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Beau And Arrowsmith


Beautiful art prints for your wild child, created to inspire imagination.

Coach House Creations

Broom Lane, Whickham, Gateshead
Tel: 07961 812 838

Unique, innovative and full of character, we make rustic items from retired oak Scotch whisky barrels, decades old! Each piece has a truly wonderful story.


Daisy Cuts

Birtley, Gateshead

Hand-cut paper art, personalised requests available. Great gifts for new babies, birthdays, christenings, baptisms, anniversaries, weddings, new home, Christmas etc. Plus range of Christmas baubles: lego-style superheroes, Disney princesses, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Fortnite or Bowie.

Elara Enchanted


Bespoke personalised framed pictures & cards for special occasions, e.g. celebrating a new baby, marriage/anniversary, birthday, Mother’s Day etc.

Fabulous Frames Corbetts Creations & Gifts

3 Popplewell Gardens, Gateshead
Tel: 07983 358 346

Bespoke wooden christmas eve boxes, picture frames with quotes and crystals, glass baubles, lanterns and gifts and cards to suit all occasions.

Haunting Heaven

Church Street, Coxhoe, Durham
Tel: 07367 459 363

Gothic, retro, punk, rockabilly and more. T shirts, jewellery, clocks, mugs, home decor and more, with an alternative twist.

Make a Christmas wish list – come in & make a list then your friends and family can pick off the list. Get surprise gifts that you actually want!

Hello Lovely


Handcrafted unique and creative gifts for all occasions, including notebooks, journals, memory books and photo frames.


Green Ginger Arcade, Tynemouth, North Tyneside, NE30 4BP
Tel: 07460 325 138

Handcrafted jewellery, candles, bath products, crystal water bottles, orgonite pyramids, essential oils, aromatherapy jewellery, gifts, cards from local artists, plus holistic therapies and workshops. Vouchers available for aromatherapy massage, facials and workshops.

Joanne Rowland Art


Specialist in realistic wildlife, pet & people portraits, offering original art, prints, fine art cards & homewares, and pet portraits & commissions. I love creating portraits and art for people that they will love and enjoy for many many years, as well as capturing memories and moments!

Lady Jane Gifts


Offering hand-crafted jewellery, some bought in items & some handmade bespoke and unique gifts, including hand stamped personalised metal jewellery & quality beaded items. Plus personalised handmade items, such as mugs, and laser cut painted & framed wooden quotes or sayings.

Laura’s Handmade Goodies


Scrabble frames, button frames, cards, cakes, sweet treats, seasonal decorations and bracelets. Personalised frames available on request.

Little Flowers by Sligo


I create cute watercolour cards, prints and gifts – perfect for baby showers, new additions, birthdays and celebrations. I also offer pet portraiture and illustrated name commissions.

PRF Creatives

Tel: 07956 787130

Offering soft furnishing, textile crafts, handbags, luxury scarfs and wraps, shopping and gift bags, bespoke bunting, UpCyle furniture, clothing, handcrafted books, unique journals & handmade papers. Items can be made to order.

Print A Little Love

Tel: 07916 764 044

Family business, Bespoke gifts personalised to order. Canvas prints in variety of sizes, wooden prints, general printing services, and more.

Shauna Hallway Artist

South Tyneside

Artist and illustrator specialising in commissioned pet portraits.

Start With a Doodle

74 Middleton Street, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 2LU
Tel: 07593 073351

Illustrator, artist & writer offering digital drawings of local scenes & buildings,
digital illustrations & commissions for business & personal use, acrylic painting prints and mugs and other items with own designs.


Walter & Winnie Paper Studio


A small design studio creating pretty custom paper goods, professionally, digitally printed and finished off by hand to ensure the highest quality. Ideal for weddings and other occasions, providing save the dates, invitations, RSVP cards, table plans, place settings and menu cards. Plus personalised framed prints, great as a gift for a new baby, christening, engagement, anniversary and more.


Wildest Muse


Range of original artwork, also available pet portraits and custom paintings.


Wreaths and Treats

Tel: 07850 558 840

Seasonal wreaths and treats throughout the year. Customised sweet cones for all occasions from £1 each. Christmas items include reindeer dust, Rudolph hot choc cones, Santa and Elf cones, gift wrapped Christmas cups and larger hampers.

Your WOW Wedding

Tel: 07957 908 939

Personalised bespoke gifts & accessories for all occasions. including weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, christenings, christmas gifts and mothers/fathers day, with personalised framed prints, academic diary’s, printed mugs, greeting cards, Christmas baubles, santa/elf cups and more.