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Styling Your Home For Christmas

Styling Your Home For Christmas

For most households, decorating the house for Christmas is a fiercely protected practice enshrined in certain traditions. Some families religiously wait until December 1st, some insist on a real pine tree decorated in classic red and gold, while others insist on decorating against the backdrop of ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ while clutching mugs of marshmallow-topped-hot-chocolate. 

We love these kinds of traditions and long may they serve you and your family! We’re popping in here simply to offer a few styling tips if you fancy a re-jig of your Christmas decor. Let’s get to it!

October 30, 2021
Tags: Christmas
Homes evolve over the years!

Homes evolve over the years!

Homes evolve over the years; perhaps once the soil in which a young couple begins their life, they grow and evolve to accommodate an expanding family. They hear the cries of newborn babies, the walls bear the scrawls of mischievous crayon-wielding toddlers, the stairs become a makeshift hill for children to sled, climb or crawl down, and the bathroom may one day be the echoing innards of a submarine, and the next be a proud pirate ship sailing the high seas. So many stories, so many uses, so much evolving and shifting. And as all parents attest, the children grow up so fast. The house evolves again. 
October 11, 2021
Recent Inspiration

Recent Inspiration

We know that sometimes you see a particular piece of furniture, or a wallpaper, rug or other beautiful piece and you wonder how it might fit together with your existing room. We also know staring at blank walls and trying to imagine the finished look can be equally as hard.

To give you a little inspiration and perhaps a glimpse into some options for your room, we've brought together a few brief details and pictures of our recent work for clients.

September 29, 2021
Autumn Is Fast Approaching

Autumn Is Fast Approaching

As the nights draw in and the temperatures begin to cool, you’re going to need a comfy chair to curl up in. At McMillan Interiors, we have an extensive range of sofas and chairs at our fingertips - from beautifully carved traditional armchairs to more casual loose-cover linen sofas.
September 17, 2021
Trimmings: It’s all in the details

Trimmings: It’s all in the details

There’s many ways to add details to a room, and one of our favourite ways to do so is through the use of trimmings on soft furnishings and furniture. Today’s post will focus on trimmings on scatter cushions and throws but we’ve got blog posts on window treatments and furniture to come! So sit back, browse through some of our favourite trimmings we’ve done, and some that have inspired us….and we hope these give you some ideas on how you can add an extra layer of luxury and detail to your home.
September 10, 2021
Airbnb Cabin

Airbnb Cabin

Transforming The Cabin for guests to call home for a few days has been such a joy and privilege! At McMillan Interiors, it’s long been our heart & vision to create HOME…meaning a safe and welcoming place that is comfortable, functional, and full of personality. A place to make cherished memories. Our wish is that The Cabin will be this type of HOME for many guests and visitors over the next months and years.
May 11, 2021
Houston Hair Salon

Houston Hair Salon

Over the years we’ve worked with Houston Hair to advise on, and supply, show-stopping wall-coverings and fabrics to furnish their cool, contemporary Ballymena based salons. We were thrilled to be approached by Simon Houston – owner, creative director and friend to us here at McMillan Interiors – last year to supply a jaw-dropping wall covering fit for his brand new salon opening in Ballymena Town Centre.
May 10, 2021
Harlequin Spring/Summer 2021

Harlequin Spring/Summer 2021

There’s so much juicy inspiration and beautifully crafted products to soak up and get excited about…..because after all, art & design is more than just pretty things; art, design and beauty are integral for human wellbeing. It’s why we stop and enjoy a beautiful sunset; or frame & hang a painting; or feel satisfied after a beautifully made film. This value for beauty lies at the core of our “why” at McMillan Interiors: we believe beauty – and beautiful, well made things in our home create a space that is safe, comfortable, functional, full of story, and that satiates the part of us that longs for beauty.
May 10, 2021