Wish list: The Amtevik range from IKEA

Faith Ryan offers old lace making skills, Irish linen and elegant furniture in a homespun tale of interiors.

Compose your own felt style pendant with a choice of cover and cord in the Amtevik range from IKEA, €17/€25. Machine washable.

Wish list: The Amtevik range from IKEA

Sitting for long periods is condemned by many health professionals as being as dangerous as smoking. I would be happy to stand to attention for this hardwood desk from Sixtay. 

Available in a range of woods with oodles of storage, and inset with linoleum if preferred, €1,530, www.sixtay.com 

Wish list: The Amtevik range from IKEA

This elegant moss green Karlsson clock, belted in a slim frame of copper, arrives in store right on time for autumn from Harvey Norman, €64.95

Wish list: The Amtevik range from IKEA

Fiona Harrington is a Beara- based artist who has made Irish lace current again.

Art pieces, including this scene from her ‘My Grandmother’s House’ collection, take 50-60 hours, worked by hand with thread as fine as human hair. www.Fionaharrington.com 

Wish list: The Amtevik range from IKEA

Sligo designer and furniture maker Martin Gallagher’s work just gets better every year. Ardú is Irish for uplifting or to rise above, and this skeletal console is one of a collection of 12 pieces. 

Price will depend on the length of the backbone. The piece can be placed against a wall or used as a centre table. You can find small pieces by Martin on Etsy . www.Martingallagherfurniture.com 

Wish list: The Amtevik range from IKEA

Waterford’s new line Rebel

designed by Jo Sampson was launched at this year’s Maison & Objet exhibition in Paris, and is arriving in full later this month. Decanters start at €169 with flutes and cocktail glasses at €40 each from all Waterford Wedgewood stockists

Wish list: The Amtevik range from IKEA

Greg Whelan’s exquisite designs on Irish Linen were featured at Threshold an exhibition of Irish craft and skill in New York this May. 

In a variety of Celtic inspired motifs, the table runner is €129, the box of napkins €95 and 4 placements are yours for €120. www.Irishlinenhouse.com  with select pieces through Carraig Donn.

Wish list: The Amtevik range from IKEA

Teal is ultra-popular this autumn, on walls and fabrics. It truly comes to life here contrasted against the stunning vintage style pattern in this Morris Wingchair in duck egg €1,095 from www.dfs.ie 


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