5 stores that need to come to Ireland right now

The beauty of the internet and the relative cheapness of air travel today means that the whole world is closer to us than ever before and we’re much more connected than even a mere five years ago. Facebook, Twitter and most especially, Instagram and Pinterest, have given us greater access to new companies, brands, designers … More 5 stores that need to come to Ireland right now

H&M’s new ‘Home’ collection: From Blush to Burgundy

H&M has just released the first glimpses of its newest collection but of course, it’s mainly the Home section that I’m interested in. Rather than taking inspiration from any of the super strong Colour of the Years like Pantone’s Ultra Violet, H&M focuses on the more muted end of the colour spectrum with ever popular … More H&M’s new ‘Home’ collection: From Blush to Burgundy

The lowdown: The Danish Collective comes to Arnotts for Christmas

A number of years ago we visited Wonderful Wonderful Copenhagen where our Danish-speaking Tazmanian tour guide explained to us the concept of ‘hygge’ (before numerous books were published on the subject to educate us). It was a crisp and sunny October day and he took us to experience what he reckoned was the best cheesecake … More The lowdown: The Danish Collective comes to Arnotts for Christmas

Trending: Time to deck the halls – Ideas for your Christmas Tree décor

Warning! This post contains no mentions of gin baubles or any other gin related Christmas decorations. Apologies for any disappointment caused but I’m all ginned out.  Our tree was always an eclectic display of ornaments gathered over many years. From my grandfather’s handmade robins to the felt ice skates I insisted on having during my … More Trending: Time to deck the halls – Ideas for your Christmas Tree décor

Christmas 2017: Gift ideas for the interior design lover in your life

Ho ho homeware!! It’s that time of year again and if you’re struggling to think of something for the interior design lover in your life, you really shouldn’t be. There are so many gifts ideas out there that are bound to win you some serious brownie points. 1. Copper Gilded Cushion by Aoife Mullane (from … More Christmas 2017: Gift ideas for the interior design lover in your life