December 2012

The Stage Is Set

This afternoon we transformed the Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely with natural greenery and fairy lights. Christmas Spirit Fair 2012 © Irene Lundgaard We got into the spirit for the Christmas Fair and hope you get into it too! Note: Christmas Spirit Fair, Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely, Co Wicklow. Sunday December 9th from 11 to 5.

Getting Ready For the Fair

The hook is red hot here! I’m crocheting like a mad woman – morning noon and night – and the hats, the snoods and the fingerless mitts are rolling off the hook for the Christmas Spirit Fair on Sunday. I took a few pictures of some of the hats and fingerless mittens today and though […]

Christmas Spirit Fair

I am delighted to announce the 7th Annual Christmas Spirit Fair, in the Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely on Sunday December 9th from 11am -5pm. Margarete and I have held this fair for the last 7 years and to us it is not Christmas until we have decorated the Courthouse with beautiful greenery, lit the Christmas […]

The Christmas Season Is Kicked Off

Today we had our wonderful Christmas Spirit Fair at the Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely. All the stallholders had brought superb goods which they presented in the most lovely cheerful manner and we had a steady stream of people come through the doors all day long. I just thought I would share a few pictures from […]

Colourful Fair Sneak Peek

My hooks are red hot these chilly days as they are busy making stock for our Christmas Spirit Fair on Sunday. Much of my produce is inspired by the cold in the sense that it’s things to keep things warm be that people’s heads or tea and coffee pots! Everything is made in pure yarns […]

Christimas Spirit Fair in Tinahely

My friend Margarete and I have organised a Christmas Spirit Fair at the Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely for some years and this year is no exception. We have beautiful stalls with all sorts of splendid crafts and perhaps we will see you there too. If nothing else, come along and get into the spirit of […]

True Christmas Spirit

Yesterday saw our Sixth annual Christmas Spirit Fair at Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely, and what a spirit it was! The un-gritted mountain roads were black ice treacherous making movement fairly lethal. Never mind; Wicklow people are very special spirits as it turned out. My stall at the Christmas Spirit Fair, Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely ‘Hundreds […]

Christmas Fair Preparations

This year we will have our 6th annual Christmas Spirit Fair at Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely. My hook is red hot while I run off hats and scarves and cowls and mittens and little flowers and nice woollies for my stall. I’m sure the other stall holders are equally busy with their production. This year […]

Another Dive On The Irish Reef

Friday morning we had some spook at The Courthouse Arts Centre as 27 scary pupils from Tinahely National School came for a dive on The Reef. They were so colourful and receptive. And they kindly gave me a beautiful flower and a lovely Halloween card to go with it. I adored the way they were […]

The Tempo Is Hotting Up

We have posters, we have leaflets, we have a tight schedule for the coming week. We are Reefers and we have a Hyperbolic Crochet exhibition to set up. Not sure how much crochet will actually be done around here for the next week or so…