Real Homes magazine's Christmas issue is here – and it's full of festive fancies

Take a peak Real Homes magazine's latest issue for all the home inspiration, Christmas decorating trends and gift guides you need

Real Homes magazine December issue
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Love what you see on Realhomes.com? Real Homes magazine gives you even more homes and project inspiration delivered direct to your door every month. 

A must-read for interiors addicts, Real Homes magazine is packed full of stunning before and after home transformations, expert project advice and on-trend decorating ideas – perfect for anyone who’s passionate about improving their home.

This month, our all-singing, all-dancing Christmas issue is full to the brim of festive treats, from decadent decorations to your must-read gift guide, plus an exclusive cut-out-and-keep botanical prints calendar – perfect for refreshing your gallery wall. What are you waiting for? Pick up your copy today!

Take a look inside the December issue

Whether you’re looking for practical advice on planning your next home improvement project, inspiring case studies from modern kitchen extensions to loft conversions, or stylish must-have buys for every room in your home, Real Homes magazine has it covered.  

With dozens of features from quick weekend projects and easy home updates to inspiring real homes and the latest decorating trends, each monthly issue of the magazine has everything you need to make your dream home a reality.

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Real Homes magazine December issue

Get inspired by amazing before and after home transformations
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Easy room ideas

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Real Homes magazine December issue

Learn how to create a welcoming space for guests
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Style advice

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Real Homes magazine December issue

Swot up on the latest decorating ideas for your home
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Expert advice

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Real Homes magazine December issue

Find out why personalised gifts are the perfect Christmas present
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Project inspiration

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Real Homes magazine December issue

Discover how this homeowner created a stunning loft space
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Real Homes magazine December issue calendar cover

Pick up your exclusive botanical calendar for cut-out-and-keep prints you'll love
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In the fantastic December issue you’ll find all the following great content:

  • Take a tour of the best festive homes and be inspired to try something new in your own home this Christmas.
  • 100s of home makeover solutions that anyone can achieve.
  • Get your home ready for the festive season with our style round-up of the latest Christmas decorating ideas.
  • We've got Christmas wrapped up with our pick of 50 brilliant gifts under £50 – there's something for everyone!
  • Welcome family and friends in style with clever solutions for guest spaces and our round-up of the best sofa beds.
  • Thinking of going open-plan? Make sure you get it right with our expert guide.
  • Discover the latest on-trend wall tiles and be inspired to try this hot new look in your space.
  • Want a stunning centrepiece for your Christmas dining table? Our weekend project is the perfect solution.
  • There’s also our pick of best buys for your home this month, including gorgeous carpets, on-trend bathroom taps and stylish range cookers, plus we reveal our top tips on how to decorate with the warming tones of walnut.

Introducing our all-new travel-sized magazine

Good things come in small packages, so the December issue of Real Homes magazine is also available in travel size!

Perfect for dipping into on your commute, pick up a copy of the all-new mini magazine for the same great features, inspiring houses and trend advice – all in a handy travel-sized format.

Get your copy from WHSmith Travel, WHSmith High Street, Easons and selected independent stores today!

Christmas offer! Subscribe to Real Homes magazine for £7.50

Front cover of the December issue of Real Homes magazine

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Looking for the perfect gift for an interiors fan? Why not treat them (or yourself) to a subscription to Real Homes magazine? With our special Christmas offer, you can subscribe for the amazing price of just £7.50 every three issues. You’ll get hundreds of interiors ideas delivered direct to your door very month, as well as free tickets to the Homebuilding & Renovating live shows. Don't miss out on this fantastic offer