8 Irish Etsy Makers to Check Out Today

With buying and selling goods and crafts as easy as clicking a button these days, it's no wonder so many talented Irish makers are moving towards internet selling. Scroll down to see?which sellers we're proud as punch to be promoting?

1 Guadalupe Creations ?'soft toys

We can't get enough of this Frida Kahlo doll! Handcrafted by Guadalupe Cabrera in her studio in Dublin, this felted folk doll has hand-sewn eyes, woollen hair?and a wrap of South American fabric. Have a look through the seller's profile to see more Frida styles and other creations - from tooth fairies to lionesses???but be prepared for your inner child to come out; these soft toys are too much!

Frida Kahlo doll by Guadalupe Creation, €49, Etsy. Frida Kahlo doll by Guadalupe Creations,??49, Etsy.
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2 Matt Jones ??woodturning

Having collaborated with some?of Ireland's top design studios as well as online homewares store Makers & Brothers, Matt Jones is one of this country's premier woodturners. He?has exhibited in the London Design Festival and Maison et?Objet, Paris, and works from his self-made studio in Riverstown, Co. Sligo.

Pepper grinder by Matt Jones Turning, €50, Etsy. Pepper grinder by Matt Jones Turning, €50, Etsy.

 

3 Maggy Morrissey ??photography

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This misty, atmospheric image of Dublin's?Ha'penny Bridge epitomises?the Maggy's style: a still, hazy and quiet view of our buzzing capital.

Ha?Penny bridge by Maggy Morrissey, €28, Etsy. Ha?penny Bridge, Dublin, by Maggy Morrissey, €28, Etsy.

4 KaroArt ??ceramics

This porcelain cup has been glazed at the rim and hand-decorated. Self-taught maker Karo has honed her craft from books and online tutorials: a true 21st?century craftsperson.

Porcelain cup by Karo Art, €17, Etsy. Porcelain cup by KaroArt, €17, Etsy.
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5 Jenny Walsh ?'design

A favourite maker stocked at the trendy online store April and?the Bear, Jenny's simple vase comprises?two interlocking alderwood forms holding a glass tube. Watch this space for more of her'smart and modern designs.

Pinch vase by Jenny Walsh Design, from €14, Etsy. Pinch vase by Jenny Walsh Design, from €14, Etsy.

 

6 Jane Hayden - design

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Inspired by teeming hedgerows, Jenny depicts a bird surrounded by brambles and shrubs, made on a silkscreen from original artwork and screen-printed on recycled journals. Perfect for housing your own creations.

Notebook by Jane Hayden Designs, €6, Etsy Notebook by Jane Hayden Designs, €6, Etsy.

 

7 Art Glamour Sligo ??woodwork

This playful and minimalist design is made of recycled wood, like most of the makers' headboards also available on Art Glamour Sligo's?Etsy profile.

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Wooden house by Art Glamour Sligo, €27, Etsy. Wooden house by Art Glamour Sligo, €27, Etsy.

8 MA C?ramiste ??ceramics

Handmade in the picturesque town of Kinsale, Co. Cork, this tableware is screen-printed onto a slab of wet Irish porcelain before being hand-shaped one at a time and then fired.

Bowl by MA Ceramiste, €20, Etsy. Bowl by MA C?ramiste, €20, Etsy.

 

1 Doll / 2 Pepper grinder / 3 Photograph / 4 Cup / 5 Vase / 6 Notebook / 7 House / 8 Bowl /

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