How to Decorate Ceilings: the fifth wall in each room

Ceilings are usually very plain. Painted white or off-white, they are the plainest feature of most rooms. However, they can provide an understated wow factor. For rooms where you are lying down and actually looking up at the ceiling, be it bedrooms (or perhaps living rooms if you like to lie horizontally on the sofa or in a recliner), bathrooms or in a massage / therapy room, an interesting ceiling can bring joy as well. Think of the ceiling as the fifth wall in the room – and it also requires creative decorating.

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Wallpaper Trends for 2019

I love wallpaper and I’m delighted to see that not only is it still fashionable for 2019 but there is a return to having wallpaper on all four walls, rather than just a statement wall in a room. Yes, wallpaper can be expensive but it warms up a room, wallpaper gives it depth and interest, and it adds a touch of luxury. I wouldn’t put wallpaper on a high traffic area of my home but I do find that a wallpapered room needs to be redecorated less often than walls that are painted.

Here are my top five wallpaper trends for 2019.

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Breda Trimble Testimonial for Tradesmen.ie

Hi folks,
here is a video testimonial we received a while ago from Breda Trimble. Breda posted a Painting job on Tradesmen.ie and was very happy with the result. You can see the video feedback below:-

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Happy New Year 2019

Happy New Year 2019 from Tradesmen.ieWishing you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year, let’s continue to keep tradesmen working and customers happy in 2019!

Our office will be closed for the Christmas break until Thursday 3rd of January but you can post jobs throughout the holidays on
our website at www.tradesmen.ie and they will be sent out every day except Sundays. Email and text messages will be checked regularly throughout the Holidays.

With Best Wishes,

From all the gang at Tradesmen.ie!:)
1st January 2019

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Santa Announces the results of the 2018 Christmas Draw!!!

Tradesmen.ie Christmas Draw 2014Hi folks, here is the video of Santa as he announces the winners of the Christmas Draw to all the boys and girls!!

Each month we make a video of the draw for everyone who posts a job on Tradesmen.ie and provides feedback. The winners receive cash prizes and a mention on our blog:)

The draw for everyone who provided feedback in November was held on December 26th. You can see a video of the draw below:-

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Happy Christmas from Tradesmen.ie

Happy Christmas from everyone at tradesmen.ie

Thanks to everyone who has posted jobs on Tradesmen.ie posting approximately 285,000
jobs helping to create and sustain employment in the Irish Economy. We hope that you have a happy Christmas and a fantastic New Year filled with promise and opportunity!

Our office will be closed for Christmas from Monday 24th of December and re-opening
on Thursday 3rd of January but you can post jobs throughout the Christmas on
our website at www.tradesmen.ie and they will be sent out every day except Christmas Day and Sundays. Email and text messages will be checked throughout the Christmas Holidays.

With Best Wishes,

From all the gang at Tradesmen.ie!:)

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Interior Design Trends 2019

Interior Design Trends 2019Have you started thinking about the decorating needs of your home for 2019? Before you proceed too far, read our post on the latest design trends so you know what design elements are ‘past it’ and what ones are bang on trend.

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Alternative / Additional Christmas Trees

8 Alternative Christmas Tree IdeasI’ve noticed a growth in the popularity of Christmas trees this year. Many people are putting up two trees: the artificial one they put up every year and a real tree. There’s also been a move towards Christmas trees with a difference too, many of which are wall hung so don’t take up any floor space. If you’re looking for ideas for an additional Christmas tree, do read on.

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Martin Campion Testimonial for Tradesmen.ie

Hi folks,
here is a video testimonial we received a while ago from Martin Campion. Martin posted a gardening job on Tradesmen.ie and was very happy with the result. You can see the video feedback below:-

 

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How to Decorate a Mantelpiece for Christmas

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As the fireplace is often the focal part of a room, it’s relatively easy to create a statement with relatively few decorations on the mantelpiece. It can set the scene for your theme for the rest of the house. As it’s a fairly small area, some sparkle and festive spirit will be created easily without the risk of overwhelming the room. Here are some ideas:-

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