May issue on sale now!

By Rosanna Holmes,
5th April 2012 - 07:00

This month in Homes & Antiques... 

* Upcycling special: 10 brilliant projects for your home
* Meet the winners of Britain's Best Antiques Shops
* Collecting sewing patterns and maiolica
* Four beautiful homes
* Lighten up with a conservatory

 

 

 

 

 

 

The May issue of Homes & Antiques is packed with real homes, vintage buys and expert advice, along with all the latest news from the Antiques Roadshow.

Flea-market finds
We show you how to give cheap and readily available pieces a new - and colourful - lease of life.

 

 

 

 

Real homesFrom a Cornish rectory to a Bristol terrace, this month's four real homes offer lots of ideas to steal.

 

 

 

 

Antiques of the future
Those who buy Sophie Cook's beautiful and elegant porcelain pots often find themselves coming back for more.

 

 

 

 

Discovering dress patterns

Diaphanous sheets of tissue paper might not look like much, but they hold the history and democratisation of fashion, says Katherine Sorrell.

 

 

 

Collecting maiolica
Antiques Roadshow specialist John Sandon explains what to look for when buying maiolica.   

 

 

Q&A with Andrew LambertyOne of the country’s leading buyers, who shows off his dealing skills in Channel 4’s Four Rooms, on collecting stones and his perfect day.

 

 

 

 

The May issue of Homes & Antiques also features vintiquing in Istanbul, our guide to garden rooms, highlights from recent auctions, a William Turner Master Cutlers giveaway, shopping for statement pieces at the Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair in Battersea, your questions answered by the Antiques Roadshow experts and lots more! 

 
Warm, inspiring and informative, Homes & Antiques is the must-read glossy for people who love great design and beautiful objects from every era. 
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