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#TheWayWeREALLYLive: Part Two

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Our surroundings have enhanced our lives during lockdown. Here we let you look at our homes and ask to take a look at yours … 

We invite readers to send images of their homes to us so that we can create an ongoing portfolio of the way we REALLY live NOW. ?To share how lockdown has changed how you live or how you use your home, email a picture and 60 words explaining what happens in this particular space (home-schooling, zoom calls, nightly family dinners …) to [email protected] and your home may be selected for inclusion in our weekly #TheWayWeREALLYLive online series. To enter via Instagram tag @theglossmag in your pictures and use #TheWayWeREALLYLive. We look forward to seeing your entries …

Jane Willoughby,
Artist

I paint decorative panels inspired by art history. This is the inner hallway of my home Donaguile House in Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny, a Victorian house set on two acres with a small walled garden. This busy spot (pictured), is the boot room with a great store for firewood just through the door, it is a really special, bright space. I’m thinking about changing the colour to one of the new, trendy darker blues but my teenage girls love this light, bright slightly green blue (Greenage by Colourtrend) … 

Photograph courtesy of reportage by Barbara Egan

Lucy Nagle,
Fashion Designer

This photo was taken in our hallway with the kitchen behind. During lockdown I found a new appreciation for how much natural light our home gets, especially as we had such lovely sunshine most days, such a bonus when WFH full time. I kept busy working on three new collections and the online store was busier than ever, especially with the cashmere loungewear range. I wake early, at about 5.30am, and work downstairs in the kitchen before the rest of the house wakes up. My factories are in the Far East so early morning is the best time to communicate with the team.

Helen Turkington,
Interior Designer

We moved into our newly renovated hunting lodge last December. While we settled in right away, in some ways we were blessed to have had the time to make it a real home. The kitchen has always been known as the heart of the home but in recent weeks we have found our morning room has come into a life of its own. This room connects the main hall to the kitchen but also opens onto the garden. It is a long rectangular room that I divided into different seating areas. At any time of the day myself, my husband, the kids and, of course the dogs, can be found here. We cuddle up by the fire, read the papers, home-school and more …

Jane Willoughby,
Artist

I paint decorative panels inspired by art history. This is the inner hallway of my home Donaguile House in Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny, a Victorian house set on two acres with a small walled garden. This busy spot (pictured), is the boot room with a great store for firewood just through the door, it is a really special, bright space. I’m thinking about changing the colour to one of the new, trendy darker blues but my teenage girls love this light, bright slightly green blue (Greenage by Colourtrend) …

Photograph courtesy of reportage by Barbara Egan

Lucy Nagle,
Fashion Designer

This photo was taken in our hallway with the kitchen behind. During lockdown I found a new appreciation for how much natural light our home gets, especially as we had such lovely sunshine most days, such a bonus when WFH full time. I kept busy working on three new collections and the online store was busier than ever, especially with the cashmere loungewear range. I wake early, at about 5.30am, and work downstairs in the kitchen before the rest of the house wakes up. My factories are in the Far East so early morning is the best time to communicate with the team.

Helen Turkington,
Interior Designer

We moved into our newly renovated hunting lodge last December. While we settled in right away, in some ways we were blessed to have had the time to make it a real home. The kitchen has always been known as the heart of the home but in recent weeks we have found our morning room has come into a life of its own. This room connects the main hall to the kitchen but also opens onto the garden. It is a long rectangular room that I divided into different seating areas. At any time of the day myself, my husband, the kids and, of course the dogs, can be found here. We cuddle up by the fire, read the papers, home-school and more …

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