I love when we come across little craft shops along our travels exploring around Ireland and love to share them as well as some of them are off the beaten track so you may miss them while in the area if you don’t know where to look. The Forge Craftshop in Wexford is one of these – it is located on the crossroads in Baldwinstown, Co. Wexford and we just came across it while on our way to Kilmore Quay.
It is a great craftshop and stocks a wide variety of different creator’s work from all over the South East of Ireland and the actual store is quite picturesque as well. We spent quite a while browsing around the store and I fell in love with the Paul Maloney pottery sea breeze collection pieces with their pretty daisy patterns on them. There was so much to see so I thought that I would share some of my favourite finds today so you can know what to expect when you pop in. Though I would expect that their stocks do change and update so not all of these may be available when you visit.
The Forge craft shop is home to Bramble Crafts whose owner Padraic Parie makes hand crafted kitchens, furniture and other unique pieces in their on site workshop! There is also a great history about the premises themselves – they used to be an old forge and Padraic is actually the 5th generation in his family to work there. I love the small details like this and there is no doubt a lot of love and dedication gone into creating this creative space.