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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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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Beautiful tableware for alfresco dining

It’s time to start planning your al fresco dining options. This summer I shall be embracing the great outdoors, and what better way to dine in style than with some beautiful and functional tableware, which will definitely impress your guests. I like to mix and match, I use my plates and bowls with quirky pieces I have picked…

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Full disclosure – I am not green-fingered

I love the outdoors and have tried hard to keep outdoor plants alive, so last year when so much more time at home I decided I would try not to kill a few indoor plants too. I live in a dark north facing victorian terrace with hardly any windowsills. So with a wee bit of research, I…

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