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By Rosanna Holmes,
5th June 2011 - 08:15
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This month in Homes & Antiques

* Summer by the sea
* Create a garden retreat
* Collecting vintage linens
* Antique ladies' watches
* Latest auction prices
* Grosvenor School prints

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


 

 

Four real homes
The beautiful real homes this issue range from an 1830s townhouse in the coastal town of Hastings to a Californian horse farm with a Provençal twist.

 

 

 




Treasures of the trousseau

From monogrammed napkins and tea towels, to finely embroidered cloths and bedsheets, vintage linen has a lingering appeal.

 

 

 




Coastal chic
Bring the seaside home this summer with nautical touches, beachside souvenirs and stylish al fresco living accessories.

 

 

 





Antiques of the future
The apparent simplicity of Christian O’Reilly’s furniture belies its subtlety and sophistication, as Katherine Sorrell discovers.

 

 

 






Grosvenor School prints
The dynamic sense of speed and movement is what drives Roadshow expert Grant Ford’s enthusiasm for prints by the artists of the Grosvenor School.

 

 

 




Day tripper
In her monthly column, Sue Perkins casts her eye over mini breaks by the sea - and concludes that the shorter they are, the better.

 

 

 

 

Create a garden retreat
Whether you're hoping to create a home office, a playroom or simply want somewhere to sit and relax on a summer evening, our guide will help you choose the ideal garden room for you.

 

 

Also in this month's issue, Judith Miller on vintage watches, your antiques queries are answered by the Roadshow experts, we celebrate the Festival of Britain's 60th anniversary, antiquing in Falmouth Bay and much, much more!

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.