Decluttering? Top organiser Sarah Reynolds shows you how

Now we’re in full flow nesting season, it’s the perfect time to tidy up our domestic eyesores and put plans in place for future easy, stress-free maintenance, ...

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Design/life: Aileen Lee profiles Andrew Pain of Black Hen Designs

Aileen Lee meets Andrew Pain, the Co-founder of Black Hen Designs

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Hats off to Dali: Exhibition shows largest collection of artist's work in Ireland

Eve Kelliher takes a look at what’s happening in the worlds of art, interiors and gardening.

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Big names from art world in the picture for Easter auction

The sale of 400 lots in Connemara tomorrow promises to be a crowd-puller, says Des O’Sullivan.

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See what’s under hammer at Ballea Castle

Salvage, antiques and art at contents auction, writes Des O’Sullivan.

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Wish List: Mellow yellow in the bedroom and beyond

Turning on the style in the bedroom, bathroom and beyond, Esther N McCarthy suggests ways of making everything mellow yellow in your home this spring.

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Birth of Modernism in Irish art

The Birth of Modernism in Irish Art 1920-1960 is the title of an exhibition running at the State Apartment Galleries in Dublin Castle until August 18.

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Don't miss the Irish Examiner's free glossy Home mag

The Irish Examiner 'Home' magazine is back with the Spring/Summer edition in your Irish Examiner on Saturday, April 27.

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Throwing shapes with owner of Dunbeacon Pottery Helen Ennis

Aileen Lee profiles ceramicist Helen Ennis.

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All set: Impress your Easter guests with experimental table settings

Making the dining table the focus of gatherings this weekend is an opportunity to experiment with fresh new styling looks and to utilise tablewares in a variety ...

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Finding the right spot for antiques in your home can determine their survival

Kya deLongchamps gives some tips on correctly placing antiques in the home

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Drink in all the benefits of brewing your own chamomile

Put the kettle on, make a cuppa and read on to see why Fiann Ó Nualláin loves this tipple

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Patio doors swing wide open to usher the outside in

Like magic portals, patio panels and doors conjure up spellbinding new possibilities in Irish architecture, says Kya deLongchamps.

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Library sale opens a brand new chapter

Des O’Sullivan previews an interesting event at James Adam in Dublin.

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Penny farthing pedals centre stage

A rare penny-farthing bicycle is among the 460 lots on offer at the annual vintage auction at O’Donovan’s of Newcastlewest at 10am next Saturday. In ...

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Model events to help you draw inspiration

Eve Kelliher looks at what’s happening in the worlds of art and interiors.

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House contents that put Irish and world history in the frame

There’s much to tempt collectors at Fonsie Mealy’s sale next week, says Des O’Sullivan.

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Nature and travel add a real glow to Karen Lavelle’s candles

"Spending time outside plants the seed of many new ideas."

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Antique watchers eye up giant Irish elk antlers and marrow scoop

A PAIR of giant Irish elk antlers from the collection of the artist Sir Sidney Nolan comes up at Bonham's sporting sale in London on May 1.

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Ideal Home Show returns to RDS

The Permanent TSB Ideal Home Show returns to the RDS this weekend with an estimated 30,000 people expected to attend.

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Vintage View: Historic kitchen designs, from railway carriages to Bauhaus brilliance

Kya deLongchamps selects the key ingredients of history’s top-performing kitchens

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Cork designer Aiveen Daly on leaving a 'sensible' job to follow her passion

Creativity and innovation, along with an eye for design and detail, plus getting the attention of the most discerning clients, has helped make an Irish success story ...

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An Easter auction at Ballea Castle

Des O’Sullivan previews a two-day sale featuring 1,200 lots Des O’Sullivan previews a two-day sale featuring 1,200 lots.

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Here comes summer: Spruce up your garden with our sunny season wish list

You can perch on a leopard-print barstool this summer while you indulge in food from George Foreman’s new grill or from Aldi’s big-selling pizza oven, ...

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Brass altar gates or diamond rings, the choice is all yours

Two upcoming auctions in Cork offer plenty of interest for collectors, writes Des O’Sullivan.

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Why would you pay for a spare room you never use?

Eve Kelliher gets the inside track from leading interior designer Deirdre Whelan.

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Buying a dishwasher? Here are some tips on cleaning up on efficient and new features

Dishwashers are a time-saving hero of family life.

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No time for a proper spring clean? Try these simple steps for a good refresh instead

Traditional spring cleans may be out of fashion – but it’s still a good time to clear any lingering winter cobwebs and clutter. By Gabrielle Fagan.

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Debenhams go out of Africa with textile range

Debenhams goes out of Africa with a new selection of textiles from their Savanna range, inspired by tribal prints.

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Here's how to sell out at your first car boot sale

There’s no better time to step out and sell out at your first boot sale, says Kya deLongchamps

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Matt Jones: Carving his own niche

Matt Jones: With wood, you work with what nature provides you with. It’s as you find it and the woodturner’s job is to show off those colours and that ...

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Faux plants are back on trend

Carol O’Callaghan reviews Penneys spring home collection. The Botanica range of accessories offers everything from faux plants to natural colourways.

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Catwalk in the home: Hedgeroe Home's Rebecca Roe fuses fashion and interior design

Rebecca Roe epitomises the stylish fusion of fashion and interior design, writes Eve Kelliher.

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40 watercolours and drawings by the shortlived celebrated Cork artist Daniel Macdonald for sale

A CACHE of 40 watercolours and drawings by the shortlived celebrated Cork artist Daniel Macdonald (1820-1853) is now on display at the Gorry Gallery in Dublin until ...

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Wish List: How to bring design and colour into your home

It's the perfect time of year to experiment with some artistic design and colour, writes Esther N McCarthy

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How to make your home an Instagram hit in 6 simple steps

Restoring Landsdowne’s Kristine Hall shares her styling secrets for ‘decor-gramming’ success. By Gabrielle Fagan.

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The rarest Beatles record of them all goes under the hammer

The band’s memorabilia will hit all the right notes, says Des O’Sullivan.

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Meet Jo Slevin: A joint partner at crafts company Mr Kite Designs in Cork

Jo Slevin, of Mr Kite Designs, talks to Aileen Lee about her Cork crafts company.

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