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 […]

Gifts for newly weds

Wedding gift giving is an unavoidable task. With every wedding you attend comes the inevitable task of choosing a wedding gift. Regardless of whether you are choosing a gift for a friend or family member, a personalised wedding gift adds more of a special and personal touch.  A personalised wedding gift is the perfect choice […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mother’s Day Gift Giving – Part 2

In our previous post we ran through the importance of acknowledging Mother’s Day and how it should be celebrated. In this post we will run through the numerous great gift ideas for mums to show our appreciation to our mums this Mother’s Day. There is the option of running with a typical gift or surprise […]

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 […]

New Valentine’s Day Trends

Who says that you have to go down the conventional or traditional route for Valentine’s Day of getting your loved one a big bunch of roses or booking a table at the local restaurant in Dublin or nationwide.  Simple, fun yet practical gifts are a great way to give someone a gift that’s different.  Gift […]

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 […]