Archive for September 27, 2018

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Table Setting, the Meadows and Byrne guide to the perfect table.

We all want to impress with our hosting skills when we invite our friends or family for dinner. From the food to the drinks, right down to the perfect playlist, every detail is important. A perfect table setting is the centre of it all. This is something that many people worry about. I have put together my top tips for styling the perfect dinner table. This step-by-step guide will be your guide the next time you have a table that you want to dress to impress. What overall impression are you trying to create? Is it going to be casual or formal? What kind of details are you planning to...

An Afternoon with Ken Hom – M&B Events

M&B Events We are delighted to announce that world-famous chef Ken Hom will be joining us in our Dun Laoghaire store Friday 28th of September. Tickets for the event are now available on Eventbrite. Click here to get your ticket today: An Afternoon with Ken Hom – Tickets Looking forward to seeing you there!    ...

Editor’s Choice – House Edit

Top Picks of the week Since the beginning, we have been huge fans of Claire and Elaine of House Edit. Their incredible style, skills and attention to detail make House Edit one of our favourite blogs. So we were, of course, delighted to see that our new collections for A/W ’18 are catching their eye! Lighting Over at House Edit, the Astoria has been plucked from the crowd as a stand out piece. With minimalist style and rich forest green colour we can see why this piece is turning heads! Lighting can transform your space in terms of function and style. Adding the right light can totally change the atmosphere in your...

Fashion Pop Up Shop At Meadows & Byrne

Diffusion.ie Pop Up Shop We’re delighted to announce another wonderful Fashion Pop-Up! This Thursday the 20th of September, you can discover the latest collection by Diffusion in our Malahide store. Founder Kate Gleeson’s carefully curated A/W ’18 collection is a stunning blend of classic silhouettes and divine details that will see you through the Autumn/Winter season and beyond. With this collection, you can expect luxe textures and shapes that will feel as good as they look. Kate brings you key pieces that will transform your wardrobe and make it effortless to look fabulous every day! With over 20 years in the Fashion & Styling industry, Kate has sourced her signature collections...

Lucy Hagerty of Crop Candles

Who has the best nose in Ireland? The one and only Perfumer and Candlemaker Lucy Hagerty of course! At Meadows & Byrne we are proud to introduce Irish brand, Crop Candles to the family. Created by Lucy in Co. Cork, we have fallen in love with the incredible scents featured in the collection and the ethos behind the brand. We were, of course, intrigued by the product and needed to know more about the person behind this beautiful collection. Luckily the wonderful Lucy took the time to tell us a little more about the brand and where her passion for scents and inspiration for the brand came from. We’ll start...

Update Your Home This Autumn

Interiors Update The chilly nights are drawing in, the “stretch in the evenings” are becoming a distant memory, and the M&B team are excitedly adding new autumn products to the shelves every day ahead of the cosiest time of year. Whether you’re finally moving into your new home and looking for the final touches or updating your home ahead of the countless visitors over the winter, we are here to help make your home winter friendly with a few styling tips. Colour Palette Colour palette is the perfect place to start. We typically say goodbye to bright, summer colours and swap them out for richer colours. For the season, we...

Buying Guide: Dinnerware

While food is undoubtedly the star of every meal, dinnerware is the frame that holds this work of art together. Having the right dinnerware can change the whole dining experience. “If you have to dry the dishes / And you drop one on the floor / Maybe they won’t let you / Dry the dishes anymore.”  — Shel Silverstein, How Not to Have to Dry the Dishes Dinnerware Buying & Care Guides The first thing to consider before you invest in dinnerware is the material. Here are some key points about the most popular materials used for dinnerware. Stoneware – A hard and durable option for your everyday plate. –...

Care Guide: Upholstery

Upholstery Care Guide A little care goes a long way in keeping your favourite furniture looking its best. With the right cleaning and attention, you can easily refresh your home and make the most of the wonderful pieces of furniture you have chosen for you and your family. It’s well worth considering the type of cleaning items require especially when it comes to upholstery. Here’s our go-to upholstery care guide for cleaning and caring for the different types of upholstery in your home. General Care and Use Regular Cleaning Carefully vacuum your upholstery using the soft brush upholstery attachment at least once a week, dust removal may be improved by...