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# home-magazine - Monday 14 September, 2020

'The rest of the house is full of baby things': Emma-Jane shares a favourite corner of her living room

(With a stylish sideboard that doubles as a storage unit for toys.)

No streaks, no stickiness, no stains: Here's how to properly mop a tiled floor

Want a spotless finish every time? Follow Laura de Barra’s step by step guide.

Get The Look: 6 high street buys inspired by Leah's pretty-in-pink (and blue) hallway

Leah used her own artwork as a starting point for the space.

'The drawing room is next on our list': Inside Emer's work-in-progress Victorian renovation

Emer’s Carlow home was a former hunting lodge.

The kitchen essentials you should always invest in (and a few to pick up as cheaply as possible)

A decent knife is essential, but a set of pricey wine glasses will only break your heart, says Ellen Quinn Banville.

Brand new five-beds from €495k in Cork's upmarket Blackrock

Plus, Cork city is just a 15-minute drive away.

# home-magazine - Monday 7 September, 2020

'It's a corner of tranquility in a busy home': Artist Isobel shares her calming lounge area

Isobel’s space is filled with carefully chosen artwork from a variety of sources.

'I'm up at 4.45am to feed the hens': Alison's Georgian townhouse with a country feel

Alison and her husband turned a ‘run down’ property into an inviting family home.

Get The Look: 6 high street pieces inspired by Bronagh's warm and colourful home office

Bronagh says the space feels like a ‘big hug’. Here’s how to steal her style.

Yes to lamps, no to overhead bulbs: How to get your lighting just right as the evenings draw in

Ready for a big night on the couch? Laura de Barra shares some tips for adding a warming glow.

No fluffy cushions needed: 7 tips for creating a cosy living space without adding clutter

Want a minimalist living room that also feels warm and welcoming? Here’s what to do.

Space and sea air at a great price: Check out these new homes in Balbriggan from €270k

First time buyers will find plenty to love at Taylor Hill.

# home-magazine - Monday 31 August, 2020

'One cushion inspired the whole space': Georgina shares her brand new master bedroom

Georgina put lots of thought into her colour choices.

Coming home from staycation? How to freshen up an empty house in 5 simple steps

Banish that musty smell in minutes by following this checklist.

Get The Look: 6 interiors buys inspired by Emily's stylish reading nook

Emily wanted to create a space where she could relax with a good book.

'The kitchen is our family's favourite spot': Inside Gráinne's artful home (and vintage caravan) in Galway

Gráinne and Patrick Regan have thoughtfully upgraded their home to suit a growing family – and is that a caravan in the driveway?

Tea-ringed cups? Musty hoover? How to free your home from those pesky everyday stains and smells

Home maintenance maestro Laura de Barra on how to tackle those little problems that we all end up living with.

# home-magazine - Monday 24 August, 2020

'I wanted a traditional farmhouse feel': Antonia shares her newly designed family kitchen

Antonia wanted a kitchen that worked for guests, home cooks and a busy toddler.

Drying laundry in a small space: How to do it like a pro and avoid the musty smells

No tumble dryer? No problem, says Laura de Barra.

Get The Look: 6 bedroom buys inspired by Rachel's hotel-inspired guest room

Rachel wanted her spare bedroom to be a truly relaxing space. Here’s how to steal her style.

'Sitting on the patio, you feel like you're on holidays': Alicia's vibrant and colourful home in Tyrone

Alicia lives in the four-bedroom home with her husband, two daughters and Polly the cat.

10 under-€75 living room picks from Scandi retailer JYSK - and how to style them in your home

Wondering what the Danish homewares staple has to offer? Check out this curated selection of pieces.

# home-magazine - Monday 17 August, 2020

'I try to make the old work with the new': Mel shares her carefully curated family room

Complete with lamps, candles… and a disco ball.

'I always wanted a big entrance hall': Inside Laura's impeccable Georgian-inspired self-build

Laura and her husband added character to their new home with period-style features.

4 bathroom cleaning jobs - and how to tackle them without the harsh chemicals

From the toilet bowl to the shower screen, here’s Laura de Barra’s all-natural guide.

'Free up utensil drawers by adding wall hooks': 8 design tricks that’ll add space to any kitchen

No matter what square footage you’re working with, these easy fixes will make life easier.

# home-magazine - Monday 10 August, 2020

'We finally found a perfect spot for the bubble chair': Paula shares her beloved chill-out room

Paula uses the space for mediating, playing music… and relaxing on the best seat in the house.

4 tricky kitchen cleaning jobs - and how to tackle them without the harsh chemicals

Laura de Barra on how to ditch the bleach and still get your kitchen sparkling.

Get The Look: 6 high street buys to recreate Noah's clever and colourful bedroom

Brenda has created a fun, functional space for her son, inspired by the world around him.

'The kitchen feels like an extra living space now': Inside Aga's home renovation in Galway

Knocking the kitchen wall allowed two rooms to become one open plan area.

Clean slate: 6 homeowners share their before-and-after bathroom transformations

Is your loo in need of some love? Take your lead from these reader makeovers.

Explore these brand new three-bed family homes in Dublin 15

Homes at Bellingsmore are on the market from €350,000.

# home-magazine - Friday 31 July, 2020

'I used tester pots of paint to create my own wallpaper': Gill shares her candy-striped hallway

Gill wanted the entryway to be a ‘warm and welcoming’ introduction to her home.

Get The Look: 6 high-street buys to recreate Rachel's two-tone nursery

Rachel had some fun with colour and accessories in this space. Here’s how to steal her style.

'The blue is so distinctive': Inside Helen's townhouse packed with colour and personality

Helen McVitty-O’Hara and her partner wanted a blank canvas they could put their own stamp on.

Paint prep masterclass: Everything you need before you start on a room

Laura de Barra shares her essential shopping list for the DIY store.

'Dark ceilings make the room look smaller': 6 classic paint colour myths it's time to give up on

Think white is the only colour that ‘goes with everything’? Think again.

# home-magazine - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Live close to nature in family-friendly Leixlip - with new homes launching this week

Homes at Barnhall Meadows start at €299,500.

# home-magazine - Monday 27 July, 2020

'We moved in one week ago': Inside Caroline's work-in-progress cottage renovation in Kerry

The one-bed cottage was the family home of Caroline’s partner.

'People were a bit taken aback by the colour': Emma shares her warm and personality-filled kitchen

Emma Crowley’s kitchen is a touch of country style in a very modern home.

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