Keeping you up to date with the latest news and opinions from the NI property market

Showing all blog posts filed under Interiors and Exteriors

1

Apr

Hatch the Perfect Plan

Posted on 1st April 2015  |   Add a comment

Hatch the Perfect Plan

Easter decoration is now more popular than ever, and like Christmas, is becoming the perfect excuse to indulge your inner stylist. This year's trends - fresh-as-paint pastels or more vibrant hues, from bright greens to daffodil yellows - are perfect for spring schemes and make a home look suitably dressed for the occasion. Avoid over-elaborate displays and opt for simple, stylish touches....

Read more
house icon

30

Mar

Make Easter bright with bulbs

Posted on 30th March 2015  |   Add a comment

Make Easter bright with bulbs

Spring is definitely in the air and Propertynews.com in partnership with the Allianz Garden Show Ireland 2015’s very own Gardening Guru, Geoffrey Stebbings from www.thebikinggardener.com  brings you some top tips in how to brighten up your outside space for Easter and beyond.. After the long, grey winter we all need an injection of colour and nothing gets the job done better...

Read more
house icon

26

Mar

Mulching is the key to a thriving garden

Posted on 26th March 2015  |   Add a comment

Mulching is the key to a thriving garden

I could easily become a mulch bore. Perhaps I already am, and nobody has been kind enough to tell me. But of all the things you can do for your garden, this, to me, seems the most important. Give, don't just take. And late winter/early spring is the best time to do the mulching, before too much new growth gets...

Read more
house icon

9

Mar

Wonder Walls

Posted on 9th March 2015  |   Add a comment

Wonder Walls

A home isn't dressed without some artwork, whether family photos, prints or paintings. Gabrielle Fagan helps you to get the picture. It could be argued that we're all artists, snapping away with our mobiles and generally enjoying a more visual world, but all too often our 'work' ends up unseen. Photographs of family, friends and holidays are commonly left lingering on laptops...

Read more
house icon

6

Mar

Raise the Roof

Posted on 6th March 2015  |   Add a comment

Raise the Roof

Sitting in a delightful beach front hamlet, Red Roofs Cottage is a property full of character where inside and out you will be wowed by what's on offer. The interior has been finished with top notch cottage charm with many quaint features which create a home oozing comfort and warmth. The idyllic location is right on the edge of Coney Island Bay. Old...

Read more
house icon

3

Mar

Dive into the Blue

Posted on 3rd March 2015  |   Add a comment

Dive into the Blue

Can't wait for spring's blue skies? Get a head start indoors, with Gabrielle Fagan's bright, new azure-inspired buys for the new season... At this time of year, even a glimpse of bright, blue sky, with its promise of spring, lifts the spirits. But our unpredictable climate often teases, keeping us waiting for those elusive sunny horizons. Take heart, though, you can guarantee...

Read more
house icon

26

Feb

Kitchen Confidential

Posted on 26th February 2015  |   Add a comment

Kitchen Confidential

Gabrielle Fagan sources the finest ingredients to create the hub of the home. Kitchens are for eating, drinking and socialising, but the heart of the home also speaks volumes about our taste - as a glimpse into the kitchens of Prime Minister's wife Samantha Cameron and celebrity chef Nigella Lawson recently revealed. While there's a homely, eclectic feel to the Downing Street...

Read more
house icon

26

Nov

Top of the tree

Posted on 26th November 2014  |   Add a comment

Top of the tree

Whether you're going for real or just faking it, Gabrielle Fagan reveals how to bling up those Christmas tree branches in style. Once upon a time, the only stress involved in decorating the Christmas tree was unearthing the bauble collection, untangling the tinsel - and trying to stop the children ruining the effect with their cotton wool and toilet roll creations! That...

Read more
house icon

18

Nov

Style to spare: Ideas for the extra bedrooms in your home

Posted on 18th November 2014  |   Add a comment

Style to spare: Ideas for the extra bedrooms in your home

If you're expecting visitors over the festive season, Gabrielle Fagan reveals some smart and simple solutions for stylish spare rooms. There's nothing like an occasion to spur us into action and make us look afresh at decor. And with Christmas only weeks away, there's no more pressing task than the spare room. If there's a good reason why you keep the door...

Read more
house icon

10

Nov

Planting tulip bulbs now is a bright idea

Posted on 10th November 2014  |   Add a comment

Planting tulip bulbs now is a bright idea

Tulips are best put in the ground later than other spring bulbs, such as daffodils and crocus. You can plant up until Christmas, if the soil allows, and still expect a decent display. Early November is the perfect time, but Christopher Lloyd, who planted tulips by the hundred in his Great Dixter garden, sometimes confessed to planting forgotten bags of...

Read more
house icon

Follow

Search

Categories

Archive

Subscribe

Part of the Independent News and Media group