Weekend Wrap Up

New this week

5th January 2020

Welcome to our Weekend Wrap Up

this week's handmade highlights

Welcome to our first handmade highlights of 2020, and as our makers begin restocking after the Christmas rush, it’s a bumper collection of glorious new creations and gift ideas!

With over 60 new items added from 13 different makers, it’s been one of our busiest weeks ever, and there’s truly something to cheer everyone as the Christmas lights and decorations come down.

lemon sherbet bath fizz
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If work or school routines already have you thinking about that perfect pick me up, Natural Creations latest collection of nature-infused lotions, soaps and scrubs may be just the tonic. The lemon sherbet bath fizz featured here will invigorate your senses and let you leave the stress at the bathroom door – visit Fiona’s shop for the full range.

bronze plated brooch
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Meanwhile, Clair Wolf Creations’ beautiful bronze plated antique brooch is a suitably Summery riposte in these cold and dark Winter months. Available now for £4.50 including postage.

If you’re after more snuggly ways to combat the cold, a number of items new this week more than fit the bill!

granny stripe crochet blanket
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Handmade By Helen added a range of new items to keep warm in the cold, including the beautifully snug crochet granny stripe blanket featured here. Featuring a subtle and classic colour combination of cream, grey and apple green, the blanket is one of two added to her shop this week and is available now for £30 delivered.

baby hooded jacket
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Resting Stitch Face UK complimented the gorgeous baby blanket and hat set already in her shop with this beautiful new baby hooded jacket. Hand crocheted to order and available in your choice of colours, this cute little design can made to fit newborns up to 2 years.

80s disco harem pants
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Meanwhile, new maker Tilly Willow’s Fancy Pants’ adorable 80s disco fever harem pants are versatile enough to fit as they grow, and are suitable for 1-3 year olds. Given how quickly they grow out of clothes, a pair of these beauties would make a super gift for parents of little ones – while the striking design is sure to get them grooving! 🙂

scottish thistle baby bib
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Likewise, Hannah’s Baby Bibs latest addition – this fabulous Scottish thistle baby bib – would be a great gift for parents of any little mucky pup. Adjustable and backed with soft absorbent white micro fleece, it’s perfect for teething toddlers – £6 including postage.

the hungry caterpillar story sack
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My Little Honee Bee’s ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ story sack would be sure to delight young children, enabling them to learning while they play. Featuring hand made foods and characters from the famous book, bring a treasured tale to life with this made to order collection – £45.

If you’re looking for unique and beautiful gift ideas for expectant or new parents, we have two gorgeous new ideas this week courtesy of Makepeacemade and new maker Bugbees Creations.

nursery wall hanging
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Michelle’s personalised nursery wall hanging features crescent moon, sun and cloud, and can be made to include any name for a truly one off way to commemorate that special baptism or occasion. Available now for a discounted bargain price of £14.88.

newborn memory box
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Meanwhile, the latter’s newborn memory box is a gorgeous way to keep all the precious memories and milestones alive and pristine. Hand painted with your choice of name and birth detail, create your own for £35.

steampunk alice in wonderland decoration
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Fire their imagination with this fascinating steampunk Alice in Wonderland plaque from Made By Donna. Uniquely designed and hand painted, this delightful decoration is fit to adorn any bedroom or living room. Available as shown here or an alternative Mad Hatter design – discover them both in Donna’s shop.

custom macrame dreamcatcher
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New maker April’s Room also added new home decoration ideas with a stunning collection of truly phenomenal dreamcatchers, including the customisable Macrame wall hanging featured here. We love the gorgeous design and colours in this creation, but in truth we could have picked any one of the over 20 items listed in maker Susannah’s new shop. Visit it today for the full range!

felt and pompom rag wreath
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Meanwhile we’ve been captivated by the creations of another new maker, RavenMoon, ever since her quirky takes on classic textiles hit #MadeByMums. The pompom adorned wreath featured here is a typically fun twist on a traditional rag wreath… add a little colour and texture to your front door today!

Jo's lacy crochet shawl
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Finally, I *finally* got round to adding my lacy crochet shawl – while testing out our all new product listing screen! The shawl is made to my own design, so is totally unique (and the yarn/colours are just fabulous!) It’s available in my shop now for £45.

Have a lovely week ahead everyone!