WIN! Tickets to house 2018 with afternoon tea and a one-to-one design session at their Design Clinic

By Aoife Valentine 18-04-2018

Image: Lost Weekend

*** Competition Closed - Winners below***

If you've not attended house before, you definitely won't want to miss it this year. The massive celebration of interior design will be coming back to Dublin's RDS for the third year running on May 25-27th 2018, and to celebrate they've given us a fab prize for 20 lucky readers. Not only do we have 20 pairs of tickets to give away to house 2018, the winners will also get to indulge in Afternoon Tea with Bubbles for two at the RDS, and nab themselves a coveted one-to-one session with one of the interior designers taking part in the Design Clinic at the show. How amazing?!

If you're looking to treat your home to a new season makeover, join the thousands of visitors to the three day event to learn about the new season trends and get some valuable design advice to guide you on your way. You won't be left bored with so much going on at the event for interiors and design enthusiasts.

Jo Hamilton, Suzie McAdam, Dermot Bannon, and Roisin Lafferty

If you’re looking for interiors inspo then look no further than the Inspiration Stage sponsored by Fleetwood Paints. Key industry influencers such as Dermot Bannon, Roisin Lafferty, Jo Hamilton and Suzie McAdam will be offering smart design advice and savvy makeover tips.

Check out the brand-new addition to the show – the Trend Talks Stage. The trend forecasters will be giving you insights into the interior trends to take you through 2018 and beyond. Speakers will include Emily Maher of Lost Weekend and Claire Price and Elaine Regan of the House Edit who will be on hand throughout the weekend covering all elements of up to the minute designs and tips and tricks on how to achieve the look you want.

Image: House Edit

If you’re looking for that WOW piece of art to transform a room and create a talking point, get yourself along to the Art Loft where highly sought after contemporary Irish artists will be showcasing their fantastic work including Orla Walsh, David Coyne, Ruthie Ashenhurst, Jane Ryan and Jin Yong.

And for those of you who have ideas, designs, plans and mood boards but just need that little extra bit of help, you can book in a one to one session with a member of the Interiors Association who will be running the Design Clinic – just make sure to book in advance to guarantee your slot!

Image: Fleetwood (Pantone Smoked Pearl and Snow White

As if that wasn't enough, there'll also be over 160 market leading, high-end exhibitors that have been carefully chosen by the house team. Ranging from interior designers, furniture makers and suppliers, kitchen fit-out specialists, bathroom specialists, lighting experts, flooring providers, fabric suppliers, window providers, paint and wallpaper suppliers, home extension specialists and home accessory suppliers, there'll be an opportunity to meet and chat to vendors for whatever area of your house you're looking to update. Big names include –Annie Sloan Paints, WOO Design, Michael Farrell Kitchens, COS Furniture, Zelouf & Bell, Halo Tiles and interior designers including Kevin Kelly Interiors, Enigma Design, Hedgeroe Home and Pollard Design.

Day tickets for house are only €12 for adults (accompanying kids under 12 go free), and can be booked on their website, where you can also find details of exhibitors, stages and trend talks, so you can make a plan for your day at house.

Image: Roisin Lafferty with DFS

UPDATE! The competition is now closed! Here is our lucky list of winners - email [email protected] with your details to claim your prize!

  1. Julie Rael
  2. Moira McAuliffe
  3. Caroline Dorgan
  4. Amy Battigan
  5. Emily Murphy
  6. Monica Duffy
  7. Fionnuala Ni Brion
  8. Lorraine Holohan
  9. Hayley Ni Bhriain
  10. Ciara McEnaney
  11. Annmarie Blennerhassett
  12. Elaine Tipper
  13. Susan Crosbie
  14. Helen Plunkett
  15. Aisling Moran
  16. Laura Hayman
  17. Rebecca Hinchy
  18. Siun Mulrennan
  19. Alison Seery Behan
  20. Deirdre Cowhig

To be in with a chance of winning one of our 20 sets of tickets, including Afternoon Tea and a one-to-one session at the Design Clinic, all you have to do is:

1. Like House and Home on Facebook

2. Comment on our Facebook post tagging whoever you'd love to bring along to house 2018!

Winners will be announced on May 2nd, and once the winners are chosen, house will confirm the time of your Design Clinic consultation via email or telephone.

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