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Creating a Living Room With a Touch of Irish Charm

Posted by Mark Godsell-Fletcher on

[caption id="attachment_1821" align="alignleft" width="620"]Beautiful Irish Coastal Cottage Beautiful Irish Coastal Cottage (Source)[/caption] Happy St. Patrick's Day! We all know that St. Patrick's celebrations are anything but quiet but we believe in contrasts at Eat Sleep Live, so we are bringing a touch of the subtle.  We have found some wonderful furnishings that will bring a little Irish charm into your living room without making a big bang. Our Irish inspired living room finds are about creating a room which is warm and welcoming just as you imagine an Irish Country Home to be.  We are bringing you textures, style and of course a little cheeky fun. Emerald is the colour of the isle, and this beautiful fern wallpaper in emerald green brings the countryside into your living room: [caption id="attachment_1806" align="alignnone" width="400"]Angel Ferns, Wallpaper Direct Angel Ferns - Wallpaper Direct[/caption] A classic comfortable sofa will add warmth whilst remaining timeless.  You want a sofa with neutral tones that you can accent with wools and other textures: [caption id="attachment_1807" align="alignnone" width="599"]The Whistler, The Whistler  -[/caption] Any country home wouldn't be finished without adding some warmth through natures materials such as wool.  These woollen cushions would be the perfect compliment to this cosy sofa: [caption id="attachment_1808" align="alignnone" width="620"]Irish Tweed Wool Cushion, Not on the High Street Irish Tweed Wool Cushion - Not on the High Street[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1809" align="alignnone" width="620"]Sláinte Irish Whisky Wool Cushion, Not on the High Street Sláinte Irish Whisky Wool Cushion - Not on the High Street[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1811" align="alignnone" width="620"]Antique Black Monks Bench from Occa-Home Antique Black Monks Bench - Occa-Home[/caption] The fire is roaring, the conversation is flowing, and more seating is needed.  You want the room to look as though the pieces have been accidentally put together that it works seamlessly together. No Irish home would be seen without it's nations favourite: [caption id="attachment_1812" align="alignnone" width="500"]Guinness Mirror, eBay Guinness Mirror  - eBay[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1813" align="alignnone" width="464"]Gothic Window Castle Bernard County Cork Ireland, Gothic Window Castle Bernard County Cork Ireland -[/caption] Ireland is steeped in history, it is full of magical tales and legends.  We want to embrace it's heritage and also be drawn into it's past.  A photograph can capture a moment, it can give us a window to what once was and allow our imagination to run wild. And now to the little cheeky side.  Here are some St. Patrick's Day ideas for your you to Eat Sleep Live. Eat [caption id="attachment_1814" align="alignnone" width="558"]Eat (Source) Eat (Source)[/caption] Sleep [caption id="attachment_1815" align="alignnone" width="570"]Sleep, (Source) Sleep - (Source)[/caption] Live [caption id="attachment_1816" align="alignnone" width="498"]Live (Source) Live (Source)[/caption]  

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