a page turner in these head-turning schemes from Ideal Home and Very

Enjoy a page turner in these head-turning schemes from Ideal Home and Very

The post Reading nook ideas – curl up with a good book in these dream spots appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Use grey in your hall for a harmonious look that will make a great first impression

Use grey in your hall for a harmonious look that will make a great first impression

The post Grey hallway ideas – from moody dark greys to light pastel greys appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Baking is booming thanks to the return if the hit TV show, as are sales of Liberty London print kitchen accessories!

Who can believe we’re seven whole weeks into the new series of The Great British Bake Off? Since its return …Continue reading »

The post Sales of beautiful baking accessories are on the rise at Liberty London appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The month of October is dedicated to supporting this hugely important campaign

This week, we’re shopping for a very worthy cause that’s close to our hearts, Breast Cancer Awareness. Not only are all …Continue reading »

The post Breast Cancer Awareness month: Shop and support worthy cause appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It's minutes from Windsor Castle, where Princess Eugenie is getting married on Friday

It's minutes from Windsor Castle, where Princess Eugenie is getting married on Friday

The post The perfect Royal Wedding party house is up for sale in Windsor appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Due to huge demand there's now a more affordable porcelain tile in the same design

Due to huge demand there's now a more affordable porcelain tile in the same design

The post Popular Instagram Lily Pad tile is now available in a cheaper option! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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We've talked to the experts to see who's hue in the world of paint trends for 2019

Getting the colour scheme right has never been more key for creating a contented happy home

The post Paint trends 2019 – add colour to your home with these latest looks for walls appeared first on Ideal Home.

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This luxury advent is the finest way to countdown the days in style. Who wouldn't want mini Jo Malone gifts 24 days in a row?

Who wouldn't want to open mini Jo Malone gifts 24 days in a row?

The post The iconic Jo Malone advent calendar for Christmas 2018 is available now! appeared first on Ideal Home.

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She's 'Eternally' on trend!

She's 'Eternally' on trend!

The post Talking interiors with Louise Redknapp – the singer, Strictly star and furniture designer shares her design secrets appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Sometimes there is nothing better than cosying up in a small corner of your home with a good book and a warm cup of hot chocolate (with marshmallows, of course!)

A cosy nook is currently the coolest place to be (or not be) seen these days...

The post Reading corner ideas – the perfect place to indulge in a good book appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Get inspired by our crafty budget-saving ideas to help keep the rising costs of Christmas down

Get inspired by our crafty budget-saving ideas to help keep the rising costs of Christmas down

The post Christmas hacks – 83 brilliant money-saving ideas to try if you LOVE Christmas appeared first on Ideal Home.

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This house presents a beautiful blend of new and old, with a stunning contemporary wing added to an impressive converted barn

Knappings Barn is the perfect example of when modern design updates a period dwelling.  A charming historic barn has been …Continue reading »

The post Is this family home in Gloucestershire the perfect modern barn conversion? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Create a cosy winter retreat at home by layering these tactile accessories

Don't miss this weekend's range of irresistible cosy winter Specialbuys

The post New at Aldi this weekend – luxurious faux fur throws, cushions and rugs appeared first on Ideal Home.

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If last year was all about herringbone tiles and navy and grey cabinetry, what does 2019 have in store?

What does 2018 have in store?

The post Kitchen trends 2018/19 – the stunning and surprising new looks you need to see appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Your clothes won't be clean if your washing machine isn't – so here's how to freshen things up

Your clothes won't be clean if your washing machine isn't

The post How to clean a washing machine – banish mould, bad smells and residues appeared first on Ideal Home.

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If you're looking for an alternative to white kitchen units, you really can't go wrong with grey

If you're looking for an alternative to white kitchen units, you really can't go wrong with grey

The post Grey kitchen ideas that are sophisticated and stylish appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Get behind October's British Heart Foundation makeover challenge with our tips on how to buy furniture in a charity shop

Get behind October's British Heart Foundation makeover challenge

The post Charity shop furniture – how to bag the best bargains for your home appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Launching its debut collection exclusively in John Lewis stores – this new range has nursery furniture like you've never seen before

Pottery Barn Kids is finally here! The much-loved American brand launches in the UK this month

The post John Lewis & Partners welcomes Pottery Barn Kids to the UK appeared first on Ideal Home.

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It's safer and less messy that the real thing, at least

It's safer and less messy that the real thing, at least

The post The Marks and Spencer floral pumpkin that’s dividing opinion this Halloween appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Who knew a disused water tower could make such an attractive place to live?

Who knew a disused water tower could make such an attractive place to live?

The post This converted water tower takes modern living to new heights appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Apparently, 'private chef' wasn't one of the options...

Apparently, 'private chef' wasn't one of the options...

The post Can you guess what’s number one on the UK’s kitchen wish list? appeared first on Ideal Home.

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From traditional golds and reds to contemporary purples and blues, there's a Christmas colour scheme to suit every style and taste

From traditional golds and reds to contemporary purples and blues, there's a Christmas colour scheme to suit every style and taste

The post Christmas colour schemes to brighten up your home this festive season appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The owner fell in love with
 the large rooms and
 high ceilings of her Victorian property,
 but not its dated
 Seventies scheme

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‘Before we moved here four years ago, we were a family of three and we lived in a two-up, two-down,’ …Continue reading »

The post Take a tour of this vintage-inspired Victorian terrace in Lancashire appeared first on Ideal Home.

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The owners stole space from the spare room to create their ultimate rest room

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Image credit: Colin Poole

The owners stole space from the spare room to create their ultimate rest room

The post Before and after: a layout rejig creates a bigger, brighter bathroom appeared first on Ideal Home.

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Newgate Clocks
The end of Daylight Saving Time is near, so we take a look at our top 5 Newgate clocks to update your home for the winter months…

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