Are you an interiors addict? Do you find yourself pining after the perfect accessory for your living room or hunting down that must-have wallpaper for the home office? Is your house or apartment a haven where every finishing touch has your personal stamp on it?

InsideOut is on the hunt for the UAE's most beautiful homes to star in the magazine. Since we launched this unique initiative three years ago, we’ve been delighted to discover a wealth of stunning homes in the UAE – all of which belong to you, our design-conscious readers! And now we’re excited to invite entries for this year’s fantastic edition. It doesn’t matter what kind of home you live in – from an expansive villa to a bijou apartment, a rented space to own-home investments, the only prerequisite is that your residence is stylish … whether it’s homely and comfortable, cool and chic, or individual and eclectic.

The entries that make our shortlist will be professionally photographed* and then judged by our expert panel. These finalists will be invited to an exclusive event, when the winner will be announced and unveiled as our cover star for the April issue of InsideOut. In additon, each shortlisted home will feature in the magazine in future issues, so everyone’s a winner.

What are you waiting for? See how to enter below – and let’s find out if your home has what it takes!

From left to right: The Home of the Year winners on the cover of InsideOut in 2016, 2015 and 2014.

How to enter

1. Take up to 10 good-quality digital photographs that show the main rooms or areas in your home (sitting room, dining room, kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, terrace, etc). Take a couple of angles in each room.

2. Send your photos marked ‘Home of the Year 2018’ to: insideout@gulfnews.com with the subject line Home of the Year 2018. Please include your full name and address and contact details in the email, and tell us whether your home is a villa or an apartment, bought or rented. Also, let us know if you have created the look yourself or called on the services of an interior designer to help you get the scheme you wanted to achieve in your home.

(Please note: regretfully, registered interior design companies or professional interior designers may not enter their own homes or projects for this event).

The closing date for entries is February 25, 2018.

Note: By entering, you are allowing your home to be photographed and publicised in InsideOut magazine, and our online and digital channels, together with other media promotion activities. The editor’s decision is final.

*If your home is shortlisted it must be available to be photographed between February 15th and March 8th.