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By Rosanna Holmes,
2nd March 2011 - 01:00
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 This month in Homes & Antiques...

* Collectable tea caddies

* The latest kitchen trends

* Easter shopping

* Poole Pottery

* Sue Perkins on keeping chickens

* Upcycling projects for you to do at home


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Vintage Easter
We show you how to make this Easter eggs-tra special with vintage flourishes and homemade decorations.
 
 
 

 

 

Discovering tea caddies
With their exquisite craftsmanship, tea caddies recall an age in which cost was immaterial, and elegance and etiquette were everything, says Janet Gleeson.
 
 

 

 

At home with Penny
We visit the home of Antiques Roadshow specialist Penny Brittain, where every object has a story to tell.
 
 
 
 

 

Kitchen trends
Whether you’re looking to buy a brand new kitchen or simply want to give your existing one an easy update with a few key accessories, Katie Hallett finds five looks to inspire, including this one from Marks & Spencer.
 

 

 

The upcyclers
Meet the people who are earning a living by transforming unwanted ‘tat’, from rusted colanders to discarded blankets, into unique items to treasure.
 

 

 

 

Sue Perkins’ monthly column
With her propensity for projecting personalities on to animals, keeping chickens was never going to be easy for comedian and broadcaster Sue.
 
 
 

 

Antiques of the future
Katherine Sorrell discovers how artist Sarah Adams captures the hidden nooks of the Cornish coast.
 
 
 

 

 

Plus: Judith Miller looks at costume jewellery; we covet egg-shaped perfume bottles; Will Farmer tells you why now is the time to collect deco Poole Pottery; Cathy Strongman visits Mallorca for a spot of antiquing; we bring you unscreened moments from the current series of the Antiques Roadshow, and lots more! 

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