10 Ways to have your House looking Pinterest Perfect!

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With all our talk of the perfect colour schemes and new trends, we are going to give you some insight today into how to make your home Pinterest Perfect!!

For most of us out there, Pinterest is the go to place for inspiration, but sometimes it can leave you a bit depressed and green with envy. Well not anymore…..

Here are 10 ideas for you to embrace:

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A View from the Millennium Tower!

The Millennium Tower is a landmark development at Charlotte Quay overlooking Grand Canal Dock in the heart of the Dublin Docklands. Built in 2000, number 47 has stunning views but was in tired condition as in its original condition. The property was sold for €540,000 as an investment property. In its closing condition the rental value was approximately €2,000 per month. Owen Reilly recommended Think Contemporary to the purchaser (an Irish investor living overseas) to fully refurbish the property to target corporate tenants.

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Do you know your style?….Mid Century

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Continuing on with our “know your style” series, we are going to be looking at Mid Century design this week.  Mid Century furniture and design has had somewhat of a revival over the last few year and not just in interiors. We have also seen a strong resurgence in fashion.

I have to say that I am a huge fan of vintage furniture and have indulged in some beautiful pieces for my own home, but whether its here to stay, I’m not quite sure….

Check out some of our favourite mid century inspired interiors:
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Bath vs Shower!

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So, over the last few years we have worked on numerous projects that involved a bathroom renovation, and one of the most common dilemmas is; should I get rid of the bath? There are many of us that do not have the luxury of a second bathroom, so we have to fit it all into one. This leaves us with the decision of bath vs shower. I’m hoping to tackle some of the issues and questions around this common dilemma…..

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Somewhere for the Lotions and Potions!

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So following on from last weeks newsletter, I want to look at one of the most important elements in a bathroom, that can so often be overlooked… Storage!!!!

Now I agree that there is probably never enough storage in anybodies home but as there are so many elements in our bathrooms, storage tends to be overlooked and only considered at the end of a renovation.
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Bathe in Beauty!

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So you’ll be glad to hear that I am moving on from the kitchen…. The next most disruptive room to renovate is most definitely the bathroom. It is messy and time consuming but oh so worth it. This week, I want to show you some amazing bathrooms that will inspire you and encourage you to think creatively about your bathroom…..
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Do you use the Subway?

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We’ve been meeting a lot of new clients over the last few weeks and we are seeing a recurring pain point in their homes, the bathroom……
This is one of the more expensive rooms to renovate in your home, so it is very important to get it right. The common thought on this is to opt for something very neutral that you will not tire of. Now this is totally understandable but don’t be prepared to rule colour out completely, because if you are a colour lover, then chances are you won’t get sick of it.

So, I want to show you some neutral bathrooms, that still have interesting elements, and then some braver bathrooms that have injected some colour. I wanted to concentrate on subway tiles this week, as there are some whispers out there that people are getting sick of these beautifully classic tiles, and i want to prove them wrong…..

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All is not so in Dundrum!

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So we had the opportunity to photograph one of our most exciting residential projects to date this weekend and I thought that you might like to have a look.

This project started in 2012 and was completed at the beginning of the summer this year. There was a considerable amount of planning with this project as our client went through a difficult process of weighing up the pro’s and con’s of putting on an extension. In the end, a full renovation and extension was agreed on.

The house was built in 1950 and with the introduction of a very contemporary extension to the rear, it was very important to our client that the integrity of the original house was not lost. With this in mind we set about designing an interior that bridged the gap between old and new.

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