If you’re planning a trip to Dublin or live here and want to explore the city more, I have lots of tips for you. Dublin is a wonderful city full of great museums, galleries, shops and restaurants. Here’s where to start!

I write a regular series called One Day in Dublin – detailing whole days full of Dublin adventures. Check back every few weeks for a new installment! You can view the first Day in Dublin here.

I also write a regular column for Poppytalk called Dispatches from Dublin, about the craft and design world in our great city. I share the stories behind great shops, initiatives, tours and workshops.

Getting around Dublin is pretty easy. Here’s what you need to know about public transportation and Dublin Bikes. And here a few more links to get you started here on FCV!

I wrote a City Guide for Design*Sponge about Dublin.

Like ice cream? Check out Murphy’s.

Everything you need to know to blend in at the pub.

Romantic Grafton Street.

*** Need a little more help? I also give custom tours of Dublin through Vayable. Whatever your interests, I can put together a three-hour tour that will help you learn about the makers, bakers, artists and creators that make this city tick. Click here to learn more about my Made in Dublin tours.

Delightful Design / Drury Buildings Restaurant in Dublin

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Dublin’s new-ish restaurant on Drury Street called Drury Buildings is currently sitting comfortably in my top three for my favorite interior design in Dublin. Something about the combination of camel leather, turquoise velvet and colored water glasses made me want to stay all evening.  drury buildings dublin 3 drury buildings dublin 4

So stay all evening we did! The cocktails were tasty and the food was delicious. And the company was pretty good, too.

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I’ll let them explain their design choices:

A mish mash of Berlin exterior, New York interior, fine wines, classic cocktails, craft beers and some really cracking food. Take a six story, derelict, old rag trade building in Dublin city centre. Mix a container load of reclaimed bars, floors, doors, church benches, glass, timber and steel from New York. Shake with 2 years of hard graft. Finally garnish with the extraordinary culinary skills of Warren Massey. 

Works for me!

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Drury Buildings / 52-55 Drury Street, Dublin 2 / (01) 960 2095

Sneak Peek / Delightful Dublin Guidebook

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For the better part of a year, I’ve been working with my friend Julie on a Dublin guidebook, which we have lovingly called Delightful Dublin. Today, we’ve decided it’s close enough to finished that we can show you the cover!

Delightful Dublin will be available as an e-guide you can browse through like an online magazine or tote around the city with you when you visit so you don’t miss a single recommendation. We’ve broken Dublin down into six neighborhoods, introduced you to some of my favorite creative people, and outlined the best shops and destinations around the city. We’ve made sure to explain how to navigate public transportation and how to order a proper pint, and we’ve given you ideas for awesome day trips just outside the city. And of course, it’s packed from start to finish with Julie’s beautiful images of my adopted city. 

And as an added bonus, my talented friend and illustrator Ursula Celano has created illustrated maps of each neighborhood, which we’re hoping to have printed too!

I’m so hopeful it will be a beautiful reflection of the Dublin I love, inspiring locals to explore their city and giving visitors the best shortlist of spots to try.

We’re working as hard as we can to make sure the guide is out next month, and you’ll be the first to know when it’s available.

Model Photography

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Yesterday I had the chance to photograph a new bridal collection available in Dublin for Confetti at a brand new Dublin shop called Folkster. Folkster is a new shop opened by the team who have run Shutterbug vintage in Kilkenny for the last several years. It’s a great addition to Temple Bar and I’ll be writing more about it in the coming weeks. In the meantime, add it to your list to visit – great options for your wedding or if you’re looking for something to wear as a guest to a wedding. And they have a super little homewares collection. But more on that in a few weeks.  westbrooks_confetti_edit_x2

When we visited yesterday, it was my first time photographing a real model and I found the collection both stunning and affordable. There was a lot of gushing over the beautiful dresses and the talented and gorgeous model, but when I got home with the photos yesterday I was struck by how much fun it was to be challenged by a new photography situation. I started clicking that morning completely nervous at the thought of having to give direction to a grown-up since I’m really only used to babies and inanimate objects. But I found my rhythm and am so pleased with some of the images.  westbrooks_confetti_edit

 

I’m really grateful that my various freelance jobs at the moment afford me opportunities to create and capture. I never thought it would be quite this satisfying.

You can see the rest of the Folkster collection here. And seriously, if you’re in the market for a wedding dress, it’s definitely worth a visit.

13 Activities for a Dublin Summer

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Last year, I wrote a piece for the Dylan Hotel Magazine about great things to do outside in the summer months here in Dublin. And then I forgot to share it with you in time for anyone to take advantage of those suggestions. So today, as we’re creeping up to the longest and loveliest days of the year, I thought I’d give you the abridged and updated version of some of the best things to do on a Dublin summer day. The article was originally written for visitors, but it’s applicable to locals as well. And if you’re local, you can add your best summer activities in the comments!

Canal Stroll

Take a stroll along the banks of the Grand Canal, stopping by the statue of renowned Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh on the way. Kavanagh famously rediscovered his poetic inspiration while recovering from surgery on the banks of the Grand Canal. You can join Kavanagh on his bench while you watch locals jog or walk by. And keep an eye out for some of the city’s enormous swans paddling up and down the city’s canals – they’re like something straight out of an Impressionist painting.

Dublin’s rugby stadium, the Aviva, is also right next door, set on the banks of the Dodder and offers rousing matches throughout the year. But if you can’t make a match, you can always take the stadium tour, it’s only an hour long and will bring you into the players’ (seriously impressive) changing rooms and even allow you to run out onto the pitch from the players’ entrance. Kids will love it—even big kids, too!

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City Centre

When the sun comes out, Dubliners soak up as much of it as they can (seriously, I can’t emphasize this enough!). On weekdays, you’ll find St. Stephen’s Green packed with the working crowd enjoying their lunch hours with sleeves rolled up and sunglasses on. It can be hard to even find a patch of unoccupied grass! But right around the corner, not more than two blocks away, your sanctuary on sunny days: the Iveagh Gardens. Tucked right off Harcourt Street, the location of the gardens is a well-kept secret —even from some Dubliners – and was originally the private garden of the Earl of Clonmel. In 1838, Benjamin Guinness, (yes, that Guinness), turned the garden into Dublin’s public playground. Of a summer evening, you might even happen upon a production of Romeo and Juliet or the Tempest for the park’s Shakespeare in the Park.

After lunch, try exploring the city streets by Dublin Bike, the public bike rental system that has stations sprinkled throughout the city. Cycle through some of the city’s quieter Georgian Streets, taking note of your favorite colored doors – for me it’s always a tough choice between seafoam green or vibrant turquoise - then drop your bicycle on Exchequer Street for an early dinner.

To cap off the day, walk through the cobblestone streets over to Temple Bar’s Meeting House Square, just in time to catch a movie on the outdoor screen. Grab a spot on one of the square’s couches, and make yourself thoroughly at home in the middle of the one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods.

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North: Howth 

Head north on the Dart train from the city centre and in less than a half hour you’ll arrive in the picturesque fishing village of Howth.

You can work up an appetite awfully quickly with Howth’s famous cliff walk. There are varying lengths, but the whole peninsula walk takes roughly five hours – and the views of the deep blue sea and far off mountains make it worth every minute. For a shorter hike with a stunning view, walk five minutes down the road from the quaint village train station (located just above the Bloody Stream Pub), up the hill to Deer Park. Take the path behind the golf course up to the summit and prepare to be blown away by the expansive views of Dublin city and beaches to the north.

Back down in the village, stroll along Howth’s fishing pier checking out the fishmonger shops. You’ll want to peek over the edge to catch a glimpse of Sammy the seal – he and his friends are always begging for scraps! Since you’re not supposed to feed Sammy (don’t want him getting chubby!), you may as well stop for lunch yourself. Try Beshoff’s for classic fish and chips – make like a local and get fresh cod and chips sprinkled with vinegar.

South: Dalkey and Killiney

Another quick train hop away from the city center, Dalkey is so picturesque that it’s often compared to the Italy’s Bay of Naples – even some of the streets and houses in Dalkey are called by Italian names, like Sorrento Road that runs through the centre of town and out along the coast. If you make the trip, you might even run into some of Dalkey’s celebrity residents – Bono and his bandmate The Edge call the town home and they’re sometimes spotted making the school run with their kids.

You’ll definitely want to make time for a visit to Dalkey Castle and the accompanying Heritage Centre, catching one of the performances by a talented local living-history theatre company who reenact what it was like to live in the castle (think chilly with lots of chores) in the 1500’s. But your best bet to maximise a sunny day is to sign up for one of the literary walking tours of the town, which will include actual landmarks and locations from James Joyce and Maeve Binchy novels that will make the literary icons come alive.

Still up for a little more walking? Hop back on the Dart and travel one stop to Killiney Beach, and stroll along the pebbly shore.

And here are just a few festivals happening in and around Dublin in the summer months, so you can mark your calendars accordingly. Happy summering!

JUNE

Bloomsday – June 12-15 Festival, Bloomsday on June 16

Celebrated every year, Bloomsday is named after the main character in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses who famously enjoyed traditional Irish breakfasts and a pint of the black stuff in Davy Byrne’s pub. Celebrate the character by reenacting his favorite Irish haunts – alongside a lot of devoted fans!

Taste of Dublin – June 12-15

Taste delicious food from twenty of Dublin’s hottest restaurants and over 100 Irish producers during this event in the scenic Iveagh Gardens.

JULY

Street Performance World Championships – July 11-13

From acrobats to jugglers to sword-swallowers, the Street Performance World Championships bring incredible entertainment to Merrion Square. Pack a lunch, bring the kids, and prepare to be entertained for hours!

Longitude in Marlay Park – July 18-20

Check out Longitude in Marlay Park for an incredible line-up of acts that’ll get you grooving in the south side park. Michael’s bringing me to this later this summer – it’s my first festival!

AUGUST

Dublin Horse Show – August 6-10

The Dublin Horse Show has been a Dublin institution since 1864, offering visitors the opportunity to see some of the world’s best show horses and show jumpers. And don’t forget contests for stylish attendees, including a best-dressed contest for chic hat-wearing ladies!

SEPTEMBER

Mountains to Sea Book Festival – September 12-14

Set in the seaside town of Dun Laoghaire, the Mountains to Sea Book Festival offers workshops, author readings and other events for the literary inclined.

Culture Night – September 19

For one night each year, Dublin institutions stay open late, offering visitors the free opportunities for concerts, events, tours, talks and performances. The annual event draws locals from miles away, looking for behind the scenes (and free!) peeks at some of the best buildings, museums and shows Dublin has to offer.

September in the Square (Merrion Square) – Month of September

Ever wonder what those famous Georgian houses look like inside? September in the Square allows visitors a behind the scenes look at Dublin’s historic Georgian quarter, with lunchtime historical talks and concerts, walking tours and dance festivals in Merrion Square.

OCTOBER

Open House Dublin – October 17-19

Take a peek inside some of Dublin’s most iconic buildings with tours, talks and events by architects and enthusiasts. Sign up early (they book up fast!) for guided tours of Leinster House, where the Irish government makes history every year.

You can find the full Dylan Hotel Magazine (which is delightfully packed with great info for exploring Dublin) right here. Thinking of visiting Dublin this summer? You can always find great deals on hotels in Dublin with Expedia.

What You Should Do This Weekend: RHA Annual Exhibit

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Happy Friday, friends! Did you have a nice week? Mine was a little less busy than usual and this weekend is three days long and they’re forecasting sun for two of them! Michael and I have big plans to get the gardens, back and front, ready for the summertime. And we’re going to do a little celebrating because Michael is done with school for the year. This is the first time in years we will actually be spending a little time in Dublin during the summer. By this time we’re usually scrambling onto a plane back to Maine, but this summer we aren’t leaving for a few more weeks. We’re very excited to enjoy some of the longest days of the year in the back garden with the chickens.

Before I commence the projects and relaxing combination for the weekend, I wanted to tell you about one of my favorite things going on in Dublin at the moment: The Royal Hibernian Academy’s Annual Exhibit. It runs from this week until the 9th of August, so you have lots of time to stop in, and I really hope you will. It’s an amazing juried collection of Irish art – from sculpture to photography to drawing to painting. They even have lunchtime talks on Thursdays at 1pm throughout the summer that sound great.

When we stopped by on one of my tours this week, one of the girls pointed out that it might be a good place to look for an artist to invest in, because some of the artists are up and coming. So right! I want to bring Michael back to do a little research for our anniversary gift later this summer. He’ll be easily persuaded, in part because he enjoys the RHA, but also because he really loves the flat whites at Coppa, the RHA’s in house cafe. A lovely date idea all around! I hope you can make it sometime in the next few months as well.

Five Fabulous Day Trips from Dublin with Avis

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For the last few months, Michael and I have been booked every weekend. There hasn’t been a single full weekend where we have no plans in a very long time. But this weekend, not only is it a three-day weekend (thank goodness for all these bank holidays!), it’s a weekend with no plans at all! No meetings, no church obligations, no dinners with friends. We are simply going to relax and putter around the garden, make some brunch and maybe head out on an impromptu day trip.

Which brings me right to the topic of today’s post: five options for fabulous day trips from Dublin. I’ve just started working with Avis , the car rental company, and when we were brainstorming we thought the idea of short road trips from Dublin would be a nice place to start because one of the best things about Dublin is just how easy it is to hop in the car and get out into the country for the day. Mountains, sea, sheep fields? You name it, you can get there for the day and be back in your own bed (or your hotel bed at least) that evening. So here are my favorite day trips, one of which you’ll hopefully be able to follow on my Instagram this weekend!

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For years, Trim (photo above) has topped my list of road trips from Dublin. And even after bringing almost all of our visitors there, it’s still my favorite. Trim is a tiny town west of Dublin with the coolest castle where Braveheart was filmed! Aside from the castle’s celebrity appeal, the tour itself is one of the best castle tours going. It’s inexpensive but packed full of fascinating historical tidbits. After the tour, we always head to a pub for a cosy lunch by the fire (it’s never been very warm when we have visited Trim!) and then a visit to the Trim donkey family on the edge of town. There’s even a sign by the field of donkeys that tells you each of their names. It’s very cute.

Carlingford

Carlingford is a sweet seaside fishing town straight north of Dublin city just below the border with Northern Ireland. The hills just roll right down into the coast, and because it’s a popular option for hen and stag parties, there’s lots to do along the coast. But also because of its popularities for hen and stag parties, you might want to avoid it at the weekends. Best to go during the week when you’ll have the place to yourself!

On your way north from Dublin, make a slight detour west into County Meath to visit the historic burial grounds at Newgrange. My parents still rave about their visit up there years later. It’s a must-see if you’re headed in that direction.

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Glendalough

It has actually been years since Michael and I went out to Glendalough, the mountainous park area in the Wicklow Mountains south of Dublin city. If you’re feeling confident in your driving skills, you can take the scenic route there or back by way of the Sally Gap. It’s worth doing once because the view is so barren and vast that you can see for miles in some places. Plus, if it’s your only time outside the city, you can definitely earn bragging rights driving that way – it’s a very winding route! And once you get there, you’ll want to stretch your legs with a hike through the forest trails.

Kildare

Kildare is such an under-the-radar day trip option. It’s a commuter town outside of Dublin, so it’s not often considered much of a destination. But it’s actually really appealing – there’s a big horse racing course, so you could drop in on a race and bet a few euro on one of the ponies. Kildare is also home to the Newbridge visitor centre, where they have an exhibit of Style Icons with lots of dresses and accessories belonging to Audrey Hepburn and Princess Diana. If you’re up for a walk, try Donadea Forest Park, a giant sustainable park with castle and church ruins, a walled garden and a cafe.

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Kilkenny

Kilkenny is just on the edge of day-trip distance, about an hour and a half from Dublin, and it’s the most charming city. It’s full of cute shops and boutiques, cafes and pubs. I went to Kilkenny about a year ago and was totally smitten, so it’s definitely time for a return trip. There’s a castle with lovely grounds, the Smithwick’s brewery to tour, and quintessentially Irish pubs to enjoy an afternoon pint. See more from my trip to Kilkenny in this post.

I think we’re leaning toward Glendalough this weekend if the weather stays dry. You can see which direction we head over on my Instagram account this weekend!

If you’re visiting Dublin and want to try one of these day trips, check out car rental options on Avis. They even have automatic car options, especially if driving on the left side of the road seems a little extra scary with manual shifting!

This post was sponsored by Avis. Thank you for supporting the companies that help support From China Village. All opinions remain my own. 

An Irish Summer Bucket List

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This weekend, we had one very sunny day and it got me hopeful for more sunny summer days to come. And because life has been jam-packed with work lately, I thought it would be good to focus on a few things to do in the coming weeks that are just for fun in the (hopefully) Irish sun. So here, my Irish bucket list. I’d love if you added to it in the comments!

1. A hammock just like this one. Now to find a place to hang it in our tiny garden.

2. Rooftop drinks on a warm evening.

3. A beachy picnic.

4. Lots of cocktails with fun ingredients. I’ve been mastering the art of the mint-elderflower-lemonade-spritzer.

5. A flipping painting class already. I only have 6 months to make that New Year’s resolution happen.

6. The Dublin City Soul Festival in Merrion Square Park.

7. One of those horse and carriage rides around Dublin. I’ve wanted to take one for years, but Michael remains unconvinced. This summer, with or without him.

8. A trip to Dingle since I’ve never been and Michael keeps raving about it.

And that should keep us busy for the next few months at least. Anything on your summer bucket list, Irish or otherwise?

In Season: May Blooms

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This month, all of my favorite flowers are in bloom here in Dublin. Peonies, lilacs, gorse, irises. Peonies because they are the fluffiest, gorse because it smells like coconut, and lilacs and irises because they remind me of piano recitals when I was younger. My mom used to bring Peggy, our piano teacher, bouquets of irises and lilacs at our end of the year recital.  peony 2 may 2014 lilac may 2014 gorse may 2014

This one is the gorse, the rest are more universally recognizable. It blooms twice a year and smells just like coconut.  iris may 2014 yellow tree may 2014

This is not gorse, but it’s equally yellow and do you see that big bee in the corner? He was so happy. clematis may 2014

Clematis in Dublin isn’t as deep purple as I remember it in Maine, and sometimes it seems a little more like an invasive weed than a garden plant, but the giant walls of it are really impressive.  clematis 2 may 2014

 

What’s in bloom in your neck of the woods?

Chicken Update: Like Christmas Every Morning

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In the last few weeks, I’ve been cursing our urban chickens a little more than I’ve been appreciating them. I had no idea how smart chickens are. Those girls are so persistent in their efforts to escape captivity. I also had no idea how great their eyesight is. They find the tiniest of bugs and the smallest of holes to squeeze through. And when they get out of the coop, they start with my rhubarb and then move over to my peonies and my lupine. My garden is an exercise in perseverance!

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But every morning, four eggs that just seem a tiny bit miraculous. They’re always so perfectly formed and the loveliest shades of brown. So while they try my patience (and the state of my rhubarb), I’m really grateful that they’re out there pecking away.

Irish Maker at Work / Karolina Grudniewska of KaroArt

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I think we have to preface this whole post by staying that Karolina’s hair is downright gorgeous. Those curls! Now, with that out of the way, we can begin. Today is another installment of a collaborative series where the talented Christine Burns takes photographs of Irish makers at work in their studio spaces, and I follow up with an interview to find out more about their creative world and inspiration. This is the third in this series. You can find the first two here and here.

For this installment, we’re getting a peek inside Karolina Grudniewska‘s ceramics studio. KaroArt’s beautiful pottery pieces are well known to most Dubliners. I have long admired her little “tweet bowls” which you can see her making in the photos below. I asked Karo a few questions and she wrote such lovely answers I thought I would include them in full below in Q & A format. I hope you enjoy this little chat with sweet Karo!  karo_at_work-60_web

Can you tell me what you were interested in when you were growing up, were your parents creative? Did you take art classes or think you had a completely different career path in front of you? 

I was always drawn into creative activities and liked to get my hands dirty. I still have some of my mad childhood creations tucked away safe in my family home in Poland. I definitely painted to my mum’s despair getting all things around covered in colourful splashes of, thankfully, water-based paints. I drawn and copied illustrations from books I liked. I have had books that I could endlessly flick through, admiring the same pictures and never getting tired of them. I also remember making little picture books for my sister or tiny modeling clay figurines that I baked in the oven. So, yes, I was definitely a creative kid.

But then I suppose the creativity died down a bit during my early school years. In secondary school I got a 30 year old Zenith – Russian analog SRL camera and loved taking photos- it wasn’t anything serious but was a fascinating thing to learn. Finally I had to decide what I want to do in my grown up life. The dream of getting into the Art Academy got the creative juices flowing again and for over two years I was attending weekend portfolio preparation courses, mainly drawing, taking 2hr bus trip at 6am every Saturday morning to get to classes. But then, when the time came I decided I wasn’t good enough and, sadly, never even sat the exams. After changing a country of residence, two colleges and few jobs later, after over a decade I made a full circle, returned to the starting point, and that’s when karoArt came to be.

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How did you come to live in Dublin? What drew you here and keeps you here? 

I came to Dublin in 2004 for long summer holidays that I was going to pay for by finding a short-term, summer job. i was hoping to collect a bit of money to upgrade my car back in Poland. Back then I was working as a teacher and had 2 months off work during the summer break. Two months extended into 10 years and I can only conclude that life writes its own scenarios.

Can you tell me what a typical day might be like in your studio? Do you have rituals for starting your day or working through designs? Do you listen to music or podcasts while you work? Do you work on your own and does that get lonely or too quiet sometimes? 

I go through different phases of how I organise my work. I used to start work extremely early, even at 6 am. I’m now back to more usual hours but still find mornings to be most productive.I spend most of my working time at the studio, that’s the part I like most , and I take care not to compromise it with all other things that need to be done when running a small craft business; I either squeeze all administrative jobs, deliveries etc into a single day a week or, if too busy, I do them all in the evenings.

I like to work in batches, which means I would have a tile-making-week then followed by bowl-making week and so on. It is mainly dictated by the fact that I use different types of clay for different products and do not want the cross-contamination to happen- things can get messy. I listen to Newstalk radio a lot, especially in the afternoons, the broadcasters keep me good company and often make me laugh. I also do music from my mp3 players and I went through a phase when I listened to many audio books.

I generally work on my own and I do like it a lot, I’m a solitary person and concentrate best when I’m on my own. For the last 7 months I have been working in a very good company however- I joined Job Bridge programme opened for crafts people in Ireland and had lovely Emma Kavanagh, NCAD graduate, doing an internship with me. She has been helping me immensely and I have been really enjoyed a working companion.

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What has been one of the most fun moments of your career? 

It is all generally fun because all is happening so unexpectedly; there’s a great element of suspense in running of your own business. It can be scary at times not to know what’s next around the corner but, if not taken too seriously, it definitely adds to the excitement. I find that there’s a good balance between the quiet making time and the time I spend interacting with customers, be it through internet or in person.

It is also fun to send parcels into the wide world, knowing that they travel to places I probably will never see myself. It is like sending particles of myself into different places on the planet. I also love receiving ‘thank you’ notes or emails from happy customers; they recharge my belief in what I do.

The funniest situation happened to me a short while ago, just before Christmas. There is a German couple, Knut and Julia, whom I met in the shop on their trip to Dublin few years ago. They since became my great supporters and returning customers. They purchased Mr Fox (he’s a butter dish) and on arrival discovered that he’s missing a tooth.

I suggested I can make a few extra teeth for Mr Fox and posted them to Germany. some time later I discovered amazing post on my Facebook page documenting how new dental fixtures were glued into Mr Foxe’s mouth. I could not stop laughing!

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Is there something that has surprised you about the career you’ve chosen? Is there anything that’s harder than you imagined? 

I’m still a bit surprised at how my ceramic adventure suddenly took off and became my way of life and my career. I feel like it all just happened to me, of course there’s been lots of hard work, trials and errors involved, but in general I must have gone with the flow. I was very lucky to have discovered ceramics at the time when I was free to pursue this interest and discover new possibilities.

If you had one piece of advice to give someone who wanted to embark on a similar career, what would it be? 

Build a comfort zone for your new venture. Crafts is all about being creative, both in terms of designing and making as well as finding your ways to keep things going. For the creativity to occur, I think you need to place yourself in a relatively safe place; mentally- be kind to yourself, patient and not to judgmental and financially – it is a good idea to have some kind of a backup, a small amount of savings that will modestly carry you throughout the first months relatively worry free. There are grants and government help available for new businesses and I think it is wise to research them and make the best use of what’s available. It takes a long time to build a brand, establish a name, come up with designs and market test them. I would advise to be consistent and hard working and patiently wait for the results.

Thanks so much, Karo, for sharing this wonderful insight into your creative process and history with us! You can find Karo’s lovely shop over on Etsy, and her products are stocked in the Cow’s Lane Studio,  A. Rubanesque and the Jam Art Factory in Dublin, among other stockists.

All photos by Christine Burns.

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