About Emma Higgins

Basically, for me , it’s all about the colour.
From an early age colour peaked my attention, the brighter the better. I noticed how much happier I was to be painting in colours with paint and pastels as opposed to in pencil.


I get all my inspiration from the colour I see all around me, It can be in nature or in man-made objects. Either way, if its colourful , it just grabs my attention, I see colour before I see anything else. I am immediately drawn to it and it fills me with joy. I see a colour combination I love and It makes want to recreate it .

My vision is to create abstract art, drawing inspiration from my life experience that inspires joy in the viewer and brings life to contemporary interior or family spaces. I have developed a keen interest in how colour can play an important role in our daily lives. My mission is to spread the joy of colour where I can.

Live Life In Colour !

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Original Paintings

Colourful, Bold and bursting with Joy, Original Acrylic Paintings on canvas 


Limited Edition Prints

Limited Edition prints are a budget friendly option to splashing your home with that colour you’ve been thinking of. 

Wildflowers Collection Cards

Homeware and Cards

Art Cards in Multipacks and Pimp your sofa with Limited edition Art Cushions .

Featured Products

What Our Customers Are Saying.......

SOLD ! Saying goodbye to this beauty this week 🥰so excited to see it go to a new home 🏡- if you feel like you missed out , there’s still limited edition prints available in a few different sizes ❤️ happy Thursday x #comeuptothesun #originalirishart #contemporaryirishart

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Coming at you with a daily dose of colour 🤣 heres #botanicstroll – original painting available from my latest collection – loving the sunshine this morning – long may it last 🙂 #florals #herecomesthesun #colourful #originalart

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Are you looking to brighten up your life with an original painting ? I just love original paintings and the value they can add to your home ! I make it a point to buy off people in my creative community every year if I can – original art can be expensive but worth every penny in my opinion ! I’m loving building a collection ( even if it’s still rather small ! ) – if I had an unlimited budget I can imagine that I would run out of walls !!! Anyway , like most artists I do payment plans for originals to make sure you get the one you want without the stress of having to pay for it all in one go ! DM me for more details if you’ve got the perfect spot and are looking to invest in a piece , if you’re nearby I can bring some pieces over to check sizes etc #shoporiginal #colourful #originalart #thesoftday #

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Happy Easter everyone – thanks to everyone who purchased Easter gifts all week 💛🧡💝- lots of happy dances done here 🙂 hope the sun shines and you have lots of chocolate ☀️🐣 We are chilling in the garden 🙂 ( again 🤣🙄) ❤️❤️❤️❤️ #eastersunday #sundayvibes #familytime #birdart #followmylead #addcolourtoyourhome #2ndlockdowneaster

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‘Come up to the Sun’ and lots of other brand new paintings and prints will be on display at my Open Air Gallery tomorrow from 11-4 – come by to have a look – lots of nice Easter gifts too 🐣 if you are within my 5km you are more than welcome to stop by and have a socially distanced browse ! #lockdownactivity #5kmwalk #saturdaymorningstroll #knocklyon #5kmfromhome 16 Woodstown road 🙂

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#comeuptothesun – one of the larger pieces completed over lockdown – heres the print version, original is 900×600 canvas floating in white frame – Framed prints are 8×10”, 12×16” and 16×20” ( pictured ) a perfect splash of colour for your home ! This print is packed with gorgeous zesty florals 🙂 Dm for more info on Original ! #artforyourhome #artinvestment #originalart

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Lots of prints of #theshelter being ordered for Easter gifts ! I have limited edition prints in 4 different sizes available ! DM for XL size – the rest are online ! This piece has gorgeous colours – perfect to add a splash to any room ! Happy Friday everyone 🙂 💕 #irishartist #irishartprints #interiorinspo #colourfulhomevibe Original painting also available 🙂 10% of all purchases today will be donated to @irishcancersociety @daffodildayy

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Lovely to have my tea towels back in stock ! They are a great token gift for anyone €14 handmade and printed with my design here in Ireland 💯 cotton twill 😃 #kitchendesign #kitchencolour #tokengift #happytextiles #pinkitup #kitchendesigndetails #irishdesign

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I absolutely LOVE how this cushion came out ! The Velvet finish makes them just pop ! I’ve just gotten restocked if you would like to order ! They are €60 – such a luxurious treat for your couch ! #irishinteriors #artcushions #comeuptothesun #irishbespokeinteriors #botanicalcushions

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Thanks so much to everyone who stopped by , purchased prints cards and cushions ❤️ or just to chat ! Was so lovely to see you all ! I think we are all missing social contact 😔 have a lovely weekend and I’ll be back out next time Saturday looks dry ! In the meantime my websites always open and I’ll deliver for free in Dublin or you can collect if you’re within 5km ! #outdoorgallery #openairgallery #sociallydistantexhibition

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Open air gallery 20/03.

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Hi everyone- well now that the weather has somewhat improved I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be hosting #openairgallery again tomorrow – I’ll be hanging my most recent exhibition outside my house tomorrow from 10.30-4 so feel free to swing by and have a look – (if you’re within 5 km of 16 Woodstown road , Knocklyon ) I’ll have the complete new collection on display ( minus the ones that have already sold ! ) and I have lots of new stock of notebooks , cushions, framed prints and tea towels. All socially distanced of course ! So excited to share my new work ! See you there x #openairgallery #saturdaystrolls #artoutside #emmahigginsart #newwork #artforyourhome

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Happy St Patricks day – 2 in a row of staying home for us 😔- hopefully by next year we can be celebrating in the ‘usual’ way ! This year we are planning on playing lots of music – green pancakes and the annual ‘coddle’ aka poor mans stews ! Hope you have a great day wherever you are 💚💚💚💚🇮🇪🇮🇪🇮🇪

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New cards – up on website now #wildflowers2 collection – 4 of my new prints are on these ones ! I’m hopin to be restocked in cushions and tea towels very soon so watch this space ! #emmahigginstextiles #newcards #sendacard #stilllife #tulipart

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Happy Mother’s Day to ALL the Mums – including mine ❤️ – hope you are all celebrating with loved ones today x #theshelter #happymothersday2021

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Last minute gifts Mother’s Day.

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Here’s #thewalktothebeach- god I can’t wait to be walking to the beach 😎🤣….. the miserable weather here today hits that home ! Hope you are all gettin through your week ok – the lockdown is getting old here – we are all in need of a few brighter days 😔 hopefully they are on the way …. ❤️ #joyfulart #colouryourhome #surroundyourselfwithpositivity #irishartist #irishcontemporaryart #originalpainting

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