Author Archives: Lorna S

Ten Tips for Wonderful Window Boxes

I was visiting a friend recently and was struck by how different the front of their house looked with the addition of flowering window boxes. I always say that windows are the soul to a house. Just as you look … Continue reading

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Decorating with Butterflies

Butterflies, birds and bees are what you need this summer – not just in the garden but in your home. And no, not live ones but butterflies, birds and bees on fabrics and wallpaper are on trend and are great … Continue reading

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Do you need an Interior Designer?

This week, we’re interviewing interior designer Anne Tuohy of Room Junkie and asking her to share some tips from her own knowledge of decorating houses. Anne put her skills and qualifications to use on their own home first, and now shows … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About Building A House Extension

  You’ve decided that you need a bigger house. Whether you need more bedrooms for children, a couple of rooms on the ground floor for an elderly parent, or you’re working from home now so need an office, extending your … Continue reading

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Playrooms: A luxury or a necessity?

Playrooms – are they necessary? Well, they’re not compulsory but they do have their advantages. Even if toys are brought from the playroom to the other living areas, the playroom functions well as a storage area for all the toys … Continue reading

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Upcycling Tips with Joanne of Kyle Lane

Following the popularity of our recent post on upcycling, we contacted Joanne Condon of Kyle Lane in Clonmel with some questions. Not only is Joanne a master in upcycling, she also runs workshops, is bringing out a book and has … Continue reading

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How to Create Fabulous Outdoor Eating Spaces – 6 Tips

Summer is on its way and with the Easter Monday and a May bank holiday coming up, it’s the perfect time to plan and create a space for outdoor eating. When we do get good weather in Ireland (and let’s … Continue reading

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Is Navy the New Black when it comes to Kitchens?

Navy is the new black when it comes to interiors decorating and yes, kitchen colours too.  I think many are surprised and are describing this as an unexpected trend. However, navy really is beautiful, it carries connotations of sophistication and … Continue reading

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6 Interesting Ideas for Decorating Your Walls

Would you like to redecorate your walls but don’t want to use wallpaper or paintings? Are you looking for something different from the run of the mill designs? Yet you don’t want to break the bank? We have a number … Continue reading

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Interiors Design Trends for 2017: Helping You Make Decorating Decisions

Now that the sun has started shining, I’ve started to think about decorating and yes, judging by the number of people in my local hardware shop choosing paint, people are planning on getting the paint brushes and wallpaper paste out … Continue reading

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