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# home-magazine - Friday 31 July, 2020

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.

Get The Look: 6 interiors buys inspired by Gillian's coffee-and-reading nook

Want to create your own bedroom zen zone? Here are some pieces to get you started.

How to give your oven the deep clean it deserves (and not a toxic chemical in sight)

Laura de Barra on the best way to clean up even the grimmest oven.

Tight squeeze? 10 kitchen storage items to help you get the most out of a small space

From butcher blocks to dish racks, Emily Westbrooks shares her star buys.

# home-magazine - Monday 20 July, 2020

'We get the sunlight here all day long': Marie shares her beloved open plan kitchen

Marie’s kitchen is a mix of old and new finds.

Get The Look: 6 high street pieces inspired by Sarah's eclectic bedroom

Sarah’s space reflects her love of art and vintage finds. Here’s how to steal her style.

'Renovating an old house means you learn to be flexible': Inside Kirsten's rural home makeover

Kirsten Ivors and her husband have spent over a decade transforming their farmhouse.

Faded, cracked or plain ugly? 4 ways to change up kitchen tiles without buying new ones

Laura de Barra shares four options for creative cover-ups.

7 deep cleaning jobs that take ten minutes or less - from scrubbing the oven to tackling stains

Targeted cleaning can transform your space, fast.

Space, style and river walks at these new family homes starting from €255k

Homes at Oldbridge Manor are open for viewing by private appointment now.

# home-magazine - Monday 13 July, 2020

Stylish new homes in Leixlip with acres of natural parkland and gardens to explore

Barnhall Meadows sits right on the edge of Castletown Estate.

'The greenery outside was my inspiration': Sharon shares her tropical-themed bedroom

Sharon removed a set of built-in wardrobes to open up this space.

Tea or coffee stain on your wooden table? Here's how best to remove it

Laura de Barra spills the tea on what to do if you’ve… spilled the tea.

Get The Look: 6 budget buys inspired by Brian's mid-century modern lounge

Including a feature chair that won’t break the bank.

'It's a small space so we did a lot of homework first': Sarah's redbrick renovation in Dublin 8

Sarah lives in the 1990s two-bed with her fiancé and their dog.

'Pack all the chargers and remotes in one box': 8 homeowners share tips for doing moving day right

Plus a few mistakes they’ve learned from along the way.

# home-magazine - Monday 6 July, 2020

'I wanted the space to work for family and entertaining': Lisa shares her kitchen renovation

Lisa’s aim was to create a multifunctional area that everyone would feel at home in.

Get The Look: 6 smart buys inspired by Lorraine's revamped storage area

Make like Lorraine and swap plastic boxes for pretty straw bags.

'We finally have homes for hats, boots and wetsuits': Inside Caitríona's space-smart self build

Caitríona Hughes and her family moved in just three months ago.

Want everything at arm's reach? Here's how to properly zone your kitchen cupboards

No more teetering stacks of spice jars and teabags, thanks to Laura de Barra.

'Folded towels are a waste of space’: 9 storage mistakes most people make - and how to fix them

Emily Westbrooks shares some tips from a lifelong battle with clutter.

Beaches, schools and great transport links: Explore these family-friendly homes in north Dublin

Semple Woods combines village living with an easy city commute.

# home-magazine - Monday 29 June, 2020

'My happiest memories are on display here': Orla shares a dining area that's full of personality

‘The table has major sentimental value.’

Get The Look: 6 budget-friendly buys inspired by Niamh's forest green bedroom

Niamh started with a base colour and went from there. Here’s how to steal her style.

'I sit with a coffee and look out at the garden': Inside Amanda's home and studio in Derry

Illustrator and designer Amanda takes us inside her family’s three-bed.

Loose joints or uneven slats? How to silence a squeaky, creaky bed

Laura de Barra shares some tips for identifying the problem – and fixing it.

'Always leave the big light off': 6 designer-approved tricks to help you transform any room

Think like a pro with these revamping rules from design expert Louise Dockery.

# home-magazine - Monday 22 June, 2020

Get The Look: 6 high street pieces inspired by this calm and cosy bedroom

Janice Kernoghan-Reid opted for deep colours and tactile fabrics. Here’s how to steal her style.

'It's finished enough to live in': Connor and Lorraine's brand new self-build in Antrim

The couple moved into their work-in-progress home last month.

Musty, stale or just plain stinky? How to tackle stubborn odours on carpets or fabrics

Ready to clear the air? Laura de Barra shares some smell-busting tips.

Star buys: 9 under-€30 garden accessories that’ll change how you use your outdoor space

From picnics to playtime, these items will see your garden through the summer months.

# home-magazine - Monday 15 June, 2020

Check out these newly released homes in Kildare starting at just €285,000

A small number of two and three-bedroom homes are now available at Ledwill Park in Kilcock.

'It's a simple backdrop with pops of colour': Laura chats us through her serene sleep space

‘I’ve been collecting artwork and furniture for our home since I was a teenager.’

Get The Look: 6 budget buys inspired by this pretty-in-pink master bedroom

Martina mixed upcycled pieces with high street finds. Here’s how to steal her style.

'The dining area has space for racing and dancing': Inside Rachel's kid-friendly Cork home

Rachel Hobbs and her family moved into their renovated farmhouse in December 2019.