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# masterclass
Soap stains, rust or leftover hair dye? How to give your bathtub a proper deep clean
Laura de Barra shares her stain-removal expertise.
# favourite things
7 homeowners share their all-time best IKEA buys - from a cutlery set to a kitchen island
Here are the items people around the country can’t live without.
# my home in one photo
'Sash windows were high on my wish list': Naomi talks us through the design of her home office
‘I like to have at least one antique or vintage item in every room.’
# get the look
Get The Look: 6 stylish buys inspired by Paula's 'relaxed and cosy' living room
Paula opted for soft grey with pops of pink – and here’s how to steal her look.
# masterclass
How to get crayon off the walls... using products you already have at home
Laura de Barra lends some cleaning advice (though we can’t promise your walls will stay clean for long).
# how we live
'I could never live somewhere modern': Sabine's Cavan cottage with 2 cats, 3 dogs and 8 ducks
(Oh, and 15 chickens.)
# Sit down next to me
‘Don't forget that you still need space to walk around’: 7 mistakes to avoid when buying a sofa
Just because a sofa fits in the room doesn’t mean it’s the right size, says Emily Westbrooks.
# Sponsored By Glenveagh Homes
Smart and interactive: How Glenveagh Homes is using tech to make house viewings safer
Starting with smartphone-controlled front doors.
# my home in one photo
'The wallpaper was my starting point': Leah's country-inspired apartment bedroom
Leah talks us through her DIY makeover on a shoestring budget.
# how we live
'The view changes every hour': Saoirse's cliff-edge home with a lighthouse in the garden
The 200-year-old house was built for Youghal’s lighthouse keepers.
# get the look
Get The Look: 6 high street buys to help you recreate this greenery-filled hallway
Celine Gill uses plants to add colour to a white space. Here’s how to steal her style.
# masterclass
Dusty, rusty or cracked? How to give your garden furniture the ultimate deep clean
Laura de Barra offers a masterclass in reviving and repairing your forlorn furniture.
# hello summer
'Raid the house for cushions and throws': How to get your garden summer-ready in under 24 hours
Caroline Foran shares some speedy tips for transforming your patch of green.
# my home in one photo
'I'm a charity shop thrifter': Caroline shares her 'treasure-filled' living room in Co Cavan
‘Most of the walls are framed with prints and curiosities.’
# masterclass
Masterclass: How to organise a messy bookshelf in 4 simple steps
Turn messy shelves into the focal point of your room with these tips from Laura de Barra.
# get the look
6 budget-friendly purchases inspired by Isobel's storage-smart bathroom
Recreate Isobel Waine’s minimalist modern look with a few key items.
# how we live
'We're living on the land while we build our future house': Inside Suzanne's not-so-mobile home in Galway
When their self-build project was delayed, Suzanne and Roman found a temporary solution that worked.
# bargain hunter
Save vs splurge: 7 truly luxurious home accessories - and where you'll find the look for less
Louise Dockery shares some delightful dupes, all with a price tag of under €75.
# home magazine
Check out these stylish and spacious four-bedroom family homes in Donabate
Four-bedroom homes at the Semple Woods development start at €460k.
# my home in one photo
'Dark grey paint transformed the space': Caroline talks us through her calming living room
‘The piano wouldn’t win for its good looks, but the room would feel empty without it.’
# masterclass
Take a seat: A masterclass in choosing furniture for your tiny garden or balcony
Laura de Barra shares some design know-how for your patch of green.
# get the look
Get The Look: 6 budget buys to help you recreate this vintage-inspired bathroom
Aisling Nugent mixed high street pieces with car boot sale finds. Here’s how to get her look.
# how we live
'There's plenty of painting to keep us busy': Inside a home renovation delayed by lockdown
Lisa Joyce and her husband moved house at the end of February.
# looking ahead
Toddler to teen: 9 design tricks to future-proof your child's bedroom for a space that lasts
From the storage to the bedding, some forward planning can save you time and money later.
# home magazine
Take a look around a Ledwill Park showhome
# home magazine
Discover Barnhall Meadows using VR
# home magazine
Take a virtual viewing of a Cluain Adain showhome
# home magazine
Explore Cois Glaisin without leaving your couch
# home magazine
Sign up for your own virtual viewing of Silver Banks
# my home in one photo
'It took me months to save for the mirror': Andreah shares her monochrome master bedroom
Andreah O’Connell’s aim was to create a ’boutique hotel feel’.
# masterclass
Pillow talk: A masterclass in getting the perfect support for a great night's sleep
Did you know that most pillows should be replaced every two years?
# get the look
Get The Look: 6 high-street buys inspired by this stylish dressing area
Take inspiration from Laura Magee’s spare bedroom – which currently doubles as extra wardrobe space.
# how we live
'We moved in here three months ago with a new baby': Elisha's cottage makeover in Wicklow
‘The house is small but we make the most of the space we have.’
# sweet dreams
'Everyone forgets about plug sockets': 6 common bedroom layout mistakes - and how to fix them
Do you really need two bedside tables? Caroline Foran shares some common errors and solutions.
# my home in one photo
'Bright, fun and a quirky shape': Niamh shares her daughter's colourful nursery
‘There’s nothing really here that we bought except the materials and carpet.’
# get the look
Get The Look: 6 budget-friendly buys to recreate this on-trend sleeping space
Recreate Sarah Murphy’s style.
# how we live
'I have a creativity corner in the kitchen': Sewing fan Noeleen shows us around her Dublin home
‘I’ll happily spend all afternoon here with the sun beaming in through the windows.’
# masterclass
Real-life results: How 7 simple steps took this bedroom from drab to fab
Laura de Barra shares her masterclass in transforming a room with a real dullness problem.
# changing rooms
Dull to delightful: 6 readers share their before-and-after living room transformations
Emily Westbrooks takes a look inside a selection of homes across the country.
# i see your true colours
Ready to ditch the rose gold? 6 timeless colour combinations that won't date your home
Nathalie Marquez Courtney shares some perfect colour pairings for a space that’s more tasteful than trendy.