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

Trending: Paint with all the Colours of the Year

Are you singing the Pocahontas classic yet? No? Maybe you should re-read the title and realise how clever and witty I was trying to be. I love this time of year. It’s a time for reflection, when we look back at everything that’s happened throughout the year, the good and the bad. When Twitter, Google, … More Trending: Paint with all the Colours of the Year

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

The lowdown: West Elm’s imminent Arnotts arrival

Waiting for the opening of US homeware mecca West Elm has been like waiting for Christmas morning. Interiors addicts like myself will have had the date quadruple circled in their diaries for weeks but there are plenty out there who have yet to experience the wonderfulness of West Elm. Hoards of instant converts ripe for the … More The lowdown: West Elm’s imminent Arnotts arrival