Knits are always a seasonal staple when winter rolls in. This year I’m seeing in particular a lot of chunky knits, with cream and beige being the trending favourite colours. Read More
All sorts of deer-shaped door knobs and doe-like decorations can be hunted (pun very much intentional) in Irish and online interiors stores this season, so here’s a collection of my favourite stag cushions for your inspiration. Read More
In contrast to the wide-open, cow-inhabited, sloped fields we scoped out last week, this week, in our search for a site to build the dream house, we viewed 8 acres of flat, densely overgrown forest.
The site wasn’t easy to access but after clambering through a stream, a high ditch, a thick hedgerow and a barbed wire fence, we found ourselves in among the trees. Read More
Inspired by the mason jar crafts craze on beloved Pinterest, I decided to start making mason jar candle holders. The DIY craftsy nut in me gets very excited about photographs like this:
Images above found on Pinterest
After a fruitless few months of scanning property websites for the dream house in the countryside, we’ve started flirting with the idea of building it ourselves.
Today we went to view our first site for sale. The site is 5 acres and it’s located Read More
Lately, I’ve been planning to hand-make some rustic candle holders and vases out of jam jars, so today I picked up the bits and pieces needed. They are mostly from Inspiring Ideas in Blanchardstown Retail Park. I’m so excited about these materials that I had to share photos of them (*facepalms at self*). Read More
After seeing Harvey Norman’s Autumn/Winter collection described as being “all about the ranch look, with a rustic feel, plenty of checks and even a few skulls”, I’ve been terribly excited to have a gawk. Read More
I was browsing through that giant blue warehouse off the Ballymun exit of the M50 yesterday with my aunt and came across a few items that just made me ask ‘Why?’.
Here are 4 WTF things I saw for sale in IKEA. Read More
A Facebook chat message pops up on my phone from Peter with a link to a ‘property for sale’ advert in it. Buying a house starts with a link to a property advert, so I’m aware that clicking on this could result in mortgage applications, engineers reports, solicitors and very serious dotted lines.
I click on the link and see this…