Homes & Antiques' January issue is out now!

The January issue of Homes & Antiques is out today!

Create a festive ho-ho-home that's filled with magical antique touches with ideas from Homes & Antiques' January issue. 

In the issue, we turn our attention to making the most of your antique heirlooms at Christmas time with a guide to creating spellbinding festive statements. For some truly outstanding collections, set in a beautiful countryside cottage, don't miss a peek inside BBC Antiques Roadshow experts Lisa Lloyd and Marc Allum's intriguing home on page 63.

Plus, don't panic if you haven't started on the Christmas shopping yet! Inside our annual last-minute gift guide is packed with a host of quirky and colourful ideas for presents - antique, vintage and new - also find a run-down of the top Christmas markets and cultural events in December. 

As usual, H&A is packed with specialist antiques advice. Our columnist, Salvage Hunter Drew Pritchard, is back with more wise suggestions, this time on how to create idyllic country house style, while glass expert Eric Knowles expounds on beautiful Lalique glass. 

You'll also get a list of the best antiques and vintage fairs to visit in January, a stroll around the corridors of the other-worldly Haddon Hall and a list of 2016's ultimate saleroom highlights. 

The January issue of Homes & Antiques is available in shops and in digital format now

 

Sparkling style statements

It's time for your treasured heirlooms and antiques to come into their own. Be inspired by our contemporary ideas for adding a twist to your traditions, or some sparkle to your favourite antique and vintage finds this season. 

 

 

Woven in silk 

Designer Karen Beauchamp's new collection for Gainsborough Silks draws on an archive that covers 113 years of manufacture and contains 7,000 examples. Unravel the story of a collaboration that showcases some of the UK's most luxurious textiles. 

 

 

The collectors' calling

BBC Antiques Roadshow experts Lisa Lloyd and Marc Allum live and breathe antiques, as their home - filled with curious finds that span all eras - reveals. 
 

 

Back to basics 

Interior designers Russell Whitehead and Jordan Cluroe (affectionately known as the 2 Lovely Gays) fell in love with their Victorian home as they discovered its secrets. Discover why they chose to halt their renovation plans and let the natural character shine through. 

 

Festive finishing touches 

Once the main preparations are in hand, it's time to add the crowning glory to your yuletide home. We've scouted out some of the best expert tips to create a showstopping interior this Christmas.  

 

 

10 key stories in the history of the cocktail hour  

Sophisticated, elegant and just a little bit naughty, the heady world of the cocktail party has always walked the line between decadence and domesticity. Uncover the glamour of the illicit American cocktail culture and why James Bond always takes his martini shaken not stirred. 

 

Buy your copy of Homes & Antiques' January issue in shops or in digital format today! 

 

On Sale Date: 
1st December 2016
Issue Number: 
289
Available
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