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Beautify your house with old plastic

Beautify your house with old plastic

There's recycling, there's upcycling and then there's Weavergreen. Their products are so extraordinary that it could be they're starting a revolution. The scourge of the modern age - discarded plastic bottles - is the only material this company uses. From this they have found a way (it took seven years) to weave soft, super convenient and beautiful rugs, cushions and bags.   Probably the most...

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GBD's New Identity

GBD's New Identity

We’re feeling all fresh and new for the Spring and coming Summer with a developing vision of where Granny’s Bottom Drawer is going next and an all new shopfront and identity. This is a little piece on the thinking behind the identity. The logo of the wild goose in flight was especially commissioned from a local artist. The Flight of the Wild Geese in historical...

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Irish linen for blustery Irish weather

Irish linen for blustery Irish weather

Clodagh came back from the annual trade fair in Dublin all excited about a couple of new supply partners and a shift in vision for the shop's future.  From a small workshop in County Down we have brought these stand-out linen raincoats (main image above). We did a shoot in Schull, on Cork's Atlantic seaboard, and you'll see more of the style and all the colours online as soon...

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