I’m a pretty busy lady, but I try and keep up with what’s going on in the world of Irish Dance style because it changes daily. I’m seeing a lot of lace strips and cut-out embroidered work. I don’t like following trends unless it’s fun and I can improve upon them. After some testing and some failures, I’ve created a process to make extremely delicate embroidered cut out flower strips. What makes mine more unique is that they are so delicate, they look like lace, but with a lot more definition and color. Also, like my lace, they have embroidered […]
Which one is the Swarovski? If you chose the heart, you’re correct. You can still tell the difference, but as time goes by, it’s getting harder. If you google “The Rhinestone Guy”, he has a great blog on Swarovski’s. I don’t normally use Swarovski’s in my designs because I want to keep prices on my tiara’s down, but if a customer specifically requests them, I will, but at an additional cost. Recently I DID get a request to use Swarovski’s and since it had been a long time, I had to check the costs with my suppliers. The average cost […]
As a consumer, I normally never buy the lowest cost item because I am immediately suspicious about it’s quality. When I was a TCRG, I charged less for my lessons. My husband would warn me about the same philosophy, people may not take lessons from me because they’re the cheapest around. I am constantly being told by friends and customers, “You don’t charge enough for your work!” It’s a valid point, so why charge less? Here’s why in a nutshell: Irish dancing unfortunately has become an expensive hobby. It’s getting harder and harder for families to afford it. I PASSIONATELY […]
We are open for business during the Nationals. These lovely tiaras got shipped off to some of the dancers who are competing. We can make your dream tiara too.
These are posts from my etsy shop. 5 out of 5 stars “Beautiful headpiece for Irish dance! I asked for a custom order to match her dark green and gold dress and it came out even better than we hoped for! Customer service was fast and friendly, and my daughter is so happy with her headband. We’ve received a lot of compliments as well.” Irish dance sparkly puff flower headband with AB and color Rhinestones. mich11680 on Mar 2, 2018 5 out of 5 stars “This hair clip is so beautiful!” Embroidered flame flower embellished with matching Rhinestones Kirsten […]
I got a lovely review from one of my customers. I couldn’t figure out how to forward it from etsy, so here it is. I also changed the picture to the actual product I made for her because etsy wouldn’t let me do it. You can see the original review on my etsy shop.
We are going bigger and wider with our tiaras and headbands at the request of many at the last feis. Check back on our website and etsy shop to see our new products. It’s really hot here at home so I might as well make more of them.
We are now offering options for attaching our tiaras and Headbands We also have found these amazing alligator clips for our barrettes.
We had a blast at the Lucky 7’s feis. Check out our video:
We’re writing a series of books about 2 Irish dancers and their adventures. Meet Maeve, beautiful with curly red hair that you would die for. She’s naturally talented…no one can say no to her or stand in her way. Her best friend is Mary. She’s smart and from a rich family, she doesn’t have Maeve’s gifts but she soon will discover her own. Sunscribe to our mailing list to receive your signed copy of Maeve and Mary and their Irish Dancing Adventures before anyone else.