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Yesterday’s News


Friday 2 August, 2019

'Open the kitchen cupboards to get an idea of storage': How to view a newly-built showhome like a pro

One quick walk-through won’t be enough, says Caroline Foran.


Monday 22 July, 2019

The 5 home essentials you should really splurge on (and 5 to get for as little as possible)

The 5 home essentials you should really splurge on (and 5 to get for as little as possible)

We asked designers around Ireland to share the items they’ll always invest in, and the ones they won’t.

Thursday 11 July, 2019

10 of the most confusing bits of mortgage jargon explained - from APRC to equity

And why you should care about them in the first place.

Friday 5 July, 2019

'Not everything cooks at the same speed': 6 BBQ mistakes you're probably making - and how to fix them

Firing up the grill this summer? Here’s how to do it right, according to the pros.

Monday 24 June, 2019

5 practical changes that will transform your bedroom into a space you love to sleep in

From bedlinen basics to smart storage – and what to do about the ‘floordrobe’?

Monday 17 June, 2019

'One overhead light is not enough': 7 bathroom décor mistakes everyone makes - and how to avoid them

Interior stylist Caroline Foran has some tips on making your bathroom brilliant.

Monday 10 June, 2019

'Lights add instant cosiness': 5 simple steps to turn your garden into another room for summer

Make the most of every scrap of good weather by transforming your garden – it doesn’t have to be difficult.

Friday 3 May, 2019

Five-star sleeping: 5 ways to give any bedroom that luxury hotel feel, without the price tag

Who doesn’t want to sleep in style? Here’s how achieve it on a budget.

Monday 29 April, 2019

Floor envy: How what’s underfoot can make or break every room - and the trends that work best

Interior stylist Caroline Foran shares the flooring trends that work best, room by room.

Thursday 18 April, 2019

Love your loo again: 6 design tips to make a small bathroom feel spacious

From ditching the patterns to clearing the floor, these simple steps will open up your bathroom.

Monday 8 April, 2019

Switch it up: How to choose lighting that'll make any room look more expensive

The right lighting can transform the look and feel of your place, says interior stylist Caroline Foran.

Monday 1 April, 2019

'No dark colours in a small room'... and 4 other paint mistakes you're probably making

Drop the grey neutrals, and think about pink: Interior designer Caroline Foran shares some expert insights.

Monday 4 March, 2019

8 design tips for a hallway that makes you happy (plus the mistakes you're probably making)

Interior stylist Caroline Foran shares her dos and don’ts for creating an exquisite entryway.

Thursday 6 December, 2018

'The quietest time is 11am to 1pm': How to tackle the city's Christmas shopping trails like a pro

Some tactical tips from self-proclaimed ‘smart shopper’ Caroline Foran.

Sunday 29 July, 2018

Caroline Foran: 6 ways to challenge perfectionist thinking

For a healthy perfectionist, failure won’t necessarily be celebrated – let’s not expect miracles – but it won’t pin them down like a gigantic paperweight, writes Caroline Foran.

Saturday 13 May, 2017

Anxiety cure? 'I decided instead to stop trying to run away from my anxiety and accept it'

Instead of attacking your anxiety like the enemy, you have to work with it, dealing with both the physical and the emotional symptoms, writes Caroline Foran.