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Falling in love again

Designer Hannah Nunn has rekindled her love affair with her old home after changing the layout and the look. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Bruce Rollinson and Sarah Mason.

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Japanese Garden wallpaper, �171 per roll Osborne and Little

What will the best-dressed homes be wearing this season?

Say goodbye to pineapples, pugs and hygge as we move into autumn-winter with some new and some enduring trends. Sharon Dale reports.

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Weavers Court, Skipton, �415,000, Hunters.com

Skipton property market is hotter than ever

It always features in the top ten places to live in Britain. No wonder Skipton is a property hotspot. Sharon Dale reports.

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Harrogate is the third-best place to live in the UK

Harrogate, Leeds and York are big winners in Property Week living survey

Harrogate is the third-best place to live in the UK, according to a new survey.

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The Yorkshire towns and cities where house prices haven’t recovered from the financial crisis

While many people have seen the value of their property recover since 2008 hundreds of thousands of Yorkshire homeowners who bought property before the crash are still stuck in negative equity 10 years on.

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Charlotte's Garden by Yorkshire designer Hannah Nunn, hannahnunn.co.uk

ways with wallpaper

Wallpaper is incredibly versatile. Sharon Dale looks at some cut and paste ideas.

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House prices are still rising

House prices in Yorkshire go up but slower than national average

Yorkshire house prices were £8,000 higher in July than a year earlier, according to official figures.
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The retiring Yorkshire architect who has set a benchmark for future design

Architect John Fieldhouse transformed his over-55s retirement flat into a fashionable apartment and set a benchmark for future design. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by James Hardisty.

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One of the prints on sale at the Mercer Gallery

Exhibition celebrates genius of forgotten Yorkshire artist and textile designer

The genius of forgotten Yorkshire artist and textile designer Sheila Bownas is apparent for all to see at the Mercer Gallery’s latest exhibition. Sharon Dale reports. Main pictures by Gary Longbottom.

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Architecture should create the best of the future, says Ric Blenkharn

Architecture should preserve the best of the past and create the best of the future

Ric Blenkharn, co-founder of Bramhall Blenkharn Architects, Malton, www.brable.com

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George prefers to use shutters in a bay window

George Clarke’ s amazing ways to dress bays, wides and Crittals

Architect and Amazing Spaces presenter George Clarke reveals his top tips for making the most of hard to dress windows. Sharon Dale reports.

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Sheree Foy's kitchen shot with double exposure.

Excellent pictures sell homes so insist on the best

Poor quality pictures deter would-be buyers so it pays to get them right, says Sheree Foy

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Fancy living in a former foghorn station on the Yorkshire coast?

Fancy living in a former foghorn station on the Yorkshire coast?

Its romantic name evokes its past as a cornerstone of maritime history - and now Hornblower Lodge near Whitby is up for sale.

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An indelible impression

Printmaker Andrew Dalton’s live/work home in Thirsk is testament to his love of art. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Gary Longbottom.

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The Klein House, also known as High Sunderland.

For sale: the modernist fifties home by Farnley Hey architect

A house inspired by Yorkshire’s award-winning modernist masterpiece Farnley Hey is for sale and looks as fresh now as it did in the 1950s. Sharon Dale reports.

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The Shepherd's Hut, Meltham, is up for auction with a guide price of �50,000.

Straw bale self-build going under the hammer

The Shepherd’s Hut, Meltham

Guide price: £50,000

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Robyn Greig-Brown of Spatchcock and Wurzill makes canjos and ukuleles from tins, boxes and recycled furniture.

Man with a twang

What’s the connection between a Yorkshireman who makes instruments from upcycled tins and table legs and Donald Trump? Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

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Charlotte Raffo at work

The art of the matter

Charlotte Raffo is putting artists’ work on to fabric and wallpaper. Sharon Dale reports.

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One of Bridget Tempest's beautiful artworks

Etched with passion

Printmaker Bridget Tempest deserves a Blue Peter badge for her wonderfully creative handmade home. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Bruce Rollinson.

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Mill Race Cottage, Ruswarp

Two homes for sale in and around wonderful Whitby

Whitehall Landing, Whitby

Price: £189,950

Contact: Astin’s, tel: 01947 821122, www.astin.co.uk

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