Be Original….

Be Original….

Being unique is not only a must these days but an obligation to yourself and to the pride of being human! Fashion is playing a huge  part of taking pride in your look.

You can be unique with accessories a great way out of the fashion jungle! I want to introduce to you some gorgeous handbags created by  Larisa Chilton

Introducing “Rose Garden”….



By the way if you would like to learn to create this beautiful purse, feel free to contact Larisa and you can dive into the beautiful art of Irish Crochet.

Being and illustrator and in the fashion business, it was impossible for me to not swing the brush and illustrate this handbag. ….






Irish Crochet Lab…..

Irish Crochet Lab…..

I believe you know by now that I am a fan of handmade and appreciate that crochet, knitting, lace making, and so much more will always be in fashion…. The big couture house bring it always back and makes us think about antique crafts. Today I want to introduce to all of you a special person, somebody who dived into the antique Irish Crochet…..

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Larisa Chilton the force behind the Irish Crochet Lab

Originally from the Ukraine, Larisa lives and teaches Irish Crochet in the US. Having a passion for things handmade, crochet took the front row in Larisa’s life.


The love for Irish Crochet Lace started with a tablecloth. Today she is passionate about more… way more….. teaching traditional and modern Irish Crochet is truly a pleasure. Her designs are stunning. Take a look at these pieces!

I had the pleasure to illustrate one of the latest pieces, a beautiful top made with love and dedication.

If you would like to learn Irish Crochet, I would suggest you learn from the best and the best is Larisa! 12626161_1205741329453403_386919609_nAll you need to do is visit her page check her video tutorials out and start to learn.

Also if you are in town or near her I recommend her workshops , intense, unique and full of value.

Larisa can do magic with her crochet hook. So if love unique, accessories, handmade and can image to wear something traditional or you are a bride who wants to feel special, I suggest to contact Larisa and the Irish Crochet Lab can help you make your special day even better.


Dare to dream….

I was always a fan of different type of lace and Irish Crochet Lace is not only beautiful and also unique.

A craft that makes you step back and relax, a beautiful design that you need to explore.

Are you with me? 945857_1188887774472092_1350884567312615973_nYou will not regret it! You can create so many different things with this antique technique….

If you would like to go beyond accessories, you need to see this gorgeous top. A beautiful colour block in a delicate design.



PS: Don’t forget to visit the Facebook and the Video tutorials plus if you are keen the Shop is waiting for you.




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