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Folksy love-in: Hopper and Space

Chairs, £595 Until this morning I always browsed on Folksy for sweet, crafty, handmade things like finger puppets, placemats or soap – never  believing it to be the place for big, proper, impressive furniture. (Incidentally I did just order this, which looks lovely. I have high hopes). But today I was proven wrong as a […]

Folsky love-in: Julia Smith Ceramics

I recently found ceramicist Julia Smith on Folksy.com, who hand throws and decorates these delicately illustrated cups, bowls and jugs in her studio in Ardesier, near Inverness. While the Christmas present hunt is on, and all everyone wants to do is hit the shops, splash some cash and tick it off the list, giving something […]

DIY Christmas decorations: it’s not too late

And baubles always break. Crochet Christmas decoration patterns (stocking, star, red robin and tree), £1.50, The Tree Bridge at Folksy.com

Cash vs. credit: fabric bag holders

Woven fabric bag holders, £10 each, notonthehighstreet.com; Cath Kidston fabric bag holder, £5.99, Biggiboshoff on Folksy

Folksy love-in: Pin cushions with a difference

At a certain point in a woman’s life, the importance of a pin cushion becomes clear. For some it is aged forty plus, lovingly darning their husband’s socks; for others it is earlier, when they realise that sewing their socks themselves is not such a bad idea after all. This can  either be seen as […]

Folksy love-in: ceramic herb labels

After being told by you guys about Folksy, the UK’s version of Etsy, I think it’s no bad idea to showcase products from there instead of transatlantic goodies that you cannot buy so easily. So… for our first Folksy love-in, I decided to let my green-fingered enthusiasm roll and post these rustic little ceramic herb […]