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.
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
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!