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# my home in one photo
'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.
# masterclass
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
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.
# how we live
'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.
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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.
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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.
# my home in one photo
'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
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.
# how we live
'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.
# masterclass
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.
# working nine to five
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.
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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.
# my home in one photo
'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.
# masterclass
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
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.
# how we live
'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.
# bang on trend
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.
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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.
# my home in one photo
'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.
# masterclass
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
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.
# how we live
'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.
# shelter from the storm
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.
# my home in one photo
'The gallery wall was a lockdown project': Orla shares her multi-functional modern kitchen
Orla warmed up the open-plan space with navy cabinets.
# masterclass
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
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.
# how we live
'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’.
# snug as a bug
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.
# my home in one photo
'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’.
# masterclass
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
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.’
# how we live
'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.
# to diy for
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.
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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.
# home magazine
'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
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.
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'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.
# masterclass
How to load a dishwasher properly... according to someone who actually knows
Laura de Barra is here to settle those dishwasher disputes forever.
# how we live
'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.
# home update
'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.