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Homes: Design your dream home with Urban Splash

Homes: Design your dream home with Urban Splash

Homes: Design your dream home with Urban Splash

21 September 2020

Advertisement Feature: Thanks to an online configurator homeowners can design their dream dwellings in Northstowe


Down To Earth: Time to take charge in the garden

Down To Earth: Time to take charge in the garden

Down To Earth: Time to take charge in the garden

18 September 2020

While we’ve little or no control over the world outside the garden gate, taking charge of our own plots feels especially good, writes Robert Barker


Interiors: Granny-chic has never been cooler

Interiors: Granny-chic has never been cooler

Interiors: Granny-chic has never been cooler

16 September 2020

Defined as “an aesthetic inspired by a romanticised interpretation of country life”, ‘cottagecore’ started as a hashtag and is now a decor trend


Homes: Bring the outside in with Cambridge Bee

Homes: Bring the outside in with Cambridge Bee

Homes: Bring the outside in with Cambridge Bee

16 September 2020

As house plants continue to soar in popularity, Velvet talks to the experts at Cambridge Bee


Kitchens: Bryan Turner's modern take on timeless

Kitchens: Bryan Turner's modern take on timeless

Kitchens: Bryan Turner's modern take on timeless

13 September 2020

When property developers Jo and Andy Houghton came to create a kitchen for their own home, a new-build in Barrington, they called on Bryan Turner


Real Life: How my house became a home

Real Life: How my house became a home

Real Life: How my house became a home

12 September 2020

For novelist Penny Hancock, there was a silver lining to lockdown: finally falling in love with her Cambridgeshire cottage


Interiors: Art to make your house a home

Interiors: Art to make your house a home

Interiors: Art to make your house a home

04 September 2020

Born out of lockdown, two new home-based businesses are creating one-of-a-kind artworks for our homes. Velvet reports


Down to Earth: Why we should savour late summer

Down to Earth: Why we should savour late summer

Down to Earth: Why we should savour late summer

21 August 2020

Don’t let garden bores and chores stop you savouring late summer, says Cambridge designer Robert Barker


Interiors: How to decorate with ice cream pastels

Interiors: How to decorate with ice cream pastels

Interiors: How to decorate with ice cream pastels

20 August 2020

Ice cream-inspired shades are trending. Get the look with generous scoops of vanilla cream, strawberry pink and mint green


Homes: Locally made ceramics and candles to love

Homes: Locally made ceramics and candles to love

Homes: Locally made ceramics and candles to love

13 August 2020

This month, we're meeting local makers. Here are the home accessories you'll want to buy now. . .


Homes: Why we love Fulbourn's new floristry shop

Homes: Why we love Fulbourn's new floristry shop

Homes: Why we love Fulbourn's new floristry shop

13 August 2020

Stalled by lockdown, Augusta Hope's new shop is now open - and offering a subscription service


Home Front: How to home work in comfort and style

Home Front: How to home work in comfort and style

Home Front: How to home work in comfort and style

06 August 2020

Cate Burren of Angel + Blume Interior Design looks at how to make ourselves comfortable as we, and our homes, adapt to working where we live


Win: A £50 bouquet from Wonder in the Wild

Win: A £50 bouquet from Wonder in the Wild

Win: A £50 bouquet from Wonder in the Wild

29 July 2020

To celebrate staycation season, we're giving away a £50 bouquet of seasonal blooms to put you - and your home - in happy, holiday mood. . .


Gardens: Open-air exhibition set to inspire

Gardens: Open-air exhibition set to inspire

Gardens: Open-air exhibition set to inspire

22 July 2020

Normally staged in November, the open-air International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition has come early to Cambridge’s Botanic Garden


Gardens: Visit Bury's Hidden Gardens - virtually

Gardens: Visit Bury's Hidden Gardens - virtually

Gardens: Visit Bury's Hidden Gardens - virtually

14 July 2020

Though this year’s physical event has been closed down by Covid-19, a virtual version is taking place instead


Down to Earth: Keep calm and carry on gardening

Down to Earth: Keep calm and carry on gardening

Down to Earth: Keep calm and carry on gardening

09 July 2020

Don’t let the heat of summer send you into a plant-buying panic, says Cambridge garden designer Robert Barker


Shopping: Ely Markets is back in action

Shopping: Ely Markets is back in action

Shopping: Ely Markets is back in action

29 June 2020

As they prepare to return to the market square, Alice Ryan chats to five arts and crafts stallholders about life, work and lockdown


Down to Earth: Great gardening books to read now

Down to Earth: Great gardening books to read now

Down to Earth: Great gardening books to read now

19 June 2020

If you’re looking for gardening inspiration or advice, a good book is a great place to start, says Cambridge designer Robert Barker


Homes: All that's new in interiors for June

Homes: All that's new in interiors for June

Homes: All that's new in interiors for June

18 June 2020

From chic and eco-friendly garden rooms to world-famous novelty teapots, Velvet rounds up June's homes news


Home Hub: What's hot for summer 2020

Home Hub: What's hot for summer 2020

Home Hub: What's hot for summer 2020

17 June 2020

Posh picnic kit, fresh citrus prints and homespun yarns are all trending this month


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