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Dublin: Scout

essex street west temple bar

Wendy Crawford has had an insanely busy year. She opened her shop Scout, a new and most welcome addition to the Dublin’s independent retail scene, in March just a scant few weeks after she got married. Incidentally and veering totally off topic there are some lovely images of Wendy’s wedding on photographer Doreen Kilfeather’s blog. They are gorgeous pictures but I did sigh while admiring them as I realized the vast depths of photographic knowledge I have yet to plumb.

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Favourite Shops//Dolls

exterior of dolls boutique

At the corner of two leafy streets, lined with period red brick townhouses, in a quite but interesting Dublin 8 residential neighbourhood, a mere stone’s throw from the city centre, is an alluring independent clothes shop – Dolls – owned by Petria Lenehan.

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♥ Christmas at Bow

Bow Powerscourt

This is the second in a series of posts showcasing items that I think would make very acceptable Christmas gifts.  The emphasis in the series is on: craft, homemade/handmade items, and independent shops.  My hope is that wherever you live in the world that the images might inspire you (if you donโ€™t do so already) to check out locally made beautiful items that are far removed from the madding mass-produced crowd and independent shops that are a world away from the homogenous high street.

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