Items That Will Instantly Give Your New Home a Homely Feel

Congratulations on becoming the proud owner of your very own grown-up pad! No doubt you have been saving for months and purchased all the homeware staples such as sofas, tables and chairs. Now comes the fun part; all those little décor details that will make your home your own. Put your own stamp on your […]

The perfect Father’s Day gift ideas!

Father’s Day is fast approaching on Sunday 19th June. Although we should technically recognise our fathers every day of the year, its the one day specifically designated in the year where we acknowledge the important role our fathers play in our lives. The special day marks the many ways our Dad positively impacts our lives. Gift […]

Selecting the perfect bar stool

When picking out bar stools or counter stools as part of homeware, a few important items must be taken into consideration. Bar stools come in a range of styles, sizes, fabrics and colours and whilst choosing the colour & look and feel of a stool it’s critical that the measurements and more importantly the height […]

Home Decor Gift Guide

The art of gift giving can be a tricky task. Speaking from experience taste can be such an individual thing. Too often housewarming gifts or homeware items given as presents can end up hidden in an attic gathering dust, only to be displayed when the gift- giver visits the home! The challenge to most people […]

The simple art of gift giving

The phrase gift giving makes the task seem a lot easier than it actually is. The actual art of gift giving can prove to be a stressful task. Regardless of whether its for a birthday, special occasion or wedding gift the task of gift giving can be fraught with unseen dangers. The first hurdle to […]

The ideal wedding gift..

At every wedding you attend comes the inevitable task of deciding on a suitable wedding gift. in today’s society more and more people give cash as wedding presents however the personalised wedding gift, if chosen wisely and thoughtfully can be the more memorable choice. Gifts can be chosen with the recipients in mind can bring […]

Meadows and Byrne: budget shopping in January

After the excess of Christmas, January can seem like a slow time of year, a month spent recovering from the many parties, festivities and over-indulgences of the festive season. Not only are we slowly coming back to reality after two relaxing yet sometimes hectic weeks of family get-togethers, late nights and leisurely mornings, but our […]

Brightening up a bathroom

When it comes to bathrooms, no matter what the shape or size, whether its an onsuite or the main bathroom, many people seem to have a very common compliant- they find their bathroom very dark and dull. For the most part in main bathrooms tend to have one bathroom which is usually small in size […]

Make a splash of colour this January

Now that Christmas has come and gone, decorations are carefully stored in the attic for another few months and your home suddenly begins to look bare with a wide open space, now is the time to consider new homeware items to make a statement this 2015. Gone are the reds, golds and silvers that Christmas is […]

Bar stools from the pub to the kitchen table

A furniture and homeware item that is necessary and which we spend a good portion of our day using, but often overlook is the humble chair or stool. Along with a table, a chair or stool is an essential part of the house and home furnishing. Whilst we think we know what a standard chair […]