Amanda Kavanagh

Editor at Image Interiors & Living
Keith-_-Tara_130_Web Shantanu Starick painting kitchen cabinets

EDITORIAL

How to limit drips and brush strokes while painting kitchen cabinets

Painting kitchen cabinets can be transformative and can be achieved relatively low-cost, but you need the right equipment, and a…

By Amanda Kavanagh

Katie Sanderson Kitchen Shantanu Starick Smart Storage

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Low-effort, low-budget storage ideas to try during lockdown

Integrated and seamless storage might be the dream, but what do you do when that isn't an option?…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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BEAUTY

A beginner’s guide to microneedling for acne scars

Resolving to sort out her acne scars once and for all, Amanda Kavanagh takes a whole new approach,…

By Amanda Kavanagh

paint stripper @innercity_victorian

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If stripping paint is on your DIY list, read this first

Should I use paint stripper? Should I invest in a heat gun? We put your questions to an…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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These are our favourite outdoor furniture brands for every budget

Chunky rattan and swirling iron outdoor furniture is everywhere, but what if you want something different?   As…

By Amanda Kavanagh

outdoor pizza oven

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Follow these chefs’ hacks and make pizza outdoors in your barbecue or a DIY wood-fire oven

There's more than one way to make pizza in the garden, be it on a DIY wood-fired oven,…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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EDITORIAL

Book gift ideas for every kind of reader

Anyone who said books and socks make for boring gifts has clearly never received a delightfully absorbing book…

By Amanda Kavanagh

Nathalie Marquez Courtney photo books

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Something to do in lockdown? Sort out the photos at home

It's difficult enough to be motivated to sort through thousands of images to create photo books, never mind…

By Amanda Kavanagh

Photography by Shantanu Starick, Styling by Ciara
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While away time in this stunning perfumers house, nestled between the trees in West Cork

Leaving the city, an ambitious couple set about restoring an old farmhouse to its former glory, with dreamy…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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This dreamy garden room extension in Santry is a gardener’s delight

A garden room in Dublin 9 bridges the gap to the outdoors, and creates a relaxing media-free space…

By Amanda Kavanagh

Elderflower cordial popiscles

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Your bank holiday weekend needs these cucumber and elderflower cordial popsicles

In perhaps the gentlest of all the lockdown trends, it seems like the world and its Instagram-savvy mother…

By Amanda Kavanagh

Fishamble Architects Irishtown Staircase Wormseye View

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This terraced home in Irishtown is flooded with light, thanks to a central axis

Getting light into an extended mid-terraced home is a persistent struggle; here Fishamble Architects introduce a central axis…

By Amanda Kavanagh

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