At Home with Sarah Beeny 2013 - (Page 263)

| AND FINALLY| LAST WORD WE FIND OUT WHAT’S GOING ON IN SARAH’S WORLD SHED HEAVEN Garden sheds at the ready… Sarah will be back on the judging panel for Shed Of The Year 2013, taking place in July during National Shed Week. She says: ‘Each year, “Sheddies” amaze me with their stunning sheds.’ If you fancy taking part, download an application form at www. The 2012 winner was a ‘pub shed’ called Woodhenge, in Shrewsbury, that housed more than 500 real ales and 110 ciders. Altogether now, cheers! WORDS: Lynne Maxwell | PHOTOGRAPHS: John Carey, Shutterstock | HAIR AND MAKE-UP: Kim Kiefer | STYLIST: Gemma Shanley Transform your shed IGU S GO FH ALWRE! AY SARA , SO LOOKS SO TRIM RET? ER SEC WHAT ’S H BUSY ‘KEEPING NOT  THAT ANDTO EAT NG TIME HAVI A TOO MUCH. I’M ’ WORKAHOLIC FREE AGENT Buying or selling your home? Take control of the whole process online Sarah has stressed in the past there’s still a market for ‘quality’ estate agents. However, as buyers tend to head online to search for a potential new property, sellers should also have the option to do it themselves. And it’s websites such as Sarah’s Tepilo ( – where you can buy, sell or let your property yourself free of charge – that cut out the middle man. ‘Any good estate agent is confident enough in what they’re offering against someone else doing it. It’s a choice people want to have, and one I believe they should have.’ Sarah tells us there are exciting new plans afoot for Tepilo this year, so watch this space… PLAYING CUPID DESPITE GRACING OUR TV SCREENS FOR OVER 10 YEARS, SARAH SAYS SHE MOSTLY GETS STOPPED ON THE STREET BY PEOPLE WHO FOUND LOVE ON HER DATING SITE, MY SINGLE FRIEND www. YES, A WEBSITE WHERE YOU CAN SET UP YOUR SINGLE FRIENDS. ‘PEOPLE COME UP TO ME ALL THE TIME, THANKING ME BECAUSE THEY FOUND LOVE ON MSF!’ QUICKFIRE ROUND Sarah answers those all important questions Rent or buy? Buy (eventually) Renovate or move? Renovate Kitchen or lounge? Kitchen Garden or patio? Garden Period property or new build? Period property Country or city? Both Bright or neutral colours? Bright Favourite flooring? Carpet. APRIL 2013 | 263 263 last word.FINAL.indd 263 4/3/13 13:32:40

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of At Home with Sarah Beeny 2013

Editor's letter
Sarah's Welcome
It's a date
Mellow yellow
Blooming wonderful
Proper copper
Rent revolution
Home upgrade
Leading locations
Property virgins
Safe as houses
On the move
Good on paper
A distressed look
Turn up the heat
Fire it up
Another 48 hours
Something old, something new
Suite dreams
Inside the box
On stylish ground
On the rise
DIY for girls
The blueprint
A glass act
Final draught
Heat beneath your feet
Silent enemies
Real-life renovation
Eco exclusive
Hot stuff
How very cultivated
Turn over a new leaf
Lofty deals
Keep your antenna up
What Sarah says
How bizarre
Colour cocktail
Last word

At Home with Sarah Beeny 2013