Category Archives: Design Ideas

Creating Student Spaces

Most Junior and Leaving Certificate students will have just sat their Mock exams, or will be taking them after the half term break. As it edges closer to the real exams, it’s really important that they have a place to … Continue reading

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Selling Your House? Read Our Tips First

Apparently most house buyers decide to start looking for a new home in February. The January blues are over, people have recovered from Christmas and the days are starting to lengthen. Many will be planning on moving during the summer … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn From Home Improvement TV Shows

Room to Improve is back on our TV screens every Sunday night. Now in its tenth series, it certainly has seen a number of changes over the years as Ireland went from boom to bust and back out again. Room … Continue reading

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One Man’s Trash is Another’s Treasure: Salvaging and Upcycling

There’s something very special about seeing salvaged or upcycled pieces in the home. Not only does the item have a new lease of life but it is often being used in a different way to which it was first intended. … Continue reading

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How To Maximise Natural Light In Your Home

As we arrive at the shortest day of the year, it seems a good time to explore how to make the most of natural lighting in your home. In this post, I’m going to explore how you can maximise the … Continue reading

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7 Ways To Reduce Heating Costs & Keep Your Home Cosy

It has been mild for the last couple of days but was freezing cold last week and my thoughts turned to how people can improve the insulation of their homes as well as reduce their heating costs.  Here are 7 … Continue reading

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10 Ideas for Furnishing and Decorating A Teen Girl’s Bedroom

Your “little girl” is growing up, she’s now a teen girl and wants a bedroom revamp. She may even have decided there will be no pink in her new room design. In all likelihood, you won’t have that much say … Continue reading

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Why you need Plants in your Home

As winter approaches, the evenings darken earlier, our homes don’t get as much natural light and it’s not just our bodies that suffer from lack of Vitamin D but our homes can seem duller too. We all know that exercise … Continue reading

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Getting Your Front Door Ready For Winter

Now that hallow’een is approaching, our gardens need tidying up and they probably aren’t as colourful as they were during the summer. What can you do to make the front of your house and the hall door look more attractive … Continue reading

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Interior Design Trends for 2017

If you’re planning on doing some decorating this autumn, you’re probably wondering what’s on trend for the autumn and winter and yet you want to know that they aren’t going to be a flash in the pan, that these trends … Continue reading

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