Staycation Inspiration: How To Holiday At Home

When the summer holiday is still a long way away, we look at ways to bring that wanderlusty holiday feel into the home ...

Three Ways To A Cool Outdoor Dining Space

On mintmag.ie Image: chanelbagsandcigarettedrags.com Are you wondering whether the good weather is ever coming back? It is! And when it does, here is how to enjoy the warm summer days in-style, with our ideas and product recommendations on styling the coolest outdoor dining space. Modern Monochrome The Scandinavians practically invented cool contemporary and the monochrome … Continue reading Three Ways To A Cool Outdoor Dining Space

#urbangarden: Green In The City

Bring the outside in and keep it smart with these ingenious ideas for small outdoor areas: 1. A tiny but charming dining nook in a corner of your little terrace (Houzz) 2. A travel-inspired, geometrically-playful outside area on apartmenttherapy.com 3. Build a loft deck and go wild with decorating and planting like in this Houzztour  4. If … Continue reading #urbangarden: Green In The City

Happy Decor Tips To Cheer Up Your Home

A version of this article appeared on Mint Mag: 10 Ways To Bring Summer Into Your Home Have a look at these tried-and-tested decor tips to bring sunshine into your home. A little playful print here, a happy homeware piece there .. here are ten ways to make your indoors more inviting, plus some pretty products … Continue reading Happy Decor Tips To Cheer Up Your Home

Outdoor Oasis

On mintmag.ie How To Create An Outdoor Oasis And so the good weather has finally arrived! Whether you have a patio, back garden, or a small balcony, take advantage of the warm temperatures and long evenings with our guide to creating a luxurious and inviting outdoor oasis. Found on dwellingsanddecor.tumblr.com We browsed around on Pinterest … Continue reading Outdoor Oasis

Playful Patterns

On image.ie Check out these gorgeous summer textiles in inspiring prints… Ah, summer! It not only brings warmth and sunshine, but also beautiful pattern designs and tantalising textures. Here’s our pick of the best summer textiles for indoors and out ... 1. Duvet set, from €48–198, Anthropologie 2. Paisley tablecloth and napkins, €12.99–29.99, Zara Home … Continue reading Playful Patterns

The Humble Slaw, Three Ways

It looks like we can finally light up the barbecue this bank holiday, so I'm looking for appropriate recipes. First off, the coleslaw. But, it is not going to be your run-of-the-mill, surplus cabbage, swimming-in-mayo slaw. Coleslaw is an easy side salad but you need to prep your veggies right. Make sure you drain your vegetables of … Continue reading The Humble Slaw, Three Ways

Easy #partyfood: Bean hummus & roasted peppers

One of my favourite eats! Depending on how you want to serve it and how much of it you want to make, it is: a dip, a spread, a meal, and it comes in amazing colours. Very versatile, you can really be creative with your dish composition, and it's more nourishing and healthier than most side dishes and … Continue reading Easy #partyfood: Bean hummus & roasted peppers

Outdoor Living**

Time to get your backyard in shape for summer: outdoor dome, kids' cabin, picnicware, towels and blankets, boho Oriental wares for that decadent summer feeling ... Here are a few items that could make the outside of your abode more appealing and infinitely cuter:

Totally, Yoghurtly Yours

On image.ie This is the easiest dinner party you’ll ever throw… Picture this – you whip up ALL the courses the morning of, you leave them in the oven/fridge, have a relaxing afternoon – and, come evening, a radiating, well-rested host opens the door,apéritif in hand! Sounds good? Here’s how to do it! Make good … Continue reading Totally, Yoghurtly Yours