FRIENDLY FRIDAY ~ 28 June ~ Craft Business Recommendations

29 Jun


Each week we feature businesses that have all been recommended by other crafters, they all make or sell handcrafted items, gifts or sell craft supplies.

This is a great way to discover some new and wonderful businesses.  Please take a look and visit them to see more of their products.


1.       The Little Cornish Soap Company

1. The Little Cornish Soap Company logo

Handmade soaps and natural and organic skincare products. Lovingly handmade by Laurinda Taylor. Our skincare and soap collections offer pure natural ingredients to help revitalise the skin.


Recommended by Fiona from Love Quilts


2.      Annette Mackie Handmade

2. Annette Mackie Handmade logo

Using a mixture of old and new fabrics, lace and buttons I create all manner of things from decorative birds and beach huts to purses, bookmarks and pictures.
All designs and images © Annette Mackie 2013

Folksy Shop:

Recommended by Heart Crafts


3.      Craig Loves 2 crochet  

3. Craigloves2crochet logo

Hand crocheted gifts for family and friends.

Learn how to Crochet for free with great video tutorials on YouTube

Etsy Shop:

Recommended by Little Silver Fingers Silver Keepsake Jewellery


4.      Dannii’s Diamante’s 

4. Dannii's Diamante's logo

Custom made items encrusted with the finest quality rhinestones, Phonecases, IPod/IPad cases, lighters, compact mirrors and much more. Any colour, any theme.. message me for more details.

Recommended by Dotman Creations


5.      Rita Balfour Silver ~

5. Rita Balfour Silver logo

A warm welcome to Rita Balfour Silver. I design and handcraft bespoke Sterling Silver Jewellery. My inspiration comes from organic and natural shapes blending old world and artisan styles into beautiful and practical pieces. I incoporate semi precious stones and beads adding colour.

Recommended by Funky Chutney


6.      Cobweb Creations

6. Cobweb Creations logo

A warm welcome to Cobweb Creations. hand-painted & decorated wood hearts, plaques, bunting and box frames are personalised as keepsakes & gifts. All occasions catered for: birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, new arrivals, gift tags, Christmas & more.

Recommended by Vikki Snappy Crocodile


7.      Lake Lane Photography ~

7. Lake Lane Photography logo

Specialising in portrait photography I am a professional mum of 3, doing what I love to do.

Recommended by LJ Crochet


8.      Louise Hickman Artworks

8. Louise Hickman Artworks logo

Contemporary artwork in watercolour and acrylics.  If something is shiny or completely beautiful I’ll paint it! Shoes are the thing at the minute but I’m currently doing an Aston Martin DB5……no no Mr Bond I expect you to die!!

Recommended by LetsBeCats! Jewellery


9.      The Birling Bobbin ~

9. The Birling Bobbin logo

Handmade adornments for your home.

Recommended by Alison from Yowe


10.  Shelly Belle

10. Shelly Belle logo

Shelly Belle offers a unique selection of handcrafted plaques and pictures designed make the perfect gift for any occasion.

Recommended by Kerry Chumbley


11.  Ann Cawley Jewellery  

11. Ann Cawley Jewellery logo

Handcrafted, one-of-a-kind jewellery using a kind of felt I make called silk ‘paper’, and Fine silver.

Recommended by Ring O’ Roses – Original Jewellery by Helen Bowen


12.  Carryn’s Crafty Cards

12. Carryn's Crafty Cards logo

Beautiful handmade cards, calendars & notelet sets. You are welcome to browse through my albums. Any age, name or sentiment can be added free of charge. I also take orders for special personalised cards, calendars or notelet sets. You can even send me a special pic!! Always happy to help!

Recommended  by Waterlily Cards – Personalised Handmade Cards for all Occasions


13.  Handmade by Edwina

13. Handmade by Edwina logo

Beautiful handcrafted purses, handmade journals and notebooks in my Folksy shop. Do have a visit!

Recommended by Mammakaz


14.  Precious Memories

14. Precious Memories logo

Memory boxes for neo natal and angels born sleeping.We are hoping to provide hospitals with memory boxes for the parents of angel babies. It is non profit and all fundraising goes towards funding these Memory Boxes.

Recommended by Just for you stories


15.  Handmade Vintage Style Glass Buttons

15. Handmade Vintage Style Glass buttons logo

Please be aware that I can put absolutely anything on my buttons and on all pieces of jewellery as well, all I need is a very clear picture.

Recommended by Kathy Hill


Thanks for looking.

Linda x

The Crafty Network


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One response to “FRIENDLY FRIDAY ~ 28 June ~ Craft Business Recommendations

  1. Hendrina(Rena) Naylor (HeartCrafts)

    June 30, 2013 at 12:13 pm

    What a lovely selection! Thanks for introducing us to more ‘lovelies’♥ and once again thanks for your time and effort♥


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