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New Commission – Curtains Update, Detached House, Foxrock, Dublin 18

So delighted to be asked back again to a gorgeous detached home in Foxrock, to update the curtains which we sourced and supplied ten years ago. Sourced and supplied some lovely fabrics that modernised existing furniture and flooring. Delighted with what we've found so far. [caption id="attachment_3067" align="alignleft" width="150"] Sitting Room Fabric[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3066" align="alignleft"…
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Great New Commission – Attic Fit Out – Sandymount, Co Dublin

Really delighted with this new commission for an Attic Fit Out in Sandymount. Great to be coming in just as the builders are finishing. A lot of design to work on, Wardrobes - Custom built to maximise space in all the nooks and crannies Floor - Advise client on colour, supply and fit Blinds -…
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A Different Take on Dining Room Chairs

A Different Take On Dining Room Chairs [caption id="attachment_3043" align="alignleft" width="150"] Dining Chair[/caption]   Love these two new chairs that I have come across in one of my favourite suppliers new catalogues. Always love adding different chairs to a room, giving texture, colour and something a little bit different.  My favourite piece of furniture. Add…
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Kitchen Diner, Refurbishment, Templeogue, Dublin 16

Delighted with this Kitchen Diner refurbishment in Templeogue. Delighted with the overall effect of bringing light into the room which was dark and separate, which these before pictures show.   And am particularly pleased to be asked back by client eleven years later, to modernise, upgrade and bring more light into the kitchen and living…
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Kitchen Diner Refurb Foxrock Dublin 18

Kitchen Diner & Living Room Refurbishment & Modernisation, Three Bed Semi, Foxrock, Dublin 18 Love how this renovation and modernisation turned out. Light colours and some customised furniture and fittings have created a truly unique and comfortable space for these homeowners. [tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="11"]     Brief from client was to modernise around a Moroccan Blue…
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Laminate Floor Tile for Clondalkin Dublin 15

Client had a glossy cream Tile it showed every foot mark, was impossible to keep clean. And with a new dog it was a hundred times worse. I suggested a grey Laminate Tile, matte, with markings that perfectly picked up her existing cherry kitchen cupboards. It is practical, doesn't show dirt or marks. It is…
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Fab & Fun New Roller Blind Fabric

Love these roller blind fabrics. Loads of fun and light. Available in all sizes. Make great Roller Blinds [tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="10"] Check out other ideas for windows here. Call me to measure and quote on 01 294 3675 or email me here.  
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Bathroom and Tiles Chosen for Clondalkin Dublin 15

Working away on the Refurbishment in Clondalkin. Using current colour themes with slate grey walls and floor and a deeper grey vanity unit.  Working with simple clean lines to provide a functional family bathroom. Delighted with the look we are going with in the bathroom.  Sutble grey tones bringing peace and calmness.   Love the…
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Fantastic Commission from Former Customer, Clondalkin D.15

Always delighted to be asked back, and really looking forward to working on this. Previously worked with client in 2010 and really appreciate being asked back to do this extensive revamp:   New flat roof on kitchen extension (the rubber type) Retile kitchen floor and include my hall New lights in kitchen and probably blinds…
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Ready made Curtain Range for Bedroom – Very Cost Effective

Just researched this range of readymade curtains for a bedroom makeover. Very large and wide window, so delighted to find such a range for this Bedroom I often find when you're broke a ready-made curtain and a new painted colour on the walls, will give you a total new look at minimum cost.  Perfect in…
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Fantastic colours chosen for Kitchen Makeover

Love these soft and luxurious colours chosen for a kitchen makeover. The Aged Vellum, we have used as a lacquer on the kitchen cabinets, covering up the dark and heavy mahogany doors. We then chose Subtle from Colortrend again, for the walls.     I then chose this gorgeous textured fabric with golden hues to…
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Stylish Console Table ordered for Client

Just ordered this console table for a client's sittingroom especially  chosen to complement her existing wood furniture but will add a pop of colour and storage without cluttering the room. Like what you you see? Call me to ask about console tables for colour and storage. Karen@ 01 294 3675...or email me here. And check…
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Interiors Gift Certificates Now Available

Gift Vouchers Now Available - The Perfect Gift We now offer Gift Vouchers - a helpful present for a new homeowner or those considering a revamp.  Our Gift Vouchers can be purchased from €100 up. To purchase a voucher, just email me here, giving me the name of person to receive the voucher, and the…
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Another Option on Hall Storage Unit

Love this Storage Unit - great for hallway, family room, TV room. Love the clean lines of the feet, off the ground, to bring light and space. Available in loads of different colours.
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Some pieces chosen for a hallway in Knocklyon D 16

Love these pieces that I have chosen for the hallway as part of the refurbishment of the downstairs in a standard narrow dark hallway. Japanese Style Unit to go inside the door in the left. Available in a great range of colours. Love the feet which give a feeling of space. Architectural Mirror to go…
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New Commission Knocklyon, D 16 – Some of the Pieces

Just love these pieces that we've chosen for the hallway for the house I'm working on in Knocklyon, Dublin 16. Japanese Style Storage Unit for Hall This is the Japanese type Storage Unit I have chosen for the Hallway, just at the bottom of the stairs.  I love the feet on this, which takes the…
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Great New Commission in Knocklyon, Dublin 16

Delighted to be asked back by clients who are very happy with the modern Spanish bedroom. This time I'm working with them to modernise and brighten their downstairs room. Firstly I'm changing their beech floors to lime wash.  A great idea when you already have good wooden floors laid.         We are…
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Tip # 11 – Curtains

Check out my recent tip on Curtains, fabrics, fittings, finishes and headings. And my favourite, a simple linen in Wave Curtain Style.
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Check out This Weeks Tip on Floor Tiles

In this week's tip we look at the options for using floor tiles throughout the house. My personal favourite, throughout the living room areas - modern, clean and maintenance free. Read more here Need to speak to me?  Drop me a line here or call me on 01 294 3675
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New Commission, Linden, Blackrock Co Dublin

Looking forward to this new commission, to rework the downstairs, but particularly the family room. Client wants creative customised storage solutions for a dated room, to make it a more comfortable family friendly room. Looking forward to bringing a new lease of life to the rather jaded interior of pinks and peaches. Check back for…
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New Commission Foxrock, Dublin 18

Great new commission in Foxrock, Dublin 18. Looking forward to working on this project as we work through revamping the kitchen with colour and bench seats. Also advising on design for sitting room, colour, curtains and furniture. Then working on bedroom - refurbish, brighten, modernise. Looking forward to bringing some warmth and modern colours with…
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New Commission, Navan Road, Dublin 7

Looking forward to this job, Modernisation and Upgrade - Hall, Stairs, Landing, Family Room. Looking forward to pulling a whole new look together  with the paint, flooring, furniture, curtains.               Watch this space for progress and ideas as we give this family home a complete makeover. Like what you…
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2 Great New Build Commissions

2 Great New Build Commissions Really looking forward to working on these two new commissions.  Love the opportunity to design and colour from top to bottom. New Build Kilgobbin, Co Dublin Excited about this, brief from client is to advise and supply flooring, furniture, window treatments and all colour and paint effects.  Looking forward to…
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Some Great New Commissions

Delighted with Recent New Commissions Great to hear from a previous customer in Naas Co Kildare, looking on some painting and colour advice for the entire house.  Love being invited back. Watch this space as we work through textures, colour themes and paint types.  Check out my page on colour for my approach.   Also…
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Some Great New Commissions

Some Great New Commissions - Referrals & New Clients - Really Looking Forward to these Jobs New commission in Monkstown.  House entirely turned around by Dermot Bannon - Bedrooms being moved from back to front.  Have to advise on decoration & colour, curtains and blinds. Looking forward to opportunity to create a total transformation using…
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Apartment Refit, Kilmainham for Letting Agent, Youngs

 Apartment Refit in Kilmainham Dublin 8, for Letting Agent. Brief from Client was to renew, modernise and revitalise, making it attractive for potential new Tenants – In a two-week turn around.. Well, how do you tackle a tiered and out-dated 2-bed, 2-bath apartment and make it over it an 2 week period?  Here’s how I…
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Chairs, Chairs, Chairs

Fantastic New Range of Chairs     One of my favourites suppliers, has a fantastic new range of beautiful neat and space saving unique chairs that would fit in many design schemes. Suit many rooms in the house -great for the sitting room, family rooroom, playroom, guest bedroom, bedroom, kitchen, hallway   Wide Variety of colours and fabrics…
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Sitting Room, Foxrock Dublin 18

How great to hear back from one of my favourite clients who I worked with sixteen years ago on her sitting room and who has asked me back to update the sitting room again.! As you can imagine, its quite outdated at this stage, so she has asked me back to do a complete makeover…
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New Commission, Small Bathroom Refit in 1 Bed Apartment, Dublin 8

New Commission, Small Bathroom Refit in 1 Bed Apartment, Dublin 8  Check out our new design ideas – great for any small bathroom, ensuite or understairs toilet. Call me if you are fed up with your moldy grotty ensuite. Sleek, Easy on the Eye and Timeless Brief from new client in relation to a small…
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Kitchen Makeover – Tight Budget – Ashbourne

Just finished a kitchen upgrade for a lovely client in Ashbourne Co Meath. A very tight budget – its amazing what results you can get, with a little bit of thought and an overall theme. Initial brief from client was “make it as good as possible and spend as little as possible” – so I…
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Great Client Visit – Clonee Dublin 15

Great Client Visit this week to a lovely house with great opportunities in Clonee Dublin 15. Brief is complete refurbishment on a house  that has been rented. Three new bathrooms, new flooring throughout, window treatments – and colour schemes.   Looking forward to this opportunity  – watch this space.
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Hall, Stairs, Landing – Bray

Just finished makeover of Hall, Stairs and Landing, Bray. What a transformation!   This hall was dated. It was Wallpapered in a peach stipple type wallpaper         The Clients wanted to keep the hall as bright and light as before but to spend as little money as possible and get the greatest…
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