Retailers and designers have sent me their spring collections and as I scroll through the fabrics, patterns, textures and colours that will dominate 2016 I’m reminded of something I heard at an interiors event a while back. The event, hosted by Tassimo, had this speaker called John-Henry Boyle who is the creative director at an Irish interior design company called ’21 Spaces’. Something he said stayed with me and I even tweeted it at the time: Read More
My latest interiors purchase is this bell garland by Helen James, available in Dunnes Stores. It was a steal at €12. The garland has 6 brushed gold effect bells. The bells vary in shape and all of them have that muted, distant sound of a cow bell. Read More
At this stage I think I’ve seen every Christmas stocking that is for sale in Ireland, and here are my 5 favourites. Read More
It’s hard to make a rented house look exactly the way you want it. For the past few months I’ve been on a DIY binge trying to add character and personality to the place that I currently call home. My latest DIY project is this vase of illuminated branches.
Here’s how I pieced it together: Read More
This year is the first time I am hosting Christmas and I simply cannot wait. This is how I’ve decided to dress the table…
While sauntering through Arnotts’ Christmas section I spotted these straw Christmas decorations. These woodland animals would look beautiful on my Christmas tree so they’re going on the gift wishlist. Take a look… Read More
Penney’s (Primark) have launched their 2015 Christmas collection and there are lots of little gems. Here are a few of my favourites… Read More