Wish list: Nemo double-sided back boiler insert stove

Cute chicks and bijoux beauties jostle for attention in Esther N McCarthy’s list of lovelies.

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See if you can work out this Hallmark for its city of assay, maker and date.

Vintage view:

Kya deLongchamps says hallmarks struck into silver are no surer fingerprint on an antique.

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A pair of mahogany library chairs from de Veres design sale in Dublin tomorrow. (€400-€600)

Tapestry highlight of sale

350 lots include Le Brocquy and de Bardyere works, Des O’Sullivan reports.

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An iconic image of Irish labour history by Cashman shows Jim Larkin in full flow on a platform in O'Connell St (thenSackville St) Dublin. It is estimated at €200-€300 at Adam's history sale in Dublin next Tuesday.

Revolutionary items feature in Adam’s sale

Lady Gregory’s letter and various pictures and medals will be up for auction.

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Split Screen VW Campers vans stencilled up as retro wallpaper on a perfectly planned repeat. €10 for an A5 stencil pack. www.thestencilstudio.com

Add personal touch to your walls, floors

From modern stickers to digital prints, take the bare look off your walls, floors and ceilings.

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Vintage View: Antiques and vintage pieces

Thinking of investing in some works? Here are some useful tips, writes Kya deLongchamps.

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A minimal interior with neutral décor and streamlined wooden furniture can be transformed with unfussy, bright upholstery (Claire chair by Calligaris €246 from Casey's Furniture).

Get the yellow look for spring

Carol O’Callaghan says yellow is a sign of spring, but it may not always work indoors in Ireland so be ...

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Wish list: HAMO beach chairs

Gardening goodies sprout up on Esther N McCarthy’s list this week.

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The Ficus maclellandii as featured on plantsarethestrangestpeople.blogspot.ie/

Web Watch: Plants Are The Strangest People

This guy has a tip jar on his blog. A tip jar. But with 1041 houseplants as of March 29, he needs to ...

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A c1925 Paris-made Art Deco chandelier at de Vere's design auction in Dublin on April 13. It is estimated at €1,500-2,500.

Pair of chandeliers starting at €4,000

Waterford cut-glass light fixture among top lots at Woodwards sale, says Des O’Sullivan.

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An original photographic print showing Cork IRA leaders in Cork in 1918 at Adam's history sale: Front (l-r): Tadgh Barry; Tomas MacCurtain; P. O'Higgins; (back) David Cotter; Sean Murphy; Donal Barrett; Terence MacSwiney and Paddy Trahy. (€400-€600).

Copy of MacNeill 1916 order for €30-€50,000

Manuscript commanding Easter Rising step-down is fascinating lot in auction of ‘800 years’ of historical ...

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The back of a shed becomes a contemporary focus point. Timber wall in Cuprinol Black Ash, bench finished in Cuprinol Natural Stone, €26.99 for 2.5l. Metal planters in Hammerite Red, €12.99 for 750ml.

Give your home that 'buy me' look

Looks are everything when it comes to selling houses. Kya deLongchamps offers some frank advice on styling ...

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Organising cupboard contents and culling ornaments are huge aspects of clutter-busting. It's also an opportunity to show off the ornaments you keep in a new way. Try matching some to your décor.

Tick the boxes for your spring clean

Carol O’Callaghan approaches the annual clutter-busting with the aid of a 10-point list.

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All you need to know about new building regulations

Airwave squawks and industry reservations have cast a pall over new building regulations.

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Still life Silver Jug With Pears by Paul Kavanagh from the 140th anniversary exhibition of the Dublin Painting and Sketching Club in Dun Laoghaire.

Two-day antiques fair in Bantry next weekend

Hibernian Antiques Fair is making first visit to West Cork town, Des O’Sullivan reports.

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Bon Jour M. Magritte by Aidan Hickey from the 140th anniversary exhibition of the Dublin Painting and Sketching Club in Dun Laoghaire.

A new chapter to begin for rare books at auction

A first edition of novel At Swim Two Birds and a copy of the ‘Irish Proclamation’ are among the lots.

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Patio table with built in beer/wine cooler plans can be found on ana-white.com

Web Watch: Ana White Homemaker

Every week we pick our top interiors sites. If you have a favourite you’d like to see featured, interiors@examiner.ie ...

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Two frosted glass tumblers from the c.1940. Around  €400 retail for the pair. Lalique Serpent Vase in amber, c.1924.

Vintage view: Lalique glass

Kya deLongchamps takes a look at the extraordinary glass legacy of René Jules Laliques.

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Wish list: functionality and style

Functionality, style and a little bit of nostalgia make up Esther N McCarthy’s list this week.

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