Esther N McCarthy has lanterns, linens and lots of other lovelies on her list this week.
Check out these lovely wraps for the chilly weather from Neptune. Castlefield mustard striped throw, €260, Kingswood throw in mole grey, €135, Croft throw in grey oak, €115, and Sefton throw in cobble €220.
Irish stockists include The Pavilion in Ballygarvan, Cork; Lots Furniture in Tralee and Browsers in Limerick.
See www.neptune.com for more stockists.
Light up any corner of the house with the Slates lantern made from fir wood with internal glass hurricane and rope handle. Simply perfect. €110, available at Interiosity, Douglas, Cork.
There are some beautiful pieces available from Ireland’s leading designers and makers, at Design Ireland. Case in point, these gorgeous Enchanted Forest porcelain mugs. €27.95 from Brookwood Pottery.
See www.designireland.ie and www.brookwoodpottery.com
The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland has launched a Christmas campaign that rebrands its former, ‘Give Irish Craft’ drive to Design Ireland. 31 Chapel Lane’s natural Irish linen tea towels are part of the Design Ireland offering.
Made from high quality and durable fabric, they promise to become softer and more absorbent with each wash. I love the practical colour palette too.
€16 each from www.designireland.ie and www.31chapellane.com
Get sorted in style with this practical and pink, four-tier, overdoor organiser. It would work in the bathroom, bedroom or even the playroom. This will sort that Lego out in no time.
It’s from Argos, €16. www.argos.ie
Artist Helen Devine’s latest print ‘the original hotline bling’ combines her love of the 80s with a cheeky twist. These are limited-edition, screen-printed, made and designed in Ireland and there’s a run of 50 prints only. Available from April and the Bear for €80.
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