Home & Garden

Bath and West Shutters

IN PROFILE: BATH AND WEST SHUTTERS

Bath and West Shutters is the authorised agent for The New England Shutter Company offering a measure, design and installation service in Somerset, Wiltshire,...
Artificial Grass

Plastic Fantastic: Artificial Grass

When it comes to problematic lawns, there’s nothing wrong with faking it, says Elly West  I have a confession to make. I love artificial grass. It’s...
Through the Keyhole

Through The Keyhole: Redland Green Park

An impressive six-bedroom Victorian home in Redland with access to Redland Green Park Any property that has as lovely a pub and restaurant as The Cambridge...
Kütchenhaus

Haus Proud: Kütchenhaus

One interiors specialist, new in Clifton this year, offers up a few ideas for making life in the kitchen a little easier Tell us to change the record all you...
Spiritual garden

Feeling Zen: Spiritual Designs

Elly West’s latest garden designs have been inspired by the balance and spirituality of the Far East W hen I ask my clients what they want to use their...
Seedy Saturday

Seedy Saturday Returns to Conygre Hall

'Seedy Saturday' is back at Timsbury Conygre Hall on Saturday 11 March 2017 from 10am to 2pm Now in its eighth year, Seedy Saturday continues to offer growers...
Snowdrop

Pure and Simple Snowdrops

The milky snowdrop may not be from these parts, but it’s earned squatters’ rights, says garden designer Elly West  Many of us know and love the...
Alno

KITCHEN THINK: 2017 Trends with Alno

As we anticipate the kitchen trends that will be at the top of every interior wishlist for 2017, we go cap in hand to Alno for guidance By the time you hit...
Seasons of Love

Seasons of Love

The season of love is upon us, and Bristol-based award-winning RHS garden designer Jason Loh is offering his tips on making a more romantic garden this...

When Made met Dela

Online design brand MADE.com has arrived in Bristol, for the first time, to brighten up any residual January blues with a pop-up store in Quakers...
Upcycling

Upcycling Interiors: 5 Top Tips

If you enjoyed our upcycling chat with TV furniture expert, designer and maker Nessa Doran O'Reilly this month, give it a go yourself!...
Upcycled

Rework It: Upcycled Interiors

Samantha Coleman talks upcycling with designer, maker and TV expert Nessa Doran O’Reilly of Furniture Magpies The saying, ‘one man’s trash is another...
Growing Together

Growing Together with Christine Walkden

Professional gardener and BBC One Show broadcaster Christine Walkden is showing support this year for community initiative Growing Together. But it’s not...
Flog It

Interview: Flog It Presenter Paul Martin

BBC antiques show Flog It! is coming to the historic surrounds of Bristol Cathedral this month. Presenter Paul Martin urges anyone with an item of interest to...
Jason Loh

Creating a Heavenly Winter Garden

Bristol-based award-winning RHS garden designer Jason Loh welcomes us into the magical world of the winter garden, with plenty of tips to hone your...
Clifton Lodge

Through The Keyhole: Clifton Lodge

After entering Clifton Lodge at 37 Upper Belgrave Road – via a Victorian-style, open-fronted porch with a stained glass canopy, you’ll find yourself in a...
willow

Willow Wonderland

 Margaux Speirs recommends getting into the spirit of the season by creating your own Christmassy garden decoration To get us into a festive frame of mind, a...
miners cottage II

Through The Keyhole: Miners Cottage II

We enjoy a wander round Miners Cottage II, an innovative property fusing period features with the best of modern-day living, in the sought-after village of...
AW16 interior front

House Style: AW16 Interiors

One thing we love about autumn is the whole new array of AW16 interior trends and ideas. It can be a little bit overwhelming, so we went cap in hand to a few...

Grow your own this Summer!

No space for your own garden?  No luck when it comes to rearing your own saplings from a window box?  Fed up of nurturing seeds in your airing cupboard?...

Organic Botanics

Margaux Speirs heads out into Somerset to Yeo Valley’s organic garden to check out its gorgeous examples of planned wild planting and more... Yeo Valley is...

Boom Town

Our ever-evolving cityscape has welcomed a fair few nice, new developments in recent times – and there’s more to come... In a city constantly being told...

Interior Moves

As a Clifton Village stalwart celebrates 50 years of styling Bristol homes, we chat to the boys behind the business about the changing face of interior...

Get a Move On…

This month we explore a few local property possibilities available for under £800,000 – and we don’t reckon they’ll be around for long... The...

The Chelsea Fringe

Coming to Bristol on 21 May - 12 June, the Chelsea Fringe returns to Bristol for the fifth year, offering three weeks of installations, talks and...

Secret Escape

When you think of Bedminster, what do you think of? Tall terraces, the Tobacco Factory, awesome graffiti? How about lush greenery? Probably not so much. But,...

Paintworks: Home is Where the Art Is

Bristol’s creative quarter is set to welcome a new generation of residents with the launch of Crest Nicholson’s Paintworks scheduled for spring...

Best of Bristol: Air BnB

From a penthouse suite in Clifton to a shabby chic houseboat docked at Millennium Harbour, Bristol has some rarities when it comes to unique and quirky homes....

Through the Keyhole: Victorian Charm

We take a peek behind the doors of a Victorian family home in Redland that offers contemporary living and period charm over three floors, with plenty of space...

New Beginnings

Our garden expert Margaux Speirs encourages you to enjoy your garden as a new year resolution, and suggests taking up a gardening course to help you in your...

Wild Nights

Earlier this year, local design company Bracey Interiors was tasked with a unique challenge – the opportunity to create a luxury safari style lodge in the...

Winter Warmers…

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, our instinct is to hunker down and hibernate. So this month, we’ve put together some gorgeous ideas for...

Hestercombe Gardens Inspiration

This month our garden expert, Margaux Speirs, takes a break from her own garden to draw inspiration from garden designers of the past Gardeners traditionally...

Rooms with a view in Dundry

Marianne Swinkels discovers there’s something to see from every window in this glorious property in Dundry Few folk, it is fair to say, can lie in bed and...

Explore: Honeyhurst Farm Gardens

For over 50 years both Don and Kathy Longhurst have been gardening and have tackled many challenges and gardens through moving to different homes and growing...

Italian Dining Al Fresco

Mamma mia! Our garden expert, Margaux Speirs, shows you how to bring the taste of Italy to your garden Have you ever thought of having a pizza oven in...

Local Artist: Sky Siouki

My Name is Sky Siouki. I graduated from Nottingham Trent University last year with a first class honours in textile design. I moved to Southville, Bristol in...

We Are An Incredible Edible Bristol

Finding out about your local community can not only be truly inspirational but also incredibly eye-opening. After speaking to Sara Venn, lead on project and...

Inside The Home: Contemporary Twist

Marianne Swinkels discovers a gorgeous new build family home on the outskirts of the city Where: Mendip View, Flax Bourton Road, Failand, Bristol BS8...