• Maker Profile: Matt & Steph of This Old Home

    This Old Home is made up of husband-and-wife team, Steph & Matt. They create modern, imaginative installations and backdrops. They design events and style shoots. They source swoon-worthy, unique props. And they have very recently opened Mill Design Studio. A space for photo shoots, pop-up shop, gatherings & workshops- an all-around creative hub. Starting first

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  • Maker Profile: Jacqui-May Wylie, the Copper Otter

    Jacqui-May Wylie of the Copper Otter weaves the dreamiest wall hangings and today her business turns one year old!  I have known Jacqui-May for only a few months, but she is such a lovely soul.  It is impossible to watch her grow and not be a cheerleader for her.  She has built her business on

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  • Northern Ireland Christmas Gift Guide 2018

    Moving to this island from the States has been an education.  One of the most delightful things I’ve uncovered about Ireland is the unbelievable amount of creativity there is here.  To be honest, in addition to my accent that labels me the instant I open my mouth, I feel like I am the odd one

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  • Meet the Maker: Ruth Walker of FAWE Collection

    Serendipitous seating arrangements.  Aren’t they great?  Especially at a wedding where you don’t know many people.  There you are just hoping that the next two hours will be endurable and you’ll be by someone relatively normal.  Rarely do you expect to strike up easy conversation, share similar tastes in jewelry and design, and be able

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  • 5 GORGEOUS, WELL-DESIGNED CHILDREN’S BOOKS

    <a href=”https://www.bloglovin.com/blog/19667633/?claim=s38qbnnvyqq”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Well-designed children’s books are my secret love.  Which is surprising as it took having kids to drag me into the children’s book section. Before I snobbishly stayed amongst the literary fiction and sociology shelves.  My husband trained as a school teacher and our dates often involved a meander through

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  • Meet the Maker: Lynsey Auld, Belfast-based Mixed Media Artist

    Lynsey Auld, Belfast-based mixed media artist, has one of the most mesmerising Instagram accounts you will find.  Our husbands know each other, but she and I never met until her art show a couple months ago (though I had been Instagram-stalking her for months prior). The fantastic part about having a Maker Profile series is I get

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  • Why Rifle Paper Co. is a Scurry Home & Paper Staple

    Rifle Paper Co.: Brand Profile Anna Rifle Bond started the iconic Rifle Paper Co. with her husband, Nathan nine years ago.  Then it was simply a two-man show working out of a garage apartment. Very quickly Anna’s flawless taste, whimsical style and attention to quality built Rifle Paper into the internationally-sought after brand it is

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