It’s that time of the year again. The time when we create our lists of presents to give to friends and family for Christmas. You would think that now we have the whole world at our fingertips to buy from that choosing what to get would be easier. Unfortunately, I often find that whilst fun and helping me to feel festive, I can become overwhelmed with the choice.
Let us help you by offering a choice of professionally handcrafted items from our members. In each part of this seasonal guide I will be popping over to visit each of our members and will provide for you one of their beautiful creations. You will also be able to visit them yourself and see what other wonderful things they have to offer. Don’t forget that each of these pieces is created by hand so almost all of the businesses accept bespoke orders and many can be personalised.
Buying from a small business owner will not only provide you with a thoughtfully created gift to give but also help the owner. You will be allowing them to continue to do the things they love and provide for their families. It is the gift that keeps on giving.
Buy handmade this Christmas and make the difference to everyone.
Handmade Silhouette Cat Orange-Red Sunrise Mosaic. A colourful mosaic of a cat sat on a wall reflecting on his night’s events. I used brown mosaic tiles for the wall, black tiles for the cat and bright colours of red, orange and blue glass mosaic tiles for the sky. The golden sun shine and reflect the light. Each mosaic tile has been handout, arranged and glued into place and then set in grout.
This handmade silhouette cat orange-red sunrise mosaic is set on plywood, measuring 20x20cm, with depth approx 1.2cm. The tiles and the grout are heat, water and frost resistant and the mosaic includes a wall hook.
A special mosaic for those who love cats, sunset and a unique piece of mosaic art.
Created by Guild Member Glass Jules
A hand knitted bear who sits 30cm tall (Alfred). Made with fluffy double knitting wool, felt and tapestry wool stuffed with polyester toy stuffing.
Created by Guild Member Gran’s Knits’n’Bits
This unicorn Keyring/bag charm has been cut and sewn by hand.
Created by Guild Member Handmade by Karen
Tree pendant. Green and brown vintage look Wooden tile pendant made with a mature inspired tree image on mdf wood and a layer of resin over the top for a liquid finish. The backs and sides have been painted and sealed with varnish.
Ideal for using in your handmade jewellery, accessories and crafts
Created by Guild Member Handmade by KikiJ
White horse bookmark – handcrafted with polymer clay in white, Japanese seed beads and fire polished Czech beads.The horse is attached to a silver plated bookmark.
Created by Guild Member Helenka White Design