Editor-in-Chief, Homes

Amy Cutmore


Amy Cutmore is Editor in Chief for Homes at Saga Exceptional. She’s been writing about interiors for more than 20 years, harking back to the days when glossy red kitchens, toile de Jouy and rag rugs were all the rage, and everyone wanted a Changing Rooms makeover.

You’ll have seen Amy’s work at Britain’s biggest homes titles, including Ideal Home, where she served as Consumer, Technology and Group Digital Editor. She has also edited or written for Homes & Gardens, Livingetc, 25 Beautiful Homes, Real Homes, Gardeningetc, Inside Readers’ Homes, Inspirations for Your Home, Country House & Home, Top Ten Reviews, Trusted Reviews and Country Life. And she’s a winner of the PPA’s Digital Content Leader of the Year.

Amy’s homes knowledge knows no bounds – but her Mastermind-style specialist subjects include kitchen and bathroom design, and technology. For many years, she was Ideal Home’s Girl About Tech, where she spent her days pitting KitchenAid mixers against Kenwoods, attending washing machine launches (in 10 different countries, no less) and ensuring everyone who would listen knew their RPM from their RAM.

Amy rents out three properties, so is always on hand with advice for tenants and landlords alike, and is renovating her own home – a late-Victorian semi in desperate need of a kitchen extension and upstairs bathroom. When it comes to her interior design approach, she is a big fan of teal, can’t resist a statement wallpaper and loves vintage wooden furniture, whether it’s in the form of an old sleigh or a tatty trunk.

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Articles by Amy Cutmore

Hand holding moth eaten jumper
Tidy Home

Holes in your clothes? Here’s how to get rid of moths for good

Our tips for how to get rid of moths include how to lay traps, use fragrance as a deterrent and the cleaning jobs that will keep them at bay

Bearded iris at Chelsea

Our favourite Chelsea Flower Show trends to try in your garden

Our Chelsea Flower Show trends include the hottest flowers, most striking structures and thought-provoking landscaping to inspire you

Coronation biscuits by Biscuiteers
Interior Design

Make your home your castle with the best King Charles coronation memorabilia

See what we've crowned as the best King Charles coronation memorabilia and gifts available as Charles III takes to the throne

Women at a 1970s Tupperware party

Goodbye Tupperware? Your memories of the tubs that changed our lives

As Tupperware announces that it could go out of business, we look back at the surprising effect these humble plastic tubs had on our lives

Plants on sale in Dobbies Garden Centre

Off to the garden centre? Don’t make these plant-buying mistakes

Plant-buying mistakes can be expensive and frustrating. Shop for flowers and shrubs successfully with our expert dos and don'ts.

Freshly picked rhubarb at Clumber Park

When and how to harvest rhubarb, with a warning from Monty Don

We reveal the signs that rhubarb is ready to be picked, and when. Plus, garden experts including Monty Don share their harvesting tips