Design & Decorate

Living It Up

  Put all of your effort into planning the space and making sure that it's laid out perfectly for optimum use, so that you can enjoy it in total comfort once you've hung up your paintbrushes; House and Home Ireland's best selling interiors magazine guides…

Scrub Up Your Bathroom

  What costs the most is relocating fixtures as this means moving the plumbing around. However there are lots of other things you can do apart from getting a new sink, bath or toilet. Creating Space Colour Lighting Floor That Hotel Feeling   Creating Space…

Bedroom Storage Tips

  House and Home talks to interior designer Sinead Kelly about bedroom storage tips: Clutter does not work in bedrooms as it creates stress. To avoid this, have a place for everything and if you can't be organised and tidy, at least have it behind…

Caring for your bed

  The better care you take for your bed the longer it will last and serve you well. Take the advice of the Sleep Council (www.sleepcouncil.com) and follow these ten simple steps. Use a washable, protective cover to protect the mattress (and pillows) from stains.…

Enhance Natural Light

Lighting is an essential part of interior decoration which controls the harmony of colours and affects the whole mood of a room. Despite the fact that artificial lighting has improved over the years, there is absolutely no substitute for natural daylight. Examine the potential for…

Wired For the Future

  By electrically future-proofing your house at build stage, you could easily avail of many home technologies as they come on stream down the line. Is it a toy for big boys or does fitting your house with smart technology make practical sense? If new…

Blazing Beauties

  To create a cosy ambience in your home without the mess and hassle of a fireplace try a sophisticated stove. With a myriad of modern and traditional styles to choose from, there has never been a better time to kiss messy grates and draughty…
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