Arts & Craft Businesses

Online Directory of recommended members of The MAW Network who have Arts & Crafts Businesses including their contact details & social media links.

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AmMia

A little about us.. I have 2 boys, 19 and 3 and my youngest is my beautiful daughter Amelie Mia who is 22 months and who I have created AmMia for (the Am stands for And Mummy).

Amelie was diagnosed at birth with Down syndrome that devastated us all. Thankfully I think I’m coming to the end of the grieving process which I now know is quite normal but hadn’t at the time.…

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Artfunkle

I’m Leon Hughes, I’m mum to Rachel (24) and I own and run Art Funkle which provides bespoke canvas painting and art workshops: “We bring the art studio to you- Fun and interactive workshops for all abilities.”
I’ve always enjoyed being creative and making and reusing things. In terms of career, I’m a qualified youth worker and have worked in this field for 20 years, I’m also a qualified Further Education teacher and was employed by South West College for 12 years delivering personal development programmes for marginalised young people.…

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Artybird

Hi I’m Donna Lynch, Textile Artist and creator of Artybird.

I graduated from Ulster University with a BA Hons Degree in Fashion and Textile Design, an MA in Applied Arts – specialising in Textiles and I hold a Certificate in Teaching.

After graduating I worked in the creative industry for 10 years in Dublin and Holywood.…

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Catherine Bradford

Mourne Pebble Design

I am a Pebble Artist who lives in the shadow of the Mournes at Katesbridge.  I have always lost myself in creativity and over the years have developed a passion for my natural surroundings, appreciating how nature grasps the landscape and sculpts everything in its path. My work focuses purely on natural materials sourced from the local environment, with emphasis solely on pebbles.…

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Louise Chettle

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Luxury stationery. Letterpress printing. Modern calligraphy.

Hello, I am Louise, owner of Chettlepress, established in 2020.
I specialise in greetings cards & wedding stationery, but open to collaborations on other projects e.g. business cards/stationery

I use traditional printing methods combined with modern calligraphy, hand lettering+ design
I print from my home studio on vintage presses, my latest being a 1960s Heidelberg Windmill platen press

I illustrate, design, print and package everything myself.…

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Coastal Mandalas

Hello everyone my name is Roslyn and I am passionate about arts and crafts.

 

I started doing dot mandalas in the summer of 2018 as I was off ill from work and was bored and discovered the beauty of the art of Mandalas which has been created by Buddhist Monks using sand for centuries.

Instead of sand I use paint on canvas, stone, wood and pendants using dots of different sizes to create unique and individual pieces for your home or for you to enjoy wearing.…

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Michelle Cummins

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I guess this is the start of our new book, while our first journey is still unfolding. Petite Props by AmMia is our new venture as a newborn and baby prop vendor and a continuation from the growth and support many have shown us. If you haven’t read our story of how AmMia was born, you can find it here

http://www.facebook.com/AmMia/

From our new beginnings..…

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Cathy Dempster

I paint. I photograph. I design and print mugs and slates.

I also do personalised items.

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EssentiaLeigh

Hello – Im Leigh 🙂

I have 2 daughters, Alice and Bree, who light up my world!

I am a Doterra Wellness Advocate – which basically means I love talking about essential oils, their health benefits and showing you how you can use them in all areas in your life. I am passionate about all things natural and finding more and more ways to use what mother earth provides.…

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Mrs Fiona Fisher

Owner

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Fresh To Face Skincare

Fresh To Face Skincare

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Gracie Belle Studio

Calligraphy and Hand Lettering by Deborah Clarke.

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering Studio in Belfast, Northern Ireland. 

Specialising in weddings and events. 

Services include:

– “On-the-day” stationery eg, place cards, table plans, wedding signage.

-Envelope addressing

-Mirror and chalkboard hand lettering 

-Custom  orders

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Harmony Holistics Therapist & Artist

☘️ Irish Fine & Abstract Artist 🎨
Intuitive Art~Infused with Reiki & Crystal Energy. My work Brings Harmony & Balance into Your Life & Space!

https://www.harmonyholisticsart.com/my-story-so-far

Holistic Therapist~ I provide relaxing therapies in a cosy cabin beside my home or out & about in various settings! They include; Reiki, Acupressure,Tapping technique, Muscle release, & much more, all enhanced with Crystal Energy!…

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Jasmine and Lily Floral Wreaths

I design and create handmade faux floral seasonal wreaths for doors, weddings, memorials and gifts which can be customised just for you. All my wreaths are unique, made with love and I take pride in providing fast and friendly customer service

 

 

 

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Mrs Sharon Kerr

Poise and Presents

Biography
Hello my name is Sharon Kerr and I work from home in Glengormley creating faux floral gift arrangements, my business is called Poise and Presents. Although my business operates online from Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, I don’t operate from commercial premises but I have collection points within the Newtownabbey and Greater Belfast areas.…

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Learning Labyrinth

Guide~Nurture~Inspire

Eco friendly craft boxes for children and adults, delivered to your door!

Learning Labyrinth is a vision Emma had for many years and she decided to put her plans into action in 2019 to finally launch the business. Emma is passionate about sustainable living, art, education, wildlife and environmental issues, and she wanted to combine these interests to create Learning Labyrinth.…

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Linen Lane

With a background in textiles and a love of the countryside Linen Lane grew out of the chance discovery of one of the few remaining working linen mills left in Ireland.

Growing up in the beautiful Northern Ireland countryside and still based in the same farming community, once famous for its linen production Jill was delighted to be able to source this wonderful eco friendly fabric locally.…

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Mrs Louise McCartan

For all things sewing  – I make memory cushions – baby name bunting – quilts – bespoke gifts and more.

Just give me a call or drop me a message and tell me what you need, I’d love to help.

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Lucinda Scott

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I have just started a new craft business the painting mum. It came out of lock down and has been an idea for a few years. I recycle all the jars bottles and make them for all occasions. My ethos is about reducing, reusing and recycling but making something pretty in the process. I am a mum to Sophie aged nearly 4!…

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Sweet Escape Products

Sharon McCrea is the Owner of Sweet Escape Products

Sweet Escape Products was born through  a need to protect an nurture the skin and so we go to great lengths to ensure that what goes into our products are only the very best fresh, pure natural ingredients.  Where possible the bulk of the products components are produced locally.  …

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The Fox & Bean

Great Coffee, Great things for Great People!

Hi. Welcome to The Fox & Bean!

We are a social enterprise coffee shop with creativity at our core, and a wider mission to empower women.

By supporting local talent, local food producers and hosting fun social events, we are creating a place for everyone to feel welcome and empowered!…

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Mrs Emma Louise Thorpe

From the age of 4 I have had a love of making beautiful things, ingrained in me by mother and my grandmother. What started off as a passion for knitting is now a passion for creating unique sterling silver jewellery using ancient metal working techniques.

My work is inspired by the rich and vibrant history and outstanding natural beauty of where I grew up, and still live, the stunning Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland.…

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Trish Rogers Originals

I specialise in bespoke jewellery made from 6000-year-old Irish bog oak and spalted beech.

I make sculptures from the same bog oak.

Also, handmade reclaimed slate home and décor ware.

I am based in Aghalee in a log cabin which I built about 3 years ago.

I love working with wood finding it very therapeutic and being able to create unique pieces.…

Arts & Crafts Business Members

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Mums at Work Members

Here are the 15 things you should do to turn your craft hobby into a successful business or career:

1. Choose a business structure – online or offline selling or both?

2. Attend events to showcase your work or showcase on selling platforms like Etsy.

3. Register your business online and pay taxes.

4. Build profit into your pricing.

5. Establish a personal brand with which customers can connect.

6. Create unique, original crafts with your niche market in mind.

7. Create a great customer experience by providing safe, easy transactions and making it easy to reach you.

8. Incorporate thoughtfully designed visual assets that embody your personal brand.

9. Show off your crafts to their best advantage with flawless product photos.

10. Create an efficient workspace.

11. Develop products that can be reproduced easily.

12. Purchase supplies wholesale.

13. Create a professional website to be a customer ambassador when you’re not around.

14. Communicate often via convenient email marketing.

15. Build relationships with your customers via social media.

Learn more about Mums at Work and our network here