Sunday, 19 May 2019

Seven Anne Boleyn #Tudors #GiftIdeas

As today is the anniversary of Anne Boleyn's beheading at the Tower of London in 1536, I thought I would put together a selection of gift ideas linked to the ill-fated Tudor queen. I think Anne Boleyn has been misrepresented for centuries so it is interesting for me to see how she is celebrated and is quite an inspirational muse figure today.

Click each image to visit its shop website (Amazon / Etsy)

Anne Boleyn Pocket Mirror
by Tartx in Colorado, USA (Etsy)
Anne Boleyn hand knitted mouse
by Mouse Mad in England (Etsy)
#MeToo Anne Boleyn t-shirt
by Schwebach Arts in Colorado, USA (Etsy) 
Anne Boleyn greeting card
by White B Gifts in England (Etsy) 
Tower Of London Letter scarf
by Rooby Lane in England (Etsy) 
Anne Boleyn themed Charm Bracelet
by faeriefer in England (Etsy) 
Anne Boleyn's Songbook CDs or Audio Stream
Recorded by Alamire

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Seven Beautiful Butterflies Craft Supplies

If you love to get creative then the Thursday Artisan Rainbow post is one you won't want to miss! Each week I will highlight seven varied craft supply finds, all around a single theme.

Click each image to visit its shop website (CraftStash / Etsy / Paperchase)

Sizzix Bigz Die Tattered Butterfly by Tim Holtz
at CraftStash 
Butterfly Cotton Poplin Fabric by Ainberry Fabric
at Etsy 
24 Edible Double White Butterfly Wafer Cupcake Toppers
by Punchy Makes By Judy
at Etsy 
Set of 30 Wooden Butterflies
at Paperchase 
Butterfly Stitch Markers by Savour Of Salt
at Etsy 
Butterfly Decoupage Papers by Flonz
at Etsy 
Hunkydory Midnight Butterflies Topper Deck
54 Card toppers (3 each of 18 designs)
at CraftStash 

Sunday, 12 May 2019

Seven Pretty Flowerpots / Planters #GiftIdeas

The orange and white flowerpot you can probably see in the right-hand sidebar is easily my most popular individual item Artisan Rainbow post. As it's gardening season again now, I thought I would look out for a few more pretty indoor and outdoor planters for you to keep yourselves or to gift.
Click each image to visit its shop website (Ethical Superstore / Etsy / Museum Selection)

Cats Love mini flower pot
by World Full Of Colours
Hand painted Acrylic Planter
by Nick Max Studio
(Ohio, USA) 
Buddha Recycled Tin Plant Pot
by The Crafty Geese
Mini Sunflower in Ceramic Planter
by Julie Dodsworth
Wicker Teacup Planter
by Museum Selection
Hanging Ceramic Planter
by Happy Flowers Ceramics
Scotty Dog Planter
by Carmen By James

Sunday, 5 May 2019

Seven Adorable Ducklings #GiftIdeas

We have a family of twelve tiny ducklings paddling up and down past us at the moment. Their mum already looks exhausted from trying to keep track of so many babies, but they're fun to watch and absolutely adorable!
Our duck family inspired me to curate this post of duckling designs.
Click each image to visit its shop website (Etsy / Emma Bridgewater).

Ducklings Wrapping Paper
by Louise Money Originals
Duckling Crochet Kit
by Little Conkers
Half pint Ducklings Mug
by Emma Bridgewater
Snuggly Duckling Sign
by Sweet Madeline Decor
(Connecticut, USA)
Ugly Duckling Shower Curtain
by Sharpshooter
(Ohio, USA)
Rusty Duck Family
by Rusty Rooster Metal Art
Duckling Notebook
by JB Pet Portraits

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Aran #Sheep Hat by Annie's Crochet

Aran Sheep Hat

by Annie's Crochet

Made in Manchester, England

"All of my sheep hats are hand knitted by myself using 100% Aran wool sourced from small artisan wool suppliers in the UK. The hat comes with a hand printed gift tag."

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Monday, 26 November 2018

Fused Glass Hanging #Robin by J H S Gift

Fused Glass Hanging Robin

by J H S Gift

Made in Hemel Hempstead, England

"Fun, Modern, robin, fused glass bird hanging ornament -fused glass, hanging ornaments make great decorations for a drawer knob or chandelier, for a festive Christmas atmosphere or as a fun sun catcher in any window. Looks great hanging on a modern Christmas Tree.

Each glass decorative bird is hand cut, decorated and made by me in the UK. It is fired in a kiln and digitally cooled before adding a neat hanger. Each Bird measures 9 X 7cm, has a cord to hang from and fun glass beaded feet on wire legs.

Makes a cool stocking filler gift, secret Santa for friends or a contemporary house warming present. This Robin is made with opaque glass so the colours stay the same when hanging up. Not transparent. Comes in an organza gift bag."

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Sunday, 25 November 2018

#Upcycled Book Apple Ornament by Creaton Crafts #rainbow

Upcycled Book Apple Ornament

by Creaton Crafts

Buy at Etsy

Made in Northampton, England

"Beautiful Rainbow Apple made from a Book with a leaf to be personalised with the wording of your choosing.

Free standing and comes in a lovely presentation box

Beautiful in any room and definitely a talking point

Great idea for that special gift

The personalised message will be printed on the leaf made from a book page"

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