Monday January 27, 2020

Home comforts

Fiona McPhillips is an author, journalist and self-confessed interiors fanatic. Having renovated and extended her Dublin home, she set about sharing everything she’d learned, while enlisting expert advice to help Irish homeowners create a house they adore. The result is a beautiful, practical book entitled Make The Home You Love. Here, in the first of selected extracts from the book, she helps you start your home upgrade project on the right foot

22nd April, 2018
Fiona McPhillips at home: ‘Your rooms should be designed with different zones in mind’ Pic: Ruth Maria Murphy

Whether you want more bedrooms for a growing family, a home office or workshop or a bigger kitchen/dining area for entertaining, you need to think of what you want to achieve from your space. It may be that you have enough physical space already, but you need to change it completely to make it work for you. Can a garage become an office? Will a view of the garden make your kitchen a more welcoming...

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