May 2011

Embrace spring with ideas for indoor-outdoor decorating, eco-conscious style and warm colour palettes. Editor Suzanne Dimma passes on tips for designing outdoor spaces — take inspiration from patterns, furniture arrangements and lighting used indoors. Lynda Reeves reveals her favourite spring finds for 2011. Find out which cushions, vases and rugs have caught her eye this season, and which accessories she’s bought herself! Senior style editor Morgan Michener explains an easy way to create a DIY terrarium-inspired window display with plants and mason jars. Browse through rough-hewn and organic furniture, materials and inspiration photos for a stylishly lived-in and raw look. Plus, see the fairy-tale setting of an expat’s cottage in Germany, and a roundup of homes with the best curb appeal. Finally, journey to the English countryside with food editor Amy Rosen, and try the classic British recipes she brought back from her trip.