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It’s time to snuggle-up and Esther N McCarthy shows you how to do it in style this autumn.

Check out this linear hardwood handle for the Matki EauZone Plus collection. I’m loving the natural wood grain clashing with a tactile, polished texture.

Made from teak, the handle is durable and has been treated for bathroom conditions.For the pictured configuration here, to give you an idea of prices it’s around €1,320 ex VAT, www.matki.co.uk 

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Finline Furniture recently marked one year in business at their Cork showroom located in The Woolen Mills, Douglas. 

The company have been producing handcrafted bespoke furniture in Ireland for over the last 35 years. A fine example is this gorgeous classic chaise, €600. www.finlinefurniture.ie 

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If you have trouble getting the little ones to bed, check out Cuckooland’s autumn/winter 2016 SNURK range. 

The whole family will be leaping into bed every night with these stunningly realistic photographic duvet sets, made from 100% percale cotton and priced at €52 for a single and €105 for a double. Football fans will love this one.

www.cuckooland.com 

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This a beautiful book by Patricia Fitzgerald: Healing Creations – Discover Your Mindful Self Through Mandala Colouring and Journaling. “Mandalas are a very ancient art form and can be found right across the world,” says Patricia. 

“The name itself comes from the ancient Sanskrit word for ‘circle’, or ‘container of spirit. “The act of creating and engaging with an intuitive piece of art brings you into a place of calmness, where negativity can be released and where decisions can be made in a much more focused manner.” 

Worth a shot, I suppose? Published in hardback by The Collins Press, €19.99, available in all good bookshops and online from www.collinspress.ie 

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Freshen up your bedroom with Marks & Spencer’s new Loft bedding set called, funny enough, Bed In A Bag. Prices start at €35.00, and they are made from soft, breathable cotton, in four different sizes. 

The set includes a duvet cover, matching pillowcases and fitted sheet. Available in-store and online now from www.marksandspencer.ie 

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Parfois has some gorgeous autumnal colours going on in their accessories this season. We love this scarf, €14.99. Parfois has stores in Blanchardstown SC, Pavilions SC and Mary Street, Dublin; Crescent SC, Limerick; Mahon Point, Cork; T1 Dublin Airport and online at www.parfois.com 


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