News and thoughts from the Bear Blog

April and the Bear is an award-winning DIY/ lifestyle and interiors blog. Dublin-based interior enthusiast/ blogger and entrepreneur Siobhan Lam shares her own experiences of doing up her home in Portobello ... be warned it involves head wounds, bruised shins, fire engines and never-ending mountains of dust. Don’t let this deter you though – we want to encourage and help other not-so-handy individuals to throw caution to the wind and pick up that sledge hammer, but to do so with slightly bent knees and a hard hat firmly on your head.

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Our Process: Interior Consulting

As you may or may not know, we offer an interior consulting service - it's a little different to 'usual' interior design, so I decided to write a post about the process and you guessed it, here it is... Last year I was contacted by Carole, who wanted help with the interior of her home. She and her husband had...

A is for AYTM

We are VERY pleased to introduce our newest brand AYTM. AYTM is pronounced like I T E M and is an interiors brand from Denmark, founded by Kathrine and Per Gran Hartvigsen. We found the brand earlier in the year at a Danish tradeshow and as soon as we saw the quality of the materials and how they approached design...

1 Beach, 1 Ball.

Sometimes you just need to get outside. Today was one of those days.     Featuring the Bear & Gizmo at Sandymount Strand.