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# my home in one photo
'The colours all reflect my personal taste': Emma shares her newly-decorated bedroom
Emma’s bedroom doubles as a studio for her YouTube videos.
# how we live
'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
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.
# changing rooms
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.
# masterclass
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.
# my home in one photo
'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.)
# masterclass
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
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.
# how we live
'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.
# home magazine
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.
# Sponsored By Glenveagh Homes
Brand new five-beds from €495k in Cork's upmarket Blackrock
Plus, Cork city is just a 15-minute drive away.
# my home in one photo
'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.
# how we live
'I'm up at 4.45am to feed the hens': Alison's Georgian townhouse with a country feel
Alison and her husband turned a ‘run down’ property into an inviting family home.
# get the look
Get The Look: 6 high street pieces inspired by Bronagh's warm and colourful home office
Bronagh says the space feels like a ‘big hug’. Here’s how to steal her style.
# masterclass
Yes to lamps, no to overhead bulbs: How to get your lighting just right as the evenings draw in
Ready for a big night on the couch? Laura de Barra shares some tips for adding a warming glow.
# seasons of change
No fluffy cushions needed: 7 tips for creating a cosy living space without adding clutter
Want a minimalist living room that also feels warm and welcoming? Here’s what to do.
# Sponsored By Glenveagh Homes
Space and sea air at a great price: Check out these new homes in Balbriggan from €270k
First time buyers will find plenty to love at Taylor Hill.
# my home in one photo
'One cushion inspired the whole space': Georgina shares her brand new master bedroom
Georgina put lots of thought into her colour choices.
# masterclass
Coming home from staycation? How to freshen up an empty house in 5 simple steps
Banish that musty smell in minutes by following this checklist.
# get the look
Get The Look: 6 interiors buys inspired by Emily's stylish reading nook
Emily wanted to create a space where she could relax with a good book.
# how we live
'The kitchen is our family's favourite spot': Inside Gráinne's artful home (and vintage caravan) in Galway
Gráinne and Patrick Regan have thoughtfully upgraded their home to suit a growing family – and is that a caravan in the driveway?
# home cleaning dilemmas
Tea-ringed cups? Musty hoover? How to free your home from those pesky everyday stains and smells
Home maintenance maestro Laura de Barra on how to tackle those little problems that we all end up living with.
# my home in one photo
'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.
# masterclass
Drying laundry in a small space: How to do it like a pro and avoid the musty smells
No tumble dryer? No problem, says Laura de Barra.
# get the look
Get The Look: 6 bedroom buys inspired by Rachel's hotel-inspired guest room
Rachel wanted her spare bedroom to be a truly relaxing space. Here’s how to steal her style.
# how we live
'Sitting on the patio, you feel like you're on holidays': Alicia's vibrant and colourful home in Tyrone
Alicia lives in the four-bedroom home with her husband, two daughters and Polly the cat.
# Shopping List
10 under-€75 living room picks from Scandi retailer JYSK - and how to style them in your home
Wondering what the Danish homewares staple has to offer? Check out this curated selection of pieces.
# my home in one photo
'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.
# how we live
'I always wanted a big entrance hall': Inside Laura's impeccable Georgian-inspired self-build
Laura and her husband added character to their new home with period-style features.
# masterclass
4 bathroom cleaning jobs - and how to tackle them without the harsh chemicals
From the toilet bowl to the shower screen, here’s Laura de Barra’s all-natural guide.
# kitchen kicks
'Free up utensil drawers by adding wall hooks': 8 design tricks that’ll add space to any kitchen
No matter what square footage you’re working with, these easy fixes will make life easier.
# my home in one photo
'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.
# masterclass
4 tricky kitchen cleaning jobs - and how to tackle them without the harsh chemicals
Laura de Barra on how to ditch the bleach and still get your kitchen sparkling.
# get the look
Get The Look: 6 high street buys to recreate Noah's clever and colourful bedroom
Brenda has created a fun, functional space for her son, inspired by the world around him.
# how we live
'The kitchen feels like an extra living space now': Inside Aga's home renovation in Galway
Knocking the kitchen wall allowed two rooms to become one open plan area.
# scrub up well
Clean slate: 6 homeowners share their before-and-after bathroom transformations
Is your loo in need of some love? Take your lead from these reader makeovers.
# bellingsmore
Explore these brand new three-bed family homes in Dublin 15
Homes at Bellingsmore are on the market from €350,000.
# my home in one photo
'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.
# get the look
Get The Look: 6 high-street buys to recreate Rachel's two-tone nursery
Rachel had some fun with colour and accessories in this space. Here’s how to steal her style.
# how we live
'The blue is so distinctive': Inside Helen's townhouse packed with colour and personality
Helen McVitty-O’Hara and her partner wanted a blank canvas they could put their own stamp on.