Monday, 16 November 2009

introducing by aisling

hello crafty ireland, my name is aisling, from by aisling designs


me!

So hears a bit about my background and what inspires me

I am a Dublin girl born and bread, with a few drops of Cork blood which meant I got to spend my childhood summers on my grandfathers farm in North Cork.
I am an incurable romantic, I buy too many books and I problem love my basset hound Winston too much, but he’s just too cute!



the sweet shop inspired braclet

So, anyhow when I graduated from university in 2008, I was left wondering what area I would like to work in. I had studied sociology. I have always been passionate about fashion and as I child I was craft mad. So I set about rediscovering my passion for making things. Design and making jewellery gives me a great outlet to express myself and to enter a world of vibrant colours and textures.My inspiration comes from high fashion both past and present, I love the passion behind the couture shows and spent many happy hours milling through fashion coffee table books and old copies of Vogue. I also draw on areas I have traveled. Be it the hot and cultured orange groves of the Moorish city of Seville. Or the vivid whites and sea blues that fill my memery of a summer spent island hopping in Greece, drinking cheep Ouzo and visiting hidden monisterys.Nature is always a constant and often surprising source of inspiration. My first collection has a soft, romantic feel to it and was inspired by long mid-summer’s days. However For my fall/ winter collection I am going to be designing a slightly naughty, decadent collection. Working with stronger colours to create a rich and heavy feel to reflect the changing seasons




Well, thanks for reading a bit about me you can also check out my blog at
http://www.byaisling.blogspot.com/
or join me on face book at ‘by aisling, fashion inspired designer jewellery’





Here comes trouble!




My supportive friend’s





midsummer collection

8 comments:

  1. Lovely stuff Aisling! Your sweet shop bracelet is delicious.
    Alex
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  2. thanx for sharing Aisling! nice pooch! :)

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  3. Lovely items Aisling.... Your friends look like they are enjoying themselves... I have to check my friends necks, wrists and fingers before they leave my house.... We laugh about it xx

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  4. thanks for the support guys xxx

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  5. oh my!..i really want that watch!..love it:)

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  6. hello aisling, great jewelry collection!
    i love your watch! ♥

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  7. thanks aisling! love that photo with your friends, you gotta love supportive friends!

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  8. have just uploaded two more watches to my etsy shop, here is the link http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=34829600 and thanks for all the lovely messages xxx

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