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Homeware update: Beachy blues
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Homeware update: Elegantly dark

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A pop of colour can lift the mood of a room. Here are 10 of our favourite pieces for a cheerful decor update.

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Paint shows your true colours

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Gardening: The science of soil
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Mud, dirt, soil - call it what you like, but respect it. It's full of life.

Old bones bring a grand design

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How to declutter your spaces

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