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Designing a new life in Donegal 1 month ago

Designing a new life in Donegal

Moving house is always a challenge, moving on the first day of a pandemic lockdown would be a nightmare for some.

But that wasn’t the case for Interior Designer Amy …
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Interiors: Five decluttering mistakes we make, and how to stop them 1 month ago

Interiors: Five decluttering mistakes we make, and how to stop them

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1. Not picking a focused area to declutter

If you are trying to declutter your home, don’t just pick and choose an item here and there to clear. This cherry-picking …
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Interiors: 3 ways that Covid-19 will change interior design forever 2 months ago

Interiors: 3 ways that Covid-19 will change interior design forever

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1. Design in the home will deliberately enhance and support physical and mental health

The realisation that good interior design has the capacity to improve mental and physical health will …
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Interiors: 5 hidden causes of stress in your home and how to fix them 3 months ago

Interiors: 5 hidden causes of stress in your home and how to fix them

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1. Things that are broken need to be fixed

Watch out for things that are broken or just not working properly. Whether it’s a drawer that is overstuffed and jammed, …
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Before you pick up a paintbrush… 3 months ago

Before you pick up a paintbrush…

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Hello everyone.

It’s so hard to believe that it’s the weekend again. The weeks really are rolling by, as we continue our lockdown at home and do our best to …
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Interiors: Three fun projects to keep you busy 3 months ago

Interiors: Three fun projects to keep you busy

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I hope that you are all well and finding ways to cope with these strange times that we are living through. For me, keeping myself busy really helps.

Here …
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Interiors: Keeping calm in a small space 3 months ago

Interiors: Keeping calm in a small space

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To say that we are living through the most challenging and unprecedented times is an absolute understatement.

Many of us are practising self isolation with our families in fairly …
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A new style of alternations for Team La Maison 3 months ago

A new style of alternations for Team La Maison

La Maison in Letterkenny would normally have their sewing machines whirring making curtains and cushions for homes. But the shortage of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) at Letterkenny University Hospital has …
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Interiors: Creating calm amid the chaos 4 months ago

Interiors: Creating calm amid the chaos

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Many of us are confined to home at the moment, we are anxious and worried, and I have realised that there is something that I can do to help.

Here …
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Interiors: Make 2020 the year that you finally tackle your house 6 months ago

Interiors: Make 2020 the year that you finally tackle your house

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Happy New Year!

On Monday, I played some uplifting music, took down my Christmas trees and all my decorations, and gave my house a good clean. This is something that …
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Interiors: Transform your home, the Room Junkie way 7 months ago

Interiors: Transform your home, the Room Junkie way

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Are you near Donegal? Would you just love to sort out your house and simplify your life?

Or do you have a loved one who would like to do this?


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Planning a beautiful new room with Foy & Company 7 months ago

Planning a beautiful new room with Foy & Company

Did you know that your home interiors are a reflection of your personality? For me, that is floral all the way. 

I gravitate towards floral patterns in clothing and in …
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Interiors: Why you shouldn’t hire an interior designer before Christmas 7 months ago

Interiors: Why you shouldn’t hire an interior designer before Christmas

If you had come to me at any time over the past few weeks, and said “Anne, I need help to get my living room / bedroom/ whole house redecorated …
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Watch: What makes Irwins Expert Electrical Buncrana special to customers 10 months ago

Watch: What makes Irwins Expert Electrical Buncrana special to customers

They’re a friendly bunch at Irwins Expert Electrical Buncrana, and they were all smiles last week as they welcomed the Donegal Daily cameras for an introduction to their store.

Manager …
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Interiors: Detoxing – your home will thank you for it 10 months ago

Interiors: Detoxing – your home will thank you for it

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I love the month of September. In many ways, it’s a cleansing month, just like January. Kids are back to school and college, and our life falls into a comfortable …
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Interiors: Five easy ways to cosy up your home 11 months ago

Interiors: Five easy ways to cosy up your home

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The obvious one.

Have your chimney cleaned, and light your fire or stove.

As improved building regulations and insulation in contemporary homes continue to negate the need to have …
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Interiors: Getting brave with colour to bring joy to a home 11 months ago

Interiors: Getting brave with colour to bring joy to a home

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I honestly can’t believe that summer is almost over. We had day after day of dry, lovely weather and now constant rain and cooler temperatures have become our norm.

There …
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Interiors: How to keep your cool in bed tonight 1 year ago

Interiors: How to keep your cool in bed tonight

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Here are my simple tips to help cool you down, and get a good night’s rest.

Your body temperature needs to drop slightly before you fall asleep, which is why …
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Interiors: So, are you all set for Christmas? 1 year ago

Interiors: So, are you all set for Christmas?

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So, are you all set for Christmas?

I know that it’s only early June, and no, I haven’t lost my sanity!

However if you are building a new home, or …
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Interiors: Small space style done right with Anne Tuohy 1 year ago

Interiors: Small space style done right with Anne Tuohy

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Just because you live in a small space, doesn’t mean you can’t have style, and good functional design.

In fact, in a small space, function becomes the core component of …
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Interiors: Ten cheap and easy ways to refresh a room 1 year ago

Interiors: Ten cheap and easy ways to refresh a room

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Are you feeling a bit ‘meh’ about your home these days? Some very simple updates could be all you need to brighten things up – and you can do them …
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Interiors: How to set up your bedroom for a good night’s sleep 1 year ago

Interiors: How to set up your bedroom for a good night’s sleep

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I recently changed the colour scheme in my bedroom to soft tones of grey.

I painted the walls a lovely colour called Innox, from the Little Greene Paint Company, and …
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Interiors: The Room Junkie Story… so far! 1 year ago

Interiors: The Room Junkie Story… so far!

You all know Room Junkie as a brand and a concept, so I thought that I would share my story with you, and introduce you to the person behind the …
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Interiors: Anne’s 10 tips to create a calm and happy home 1 year ago

Interiors: Anne’s 10 tips to create a calm and happy home

How does your home make you feel as you walk through the door?

Is it calm and happy, or is it in chaos due to your frantic lifestyle?

With a …
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Interiors: Don’t make these common mistakes in your home 1 year ago

Interiors: Don’t make these common mistakes in your home

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One – Underestimating the budget

This is the most boring aspect of interior design, but sadly, also one of the most important.

The good news is that you can work …
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Interiors: Anne’s inspiration for perfect panelling 1 year ago

Interiors: Anne’s inspiration for perfect panelling

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I absolutely love panelling. After paint, panelling is one of the most transformational improvements you can make to your home. It is also a relatively inexpensive thing to do, and …
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Anne Tuohy hosting special interiors secrets masterclass in aid of Conall Shiels 1 year ago

Anne Tuohy hosting special interiors secrets masterclass in aid of Conall Shiels

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High 5 for Conall!

I will be hosting the most special Masterclass for the most special little boy on April 7th in Letterkenny.

Conall Shiels was born with hydrocephalus, a …
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Interiors: The one thing you’re doing wrong with artwork 1 year ago

Interiors: The one thing you’re doing wrong with artwork

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I have to confess to having an absolute obsession with art.

For me this is what really dresses your walls and shows off your unique personality. I hang lots and …
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Interiors: How to help your home survive pet shedding season 1 year ago

Interiors: How to help your home survive pet shedding season

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This will obviously not apply to everyone, but for those of you who are cracking up due to excessive pet hair being shed, you will appreciate every nugget.

Our beloved …
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Interiors: Does your home get enough light? 1 year ago

Interiors: Does your home get enough light?

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None of us can have too much light coming in to our homes. Good light enhances our mood, our sense of well-being and our mental health. Whenever I am helping …
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Interiors: 7 simple ways to turn your house into a home 1 year ago

Interiors: 7 simple ways to turn your house into a home

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“It’s so you”

Are you looking for some quick ideas to inspire you to turn your house into your unique HOME, which reflects your personality, and is a pleasure to …
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10 great interior design tips for every home 1 year ago

10 great interior design tips for every home

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Anne Tuohy of Room Junkie is a nationally acclaimed, award winning Interior Designer, based in Donegal.

How do you decorate your home when you haven’t a clue where to start? …
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Interiors: The secret to finding your perfect shades of grey 1 year ago

Interiors: The secret to finding your perfect shades of grey

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I know that grey colours are notoriously tricky to get right, but when you do have the right grey in the right space, you achieve a colour palette that is …
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Interiors: What nobody ever tells you about buying a sofa 1 year ago

Interiors: What nobody ever tells you about buying a sofa

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So you’re about to buy a new sofa, but don’t know where to begin? Where to buy? What size, style, shape? Where to put it?

Award-winning Interior Designer Anne Tuohy …
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Interiors: How plan and design the perfect room 2 years ago

Interiors: How plan and design the perfect room

By  •  Interiors

You know the symptoms!

You have a room that you really want to sort out, but you haven’t a clue where to start, what order to do everything in, and …
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How to work from home – sanely! 2 years ago

How to work from home – sanely!

2019 looks set to see more people than ever take the 9-5 into their own hands and become a home entrepreneur. It’s never been easier to work remotely and make …
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How to create a calm and happy home in 2019 2 years ago

How to create a calm and happy home in 2019

By  •  Interiors

How does your home make you feel as you walk through the door?

Is it calm and happy, or is it in chaos due to your frantic lifestyle?

With a …
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Christmas begins at your front door 2 years ago

Christmas begins at your front door

For me, the Christmas wreath hung on the front door, is one of my favourite seasonal decorations.

It welcomes family and friends to your home and can also say a …
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Anne’s foolproof 10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree 2 years ago

Anne’s foolproof 10 steps to the perfect Christmas Tree

Anne Tuohy of Room Junkie is a nationally acclaimed, award winning Interior Designer, based in Donegal.

A former RTE Showhouse winner, she has also featured on national radio and in …
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Interiors: Six ways to spruce up your stairs and hallway 2 years ago

Interiors: Six ways to spruce up your stairs and hallway

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As an Interior Designer, there is one question I frequently get asked…what can I do with my hall?

I want to share 6 simple steps that will totally transform your …
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Home Interiors: How to choose a nursery decor theme 2 years ago

Home Interiors: How to choose a nursery decor theme

Our latest Design Blog is all about those precious little people in our lives… babies!!

It can be so exciting to begin to plan a nursery scheme, especially for …
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Alternative ways to turn your home into a winter wonderland 3 years ago

Alternative ways to turn your home into a winter wonderland

By  •  Interiors

Decorating your home for Christmas is the ultimate way to kick start your festive cheer, but it can be a bit daunting or overwhelming to know where to start. Here …
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Part One: How to prepare your home for Christmas 3 years ago

Part One: How to prepare your home for Christmas

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With the countdown to Christmas already begun, there seems to be a never-ending list of things to do and arrange.

If you’re anything like us here in La Maison, the …
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Events: Creativity and charity combine at La Maison 3 years ago

Events: Creativity and charity combine at La Maison

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The Interior Design Consultation Clinic by La Maison Interior Design on October 21st was a huge success and raised much-needed funds for local charity Cancer Care West.

The clinic was held in La Maison shop on …
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La Maison’s interior design advice clinic to support Cancer Care Centre 3 years ago

La Maison’s interior design advice clinic to support Cancer Care Centre

By  •  Interiors

‘A bright, welcoming, accessible space’ is how the new Cancer Care West Support Centre in Letterkenny has been described.

This is exactly the brief La Maison Interior Design Letterkenny had …
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Part Two: How to quickly and easily update a room! 3 years ago

Part Two: How to quickly and easily update a room!

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In this two-part series of quick, easy room updates, La Maison are addressing the most common question they get asked during consultations with their clients.

In part one, they gave …
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Part One: How to quickly and easily update a room! 3 years ago

Part One: How to quickly and easily update a room!

By  •  Interiors

The most common question we get asked during consultations with our clients here in La Maison Interior Design Letterkenny, is how to update a room simply and quickly.

A feature …
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Top tips for updating your kitchen on a budget 3 years ago

Top tips for updating your kitchen on a budget

By  •  Interiors

If your kitchen is looking a bit tired, you don’t have to spend a fortune to give it a fresh new look.

La Maison Interior Design Letterkenny would like to …
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How La Maison refreshed Restaurant Sage 3 years ago

How La Maison refreshed Restaurant Sage

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The La Maison Interior Design team have just completed a stunning commercial interior design refurbishment of Restaurant Sage on the Port Rd in Letterkenny. Sage has been under the stewardship …
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Let the sunshine in 3 years ago

Let the sunshine in

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Here at La Maison we know that our sunny days might be few and far between even during the summer so we should be embrace these fleeting moments. Sunshine is …
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