How to choose a meaningful Wedding Gift

Everyone wants something special to give, unique but not too out there! Should we give cold, hard cash to help pay for that big day? It’s the beginning of the wedding season in my house, with a pretty special wedding this Friday. Along with the wedding invite comes that troubling question, “What should we gift?”…

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You don’t need to wear it on your sleeve

Love is definitely in the air – but you don’t need to be obvious about it! Yes, last week, I showed you all the hearts on the home comforts pieces, but maybe you want to be more subtle with your gifts. maybe you have a shared love of the sea, then perhaps the sleek vases…

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Why do I love flowers?

Small Impressed Vase with Yellow Gerbera

Admittedly, I have more access to vases than most, but I am unsure which came first the making of many vases or the joy that a vase of fresh flowers gives me. Of course, vases can be beautiful without big fancy bouquets, tiny collections of foliage, a few dried stems or just as joyful decorating…

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Celebrating 22 years

Wow! This month I am celebrating 22 years since I joined Bridge Street Studios. A lot has happened over those 22 years and this year was a significant change for me as in July, I moved from my fourth-floor haven to a new first-floor space. I have more space, no stairs and a brand new…

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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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