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Our Pretty Cottage is Calm and Welcoming

Jo Rutt filled her home with her favourite vintage finds and curiosities and converted the loft to create a dreamy new master suite

Styling Charlotte Coward-Williams

Welcome to my home

A bit about me

I’m Jo Rutt. I live with my husband, Simon, and our two children, Harry, 11, and William, 14.

Where I live

Our home is a midterrace cottage in Bushey, which was built in 1906.

What I wanted to change

I was desperate to update the family bathroom. I love the Fired Earth look so much that I renamed their catalogue ‘Jo’s Book of Dreams’!

How I made it my own

I’m drawn to pale, soft blues, earthy greens and muted greys. I have a passion for retro (I own vintage homeware and antique shop, Nickel & Goose) and love to spend my weekends at markets and vintage and antique fairs.

My favourite part

Our bedroom in the loft is my retreat, where I can close the door on the rest of the house. It is so peaceful.

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Wow, another year has gone by already! There is something about packing away those Christmas decorations (and cleaning all the little corners that have been totally neglected for the past month...) that inspires a few changes on the home front. I always see things in a new light at this time of year and feel renewed energy and resolve to start afresh. If you are looking for ways to give your home a revamp, have a flick through our mini mag on HomeStyle’s best 40 rooms – there’s something for everyone. If you ask your friends, I’ll bet they’ll say that the room in their home that needs most attention is the bathroom. Even trawling through Pinterest and Instagram, it’s almost impossible to find really great inspiration for this much overlooked space, so we decided to challenge our resident stylist, Pippa Jameson, to come up with three different looks that are bang up to date for 2016. Another change here is that this is my last issue of our wonderful magazine! I have enjoyed every second of my time on HomeStyle with the most amazing team of people. I hand you over to them from the March issue. Enjoy!