January 2011

This month in Homes and Antiques

* Vintage special

* Homemade decorations for festive cheer

* Last-minute Christmas fixes

* Fabulous Fifties frocks

* Collecting housekeeping books

* Free 2011 calendar

 

 

 

 

Country cool
Feast your eyes on one couple’s beautiful cottage in Cornwall – the perfect balance of old and new.
 

 

 

 

Delightful decorations
We show you how to transform your home for Christmas by adding a little sparkle and a splash of shimmer to your everyday furniture and fittings.

 

 

 

Design of the times
Meet textile designer Pat Albeck whose timeless works are still as popular today as they were in 1960.

 

 

 

 

Spoilt for choice
Stylist Kiera Buckley-Jones shares her pick of the most sublime stockings, corking crackers and appealing wrapping paper around.

 

 

 

Brought to book
Margaret Powling rifles through the shelves to discover the forgotten world of housekeeping books.

 

 

 

 

The mystery of Meissen
Expert John Sandon explains why Meissen porcelain has captured a nation’s imagination for the past 300 years.

 

 

 

 

Free 2011 calendar
Our beautifully illustrated planner will help you organise your year's antiquing. Best of all, it's free with the January issue!

 

 

 

Plus, Judith Miller casts a seasoned eye over the development of cruets, our exclusive auction price guide looks at the fashion and textiles which have been shaking up the salerooms recently and we show you how to forget the high street and snap up some authentic 1950s glad rags for the best Christmas party outfit ever!

 
Warm, inspiring and informative, Homes & Antiques is the must-read glossy for people who love great design and beautiful objects from every era. The official magazine of the long-running BBC TV series Antiques Roadshow, readers enjoy advice from their favourite experts along with inspiring, achievable interiors, sizzling style and decorating ideas, and up-to-the-minute shopping guides to help make their design dreams a reality. Subscribe now

 

On Sale Date: 
1st December 2010
Issue Number: 
216
Available