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Mother's Day Gift Guide, Part 3

If you are searching for something special for Mother’s Day (14th March), look no further than Bristol Market’s online directory – the Maker's Marketplace – which features over 80 independent makers offering a choice collection…

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Mother's Day Gift Guide, Part 2

For mums who love their plant babies as much as their offspring, a lovely, leafy lino print by Kerry Day would make an ideal present, as would a Priormade planter with its cool geometric angles…

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Mother's Day Gift Guide, Part 1

If you are searching for something special for Mother’s Day (14th March), look no further than Bristol Market’s online directory – the Maker's Marketplace – which features over 80 independent makers offering a choice collection…

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Meet the maker: Liz Huband, Badger House Leather

Meet the maker: Liz Huband, Badger House Leather
Liz Huband from Badger House Leather combines traditional skills with contemporary design, to create unique handmade items, using the finest, ethically-sourced leather. Tell us about your business, what is it you do and how did…

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Meet the Maker: Sam from Mila

Sam from Mila Plants
I'm Sam, I own MILA – a houseplants and homewares store in Quakers Friars, Bristol. I live with my partner Adam, our friend Amy and her 3 year old daughter Mila. The article below is…

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Meet the maker: Stephanie Rostron, Illustrator, White Thistle Design

Tell us about your illustration business, what is it you do and how did you get into it? The first memory I have of really starting to enjoy drawing was back in a Year 8…

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Meet the maker: Jasmine Chin, Illustrator

Jasmine Chin is an illustrator who lives in London. She sells playful handmade screen prints, risographs and smaller items such as greeting cards.  Jasmine Chin Tell us about your business, what is it you do…

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Meet the Maker: Clare Lloyd, Colour Designs Jewellery

Meet the maker: Clare Lloyd, Colour Designs Jewellery design
Processed with MOLDIV Tell us about your business, Colour Designs Jewellery, what is it you do and how did you get into it? I make colourful handmade jewellery from my studio in Frome. I started…

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Meet the Maker: Bohobo Aromatherapies

Meet the maker: Bohobo Aromatherapies Gua Sha set
Birgitta & Miles: Bohobo Aromatherapies Tell us about your business, what is it you do and how did you get into it? We make natural handmade aromatherapy-based products and organic skincare in Frome, Somerset. Our…

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Online Markets and how virtual communities have rallied during lockdown to support and champion small creative businesses.

At the very start of lockdown, as the Prime Minister announced the beginning of a wave of restrictions limiting movement and the temporary closure of numerous businesses large and small, I wrote a blog post…

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