Australian Home Beautiful February 2021

Home Beautiful is every home decorator's best friend. With more pages dedicated to homes than any other Australian title, Home Beautiful guides readers towards transforming their own homes into the kind of showplace they see within the magazine.  We demystify the rules of decorating and empower readers to become their own savvy decorators. Covering 5 main pillars - indoors, outdoors, renovate, decorate and food, Home Beautiful is a magazine catered to those who love the home they’re in.

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in this issue

2 min
editor’s letter

THE GREAT OUTDOORS With the Christmas and New Year festivities all done and dusted, I’m looking forwards to a more relaxed approach to living, decorating and entertaining. I’m not going on summer holidays this year, so I fully intend to bring that vacation vibe into my home. The first thing I’ll do is have a quick clean-up blitz, because for at least a week I want to do nothing but chill out, and that means no housework! Decor-wise, I’ll swap out anything overly colourful and sparkly for soothing blues and greens like in our beautiful decorating feature from page 37. A simple glass vase or a set of placemats in these calming colours are enough to set the scene. Oh, and a bunch of silvery native leaves instead of flowers –…

1 min

HOMEBEAUTIFULMAG @HOMEBEAUTIFUL HOMEBEAUTIFUL.COM.AU PINTEREST.COM/HOMEBEAUTIFUL HOMEBEAUTIFUL@AREMEDIA.COM.AU THE DAILY HOME EDIT WE GOT MAIL “THANK YOU FOR KEEPING HOME BEAUTIFUL REAL! YOU PROVE THAT YOU CAN HAVE A BEAUTIFUL HOME AND NOT HAVE TO PAY A MILLION PLUS DOLLARS!”- NOELENE GRAY BACKYARD BLITZ In true HB style, our picture editor Helen recently got her hands dirty, turning her beloved backyard into an outdoor oasis (above). Flip to page 147 for more amazing makeovers. MOST LOVED: WEB STORY The holiday season may have just passed, but if you’re like us, an endless summer is always on the horizon. It was not surprising then that our most viewed web story this month was this gorgeous resort-style home at the foot of the Blue Mountains, NSW. Fitted with relaxed coastal finishes and sweeping scenery, this is where you’ll find us. 3 TO FOLLOW… vintage emporiums FROM INTRICATE GLASSWARE…

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The folks at Jardan have been busy bees. Not only have they opened an inspiring new flagship store in Perth, but they’ve launched a new indoor and outdoor collection called Living Forms. The furniture range is inspired by the new way Australians are using their homes and aims to provide comfort and calm. Championing organic shapes, colours and materials typical to Australian landscapes, this range breathes new life into essentials. Seen here are the ‘Izzy’ outdoor sofa, from $6445, ‘Otis’ coffee table, from $1703, and ‘Henry’ armchair, $2779 (pictured). Shop the range at jardan.com.au.…

4 min
in the know: what’s hot

SPOTLIGHT ON: GAVIN HARRIS Known for his work as design director of Sydney interior and architecture firm Futurespace, Gavin Harris has teamed up with Designer Rugs to create a fresh new range called Circular Logic. The colourful collection explores how simple circular shapes can connect, repel or overlap to create a striking centrepiece in any space. We love the ‘Magnetic’ rug, $4500 (2m x 3m), designerrugs.com.au. GREEN THUMBS, REJOICE! THE Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show IS BACK THIS YEAR, FROM MARCH 24 TO 28 AT THE ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING AND CARLTON GARDENS. MELBFLOWERSHOW.COM.AU. MASTERS OF STYLE INSPIRED BY 17TH CENTURY DUTCH MASTER PAINTERS SUCH AS REMBRANDT, HALS AND VERMEER, THE LATEST HOMEWARES RANGE FROM IKEA, CALLED DEKORERA, IS RICH WITH COLOUR AND TEXTURE. WE’RE PARTIAL TO THE SIMPLE CERAMICS, SUCH AS THIS DEKORERA…

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designer’s diary: fiona tunks

MR CURTIS “Mr Curtis has the best view of the [Port Phillip] bay and gorgeous eclectic furniture. This is our go-to date night spot, and sometimes for a sneaky Friday lunch, too. The food is tapas style and it’s so fun to order a heap of different side dishes to share.” Visit: 4/42 Lochiel Ave, Mount Martha, Vic (03) 5974 3637. Bright, Victoria “Bright is surrounded by mountains on the Ovens River, with bike trails for the whole family, gorgeous hikes and loads of outdoor time. I always feel restored after being there, having had plenty of time by the fire, with time to read and enjoy good wine.” Bookmark: visitbright.com.au. The Commonfolk “It’s more than just a job to me. I have channelled a lot of grief, creativity, love and hard work into this business and…

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top 10: designer dining