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Primark’s 2015 Christmas collection
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The Christmas forest floor – DIY decorations from nature
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Ikea’s 2015 Christmas decoration collection is irresistible
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I need ALL THE CUSHIONS
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That lovely mug
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Look what’s trending: copper
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Look what’s trending: metallics
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Look what’s trending: knits
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Look what’s trending: stag cushions
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Have we found our site on 8 acres of forest?

The Christmas forest floor – DIY decorations from nature

DIY Christmas decorations

2015 will be my first year hosting Christmas so naturally I’m obsessively scanning Christmas collections for the nicest tablewares and decorations. I’ve decided to theme my Christmas table (yes, a theme for a table – this is my life) and my theme is ‘Christmas forest floor’. What better way to conjure up such a theme than to physically bring the forest floor to the table. So here’s what I’ve done so far… Read More

I need ALL THE CUSHIONS

cushions from ohh dear

Today I discovered Ohh Deer, a quirky group of creatives that work with talented illustrators to design awesome clothes, gifts and interiors. After drooling through their website, Read More

That lovely mug

Web_version_Gift_Set_of_Six_Fine_Bone_China_MugsThere might not be many thatched cottages around anymore and the only high-nelly bicycles you’ll see are the ones the hipsters have brought back from the dead. However, this Read More

Look what’s trending: knits

Chunky knit home interiors

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

Look what’s trending: stag cushions

Stag Cushion Collage

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

Have we found our site on 8 acres of forest?

trees in a forest

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