*** NEWS ***

august 2018 -  lots of new 'a little idea' products added to the website including more teacup earrings, rings, necklaces and our new range of plain coloured retro headbands. 

take a look in our shop !!

also....we are now stocked in lots of new independent  stores...check out which ones at the bottom of this page.


*** MARKETS ***

Last Sunday Of Each Month - Dublin Flea ( New Venue To Be Announced For October 2018)

Christmas Market listings to be confirmed soon.


Nov 4th Wedfest, The Chocolate Factory, Dublin

Nov 11th Spectacular Vintage Events, Powerscourt Hotel, Wicklow.

tickets for both events can be bought through eventbrite.ie or via their websites



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 & instagram pages regularly, and you can shop here too. scroll to 'shop' in the options bar.


you can find my products in some of the coolest unique shops around ireland, listed below, 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:


Find, Cowslane, Temple Bar, Dublin 2  

Lyón Loring, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7 ( Greeting Cards ) 

The Artists Gift Gallery, The Design House, Dawson St, Dublin 2 ( Soon to be moved to Temple Bar )

Provender & Family Cafe, Smithfield Square, Dublin 1

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

Anonymous, Francis Street, Dublin 8 ( Dublin Series Prints & Cards ) 

* MAYO *

O'Reilly Turpin, Westport, Mayo

* CORK *

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

Forest & Flock , Bantry, West Cork


 Studio & Press, Thomastown, Co.Kilkenny


Hazel Nuts About Vintage, Killarney, Co.Kerry

  * MEATH *  

Dannys Curiosity Shop, Trim, Co.Meath


Rosie's Pottery Studio, Easkey, Co.Sligo

( Soon to be stocked in ) Cait & I, Sligo Town


( Soon to be stocked in )

Queens Welcome Centre, Queens University, Belfast


Mason & Painter, Columbia Road, Shoreditch, London (Greeting Cards)


 illustration by Nicola Colton ( 2015 )

  all photographs by Alittleidea Photography






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