Wish list: Cheap and cheerful ideas for the home

If you’re making the most of your stove this winter, have a look at this hot glass plinth, writes Esther N McCarthy.

It protects your floor and completes your stove. A lovely idea, available from NSG, Northside Glass. T: 021-4304244 or www.nsg.ie 

Wish list: Cheap and cheerful ideas for the home

We’ve featured the talented Dennis Cotter on these pages before and he makes another appearance in 2015 with his fabulous new product designed and made in Ballingeary, Co Cork. Check out this chopping board made from laminated solid birch.

Yours for €29.50 from www.alluafurnituredesign.ie 

Wish list: Cheap and cheerful ideas for the home

This is a limited edition fine art print by Northern Irish artist John Kindness depicting the anatomy of a yellow rubber duck, might be nice over the bath perhaps? There is an edition of 50 prints and the unframed price is €650, with the framed version at €770. Available from www.graphicstudiodublin.com  and www.johnkindness.co.uk 

Wish list: Cheap and cheerful ideas for the home

A heads up for ye, lads. This cute paper lantern would be great in the little dude or dudette’s room. It’s available in blue or pink from Tiger Stores Ireland for the princely sum of €4. But don’t rush in yet, it’s not in stores until February.

Wish list: Cheap and cheerful ideas for the home

Gráinne Lyons Design has a reversible range of lightshades that are self-assembly and consist of die-cut individual modules that slot together to form sphere-shaped structures. Pretty cool. €79.95 and they comes in other colours too. See www.grainnelyonsdesigns.com  for more info.

Wish list: Cheap and cheerful ideas for the home

This Ben de Lisa bedroom set is perfect to cheer up a dreary January. The bedding is €52, cushions €32-€42, the throw is €32 and the vases are €13-€46. All available from Debenhams nationwide.


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