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Interiors

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

We may be living in an era of designer labels and flourishing boutiques and upmarket stores, but the reinvention of old objects has never been so popular. From fabric and furniture to wood and wheels, there’s the potential for new life in many things. So before you’re tempted to throw out that ‘old junk’, take a look at how creative people in Hertfordshire are making reinvention chic. By Sandra Smith

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Tile finishes, such as 'wood' and 'brick' are now exceptionally realistic

Patrick Jenner, retail manager of N&C Tiles and Bathrooms, gives tips on achieving a classic ‘loft living’ look

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Vintage style tips

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
A bold vintage floral pattern on a classic-style armchair makes a great statement piece

John Darling of Darlings of Chelsea, St Albans gives his top tips for achieving a vintage look

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Gardens

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Judy Shardlow is head over heels with an English garden beauty

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Gardening: The draw of Chelsea

Monday, May 11, 2015
Arthur Jack's George style planters bring grace to gardens

As the world’s most prestigious horticultural event, the Chelsea Flower Show, opens later this month, Philippa Pearson looks at the latest garden trends and Herts exhibitors

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River Garden floats judges’ boat

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The River Garden in St Albans

The Society of Garden Designers has recognised the work of St Albans’ Rosemary Coldstream, awarding her River Garden ‘best pocket garden’ at its annual awards

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The Gardening Coach: April

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Clematis come in shades of dusky blue, pink, white and even deep purple

RHS award-winning garden designer Judy Shardlow gives her top tips for April

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Gardening: The early show

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Trees and shurbs add interest all year at Norton Way South, Letchworth

With longer days and spring finally here, April is a generous time in the garden. Philippa Pearson visits two gardens open to the public this month that are brimming with bulbs and inspiration. Photos by Chris Roper

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Property Market

Having an inventory drawn up is a good idea for seller and buyer

When you sell your home how do you decide what to leave behind – and what can you expect to be in place when you open your new front door? Su Snaith of estate agency Harrison Murray gives a guide to the minefield of fixtures and fittings

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A beautiful Sussex home but also a fantastic venue in the making with an intriguing musical history. Alice Cooke visited Folkington Manor near Polegate

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Springs View, High Biggins, Carnforth

Fabulous barn conversion with room to grow

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Planning Finder

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Monday, March 30, 2015

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Thursday, March 12, 2015
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Friday, February 20, 2015
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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