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GUIDE TO HOME SOLUTIONS In order for your house to run smoothly and look the part, it helps to be a jack of all trades. With the skills of a painter, designer and domestic goddess under your belt and our tips up your sleeves, you’ll have the answer to any problems thrown at you A-Z YOUR | HOME HELP| WORDS: KATE YELLAND | PHOTOGRAPHS: GETTY IMAGES, ISTOCK A Using a variety of different light sources is the key to being able to create different atmospheres in a room. Look to include table lamps, floor lamps that can move position and pendant lights with dimmer switches to give your space a feeling of warmth rather than a stark brightness. And fairy lights aren’t just for Christmas. Use them year-round to decorate the edges of fireplaces, window frames and mirrors. > is for Ambient lighting

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AT Home with Sarah Beeny - May 2011

Editor’s letter
A word from Sarah
Spring sensation
Big-name bedrooms
Brilliant buys for your home
House talk
Home horrors
Areas on the up
Property perfectionist
Mortgage mania
Solicitor’s service
a penny for your thouGhts
Housing hotshot
Wise up
Flying the nest
Making the ideal become real
Boost your build
Feeling lofty
Garden plotting
When cracks appear
Window shopping
Stay toasty
Warm up
Success story
Top transformation
Greenovate your home
Eco boost
Organic ignition
Green queens
Solve those dilemmas
Splash of colour
Bed down in style
Lounge around
Kitchens and bathrooms
Bubble up
Shower power
Instant illumination
Floor wars
The carpet market
Tip-top tiles
Tools of the trade
Fresh air furnishings
Grill thrills
Picnic perfect
Green supreme
Diary date
Kerb appeal
Up top
Brick cladding
Groovy garages
Lodge life
Go your own way
Car booty
Clock ticker
Coming soon
On the list
Listed lovelies

AT Home with Sarah Beeny - May 2011