This month in Homes and Antiques…
* How an antique changed my life
* Golden vintage decorating ideas
* Four beautiful homes
* H&A’s auction price guide
* Forgotten treasures from times gone by
Blast from the past
From family crests to silver toast stands and feather dusters, we reminisce about the golden oldies that still tickle our fancy.
We show you how to mix gold accessories and luxurious antiques with faded floral patterns for a romantic, nostalgic feel.
A glass actRoadshow
specialist Andy McConnell shares his expertise on some of the most stylish glassware of the 20th century: Ronald Stennett-Willson.
Learn how to make a fashionable patchwork pouffe with our step-by-step guide - and find out how you can win the one we made for the photo shoot!
Antiques of the future
Still life painting and printing has always been Joanna Wright’s passion, and now she’s transferring that skill to handmade appliqué cushions, created with fabrics she’s lovingly amassed over 40 years.
We meet people who tell us how antiques have have transformed their lives, from a woman who found a teapot which inspired her first novel to a greengrocer who fell in love with a print and opened her own art gallery.
Plus, Judith Miller shares her expertise on the development of the modern day front room staple: the sofa, we give you lots of ideas to create a home office and Janet Gleeson lifts the lid on music boxes.
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On Sale Date: 5th January 2011
Issue Number: 217