Alanna Gallagher’s interiors round-up
Check out this new cotton gingham upholstered furniture range at Mylestone Interiors (064-6626331, mylestoneinteriors.ie), East Avenue Road, Killarney, Co Kerry. A low-set houndstooth occasion chair with centre button detail, 50cm by 53cm by 73cm, has black legs and would be lovely in a bedroom. Normally priced €250 Mylestone Interiors is offering Bargain Hunter readers who present today’s column the chance to but it for €200. BH readers can buy the matching bench (above), 100 cm by 42 cm, for €319, reduced from €399. These pieces can be purchased in store or online, by using the coupon code 2222. Delivery nationwide is extra. Offers end October 17th.
This 14-drawer Malibu chest of drawers, 114cm by 80cm by 35cm, looks repurposed but is actually brand spanking new. Made by German brand Kare it is available through Co Tipperary-based Aoki Interiors (051-614054, aokiinteriors.ie) whose shop is located at 1 Parkside, Carrick-On-Suir. This AW13 piece has a recommended retail price of €945. Bargain Hunter readers who present today’s column can buy it for a special introductory price of €850. Delivery nationwide is €30. Offer ends October 17th.
Ceadogán Rugs (051-561349, ceadogan. ie), Barrystown, Wellingtonbridge, Wexford, is running a sale on several rug lines. The Van’s rug, 596cm by 109.5cm, has been reduced from €3,790 to €2,595. Piaf (above), 373cm by 247cm, a spotted design, is down from €5,390 to €3,765. Both of these rugs are made of pure new wool. Sale ends October 21st. Delivery within Ireland is included in the sale price. Solo sofaThis 2.5-seat Golem sofa from Soul Lifestyle (soullifestyle.ie) comes in a choice of stitching finishes: fashion forward selvedge edges or crisp plain piping on an upholstered base. The loose- covered fabric design measures 200cm by 102cm by 80cm and is available at Soul Lifestyle’s new store in Arnotts (01-8748433), Henry Street, at a special introductory price as part of Arnotts Home Value event. Normally priced from €1,441, the sofa is reduced to €1,153. This offer ends October 27th.
This YG205 rococo-style mirror in ivory, 110cm by 80cm, normally sells for €250 on Clonmel-based Mirrorzone (mirrorzone.ie, 052-6126306). Bargain Hunter readers can buy it for €200. The mirror is also available in black and gold and silver leaf finishes. Delivery nationwide is an additional €30. The offer is also available in Mirrorzone’s sister shop, Clonmel Glass, 24 Mary Street, Clonmel, Co Tipperary. Offer ends October 31st.
Warm up the look of your living room with this Bodart and Gonay multi-fuel and wood-burning built-in fire, Infire 684. It increases the average efficiency of an open fire from 12 per cent to about 75 per cent without compromising on the look of real flames. It has a flue diameter of 18cm and its window size is 54.1cm by 32.6cm. The appliance has been reduced from €3,195 to €2,650 during October at La Martine Fireplaces (01-4502662, lamartine-fireplaces. com), Ballymount, Walkinstown, Dublin 12. This price does not include installation and flue parts are also extra.
THREE OF THE BEST . . . LIGHTING UP TIME Create accent areas on hall walls or in nooks and alcoves in living rooms with these dramatic baroque-style candle sconces. Made of distressed gold gilt-covered aluminum, a pillar candle is all you need to add interesting shadowplay to your setting. The sconce,35cm by 46cm, costs £145 (€173) and can be bought online from the French bedroom Company (00-44-84564-48022, frenchbedroomcompany.co.uk).
THREE OF THE BEST . . . LIGHTING UP TIME This Lumin Art candlelight fireplace can, with the right styling, really add to a room. The canvas, if set flush with the wall, will act as an optical illusion that will add warmth to a room. Hidden behind each flame is a flickering LED to mimic the light and movement of a real candle. The candles are set into a custom-sized brick fireplace and, if you design the wall around it properly, could be a real talking point. It costs £14.95 (€17.83) from Red 5 (00-44-14826-38900, Red5.co.uk).
THREE OF THE BEST . . . LIGHTING UP TIME Flock has left wallpapers and migrated to console tables, chest of drawers and home accessories. This tactile candlestick (left) is part of Abigail Ahern’s collection for Debenhams Edition (debenhams.ie). It is 28.5cm tall and costs €43.
TRENDING . . . SNAP HAPPY Lumitrix (00-44-07798- 530- 479, lumitrix.com) is a UK-based online gallery and photographic resource for homeowners looking to fill their walls with dramatic, affordable imagery. The photographers represented include Matilda Temperley (fashion designer Alice’s little sister) whose work focuses on dancers, and Dave Watts, a previous winner of the Sony World Photography Awards. Leonid Tishkov’s shots are particularly ambient for this time of year. Magdalene Fjord (right) will add real atmosphere to rooms. The images are all A1 size (84.1cm by 59.4cm), limited editions of 500 and lithographically printed on 250g silk paper. They cost about £50 (€62). Delivery to Dublin is an additional £5.80 (€6.85). A framing service is also available.