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Wish list: Garden goodies

Esther N McCarthy goes garden mad this week with a pick of pastoral pleasures.

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Vintage view: The contour Coca-Cola bottle

 

Kya deLongchamps discusses a design icon as American as apple pie — the contoured, Coca-Cola bottle — first manufactured a century ago.    

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Wishlist: Sunny picnics and April showers

This Arran St East mug and pourer set is inspired by the markets area of Dublin.

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Vintage view: Finnish designer, Alvar Aalto's domestic works

 

Kya deLongchamps takes an appreciative look at three domestic works, still in production, by Finnish designer Alvar Aalto who passed away 40 years ago this year.  

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Wishlist: Some chic and cheerful gems for your home

Give your home a lift with a splash of seasonal colour. Esther McCarthy unearths some chic and cheerful gems.

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Vintage view: Collectable thimbles

 

Kya deLongchamps really has her finger on the pulse when it comes to collectable thimbles.

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Wish list: Summertime shopping

Esther McCarthy lifts her Kinsale leather tote, knots her Silke scarf and goes shopping for summer.

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Wish List: The perfect mix

Jingly jewellery, cosy cushions, cheery chicks — it’s all in the mix from Esther N McCarthy.

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Wishlist: Bags of gorgeous things

Bags of gorgeous things to pick over in this week’s lucky bag from Esther N McCarthy.

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Wish list: Geometrics, florals and fancy window dressing

Geometric prints are still trending, and why wouldn’t they be? Have a peek at this small but sweet blue and white stool, I love the wooden little legs too. 

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Vintage view: Old ceramics

 

Kya deLongchamps begins an occasional series giving good advice on identifying antiques by their material. This week she begins with the outwardly terrifying world of old ceramics.  

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Wish list: Themes for spring homes

Soft gold colours and copper burnished guitars are just some of the themes for spring homes, Esther N McCarthy discovers.

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Wish list: Mother's Day gifts

We’re all about the mammies this weekend, so Esther N McCarthy has done a swift gift foray for those to whom we owe everything.

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Wish list: Odd grassy troll and a few bits more, besides

The kids will adore these animal characters, making their grassy hair grow is really easy too. 

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Wish list: Primrose yellow, azure blue and earthy tones.

Check out these Hessian baskets, too at €6.99. Each pack contains a small, a medium and a large basket. Available in Aldi stores this week.

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Wish List: Low-budget Valentine’s Day love-in

Esther N McCarthy spends some time in the bedroom this Valentine’s weekend — purely for research — and suggests a fry-up for breakfast to complete the low-budget, love-in. 

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Wish List: Chill out time

A book, a window seat and an hour of peace — take time out with Esther N McCarthy’s picks this week. 

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Wishlist: Fine bone china mugs

Jungle themes in teals and greens, Nelson reproductions and sensible graters — this week’s picks from Esther N McCarthy.

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Wish List: Bright and cheerful buys

Spring is just around the corner and Esther N McCarthy is here to show you the way to bright and cheerful buys for the home — at all price points.

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Wish List: The greenery of spring

Faith Ryan finds cute frogs amongst the greenery, cardboard chairs, elephant cushions and more. 

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Wish List: Grabbing the spring feeling

Faith Ryan is looking forward to spring now that the mid point of winter is past and the daffs’ are up.  

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Wish List: Bringing light to your home on the drab winter days

Winter may be glowering, but Faith Ryan lights up the whole house with comforting and eye-catching buys for the New Year.

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Wish List: Christmas Flowers, feasting, festivals and why no to get a Christmas puppy

 Faith Ryan puts the final finish on the Christmas shopping with flowers, feasting and festivals.

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Wish List: Christmas gifts under €25

Faith Ryan says it’s time to use ‘tasteful economy’ and offers a list of gifts under €25— not bad, eh?

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Wish List: Fitting your budget

With just under three weeks to get ready for Christmas, Faith Ryan has something for every budget.

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