Interiors: Create your own sun trap

Our summers may be unpredictable, but we can convert our outdoor spaces into attractive places to spend time, writes Margaret O'Brien.

4th May, 2014
Outdoor furniture adorned with garden paint from Cuprinol's specialist range.

It's the time of year when we fantasise about a season of sunshine, blistering temperatures, dining al fresco and transforming our garden, patio or balcony into an outdoor room. Then we wake up and realise we live in Ireland.

Never mind: the sun might not always shine here, but we are guaranteed long, light-filled days and warmer weather. So there's nothing to stop us organising a fun and comfortable area to relax in in our...

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