a new year & new products just got added to the shop. new styles of birthday cards & headbands, teacup jewellery, stud earrings & laser cut acrylic brooches.



hello & welcome to my website.

a little idea is created by me, ali. i am a designer, a maker & a photographer from dublin, ireland. i make one of a kind handmade greeting cards & gifts celebrating vintage inspiration & uniqueness.

products & services include handmade & printed greeting cards, costume jewellery, teacup jewellery, colourful patterned headbands & retro headscarf styles, a lot of one-of-a-kind pieces, wedding invites & party stationery, product styling & photography.

please browse the links at the bottom of the page for a bit more about my work, past projects & work in progress. i update my facebook, etsy & instagram pages regularly.  


you can find my products in some of the coolest unique shops around ireland, or come and chat to me at the markets that i trade at in dublin & around the country.

if you're a store and fancy stocking my items or want to collaborate or commission a one-of-a-kind piece, then please contact me via the contact page link or you can email hello@alittleidea.ie


A Little Idea Products are now stocked in these stores:

Lyón Loring, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7  

Find, Temple Bar, Dublin 2   

The Design House, Dawson St, Dublin 2

Provender & Family Cafe, Smithfield Square, Dublin 1

Heaven Boutique, Gorey, Wexford  

O'Reilly Turpin, Westport, Mayo

 Irish Craft Siopa, Arts & Business Campus, Drumcondra, Dublin 7  

Wild Design , Paul Street Shopping Centre Cork City, Co.Cork

 Bua, Pipe Street, Thomastown, Co.Kilkenny ( moving premises to Studio & Press, Thomastown in March )

Hazel Nuts About Vintage, Killarney, Co.Kerry

 Anonymous, Francis Street, Dublin 8

Bow & Pearl, The Swan Centre, Rathmines, Dublin 6.



 illustration by Nicola Colton ( 2015 )

  all photographs by Alittleidea Photography






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