Tag Archives: Irish-Made Stocking Fillers


Sally O’Sullivan writes:

If like me you’re a bit tired of the overly-saccharine and bland greeting cards out there you might enjoy this range I’ve designed, Pretty Mean.

A few as a gift pack would make an awesome stocking filler and to celebrate such a fantastic idea there’s 30% off this week , hurrah!

PS 10% of the profits from every Christmas card sold this year goes to the St. Vincent de Paul. Double hurrah!

PPS No fonts were used in the making of these cards. All were hand lettered with my own hands.

Pretty Mean

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‘Little Sewing Tree’ totes and aprons in retro, spotty and Roald Dahl

Some bags for your stocking?

Alan Daly writes:

My wife Sarah hand makes bags and aprons etc from our home in Skerries [County Dublin], her company’s name is Little Sewing Tree and there’s a Facebook page (at link below) where you can order from. They can accept debit/credit card and paypal and can ship anywhere.

Little Sewing Tree (Facebook)

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Dublin artist Heather Thompson writes:

Give the gift of art! It’s classic! It’s unique! And you’ll look pretty swanky giving it!

I am having a sale on my  site (until the end of November), just in time for Christmas. Loads of original acrylic and gold gilt paintings have been marked down up to 65% percent — most are only €80 or €100.

And for those on a tighter budget, there’s also canvas bags and high-quality A4 and A3 prints available, including The George’s finest, Veda (pic 3).

Heather Thompson

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No Bodger?

Alice writes:

My business is ADK Creations and we make personalised character dummy clips and keyrings, fully beaded dummy clips, medical alert keyrings and bracelets, Christmas baubles, Santa keys and Fairy Door keys.

I started the business after my dad passed away last year as I had a lot of time on my hands and needed something to concentrate on. I started just making character dummy clips then I moved on from feedback from customers and now i make 7 different personalised items.

I went from doing it on the sitting room to converting a bedroom into an office. I really enjoy creating all these items for people and love finding something new to make.

Kids’ names are getting more and more unique and its so hard to get anything with names them. Myself included when I was a child I very rarely could get ‘Alice’ on anything so I know how nice is to have something personalised.

ADK Creations (Facebook)

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Do you make products in Ireland?

Would they make an ideal Xmas stocking fillers?

In the run up to the Holiday Season, you are welcome to feature your home grown product, craft, art or whatnot HERE for nothing.

The discerning, if frequently ornery, Broadsheet reader is known for a passionate love of well-made Irish-made stuff.

And, sometimes, is willing to pay for it.

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Stockings by Maeve



Do you know someone who wants a collection of zines this Xmas?

Read on

KrissoMarko write:

We’re two Dublin scuts that are making books.These tiny zines are the perfect stocking fillers for people you like or are indifferent towards. We’ve all sorts. There’s little books on Punishing Kids, little books full of great excuses, little books of Deirdre Barlow crammed with appropriate activities. And more! So what are you waiting for? Buy them all day long!


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Irish Gifts to buy online that will still make it in time for Christmas.

Charmaine Kenny, of The Irish Workshop,online home of Irish-made crafts and whatnot,writes:

You’d want to be quick: these Irish designers and artists will make sure that your gift will arrive just in time for you to wrap it up, sneak it under the tree and pretend that you bought it weeks ago… Avoid the crowds and let the postman do the work.

1. There Are No Strangers Here Print (from €15)
It was good ole WB Yeats that said “There are no strangers here, only friends you have not yet met.”. We love this quote and we love the minimalist design by Lainey K.

2. Aran Nua Cable Cape  (€90)
Award-winning Irish knitwear designer Áine Knitwear has the very thing to keep one feeling snug and looking cool over the colder months. It’s 100% lambswool and comes in white or oatmeal.

3. Limited Edition Print of your Favorite Dublin Pub (from €85)
Dublin artist Chris McMorrow has captured 25+ of our capital’s favourite drinking establishments – Kehoe’s, Doheny & Nesbitts, Slatterys – in his limited edition fine art prints. He has also painted a tonne of Dublin landmarks.

4. Trinity Library Arches Silk Scarf (€69.95)
Go fancy with a gift made from 100% silk Crepe De Chine. Designed by newly established Dúinn Designs in Co.Louth, this one is inspired by the arches in the Old Library of Trinity College.

5. Poolbeg Chimneys, Dublin Town Print( €18)
The Dublin duo behind Jando Design love modern & bold, just as much as they love Dublin.This print is schmokin’!

Shop before midday on Tuesday December 20 for guaranteed delivery within Ireland.

The Irish Workshop

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Axe throwing at Killruddery House & Gardens Christmas Farm Market, Southern Cross Road, Bray, Co Wicklow

The market is on 9am – 5pm this weekend and 1pm – 8pm Monday through to Thursday, December 22 and includes gifts, crafts and artisan foods from the best of local and small producers, Killruddery Christmas cakes AND puddings, hampers, and more,

It’s community shopping at its best.

*flings axe*


Pics: Ashley Glover

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From top: Dublin Cork and Belfast

Something for your wall?

Kate Ó writes:

We travelled the 4 provinces of Ireland  to capture Ireland’s most iconic places, from 32 vantage points.

We photographed, sketched, and screen printed each iconic place to create ‘Ireland’s Views Collection’ including; Dublin’s, Pigeon Towers, Cork’s Shandon Bells, Belfast’s Harland & Wolfe, and Galway’s Browne Doorway. Purchase online at link below

Retro Éire

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A minimalist gem for the bottom of your stocking.

Judith Ritchie, at A Box For My Treasure writes:

Handmade in Dublin, these dainty gold choker gemstone necklaces come in a range of colours and lengths and are the perfect accessory to add a little flash of colour.

They cost €45 and can be purchased online at link below and Broadsheet readers can take 10% off all jewellery with the code XMAS10 (enter this at checkout).

P.S. All jewellery is packaged in a gorgeous gift box and there’s FREE postage for online orders!

Chokers (A Box For My Treasure)

A Box For My Treasure

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