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Bedroom Ayes: Be Inspired by 8 of the Best Irish Boudoirs of 2015


By IMAGE Interiors & Living
16th Jan 2016

Avril Rankin-Wilson's bedroom 2015

Bedroom Ayes: Be Inspired by 8 of the Best Irish Boudoirs of 2015

Cold, dark evenings necessitate?a?gorgeous?bedroom. Whether you experience?a better night’s sleep in a private, cosy’sanctuary or a light and bright bedroom, here are eight?bedrooms from Irish homes?that wowed our readers?in 2015?

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From our January-February issue: The homely bedroom of Geoff Kirk, owner of Kirk Modern, pays homage to his love of mid-century modernist design. The bedroom throw and cushions are from CA Design. Photograph by Mark Scott.

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From our March-April issue: This bedroom exudes elegance with natural tones and textures and a grand Art Deco bedhead. Carpet is especially luxurious in bedrooms. It belongs to the owners of two of?Belfast’s best-known vintage businesses – ReFound and On the Square Emporium. Photograph by?Ruth Maria Murphy.

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From our May-June issue: The combination of the moody blues and super-cool furniture create a soulful bedroom. The bed is designed by the homeowner, Avril Wilson-Rankin, of?GoatHouse, specialists in?upcycled furniture. Photograph by?Mark Scott. (The?featured image at the top of the page is the second bedroom of Avril’s house.)

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From our May-June issue: The wall-to-wall Toile de Jouy decoration and oversized comfortable beds make this the perfect traditional, elegant spare bedroom. It was part of a complete renovation project of a Georgian home in Dublin. Photograph by?Mark Scott.

Ard Bia owner's bedroom 2015

From our July-August issue: An effortlessly cool bedroom decorated by?a well-travelled and interesting person???Aoibheann MacNamara, owner of Ard Bia in Galway. Photograph by Doreen Kilfeather.

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From our November-December issue: An uncluttered,?cool style ensures a restful room in the home of Vanessa Kilduff in Dublin 4. The bed is Heal’s and bedlinen from Brown Thomas. Photograph by?Ruth Maria Murphy.

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From our November-December issue: A luxurious velvet headboard and layered coloured throws and cushions create a welcoming bed. All’soft homewares are?available from the homeowner John Adams? shop Article. The velvet headboard was upholstered by Noel McEntee. Photograph by?Doreen Kilfeather.

For more gorgeous?bedrooms, see our beautiful?January-February issue,?on shelves now.

Compiled by Jessica Elliott