August 2012, on sale 5th July
This month in Homes & Antiques
* Collecting postcards
* 50 must-read blogs
* Vintage hankies
* Butterfly jewellery
* Four beautiful homes
* Antique pedal cars
* Vintiquing in San Francisco
The August issue of Homes & Antiques is packed with real homes, vintage buys and expert advice, along with all the latest news from the Antiques Roadshow.
Decorating: modern and vintage
Brighten up your home with cheery retro tones and vintage accessories.
Whether you send them or collect them, there’s nothing like a postcard to raise a smile, as Katherine Sorrell discovers.
50 must-read blogs
H&A is proud to present its 50 favourite blogs. They’re fun, interesting and an inspiration to read – you’re sure to love them all.
We head east to find out what everyone's buying at Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair at Spitalfields.
Antiques of the future
Inspired by the lines and shadows cast by the sun, potter Judith Hobbs creates stunning ceramic pieces in her garden studio in Bristol’s Southville.
Phil Collins has spent the last 30 years collecting over 500 toy pedal cars.
Four beautiful homes
This month’s real homes include a restored 1930s chalet in north Cornwall, a Spanish farmhouse turned B&B, a colourful home in Ramsgate and a vintage-inspired country house in Sussex.
Vintiquing in San Francisco
From thrift stores to high-end retro, the city by the bay has plenty to offer vintiquers.
Also in the August issue of Homes & Antiques, we interview Vintage Festival co-founder Gerardine Hemingway, Roadshow jewellery expert Alice Montagu Douglas Scott explains the enduring allure of butterfly brooches, plus we have some fabulous prizes up for grabs including G Plan furniture!