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  • 9 ways to prep your garden for winter

    Make the most of the last rays of sun this month and get your garden in order for the season ahead with this advice from local biz, Armstrong Landscapes.

  • Autumn trends: easy tweaks to update your interiors

    Fed up of staring at the same four walls already? (It's not even winter yet - sob!) Fear not - give your home a fresh new look with these ideas from local interior designer, Alpine Rose.

  • The top 10 trending autumn colours

    Planning on pimping your walls this autumn? Save yourself hours of scrolling through Pinterest and paint charts: Muddy reveals the top ten trending colours this season.

  • 5 of the best… sofas

    Kick those shoes off and settle in: it's the speed-round Muddy edit of the most important thing you'll ever buy — a sofa. Squashy, stylish, easy to do you like 'em?

  • Meet the designer: Joanna Majewski of Nørdikka

    What this lady doesn't know about storage isn't worth knowing - we tapped her up for all the tips and trends from the world of fitted furniture.

  • Wow house: how to style (and shoot) your home like a pro

    We scrolled through the fabulous portfolio of photographer Ellie Walpole to glean her top tips and tricks for making your interiors stand out.

  • How to hang art in your home

    Left-a-bit-right-a-bit. Yup, that's it.... we speak to the experts at an award-winning gallery to demystify the art of hanging art. Rawlplugs at the ready?

  • 14 seasonal scented candles for autumn

    It's the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness... and of sensational scented candles! Check Muddy's pick of the best candles for autumn 2021, chock-a-block with smoke and wild woods (and a bit of fun).

  • 4 simple, stylish ways to revamp your home

    'Tis the season to make your house beautiful - so kickstart your dream project with our tips on what's trending right now, PLUS £500 to spend at the brilliant Brewers Decorator Centres

  • Luxe interiors bundles to buy now

    Cash in on style with these gorgeous bundles - from quirky decanters to coffee table tomes - from luxe interior design store, Tobias Oliver in Berkhamsted.

  • Hitchin lavender gin

    6 of the best local gins

    Gin is the in thing and what better way to refresh the palate on a hot summer’s day (if the sun ever comes out that is!) than with a G&T? We’ve sniffed out the best local, small batch and craft gins for your delectation – just add tonic and ice!

  • Try these DIY craft kits

    Make these stylish pots yourself with an at-home craft kit from cool indie Beds-based biz, Creators Cabinet

  • risotto

    Review: Cooking & Carafes Cookalong

    If you're stuck in a foodie rut or lack a bit of confidence in the kitchen, Cooking & Carafes' virtual cookalongs offer a relaxed way to up your skills and have fun while you're at it. I logged on to give one a try.

  • Light it up! 42 cool indie candle brands

    The arrival of autumn means darker evenings snuggled indoors by candlelight. Looking for a new scent? Try one of these gorgeous indie candle brands from across the Muddy counties.

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