Living with Lisa – Evenings in the Garden

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Hi Everyone,  It is so wonderful to be asked to write about my passion which is interiors. I have as you all may know a slight penchant for all things red carpet & showbiz in my day to day life, but when the heels come off and the jammies come on plus there’s a cuppa in hand, all I want is HOME. A home for me is a feeling, a sanctuary where I feel very blessed because not only am I a homeowner but I LOVE my home. I have formed a strong bond over the past decade with interiors and for me I think it stems from my father’s...

Lisa Cannon – New Meadows & Byrne Brand Ambassador

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  We, at Meadows & Byrne, are delighted to announce Lisa Cannon, anchor of TV3’s fashion and beauty show Xposé, as our new Brand Ambassador.   Lisa has been a passionate fan of interiors for years and this collaboration with Meadows & Byrne is the perfect pairing!   As part of her role, Lisa will guest blog for MeadowsandByrne.com, sharing her interior tips while showcasing the latest Meadows & Byrne products and promoting Irish home furnishings, interiors and fashion.   Helen O’ Dwyer, Retail Director at M&B says:  “We are delighted to welcome Lisa to the Meadows & Byrne team; her magnetic personality and vibrant attitude fit in perfectly with the Meadows &...

Five Essentials for the Modern Man-Cave

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  This Father’s Day, forgo the novelty tie and invest in a more permanent fixture with Meadows & Byrne. If you have the luxury of space, a sanctuary for the man in your life is a must. From the gentleman’s club to the modern man space, the man-cave seems, in interiors terms at least, like the last bastion of masculinity in a world where doilies, scented candles and floral decals reign supreme. All things considered however, you needn’t compromise on style when it comes to decor. Modern design after all, be it interior design, industrial or architectural has been largely governed and inspired by masculine expression and adding more masculine...

Easter Promotion – Buyers’ Top Picks!

Marble Indoor- Outdoor Dining Table. Save €100!

With up to 50% off selected items, our Easter Promotion (online and in-store) is not be missed! Check out our buyers’ top picks from the array of items on offer – chosen for their amazing value, and unparalleled style. Home Decor: These Velvet Geometric Cushions and Throws are so luxurious, and will add soft, pastel tones to your home this Spring – a great way to invigorate your home this season. Our Hammered Tray in Rose Gold is stylish and elegant. Use as a serving tray or adorn with candles to create a magnificent display. This is a steal at €29.98 – save 50%! Furniture: The wonderfully versatile Marble Indoor-Outdoor Dining Table makes a...

Fashion Fix: Mother’s Day

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As Mother’s Day is fast approaching, we have put together the perfect gift guide for the style savvy mum. Whether you know her taste to a ‘T’ or if you’re totally stuck searching for something she’ll really love, our handy gift guide is here to help. You’ll be happy to know that our list includes everything from thrifty thrills (Lexington Pearl Detail Earrings) to chic indulgent splurges (Orla Kiely Watches), so whether you’re shopping for women’s jewellery obsessed mum or a trend enthusiast, there’s a stylish find for every budget. Click through to shop our edit of the best Mother’s Day gifts. Wallets Is it just us, or do ALL moms love wallets? This classic Denver...

Gift Guide: Valentine’s Day

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    Breakfast in Bed We are more in love with the fact Valentine’s Day is falling on a Sunday this year than anything else. It’s the perfect excuse to stay in bed all day. If your hoping to be served breakfast in bed make sure you have some nice new mugs, it’ll make it all the more special. Snuggle up in style with our selection a bed linen.                   Lazy Lunch If you are planning on staying at home all day and lounging around you probably wont feel like cooking up a storm in the kitchen. Keep it simple and prepare...

Recipe: Flipping good pancakes

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Here at M&B we are more excited about Pancake Tuesday than most children are. The pancake possibilities are endless. Pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.. Yum!   The Ingredients: 100g plain flour Pinch of salt 1 egg 300 ml milk 1 tblsp. melted butter or sunflower oil   The Equipment:                                                 The Method:  Sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl and make a well in the center. Crack the egg into the well; add the melted butter or oil and half the milk. Gradually draw the...

SALE TOP PICKS: Grab it before it’s gone…

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Going, going… Grab it before it’s gone! With only one week to go in our Winter Sale; seize the day and get yourself or someone else a little something special before it’s over! For the chef… If your collection of pots and pans have seen better days,now is the time to replace them with some shiny new ones. With up to 50% off Kitchen items it makes sense to invest in new utensils and gadgets. | TOP PICKS |                                   For the fashionista… Our Fashion range is polished for work or play – and brimming with after-hours...

How to Use: Pestle and Mortar

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Pestle & Mortars are useful tools if you need to grind herbs and spices into a paste or powder, they can be used for crushing berries, nuts, hard sweets and sea salt. Our selection of Pestle and Mortars are solid, robust and designed to last; a great addition to any kitchen. Follow our simple step by step guide for using your Pestle and Mortar to perfection. Granite Mortar and Pestle A lifetime investment, this beautiful Granite Mortar and Pestle is made from solid polished granite with a non-scratch base. It is ideal for crushing a variety of herbs and spices to infuse food with flavour. It comes in a sophisticated and...

Oh Christmas Tree

Killington Pine Christmas Trees from €199.95

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! In our opinion it is never too early to get ahead of the crowd. If you are thinking of updating your collection of Christmas tree decorations this year the sooner you start the better, we have learned the hard way that the most beautiful and sought after decorations fly out the doors well in advance of December 8th when most people put their trees in place. The first thing you should consider when planning your Christmas Tree is weather you would like a Real or Artificial tree? It’s a personal preference. Some believe their home is not complete at Christmas time until the smell of a...