Team Blog

[8th January 2010]
We were off to the Vintage and Handmade fair in Chipping Sodbury in the run-up to Christmas, so houses editor Katie Hallett and I thought it only proper to dress in the style of the occasion.   In search of our vintage garb, we headed for a...
[4th December 2009]
With only 21 shopping days left until Christmas and precisely no presents ready for wrapping, the Homes & Antiques reader event at The Swan Antiques Centre in Tetsworth last night couldn’t have come at a better time.  And what a jolly...
[27th November 2009]
Spring has sprung! Christmas maybe fast approaching but in the world of magazines spring has already sprung! Working three months ahead as we do, we need to be one step ahead when it comes to trends, so I’ve spent this week visiting the press...
[21st October 2009]
Every October the market town of Pickering in North Yorkshire is transported to 1943 for the Railway at War Weekend and, as a fan of all things vintage, when the chance to see an entire town dressed in Forties attire arose – I jumped (or...
[30th September 2009]
 Last week I popped into the Lapada Art & Antiques Fair in its new venue in Berkeley Square, having moved from Burlington Gardens. On the Friday it was really buzzing, with a relaxed atmosphere and an exciting mix of objects from the very...
[23rd September 2009]
Hello and a very warm welcome to the new re-vamped Homes & Antiques website, packed full of inspiration and information. While our old site was the very epitome of antique, our new one is a beacon of 21st-century tech, filled with features from...
[23rd September 2009]
Inspired by the current vogue to ‘make do and mend’, and the family directive that we will only be exchanging homemade gifts this Christmas, I have spent my last two weekends folding, cutting, glueing and generally getting in touch with...