5 Things To Try | January 2017

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If you’re looking for a good book to read, a new series on Netflix to check out or a fun class to spice up your exercise regime, this is the blog for you. Here’s what to expect from my column in Sligo Now Magazine this month. In this issue I’m sharing 5 tried and tested […]

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Strandhill Christmas Market

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Good morning everyone! We’ve been up early tying up the loose ends before hitting Strandhill People’s Market. I’ve visited the market countless times over the past couple of years – enjoying fresh food and a browse on a Sunday – but this is my very first time to take part and call myself a stallholder! It’s been […]

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Screen Printing | Pulled

I hope you’re having a good week. Last week was chockablock with creative workshops and talks thanks to Sligo Design Week. It was a total success and it’s only in its second year. Catch up if you missed it here. Screen Printing is something I’ve always wanted to try. I’d considered courses and workshops at […]

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Feehily’s Florist | Christmas Flower Demonstration

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Happy Friday! To celebrate the weekend, I’ve a great giveaway! Scroll down for details. Earlier this week I got a fabulous delivery of fresh flowers from Feehily’s Florist. It was a beautiful gift to receive on a wet and cold day, delivered right to my doorstep. It really was such a lovely and welcomed surprise. I’d […]

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Murano Glass Blowing | Graham Reid Design

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Hey everyone. I haven’t written a blog post in almost a month, but I’ve been enjoying life offline, working on an exciting jewellery collaboration and taking time out over midterm. We’ve also been fairly consumed by our home renovations. As you know, I don’t schedule posts and blog for the sake of it. We all work […]

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How to block a hat | Millinery

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Hey everyone! I hope you’re having a lovely, relaxing weekend. If you’re going to The Galway Races next week or The Sligo Races and you fancy trying your hand at a bit of hat making, here’s a step-by-step guide for beginners. Rainy days are ideal for getting crafty! What you need: ✓ Buckram/sinamay ✓ Hat block ✓ […]

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Girly gift idea | DIY

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Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve done a DIY post. I hadn’t planned on writing or getting creative today, but I was clearing out accessories and makeup as I do regularly and instead of dumping everything and leaving things aside for the charity shop, I started putting a little gift box together for […]

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Lily Lolly Craftfest | Sligo

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I’m just writing a couple of lines to express how overjoyed and pleasantly surprised I’ve been over the past few days here in Sligo. There is so much going on between the Só Food Festival, Bike Week and of course Lily Lolly Craftfest. There’s such a great buzz around and there really is something for everyone… […]

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Pre-teen Party | Jewellery Making

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Hey folks! Today I did my very first pre-teen jewellery making party. I’d been asked to do jewellery making for a young girl’s birthday party and then a hen party at Tropical Popical in Dublin last month, but unfortunately was unwell. I was delighted when the opportunity arose again to give it a go. I’ve done […]

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