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# masterclass
Paint prep masterclass: Everything you need before you start on a room
Laura de Barra shares her essential shopping list for the DIY store.
# colour me pretty
'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.
# barnhall meadows
Live close to nature in family-friendly Leixlip - with new homes launching this week
Homes at Barnhall Meadows start at €299,500.
# how we live
'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.
# my home in one photo
'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
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.
# masterclass
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.
# storage stars
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.
# my home in one photo
'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
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.
# how we live
'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.
# masterclass
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.
# clean up your act
7 deep cleaning jobs that take ten minutes or less - from scrubbing the oven to tackling stains
Targeted cleaning can transform your space, fast.
# home magazine
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
Stylish new homes in Leixlip with acres of natural parkland and gardens to explore
Barnhall Meadows sits right on the edge of Castletown Estate.
# my home in one photo
'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.
# masterclass
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
Get The Look: 6 budget buys inspired by Brian's mid-century modern lounge
Including a feature chair that won’t break the bank.
# how we live
'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.
# Movers and Shakers
'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.
# my home in one photo
'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
Get The Look: 6 smart buys inspired by Lorraine's revamped storage area
Make like Lorraine and swap plastic boxes for pretty straw bags.
# how we live
'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.
# masterclass
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.
# put it away
'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.
# home magazine
Beaches, schools and great transport links: Explore these family-friendly homes in north Dublin
Semple Woods combines village living with an easy city commute.
# my home in one photo
'My happiest memories are on display here': Orla shares a dining area that's full of personality
‘The table has major sentimental value.’
# home magazine
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.
# how we live
'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.
# masterclass
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.
# like a pro
'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
'I was inspired by a trip to the Caribbean': Lydia shares a corner of her converted mill apartment
The mill was built in the early 1800s.
# get the look
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.
# how we live
'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.
# task master
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.
# al fresco
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
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.
# home magazine
'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
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.
# how we live
'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.