I'm excited to share with you a selection of handmade loveliness by makers in my creative network. If you're looking for something special this Christmas, you can bring twice the joy by buying from a small independent maker. It is guaranteed your purchase will make them do a small happy dance!
PollyWhistle by Jane Millum | Handmade art dolls and textile treats from £10
Jane's characterful and colourful angels are simply gorgeous! Visit her Etsy shop to browse her collection of cloth dolls, Christmas ornaments and other textile delights.
Colour Pop Textiles by Bethan Venn | Scarves £30
Bethan's beautiful scarves are made from her original paintings, jam packed full of joy and colour. Get yours from Colour Pop Textiles.
Donna Drouin | Handmade artwork and cards from £2.50
Donna's intriguing and original handmade linocut card designs will steal the show on your loved one's mantelpiece. If you're in the Midlands you can see Donna's work in person by visiting one of her upcoming craft fairs, or order direct from the artist.
Ellie's Farm Shop | Handmade natural soap & skincare, pure beeswax candles from £2.70
I have tried and tested this lip balm and it's AMAZING! It's even better knowing it's made from all natural ingredients, and the beeswax used to make it comes from the hives in Ellie's garden. Visit her Etsy shop to see the full range of handmade soaps, lovely gifts and stocking fillers.