By Holly Reaney
Last year, during lockdown, Period Living launched a social media house portrait challenge, and we were inundated with beautiful pictures of readers’ homes. From intricate pen and ink drawings and watercolor paintings to elaborate embroideries and appliqué projects, the skill and creativity of our readers was awe-inspiring.
This year, we are thrilled to announce Period Living’s garden art competition, open to UK readers. The garden truly comes alive in summer with blousy blooms punctuating the borders and resplendent trees in full leaf offering dappled shade - nature puts on a magical display and we want to celebrate it.
So whether you dabble in sketching, have a penchant for paint, or are a whiz with a needle and thread, we want to see your artistic talents in ode to the garden.
How to enter
Entering couldn't be easier:
1. Capture the beauty of your garden in your chosen art form whether that's drawing, painting or embroidery - let your imagination go wild!
2. Take a high-quality photograph of your art
3. Upload it to the form below along with a bit of information about your artistic experience and your garden.
The competition closes at 5pm on 21 June 2021. The winning artwork will be showcased in the October issue of Period Living and the winner will be notified by email.
The prize: £1,500 worth of Bridgman garden furniture
Since 1977, Bridgman has been providing luxury furniture that is comfortable, looks good, and is easy to maintain. Its dining and lounging furniture features unique, fully waterproof and virtually stain-proof cushions – ideal for the unpredictable British weather, and the odd wine spill. Requiring little maintenance, this furniture can stay outside in all weathers and is guaranteed for up to 10 years.
You now have the chance to win £1,500 worth of gift vouchers to spend at Bridgman as part of Period Living's garden art competition (UK readers only). Relax and enjoy the ultimate in comfortable lounging furniture, or entertain in style with a selection of beautiful dining sets – delivered free within days. The choice is yours.
For more details and to order your garden furniture, visit Bridgman or call the lovely team at 020 8804 7474.
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