Welcome to the Handmade Christmas Market!

We’re so excited to share with you some of our favourite local makers, bakers, artists, creatives and independent businesses. Scroll through the pics and click on the links to shop. The online market will run for the whole of November, culminating in a weekend of offers and promotions so make sure to connect with your favourite makers on social media to find out more.

We’re also running a raffle to raise money for charity and a number of these lovely makers have donated items. More info coming soon!

RAFFLE!

RAFFLE!

Buy a ticket for the raffle for your chance to win this AMAZING bundle of prizes from our local makers! Click here to enter the raffle...
Wee Yarn Designs

Wee Yarn Designs

Debbie McCann is the designer/maker behind Wee Yarn Designs. Debbie creates contemporary handknit accessories for babies, children and adults in luxury yarn. Her range also includes Dorset button jewellery, craft kits and ceramic yarn bowls. Contact her for information on workshops and demonstrations in this fasinating heritage craft. Click here to shop...
The Local NI

The Local NI

The Local NI sell a range of homemade Jams, chutneys and relishes. all made with reduced sugar and no chemicals Click here to shop...
Stitch + Press

Stitch + Press

Sarah Etheridge is the designer and maker behind Stitch + Press. Sarah designs all the fabric which is then printed on Organic jersey and cotton and then creates beautiful items of children's clothing and blankets. Click here to shop...
Hiker Hounds

Hiker Hounds

Hiker Hounds consists of two dog lovers and three hounds. Their leads, collars and bracelets are all made from sturdy climbing rope, which brings in HH's love of exploring local adventures. All of the products are named after Mountains, walks or trails on the Island of Ireland that they have enjoyed with their furry friends. Hiker Hounds want to provide you with a lead and collar that will not only look amazing on your pup, but that will last and inspire you to get out into nature with your best friend! Click here to shop...
Brown Paper Packages

Brown Paper Packages

The Browns are a husband-and-wife duo. They make hand-lettered prints (of your favourite things) and send them to you in packages, tied up with string! Add truth and hope to your own walls, or send them as thoughtful gifts to those you love. Click here to shop...
Coffee and Cactus

Coffee and Cactus

If you couldn't tell by the name Coffee and Cactus is a coffee and plant shop. Based just off the Lisburn Road in Belfast, they sell indoor plants, coffee, treats & lunches - from their hatch in the wall - and also offer click and collect and next day delivery on all plants and giftware. Click here to shop...
Ebb and Flow

Ebb and Flow

Kim combines a passion for ceramics with a love of her home in Northern Ireland to create ceramic gifts and home ware inspired by the sea. Click here to shop...
Creative Natives

Creative Natives

The 'Creative Natives Eco Collage Kit' is a children's art box made for collaging magic. Designed in true Creative Natives workshop style, it's packed with a variety of textures, shapes and colours. It's the ideal, earth-kind choice, full of repurposed and recycled materials with plastic free packaging. Suitable for children aged 2+yrs. For inspiration, see the @creative.natives instagram page! Click here to shop...
Hitch & Berry

Hitch & Berry

Hitch and Berry make handmade modern macrame pieces. Made from 100% natural cotton cord, these decor pieces work beautifully as gifts or to style your home, business or event. Based in Bangor, NI we ship worldwide. Click here to shop...
The Belfast Bow Company

The Belfast Bow Company

The Belfast Bow Company offer Men's Accessories that are designed to be worn for a lifetime. Their Bow Ties, Pocket Squares, Ties & Cufflinks are handmade by a couple of Belfast artisans & woven with time, talent & CHARACTER. Every item is made from the finest fabrics, such as Liberty of London Cotton & local Irish Linen & contains hours of careful design, hand-stitching & finishing. Each accessory is packaged to perfection in their branded kraft boxes making the perfect ready-made gift. Click here to shop...
Paperchain

Paperchain

Paperchain is a not-for-profit charity which supports the rescue of street children living in Uganda through beautiful paper-bead jewellery and homeware. Their wonderful team hand-crafts each piece which is light to wear, durable and most importantly really beautiful! Each purchase makes a huge difference to the life of a child. Christmas decorations, home-ware and of course jewellery will be available for you to purchase on their website with the special discount code HANDMADEMARKET15 for 15% off your purchase. Click here to shop...
Justin Wood

Justin Wood

Mark from Justin Wood is passionate about making beautiful wooden items with a focus on quality and it is obvious that he strives for perfection in his work. A small family run business in County Down, Justin Wood makes anything from small homeware and gifts, to larger custom furniture. Click here to shop...
Rara Makes

Rara Makes

Rara Makes 'Declarations from the soul' Rara Makes is Karen Lindsay. A name forged from Karen's life long love of making and a pet name given to her by her nephew. Karen's work is an outpouring of her passionate Christian faith, bears deep meaning and often touches the soul. Taking inspiration from Scripture, other stories and the wonder of creation, Karen enjoys using a mix of artistic expressions to create beautiful wall art for the home. Click here to shop...
Farmyard The Label

Farmyard The Label

Farmyard The Label creates beautiful clothing and accessories for children aged three months to five years with a classic timeless feel. They are designed to be worn, loved, and passed down. A step away from fast fast fashion and into a more sustainable and affordable way of purchasing. We run a very small production of each design to take care that each item is well made, as well as reducing our fabric wastage and our impact on the environment. Our clothes are made with natural, long-lasting, quality fabrics to create beautiful heirloom clothing that maintains the innocence of childhood. Click here to shop...
Folk + Nest

Folk + Nest

Quality, unique design and sustainable materials are at the core of Folk + Nest. We are bringing you nursery and early days themed stationary, wallpaper and wall stickers, but the heart of the brand, is family; our vision it to encompass all walks of family life through our designs. Click here to shop...
Do Your Bit

Do Your Bit

DoYourBit is a low waste plastic free living shop based online and out of Bangor. It offers a wide variety of products for the bathroom, the kitchen, beauty and on the go that are 100% natural, chemical free, plastic free, organic and locally made in Ireland or the UK. It's aim is to help people swap to more natural alternatives and to reduce their waste to protect the environment. Click here to shop...
True North Life

True North Life

This new local brand combines unique designs inspired by the beauty of Northern Ireland with a passion to encourage everyone outdoors to enjoy the benefits of nature into a collection of one-size-fits-all 'Infinity Bands' (aka - snoods, headbands, neck warmers – whatever you prefer to call them!). Made with REPREVE® recycled polyester, these soft and seamless multiway bands are moisture-wicking, heat-regulating and protect from the outdoor elements to keep everyone comfortable as they enjoy the outdoors. Each band comes packaged in a compostable zip bag with a story behind the design and the RNLI receives £1 for every order to support them in their work to keep our coastal communities safe at sea. Click here to shop...
Ali Cherry Art

Ali Cherry Art

Alison is a contemporary artist who specialises in local landscapes and native landmarks of Northern Ireland. She is best known for her seascapes, having grown up overlooking Ballyholme Bay. She works in oils and acrylics, as well as watercolour and ink. Her recognisable style has made her artwork popular locally, and in demand worldwide for those who want beautiful little slice of home. Click here to shop...
PJ Prints

PJ Prints

Patrick & Jude Thompson are a husband and wife creative duo living in Bangor. After marrying and touring around the world with Patrick's band, they developed a love of photography, and now, paired with Jude's background in fine art, they make a collection of illustrations, photo prints and cards, all printed and packaged at their sea side home. Click here to shop...
Todi Knits

Todi Knits

Todi is a brand celebrating traditional craftsmanship & bringing it into the 21st century using colours that reflect current trends, keeping your wee ones fashionable with practical clothing. Keep your eyes peeled for adult products too. Click here to shop...
Jack's Fudge

Jack's Fudge

Jack's Fudge produces award winning traditional crumbly fudge in a variety of flavours. Come explore our range of flavours and gifts! Free delivery for all UK orders. Click here to shop...
Allotment Candles

Allotment Candles

Allotment Candles seeks to elevate the humble art of growing and harvesting to a luxury home fragrance range. The allotment inspired scents bring an elegant twist to some of our favourite Irish fruits and flowers. Hand poured into beautiful amber glass jars, these products will bring warming inspiration to your home. Click here to shop...
Coffee and Cactus

Coffee and Cactus

If you couldn't tell by the name Coffee and Cactus is a coffee and plant shop. Based just off the Lisburn Road in Belfast, they sell indoor plants, coffee, treats & lunches - from their hatch in the wall - and also offer click and collect and next day delivery on all plants and giftware. Click here to shop...
Debbie Hunter Pottery and Prints

Debbie Hunter Pottery and Prints

Hand thrown and decorated stoneware pottery tableware. Hand made and decorated earthenware decorations. Original limited edition linocut prints and cards. Pieces inspired by the local, coastal landscape and wildlife. Click here to shop...
Beautiful Bakes

Beautiful Bakes

Beautiful Bakes, will make your Christmas tasty. Fresh, handmade to order cakes, cupcakes, cookies, treat boxes and hampers. You can pick up or we can delivery to you or your family and friends, throughout Nov/Dec and up to Christmas eve. We will be showing examples on Facebook & Instagram but feel free to contact us if you would like a custom design. Click here to shop...
Jennie and Company

Jennie and Company

Jennie creates one of a kind, handmade heirloom dolls. Each whimsical doll tells its own unique story. Inspired by Jennie's love of fashion, each doll is hand made to be treasured for years to come. Click here to shop...
Rachel Calder Designs

Rachel Calder Designs

Unique light sculptures made from resin and reclaimed materials. Click here to shop...