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Tips for Open Plan Living & Personal Style

Tips for Open Plan Living & Personal Style

Modern living with open plan spaces is ideal in an age where friends and family move freely between the couch and the kitchen. To make them work best for you, we have compiled some tips to consider before embarking on an open plan adventure!

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Children's Bedroom

Children's Bedroom

Get the Design Doctors' top tips for decorating a children's bedroom.

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Light up your life

Light up your life

Natural light is the most precious thing you can have in any space. Never underestimate it's power, every effort should be made in any environment to maximise natural light. Here are a few tips on how:

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The Design Doctors' top painting tips

The Design Doctors' top painting tips

Garry Cohn & Aoife Rhattigan new presenters of RTÉ's interior show Design Doctors reveal their tips and tricks for choosing colour.

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How to... wallpaper

How to... wallpaper

Wallpapering can get messy. We have listed a few tips to help the process run as smoothly as possible.

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How to... strip wallpaper

How to... strip wallpaper

How do you remove the wallpaper without damaging the wall - or yourself?

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How to... remove paint

How to... remove paint

Painting over old paint can lead to bubbling, peeling or chipping. So whether you're re-painting furniture, fences or entire rooms - always strip the old paint.

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How to... paint

How to... paint

A quick guide to painting almost any surface in the home.

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How to... prepare walls

How to... prepare walls

Preparing a room for decorating is probably the least exciting aspect of the job, however it's the most important. You need to ensure that your surfaces and walls are in perfect condition before you decorate to get a smooth and long lasting finish.

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How to... prepare for renovation

How to... prepare for renovation

Check out this handy guide to preparing for a renovation.

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