*** NEWS ***

nov 2018 - massive thank you to everyone who attended Wedfest. I had so much fun chatting to you all about your wedding preparations. see in the shop the full collection of wedding invites and email me here if you have any more questions.

 in other news 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. Christmas cards are now up , alongside lots of new acrylic brooches and collar brooches. 

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, along with our list of christmas markets in Dublin.


*** MARKETS ***

Sat 3rd November / Sat 1st Dec / Sat 15th Dec - A Fabulous Market, The George Bar, Georges Street , Dublin. 12pm - 6pm.

Sun 18th November - Cuidiú Christmas Craft Fair, Zion Parish Hall, Rathgar, Dublin. 2pm - 5pm.

Sat & Sun 24th & 25th Nov - Christmas Craft Fair Kilmainham. St James Parochial Hall, James St.11am-6pm

THE BIG ONE !! - Thurs 6th - Sun 9th Dec 2018 - Dublin Flea Christmas Market. The Point Village, Dublin Docks. Thurs & Fri 1pm-8pm, Sat & Sun 11am-6pm.


Sun Nov 4th Wedfest 2018, The Chocolate Factory, Dublin. Run by Green Shoes Events.11am-3pm.

Sun Nov 11th Spectacular Vintage Events, Powerscourt Hotel, Wicklow. 12pm-5pm.

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, laser cut acrylic jewellery, miniature 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. 11


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   

The Design House, Temple Bar , Dublin 2.

Provender & Family Cafe, Smithfield Square, Dublin 1

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

Raw Material, The Chocolate Factory, Dublin 1

Anonymous, Francis Street, Dublin 8

* 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

Cait & I, Sligo Town


Queens Welcome Centre, Queens University, Belfast


Mason & Painter, Columbia Road, Shoreditch, London


 illustration by Nicola Colton ( 2015 )

  all photographs by Alittleidea Photography






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