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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# my home in one photo

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'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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
'The gallery wall was a lockdown project': Orla shares her multi-functional modern kitchen
Orla warmed up the open-plan space with navy cabinets.
'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’.
'There's no space that isn't used': Siobhan shares her cosy kitchen corner
Siobhan bought the dresser second-hand and painted it mustard.
'The colours all reflect my personal taste': Emma shares her newly-decorated bedroom
Emma’s bedroom doubles as a studio for her YouTube videos.
'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.)
'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.
'One cushion inspired the whole space': Georgina shares her brand new master bedroom
Georgina put lots of thought into her colour choices.
'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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
'My happiest memories are on display here': Orla shares a dining area that's full of personality
‘The table has major sentimental value.’
'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.
'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.’
'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.’
'The wallpaper was my starting point': Leah's country-inspired apartment bedroom
Leah talks us through her DIY makeover on a shoestring budget.
'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.’
'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.’
'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’.
'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.’
'Light pours in during the summer': Deirdre shares a favourite space in her cosy Galway cottage
‘We built a window seat into one of the original cottage walls.’
'It's inspired by a family trip to Bali': Rachel shares her daughter's jungle-themed bedroom
‘We wanted this room to be a grown-up space.’
'There's a home for everything now': Sinead shares her master bedroom makeover
A walk-in wardrobe means plenty of extra storage space.
'I've always wanted an island': Niamh O'Connor shows us around her new kitchen fit-out
‘This room is mostly done apart from needing some art on the walls.’
'This is the hub, where all the noise is': Niamh shares the centre of her family's home
‘Most rooms in our house are based around white walls, with bold greens, blues and neutral tones,’ says the Meath-based photographer.
'The bath gets loads of use, so it was money well spent': Mary shares her spa-inspired space
‘I wanted this to be a calm, chilled room.’
'I dream of a four poster bed': Alison shares her Downton Abbey-inspired bedroom
‘My style is timeless, old fashioned and classic. I’ll never be a minimalist.’
'The morning light streams in from our landing': Isobel shares her carefully curated master bedroom
‘I knew I wanted dark green walls.. and the design went from there.’
'He's had the giraffe since he was born': Louise shares her son's cheerful and light-filled bedroom
‘The room has definitely evolved over time.’
'I love the brightness and the natural light': Yvonne shares her family's colourful dining area
‘The double doors really connect this space to the outdoors.’
'The chairs were a splurge of yellow happiness': Rhona shares her old-and-new sitting room
Home-made curtains, a piano… and a telescope.
'I painted the walls inky navy to contrast with the shelves': Valerie shares her plant-filled reading nook
‘The bookcase was mahogany, and the paint really brought it into its own.’