Turning everday ordinary objects into unique eye catching pieces. As Cute as a Button !

Very early last Thursday morning the Button Jeep and I drove up to Henry street with a exciting new project …

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Our exciting news is that we where installing Button Studio into Carraig Donn in Jervis street shopping centre .

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I am delighted to be working with such a great store , supporting Irish Craft.

Button Chess

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How About a Game of Chess ! with a difference … I recently finished a commission for a lovely couple. They wanted me to make them a chess set made from buttons . It was allot of fun to figure out , Dark Buttons for the Black Side and multi coloured for the opponents.

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Definitely one way to brighten up a boring game of chess !

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So its going to be a busy few weeks coming up hope you can come and meet me at one of these shows:

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All these shows are Open to the Public and are great Hubs for Craft in Ireland … Put them in your Diary :

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First Show up……….is the Knit and Stitch show in Simmonscourt RDS Dublin .. 30 October – 2 Novemeber

http://www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/dublin/

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Next up is a Trip to Cork ;0) … I was lucky to be selected to take part in the Annual Lewis Glucksman Gallery Craft Fair.

Craft + Design Fair 2014: a weekend of inspired crafts
Friday – Sunday 7 – 9 November 2014                 http://www.glucksman.org/

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Then Just in time for Christmas it is time for the National Craft and Design Fair in the RDS .

3rd-7th December 2014           http://www.nationalcraftsfair.ie/

Fresh and NEW

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It has been a busy summer,
Lots of wonderful weather makes absorbing inspiration that little bit easier.
New Fun Button Pictures being launched in two days @Autumn gift and home Trade show in Citywest.. Exciting times …
Hugs and Kisses Hugs and Kisses 
Sail Away Sail Away 
Aim High Aim High
Aim High Aim High   (Medium ) 
New Shells New Irish Shell Pendants Launching at the end of the Month . 
 

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For my 30th Birthday a wonderful friend gave me a present of a balloon trip voucher and last Wednesday we took the trip . It was amazing once in a lifetime ;0) ..

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Bespoke Saturdays

 

So i am very lucky to be part of a great project called “Bespoke Designer Saturdays” in  Ballinahown Eco-Craft village.

I will be there from 11am to 3pm this Saturday 27th . It will give anybody a chance to come and meet me the Button Girl ! see my work and if you like you can design a bespoke piece of Button Studio jewellery just for you.

I will be offering a one on one consultation service where you can bring your own special buttons or fabrics and we can design jewellery together , then i will take them home and make your special piece and send it to you when it is ready ;0)

I will also have my own buttons and fabrics for you to work with if you would like .

Meet the Button Girl is this Saturday but please check out    http://ballinahowncraftvillage.com for more information on other great artists who are offering this great Bespoke opportunity .. Don’t miss out

My Dates for meeting Button Girl are this Saturday 27th April and 17th August and 12th October ;0)

In the heart of Ireland lies the award-winning Ballinahown Eco-Craft village, forging a unique platform for craft and design, while utilising the distinctive natural resources, environment and talents of the midlands. A quaint country village on the outskirts of Athlone Town and just off the M6 motorway, Ballinahown is a creative hub for Irish designers and maker

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Buttons on the Brain !!

Love working on my sketchbooks and a new App called Paper makes it so much easier.

Love working on my sketchbooks and a new App called Paper makes it so much easier.

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