Irish Elements' Profile

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I am based in Connemara, County Galway, a rural Irish/Gaelic speaking region of Ireland. It is very beautiful but can be isolated, and so Etsy has proven to be a great opportunity to find and develop my crafty feet.

Irish Elements has been evolving since my first listing in 2009. While I am still focusing on greeting cards and simple prints, and inspired by the natural beauty and sense of heritage and history all around me, I am now doing so predominantly through the medium of lino and rubber block printing - so far I am loving the process and the results equally!

I describe many of my cards as hand-assembled, not simply handmade; I enjoy bookbinding and this is evident in many of the multi sheet cards and those that are structurally a little more complicated,such as the Tricolour cards…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 16
  • Joined October 5, 2009

Favorite materials

Paper, pens, craft knives, lino block

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About

I am based in Connemara, County Galway, a rural Irish/Gaelic speaking region of Ireland. It is very beautiful but can be isolated, and so Etsy has proven to be a great opportunity to find and develop my crafty feet.

Irish Elements has been evolving since my first listing in 2009. While I am still focusing on greeting cards and simple prints, and inspired by the natural beauty and sense of heritage and history all around me, I am now doing so predominantly through the medium of lino and rubber block printing - so far I am loving the process and the results equally!

I describe many of my cards as hand-assembled, not simply handmade; I enjoy bookbinding and this is evident in many of the multi sheet cards and those that are structurally a little more complicated,such as the Tricolour cards.

Facebook is a great place for me to showcase some photos of my work in progress, and also any excess shots that can't be fit on Etsy but which I cannot bear to delete! Please drop by at https://www.facebook.com/IrishElements/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

Thank you so much for your support, go raibh maith agat!
Aoibheann.

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