Artisan garden-themed crafts and gifts
This is the perfect opportunity to find that unique gift or spoil yourself as we have some wonderful West Country exhibitors offering everything from handmade jewellery to paintings, artwork, ceramics, glass, textiles and more. It’s a range of gifts you won’t find on the High Street and the perfect opportunity to pick up a great present for a loved one or to treat yourself! Here’s who exhibited in 2018:
Beautiful hand-cut lettering panels, bird baths and carvings in Portland and Bath stone for your home or garden in Abbotsbury, Dorset. Headstones and memorial made to commission. Carving workshops arranged too. www.abbotsburystonework.com
African Masters of Stone – NEW
Contemporary Shona sculpture, hand-carved from stone. Suitable for the home and garden. www.africanmastersofstone.co.uk
Alison Whateley Design
Textile gifts, home accessories and artworks inspired by country living. Commissions welcome.
Another Shed Production – NEW
Handmade shipwreck flowers, hand forged foraging hooks, set in local hazel. Forged shipwreck metal buckles and hand crafted belts – based in Yealmpton, Devon. www.anothershedproduction.com
We make handmade leather jewellery for men and women. We make it bespoke and to size at the Garden Festival. www.azurleather.com
Bee Happy Glass Designs
Vibrant, contemporary handmade fused glass for the home and garden and for yourself! www.beehappyglassdesigns.co.uk
All items on this stall are handmade by Brenda. They include hand knitted hats, mittens and bootees along with hand machined aprons, peg bags, tea cosies, table mats.
The Button Box Devon
New vintage and second-hand buttons, ribbons and trims, craft items and small gifts. www.buttonboxdevon.co.uk
Beautiful handmade fused glass from our Exeter studio. Inspired by the south-west coast, countryside and moors. We create a variety of pieces from freestanding ornaments to hanging light catchers. www.craftexe.co.uk
Handcrafted silver jewellery made to evoke happy memories of carefree days on the beach. www.coastalcreativity.co.uk
A multi-discipline wellness centre based in Marsh Barton, Exeter. Offering free muscle and spinal health checks. www.exeterwellness.co.uk
Deborah Mills Artist – NEW
A collection of animal portraits, captured by the artist in a way that sometimes make you smile! www.deborahmillsart.co.uk
Ladies designer clothing specialising in French and Italian clothes and accessories, as well as jewellery.
Dolly Hotdogs – NEW
Goodbye grey, hello Dollyhotdogs! Bold and beautiful home furnishings, textiles and giftware. bring the beauty of the glorious Devon coast and countryside into your home with Dollyhotdogs. www.dollyhotdogs.com
Dream Blue Trading Company
Beautiful Turkish textiles (throws, cushion covers, runners) vibrant hand-painted ceramic tableware and sparkling Turkish gifts and homeware. www.dreamblue.co.uk
Eleven 11 – NEW
Fairtrade importer of garden homeware and furnishings. www.eleven11.org.uk
Emily Gilbert British Handmade Crafts
Beautiful handmade gifts, using designer fabrics, including memo boards, stylish shopping bags, oven gloves, peg bags, luxury cushions, gardeners’ aprons and more. www.emilygilbert.co.uk
A range of keepsake boxes, trinket boxes and keepsake gift tags for all occasions, handmade completely from paper.
Handmade Polish pottery. All Findefuchs pottery products are oven, microwave, dishwasher and freezer safe. www.artisticpolishpottery.co.uk
Handmade tweed bags, costume, silver and handmade jewellery and hand finished scarves from Totnes.
Gail Morris Art
Original oil paintings. limited edition prints and greeting cards of West Country seascapes. www.gailmorris.co.uk
Beautiful French inspired gifts, soft furnishings and decorations for the home and garden, including lampshades, cushions, framed prints, cards, faux flowers and unusual vintage finds.
Gorgeous Yarns are a new yarn business specialising in natural luxury fibres to knit and crochet with; wool, merino, alpaca, cotton, bamboo, even fibre made from banana and seaweed! www.gorgeousyarns.co.uk
Grandma Bees Natural Skincare – NEW
Efficacious and versatile Grandma Bees Natural Skincare maintains and restores healthy skin. Intense Skin Balm is perfect for gardeners’ hands. www.grandmabees.com
Hog & Tallow – NEW
We make beautiful handmade soaps using West Country ingredients including local tallow, rapeseed oil and essential oils and foraged botanicals. Our soaps are sustainable and palm oil free. www.hogandtallow.co.uk
Holt Wood Herbs
Handmade body care items and art cards from Holt Wood Herbs, our medicinal wood in North Devon. All items sold in aid of the Medicinal Forest Garden Trust support sustainable cultivation and harvest of medicinal trees and shrubs.http://www.holtwoodherbs.com
Honey and Ginger – NEW
Handmade jewellery, made in Devon. Honey & Ginger specialise in bead weaving, using small shapely beads to create beautiful and colourful bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings, keyrings and bag charms.
On this stand you will find: woollen throws, picnic rugs, ladies cotton and hemp summer hats, recycled glass garden lanterns and accessories and socks in wool and natural fibres.
Potty feet – Give your pots a lift. A uniquely designed range of plant pot feet made from poly resin and then painted. Gift boxed in sets of threes. www.jardinopia.com
Just Seven – NEW
Plymouth milliner offering a selection of high quality, seasonal hats designed and handmade by Just Seven. www.justseven.co.uk
Hand-knitted crafts. www.karenlesleyscott.co.uk
Elegant ladies Italian handbags, colourful purses, men’s leather messenger bags and wallets. http://www.katoli.co.uk
Kudos – NEW
Sculptures in stained glass and wood and unique garden furniture and mosaics made with beautiful Cornish slate. Original designs made from high-quality materials that are all hand crafted in Cornwall. www.kudosmosaics.com
Fine art, wildlife and landscape framed and mounted photographs. www.andystuthridgenatureimages.co.uk
A range of handmade natural bath and body products all containing lavender pure essential oil together with a wide selection of lavender bags using exotic and natural fabrics and ensuring that each item is environmentally friendly. www.thelavenderlady.co.uk
Liz Foster Engraving
A wide variety of hand engraved glassware. Each item is individually engraved by Liz with a diamond pen. Many standard designs, also bespoke designs. www.lizfosterengraving.co.uk
Liz Knight Designs
Stylish jewellery designed and crafted by Liz Knight .
Luvvey Ltd – NEW
We are a small family run business, specialising in ladies fashion from Italy. www.luvvey.com
Wood turning and quality wooden gifts plus some steel items. www.lympstonewood.com
Lynn designs and makes at home a range of fabric travel bags, satchels and shoppers. Lyn also makes accessories, which include wash bags, purses and jewellery bags.
The Mule Company – NEW
Top quality leather mules in two styles and seven rich colours. Good for inside or out! Boots off mules on! Hardwearing comfort with style. www.themulecompany.co.uk
Matt Whorlow Photography
Fine art landscape photographs of Devon and Cornwall, offering prints, gifts and cards. www.matt-photo.co.uk
Made by Jennie – NEW
Unique personalised handcrafted gifts made in Devon. www.madebyjennie.co.uk
Neal’s Yard Remedies
Internationally known organic skin care, natural remedies. http://www.uk.nyrorganic.com/shop/JenniferJones.
Nikki’s Original Totes
Hand Made Original Oilcloth Tote Bags in various styles, sizes and fabrics. With matching accessories, Bespoke service also available and over 50 fabrics to choose from.
Parmesan & Pumpkin – NEW
Beautiful handmade contemporary wooden kitchen/dining ware including boards for charcuterie, cheese and serving, French rolling pins, mezzalunas, spoons and spataulas. Made on Exmoor. www.parmesanandpumpkin.com
Upcycled garden furniture – producing garden furniture from skis, windsurfers and golf clubs! Made in Topsham, Devon.
P & G Hats
Quality ladies and men’s hats carefully sourced from around the world. www.pandghats.co.uk
Petite Fleur take the designs from paper napkins to decoupage lampshades, flowerpots, cards and mirrors. They grow their own lavender to make scented gifts. This stand will also have on display local scenes painted on slate and canvas.
Philippa Potts trades in vintage gardenalia, potted plants in reclaimed pots, flower containers, vintage kitchenalia and small garden future.
Potting Shed Ceramics
Devon artist Gill Dubey’s handmade ceramic pots, including unique stoneware slab built pots for plants in her own style of decoration. http://www.pottingshedceramics.co.uk
Simply Roka – NEW
Simply Roka offers a captivating varied range of inspiring home décor that will interest and elegance for every style of home. www.simplyroka.com
Silver & Sand
Beautiful designer jewellery at affordable prices. Most of the jewellery is handmade and many pieces are unique. www.silverandsand.co.uk
Sticks and Stones – NEW
Make and design unusual birthstone jewellery using an eclectic mix of stones, wood and glass. www.sticksandstones1.com
TRAIL – Teignmouth Recycled Art
Recycled art and craft demonstrations and workshops, providing great ideas for recycled art to help nature in your garden with the artists of Teignmouth Recycled Art in the Landscape. http://www.trailart.co.uk
Charlotte is an artist specialising in painting trees in which words are hidden. As well as originals on canvas, she also creates beautiful miniatures set inside antique lockets and brooches. www.treespeake.co.uk
Footwear, leather and sheepskin products. www.westmorlandsheepskins.co.uk
Whittlin n Whatsits – NEW
Craft unique items using a variety of organic upcycled and reclaimed materials. Teapot bird houses, ladybird homes, spoon fish wind-chimes, slate mosaics, winged keys and demonstration of handcraft whittled flowers.
Wigmore Books – NEW
Actor/author John Challis, best known for playing Boycie in Only Fools and Horses is at the festival signing copies of his book Wigmore Abbey, the story of his house and garden. Also, his autobiography and two novels. www.wigmorebooks.com
Wivey Weaver – NEW
Hand-spun and natural plant-dyed yarns and hand-woven items.
Wickeridge Wood – NEW
Our chairs are individually handcrafted using local wood from Devon. Inspired by the colours, textures and forms of nature they are full of character and potential future heirlooms.
Winterwood – NEW
Handmade cheese boards and chopping boards from Devon.
Our vision is a UK rich is woods and trees enjoyed and valued by everyone. www.woodlandtrust.org.uk
Worldwide Fund for Nature
The Worldwide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organisation founded in 1961 working in the field of wilderness preservation and the reduction of humanity’s footprint on the environment. http://www.wwf.org.uk