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'I was determined to have a velvet green sofa': Cliona shares her retro-inspired living room in Howth
Cliona is a big fan of midcentury modern design.
No purchase needed: The 20-minute guide to bringing a worn-out sofa back to its prime
Laura de Barra has some hacks for bringing a saggy, lumpy couch back to its best.
Get The Look: 6 high street items inspired by Aoife's calm and cool-toned living space
Aoife had a strict budget when decorating the space.
'My partner did the tiling and flooring': Ciara's budget-friendly home redesign in Dublin 15
Ciara and Patrick moved into their three-bed in May of this year.
It's the little things: 7 interior design tricks to instantly make your rooms feel more luxurious
Level up your space, without levelling up your budget.
Stress-free mornings: These Balbriggan homes have four schools within walking distance
There are a range of primary and secondary schools close to Taylor Hill.
'The chopping board wall is my favourite part': Kate shares her new-build kitchen in Wicklow
Kate had the boards made by a local company.
Get The Look: 6 budget-friendly buys inspired by Ashling's cosy and chic bedroom
Thinking of updating your bedroom for winter? Take Ashling’s room as inspiration.
'We turned the old dining room into an office': Barbara's home that mixes work and play
Each room in Barbara’s Dublin home was designed with her family’s personal tastes in mind.
Home clutter culprits: 10 big and small items it's probably time to say goodbye to
From old tech to that broken vacuum cleaner, Laura de Barra shares her must-go list.
Laptop looking lonely? Under-€20 interiors buys to warm up your home desk for winter
If you’re facing into many more months working from home, here’s how to liven up your space.
Convenience, nature and community: Find what Kildare has to offer and check out 2 new developments
Kildare offers something for families of all ages and stages of life.
'Our tiler loved us!': Noelle shares her eye-catching kitchen with herringbone flooring
Accents of gold and pastels add drama to this open plan space.
6 hardy houseplants for anyone who's terrible at keeping plants alive
Here’s how to bring some picture-perfect plant life into your home, without (too much) hard work.
Get The Look: 6 online buys inspired by Joanne's colour-clashing spare bedroom
Love bold colour combos, like Joanne? Here’s how to steal her style.
'I wanted the décor to be fun for the kids too': Susan's home with rabbit lamps and orangutan tables
Animation producer Susan has brought some of the creativity of her work through to her family home.
7 interiors items we saw a lot more of in 2020 - from bamboo chairs to home desks
Louise Dockery takes a look at the 2020 trends that have already made their mark.
Village life with easy city access: Check out these new family homes from €299,950
Silver Banks is a 45-minute drive to Dublin city, but you’ll find plenty of amenities within walking distance too.
'This room feels like another living space': Aga shares her family-friendly kitchen in Galway
Aga wanted an open-plan kitchen that was both spacious and cosy.
Clear up the coats and hide the cables: Smart ways to use hooks around your home
The helpful hook how-to you didn’t know you needed, from Laura de Barra.
Get The Look: 6 interiors buys to recreate Roisin's nature-inspired bedroom
Feeling green fingered yourself? Here’s how to steal Roisin’s style.
'You can see for miles from the viewing area': Katie's self-build home in the Mayo countryside
Katie and her fiancé spent three years designing and building their country home.
Wool throws and jewel-toned cushions: 8 under-€30 pieces to add winter warmth to your living room
Shut the curtains, light the fire and bed in for the evening with these cosy pieces.
'The gallery wall was a lockdown project': Orla shares her multi-functional modern kitchen
Orla warmed up the open-plan space with navy cabinets.
No stains, no cracks, no warping: How to properly clean a wooden chopping board
First up, step away from the dishwasher, says Laura de Barra.
Get The Look: 6 high street buys to recreate Alannah's California-inspired living area
Alannah went for browns, oranges and a ‘pop of Palm Springs pink’. Here’s how to steal her style.
'I love it when all six of us are together in the evenings': Inside Áine's inviting family bungalow
Áine and her husband recently renovated the property, which has a ‘rich family legacy’.
How to get your bedroom winter ready - from cosy comforters to laid-back lighting
Emily Westbrooks shares the products and design fixes that’ll have you feeling right at home all winter long.
'In the evening we have the blinds closed and the fire blazing': Declan shares his warm and welcoming lounge
Declan describes his style as ‘classic country cottage’.
Bought new garden furniture this summer? Here's how to mind it once winter arrives
Laura de Barra shares her tips for storing and maintaining your outdoor bits and pieces.
Get The Look: 6 budget-friendly buys to recreate Monika's modern dining area
Monika loves ‘mixing timeless design from the past with modern influences.’
'We doubled the size of the original house': Inside Keara's transformed three-bed in Meath
Keara and her husband started a six-month renovation project in 2017.
6 home maintenance dilemmas you can easily tackle yourself - and a few best left to the experts
From fixing taps to hanging shelves, here’s our around-the-house cheat sheet.
Brand new four-beds close to the sea from €465k in North Dublin
A limited number of four-bed properties are available at Semple Woods.
'There's no space that isn't used': Siobhan shares her cosy kitchen corner
Siobhan bought the dresser second-hand and painted it mustard.
Get The Look: 6 interiors buys inspired by Lisa's autumnal living room
Lisa wanted the room to be cosy – and suitable for her three-year-old.
'We can go anywhere from here': Family homes close to whatever you need in Navan
The drive from Navan to Dublin city is just 45 minutes.
How to load a dishwasher properly... according to someone who actually knows
Laura de Barra is here to settle those dishwasher disputes forever.
'Sunny mornings with a cup of tea are bliss': Inside Yasmina's refurbished 1970s home in Meath
A room-by-room refinishing is paying off in this bright and stylish home.
'A splash of sophistication': Irish designers share their must-haves from IKEA's new collection
From cabinets to carpets, drawers to doors, we’ve sifted through IKEA’s latest to bring you these top picks.