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# home-magazine - Monday 30 March, 2020

'This is the hub, where all the noise is': Niamh shares the centre of her family's home

‘Most rooms in our house are based around white walls, with bold greens, blues and neutral tones,’ says the Meath-based photographer.

How to deep-clean bulky items like duvets and mattresses

Want to take your spring clean to the next level? Laura de Barra shares her expertise.

'We fell in love with the house and the rest is history': Inside this colourful former dispensary in Derry

Nadine chose her home for its “distinctive character and history”.

Quick change: 7 small but mighty tasks to help you feel instantly more satisfied with your home

From streamlining the bedside table to tidying toiletries, these quick fixes will help tidy up your space.

# home-magazine - Monday 23 March, 2020

'The bath gets loads of use, so it was money well spent': Mary shares her spa-inspired space

‘I wanted this to be a calm, chilled room.’

How to get your home properly clean in 20 minutes or less

A step-by-step germ-blitzing guide to add to your daily routine, courtesy of Caroline Foran.

Switch off: 6 living room layout suggestions that don't focus on the TV

Turn away from the box and toward the fireplace, the view outside or an eye-catching piece of art.

'I'm treating the house like a blank canvas': Art lover Emma shares her new build by the sea

‘I can’t wait to fill the place with my Mam’s artwork.’

Can't get comfortable? 8 easy fixes that'll upgrade your working-from-home space

Seasoned home-working veteran Emily Westbrooks has a few tips.

# home-magazine - Monday 16 March, 2020

No cocktail glasses to display? 6 alternative uses for that bar cart you just bought

Jump on board with the bar cart trend even if your drinks collection isn’t worthy of showing off.

How do I get my windows sparklingly clean without leaving streaks behind?

Windows not scrubbing up well? Laura de Barra has the answers.

'I dream of a four poster bed': Alison shares her Downton Abbey-inspired bedroom

‘My style is timeless, old fashioned and classic. I’ll never be a minimalist.’

'Add a shelf above the bathroom door': 6 storage tricks to instantly create space in your home

Maybe it’s not a bigger home you need, but a smarter approach to storage, writes Caroline Foran.

'We spent five years thinking about the big renovation': Step inside Sarah's transformed Meath home

Sarah’s old kitchen, living and dining area now form one open-plan space.

# home-magazine - Monday 9 March, 2020

'The morning light streams in from our landing': Isobel shares her carefully curated master bedroom

‘I knew I wanted dark green walls.. and the design went from there.’

How to remove stains and smudges from your walls - without repainting the whole room

Grainne O’Reilly offers a masterclass in spot-cleaning stubborn marks.

Channel surfer: 6 stylish but functional alternatives to a basic TV stand

Enhance your viewing experience, even when the TV’s off.

'I drink my morning coffee and ask Alexa for the news': Inside this tech-filled home in Armagh

Aine shares a day in her home: a three-bed new build in Northern Ireland.

6 new spring trends that already have staying power - from rattan furniture to sage green walls

Caroline Foran has bookmarked the 2020 design trends that’ll last – for spring and beyond.

# home-magazine - Monday 2 March, 2020

House-hunting in Navan? Come to this brunch event for essential local insights

Feels Like Home: Navan takes place on March 21 – and tickets are free.

'Our first DIY project was the blue front door': Inside a Belfast new build with lots of personality

Stephanie lives with her partner and their two cats, Wee Man and Wee Lady.

'He's had the giraffe since he was born': Louise shares her son's cheerful and light-filled bedroom

‘The room has definitely evolved over time.’

How to get your chrome and steel surfaces sparkling (and keep them that way)

Shine on, you crazy… kitchen sink. Laura de Barra shares her wisdom on giving your metallic fittings a like-new sheen.

Off the rails: 6 ways to store clothes when you've run out of wardrobe space

Ditch the floordrobe in favour of some more streamlined ideas.

Stick to the classics: 7 eternally stylish design features that won't date your home

Louise Dockery shares some safe bets for interior design that’ll outlive the trends.

# home-magazine - Monday 24 February, 2020

Darling buds: 6 flower vases to brighten your home with instant spring colour

Bring spring in with natural wood and quirky ceramics.

The winter weather did a number on my back garden. How do I revive it?

Rainfall, ice and wind can all wreak havoc on outdoor areas. Here’s how to bring them back to life.

'I love the brightness and the natural light': Yvonne shares her family's colourful dining area

‘The double doors really connect this space to the outdoors.’

'Light the fire, cuddle up with the dog and watch Netflix': Inside this cosy but bright home in Westmeath

Marian’s passion for interior design can be seen throughout her Westmeath home.

Better than a spring clean: 6 easy design projects that'll transform your home

Caroline Foran shares some low-effort, high-impact ways to transform your space in the coming weeks.

# home-magazine - Monday 17 February, 2020

'The chairs were a splurge of yellow happiness': Rhona shares her old-and-new sitting room

Home-made curtains, a piano… and a telescope.

I hate my curtains but don't have the budget for new ones - what's the solution? Task Master This post contains a poll

I hate my curtains but don't have the budget for new ones - what's the solution?

Curtains too short, too heavy or just plain ugly? Laura de Barra shares some tips for transforming them.

6 stylish door knob updates to refresh tired kitchen cabinets

From hidden to decorative designs, get a handle on things.

'The entire house is unique': Life inside this striking Galway home that blends into the landscape

Tanya shares their modern take on the Irish shed – and how it suits their family.

Before and after: How three Insta-perfect kitchens were transformed from drab to dazzling

Simple, inspiring kitchen transformations from real Irish homes.

# home-magazine - Friday 7 February, 2020

'I painted the walls inky navy to contrast with the shelves': Valerie shares her plant-filled reading nook

‘The bookcase was mahogany, and the paint really brought it into its own.’

Torches, matches and... glue? 11 surprisingly useful items to have on hand for home emergencies

Laura de Barra shares her essentials for those unexpected disasters.

6 ways to add bold colour and personality to a tiny bathroom

From vibrant wallpaper to tiling, these changes would make a big difference in a small space.

'It's retro and very cosy': A glimpse at family life in a renovated chalet bungalow in Armagh

Séana walks us through a day in the life behind her front door.

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