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Porcelain Scots tiles get our vote These Scot tiles (above) are decorative enough to use in a living room or bedroom; something American potter(...)

SWEET FLUFFY DREAMS (above) Up In the Air is the new season collection of kids bed linen, towels and robes from Downtown Home at Bottom Drawer (0(...)

The decorative uses for these exotic feathered birds
of paradise, 9cm by 16cm, are endless, make an arrangement mural with them, add to garlands of lights or fern fronds, or clip to napkins. A set of six costs about e22 (£18), ex delivery, from UK-based Petra Boase (00441760337333 petraboase.com)
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If you like the idea of using wood in a bathroom, Vintage Bianco is a 47.8cm square wood-effect floor tile inspired by parquet that will soften the austerity an all-tile bathroom can sometimes exude. This new digitally-printed glazed porcelain tile comes in pale oak and dark wenge options and costs €100.44 per sq m at Tilestyle (01-8555200, tilestyle.ie). Irish Times readers who present today’s column can buy it for €70.31. The accompanying wall tile, New Yorker Bright White, 7.5cm by 30cm, is also on offer at €73.14 per sq m instead of its usual €104.48. Offers are available at Tilestyle, Ballymount Retail Centre, Ballymount Road Upper, Dublin 24, until Sunday, February 9th.

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Add new decorations to the Christmas mementoes that adorn your home every year. Frosty character water globes by Linea at House of Fraser are reduced from €8 to €6 for a set of three. They will add personality to mantles and side tables. There is also a typographical bauble for the tree that spells out festive cheer in a way that feels modern. It is down in price from €11.50 to €8.
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