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Five Kitchen Colour Trends for 2019

by Alannah Monks |

Happy New Year to all of our lovely customers! While 2018 was a wonderful year for us here at Tierneys, we’re excited to move into 2019 with new ideas, new ambitions and new creativity! All the upcoming trends for the year are exciting us but none so much as the new colour scapes. Here we […]

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Kitchen Tour: Modern Mixture

by Alannah Monks |

We installed this fantastic matte finish grey kitchen in North County Dublin last year. Our clients had fantastic taste, and created a truly unusual kitchen in this mid sized space; blending traditional and modern through decorative choices. We designed a single wall spaced encased around a bulkhead for an ultra sleek look. The simple doors […]

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Ideas for Island Lighting

by Alannah Monks |

Islands are such a fantastic addition to any kitchen, in addition to adding storage and balance to a space they offer great leverage to flex your interior styling skills! The best way to make the most of dressing your island is to light is appropriately; in terms of the size, aesthetic and practicalities! Size The […]

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Go Green in Your Kitchen

by Alannah Monks |

For years now the urge to go green has been creeping up on us; everyone is telling us we should, we look around at others who are doing it so well and wonder why don’t we give it a try? They make it look so good! No, we’re not talking about a new colour trend. […]

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Kitchen Tour: Meals in Minutes by Donal Skehan

by Alannah Monks |

One of the most exciting projects I had the pleasure of curating this year was the set for celebrity chef Donal Skehan’s new television show, Meals in Minutes. The brief was simple; use the industrial space available to it’s fullest potential while also creating a space that was homely, eclectic, earth inspired, and functional. We […]

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Big Ideas for a Small Kitchen

by Alannah Monks |

We all have big dreams and ideas for the forever house. You know the one; it’s the self build in the country on an acre of land with the stables around the back for those horses that magically appear once the lifestyle sets in, or it’s the big loft in the city with double height […]

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5 Best BBQ Recipes

by Alannah Monks |

We’re not used to this weather here in the Emerald Isle. Our summers mostly consist of a couple of decent 20 degree days, broken up by intermittent rain showers and the odd storm. That doesn’t mean we aren’t prepared when the sun finally breaks through that thick blanket of cloud! If there’s one thing we […]

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Island Storage Options

by Diarmuid |

  There are so many amazing ideas out there for kitchen islands so I want to explore some of these in more detail so that when it comes to designing your island you will be equipped with as much knowledge as possible to create the island of your dreams.  We will take a look at […]

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Kitchen Islands

by Diarmuid |

  A kitchen island can take on many forms, but it has at its core the concept of a central location in the home where people come together, gather to dine or to spend time in conversation.  In short it is the social hub of the home.  When you have an island in your kitchen […]

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Kitchen Lighting Ideas

by Diarmuid |

  For so many of us the kitchen is the hub of the home.  That’s why it needs to be functional, comfortable and tied together with the correct lighting.  Here are some tips on how to light our kitchen. The kitchen is so much more than an area for food prep, it’s where everyone comes […]

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Backsplash Designs for 2018

by Diarmuid |

Back splash Designs for 2018   This is a very important design feature for any kitchen remodel. We have the luxury of installing a variety of materials like, glass, mirror, natural stone,metal, brick or wood.   Back splash design has become a lot more creative to incorporate textures and different shapes. Let’s have a look at […]

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Colour is HOT for 2018

by Diarmuid |

Personalisation will be big this year. We saw towards the end of last year the emergence of more bold colours and textures in kitchen doors and this will continue. The mix of striking solid colours and wood grain will prove popular. Consumers are increasingly looking for more variety and being braver with their style and […]

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4 Designer Secrets That Make Open Kitchens Feel Cozy

by dillon |

1. ADD AN EYE-CATCHING “HEARTH.” With an open kitchen, the area above the stove is a great spot to splurge. Because it’s relatively small, you won’t need a ton of tile, so pick something you love, like a hand-painted one or one with an unusual finish. The remainder of the kitchen can be tiled in […]

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Making Room to Work – Planning Your Counter Space

by dillon |

One of the biggest complaints about kitchen design is the lack of countertops. You want your countertops to be decorative, but they have to be functional, too. When updating your kitchen, make sure that you have enough countertop workspace by evaluating how you use your countertops now and planning for your future needs. The amount […]

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Kitchen Trends: Color Choices

by dillon |

A white kitchen is of course still the most popular color to choose in this room. However, gray colors and even soft hues, like green or blue are appearing in kitchens. Apparently the 80’s black on black kitchen is making a comeback this year. This is where 80% of the kitchen is black and mixed […]

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