Ideal Mothers Day Gift Ideas

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s very fitting with all of the unconditional love and support our mums give us that there is a day held in their honour! Taking place on the 6th March, Mothers Day is the one day of the year where we have no excuse but to spoil our […]

Pre planning Christmas Gifts

With just six weeks until Christmas and it’s that time of year to dust off your santa hat and think about what gifts you are going to give your nearest and dearest. Pre-planning the art of Christmas gift giving is a necessity to ensure last minute stresses of gift giving are kept at bay. Nobody […]

Top tips for making a room look bigger

In this feature we are delighted to share with you our top homeware tips for making a room look bigger using clever lighting and furnishing. Clever use of lighting If you are not lucky enough to have a lot of natural light flowing into a room, creative lighting effects can make a big difference to […]

Top ten tips for decorating a small living room space

Many homes face the constant challenge of trying to make a living room or family room appear larger. There are in fact many tricks that can be complete to help visually enlarge smaller spaces.  The successful use of darker and brighter wall colours as well as positioning of house furnishings and homeware in a room does […]

Engagement Party Gifts

An engagement announcement is such a happy occasion and such a life event should be celebrated with a party to mark this very special time in the couple’s lives. And with every engagement party celebration comes the inevitable task of deciding on a suitable engagement gift to purchase.  A simple but well thought out gift […]

Gift Giving Guide for this Father’s Day

Father’s Day is taking place this Sunday the 21st June. It’s that time of year when we acknowledge the important role our fathers play in our lives. The day marks the many ways our Dad have and continue to impact our lives. Gift giving however can be a difficult task with many Dads proving challenging […]

Mother’s Day Gift Giving

With Mother’s Day just around the corner it seems fitting that with all the unconditional love and support our mums have given us over the years that there is a day of recognition to honour and celebrate mothers.  Mothers Day which is taking place on Sunday the 15th March is celebrated on different days and […]

What to get the friend who has everything

It’s Christmas and the despite many of our best intentions and pre-planning the time is flying with just a few days till Christmas and only a handful of shopping days left. Whilst gift shopping for most people isn’t too difficult, there is often one person/friend on the list for whom getting the perfect gift can […]

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 […]

Meadows and Byrne – the beauty of online shopping

Shopping can take a lot of time and work. When buying personal items or gifts for a variety of gift giving occasions whether it be for Christmas, birthdays housewarming gifts or household gifts one ideally needs time to browse and look around in the shops. With many of us leading busy lives it is often […]