Design & Decorate

Bathroom Planner

  If you're looking to give your bathroom a new look but don't know where to start read the House and Home guide to planning and picking the bathroom of your dreams. Today's bathrooms demand a lot more thought and attention, especially if you really…

Types of Beds

  Futons Futons are made with natural fibres (non-toxic/non allergenic fillings) and unlike synthetic mattresses do not retain moisture or perspiration. The natural fibre filling means that they are warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Futons are breathable mattresses and mould to…

Living Room Chic

  In the home, the living area, or the receiving room, is one of the busiest rooms. It's also the room guests initially see and form a lasting impression about the home. Hence, the living area should be well-decorated, well-laid out and inviting to guests…

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…
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