Christmas Gifts Made in Devon
With such an abundance of talented and creative makers throughout the county, gift-buying is an absolute doddle this year.
Handmade cushions combining traditional, retro and vintage fabrics, made by Helen of Kindred Rose in her garden shed in the Blackdown Hills.
Gorgeous Gifts, 01626 438263, gorgeousgifts.co.uk. 3 Brimley Business Park, Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey.
A skilled illustrator based near Bovey Tracey, Emily Kapff has had fun producing ‘The Christmas Pudding’ Christmas cards depicting the Joy fairy and friends. Boxed set of 8, �7.99.
Based in Kingsbridge, David Musgrave specialises in metalwork and fabrication. Wall-mounted swivel wine rack, �480.
The Garden Store, Salcombe. thegardenstoresalcombe.co.uk
Inspired by the views from from her garden studio in Fremington, near Barnstaple, Amy Cooper’s works can be found in galleries across the county. Porcelain ‘Hazel’ lamp, �285.
07799 073014, amycooperceramics.co.uk
Peter Daly is a Totnes-based artist/illustrator whose work has been featured in Devon Life over the years. He is taking commissions for pencil portraits which make great family gifts. Prices from �40.
01803 864483, peterdaly.co.uk
From her studio in Brixham, Karen Miller creates these beautful driftwood pieces from materials from all over the world. They start at �245 and can be made to specific colours.
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Handmade heart-shaped porcelain dish made in South Brent by Kay Chambers for The Heart Store using her Russian grandmother’s vintage lace for the pattern. �14.99
08465 808305, theheartstore.co.uk
Letterfest is the creation of graphic designer Wendy Harrison who lives by the coast in North Devon. Your chosen text engraved into a natural grey or white river pebble, �14 (or �20 if engraved both sides). Available in grey or white.
Dartmouth-based designer Simon Drew is renowned for his witty word play and imagery. A big Archers fan, he has brought his skills to play on this fun mug, �10.99.
01789 207470, thearchers.co.uk
Suzanne Hazelden, from Kings Nympton near South Molton, is helping disabled people in Africa to find work and dignity through a new online trading company selling their charming hand-made products. Safety pin angel, �6; beaded star �2.50.
01769 581710, kaskazi.org.uk