Special Thank You Gifts

In a world where the vast majority of purchases are “made in China”, it can be challenging to source a thank you gift which is meaningful and ethical. My thank you gifts are made here in my studio in Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland. I am a small artisan producer. My handprint and personal thank you…

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They say gratitude is the best attitude

I couldn’t agree more. It means you are starting from a place of abundance rather than scarcity- that in turn makes you feel happier and more positive. My work focuses majorly on gratitude. The messages on my pieces can say what you want to tell someone without saying it out loud. Sometimes, people find it…

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Fire up the Barbie

Hopefully, you’ve got the weather for a BBQ but even if it’s bucketing down, the Irish have by now adapted to having the grill and oven on just in case. Be honest, it’s rare when you get to cook and eat the food outside, but whether you’ve cooked on charcoal or in the kitchen oven,…

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Louth Craftmark Summer Fair

Louth Craftmark outdoor “Summer Fair” coming to Dundalk town centre this August, as part of the Fringe programme of the SEEK Contemporary Urban Arts Festival Louth Craftmark is holding a highly anticipated outdoor Summer Fair on the newly created Street Plaza on Dundalk’s Church Street. The Summer Fair will be taking place on Saturday 7th…

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Visit Dundalk this weekend

Sarah & HIDE sculpture

My first in person events in forever! The SEEK contemporary urban arts festival hit Dundalk this week, and it has been so much fun! I love the festival itself. Meeting and watching world-class muralists creating huge paintings on Dundalk’s streets is a massive treat. The festival is in its third year so there are many…

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What is Tablescaping?

It’s a term you’ll have seen and read a lot about lately. Tablescaping is a version of landscape gardening for your table. It’s about serving food on beautiful dishes and co-ordinating your glassware, flowers, candles, napkins and tablecloths. It’s not for absolutely every day, but it does make having a meal feel more special. My…

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