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# home-magazine - Friday 23 October, 2020

'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.

6 hardy houseplants for anyone who's terrible at keeping plants alive

Here’s how to bring some picture-perfect plant life into your home, without (too much) hard work.

Get The Look: 6 online buys inspired by Joanne's colour-clashing spare bedroom

Love bold colour combos, like Joanne? Here’s how to steal her style.

'I wanted the décor to be fun for the kids too': Susan's home with rabbit lamps and orangutan tables

Animation producer Susan has brought some of the creativity of her work through to her family home.

7 interiors items we saw a lot more of in 2020 - from bamboo chairs to home desks

Louise Dockery takes a look at the 2020 trends that have already made their mark.

Village life with easy city access: Check out these new family homes from €299,950

Silver Banks is a 45-minute drive to Dublin city, but you’ll find plenty of amenities within walking distance too.

# home-magazine - Monday 19 October, 2020

'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.

Clear up the coats and hide the cables: Smart ways to use hooks around your home

The helpful hook how-to you didn’t know you needed, from Laura de Barra.

Get The Look: 6 interiors buys to recreate Roisin's nature-inspired bedroom

Feeling green fingered yourself? Here’s how to steal Roisin’s style.

'You can see for miles from the viewing area': Katie's self-build home in the Mayo countryside

Katie and her fiancé spent three years designing and building their country home.

Wool throws and jewel-toned cushions: 8 under-€30 pieces to add winter warmth to your living room

Shut the curtains, light the fire and bed in for the evening with these cosy pieces.

# home-magazine - Monday 12 October, 2020

'The gallery wall was a lockdown project': Orla shares her multi-functional modern kitchen

Orla warmed up the open-plan space with navy cabinets.

No stains, no cracks, no warping: How to properly clean a wooden chopping board

First up, step away from the dishwasher, says Laura de Barra.

Get The Look: 6 high street buys to recreate Alannah's California-inspired living area

Alannah went for browns, oranges and a ‘pop of Palm Springs pink’. Here’s how to steal her style.

'I love it when all six of us are together in the evenings': Inside Áine's inviting family bungalow

Áine and her husband recently renovated the property, which has a ‘rich family legacy’.

How to get your bedroom winter ready - from cosy comforters to laid-back lighting

Emily Westbrooks shares the products and design fixes that’ll have you feeling right at home all winter long.

# home-magazine - Monday 5 October, 2020

'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’.

Bought new garden furniture this summer? Here's how to mind it once winter arrives

Laura de Barra shares her tips for storing and maintaining your outdoor bits and pieces.

Get The Look: 6 budget-friendly buys to recreate Monika's modern dining area

Monika loves ‘mixing timeless design from the past with modern influences.’

'We doubled the size of the original house': Inside Keara's transformed three-bed in Meath

Keara and her husband started a six-month renovation project in 2017.

6 home maintenance dilemmas you can easily tackle yourself - and a few best left to the experts

From fixing taps to hanging shelves, here’s our around-the-house cheat sheet.

Brand new four-beds close to the sea from €465k in North Dublin

A limited number of four-bed properties are available at Semple Woods.

# home-magazine - Monday 28 September, 2020

'There's no space that isn't used': Siobhan shares her cosy kitchen corner

Siobhan bought the dresser second-hand and painted it mustard.

Get The Look: 6 interiors buys inspired by Lisa's autumnal living room

Lisa wanted the room to be cosy – and suitable for her three-year-old.

'We can go anywhere from here': Family homes close to whatever you need in Navan

The drive from Navan to Dublin city is just 45 minutes.

# home-magazine - Friday 25 September, 2020

How to load a dishwasher properly... according to someone who actually knows

Laura de Barra is here to settle those dishwasher disputes forever.

'Sunny mornings with a cup of tea are bliss': Inside Yasmina's refurbished 1970s home in Meath

A room-by-room refinishing is paying off in this bright and stylish home.

'A splash of sophistication': Irish designers share their must-haves from IKEA's new collection

From cabinets to carpets, drawers to doors, we’ve sifted through IKEA’s latest to bring you these top picks.

# home-magazine - Monday 21 September, 2020

'The colours all reflect my personal taste': Emma shares her newly-decorated bedroom

Emma’s bedroom doubles as a studio for her YouTube videos.

'People are fascinated by the floors': Inside Paula's character-filled home in Dublin

Artist Paula McGurdy chose reclaimed gym boards in the downstairs areas of her house.

Get The Look: 6 high street buys to replicate Chrissy's morning coffee corner

Chrissy re-purposed her daughter’s old changing table to create a coffee bar.

How to make your kitchen more kid-friendly - without changing everything you love about it

You don’t need to cover the whole place in bubble wrap, promises Emily Westbrooks.

Plump pillows, crisp sheets: Laura de Barra's guide to a bed that feels fresh every day

Ready to turn over a new sheet? Laura de Barra shares her know-how.

# 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.

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