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Coca-Cola obsessed mum transforms home into incredible red and white shrine to fizzy beverage

By Mirror | March 1st 2015

Coca-Cola obsessed mum transforms home into incredible red and white shrine to fizzy beverage

You probably don't like Coca cola as much as this fizz-obsessed mum who has transformed her home into a shrine to the sugary beverage. Everything from mirrors to tables has the Coca Cola brand, with presses, floors and tiles all painted either red or white. Lillian, who is married, revealed that her fascination with Coke started when she was on a holiday over 30 years ago.

The mother-of-two from Glanmire, County Cork, was travelling from Germany to Austria and when she crossed the border, realized she had drank the same can of coke in two countries and decided from then she would collect Coke cans from all around the world which she did for about 28 years friends and family went off to different countries, and helped her with collection too. "They were up the loft for years and years and I thought will we do the small bedroom up in Coca Cola?”So, we did the small bedroom up in Coca Cola and that's my son’s room now.

"Then I was watching Come Dine With Me about five years ago and I though oh I'll do the kitchen up in Coca Cola, because one of the women in it had a Coca Cola sign in her kitchen. “I just said to Barry we'll do the kitchen up and within six months the whole kitchen was done up in Coca Cola. “But where does one get so much Coca Cola memorabilia. “I go out to New York and the Grand Slam shop in Times Square has a section dedicated to Coca Cola, so I usually go out there and bring loads back. "

Lillian even got a local shop in Cork to get presses in Coca Cola red and got her husband Barry to make two Coca Cola chandeliers. "We bought a crate of Coca Cola bottles and drank the Coke and he made up the chandeliers."

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