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Indie Trove: Deck the Halls

If you don’t fancy decking your hall with boughs of holly, why not take a look at these Christmassy crafts? We’ve got into the seasonal spirit and drawn together the best in festive decorations by northern makers…

Wire Fox Terrier Felt Decoration  by MisHelenEous

Made in Manchester 

We love these little festive felt doggies by Helen Rodgers at MisHelenEous.

Helen takes inspirations from her local surroundings in the Lake District and her Border Terrier called Whiskey.

These cute decorations are modelled on a Wire Fox Terrier called Rosie. Check out her Etsy shop for more canine christmas treats. 


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Sleepy Snow Cloud by The Lady Bird Tree

Made in Hull 

Another cute felt creation is this sleepy snow cloud by Rebecca Robinson at The Lady Bird Tree. Rebecca makes everything from plush penguins to fabric moon mobiles.

This sweet Nimbostratus  brings all the fun of the snow without the risk of a blizzard.


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Gingerbread Man Garland by Pelemele

Made in Manchester

If there is something Pelemele can’t decorate with paper its not worth knowing. This gingerbread garland will make any home super sweet over Christmas.


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Ceramic Snowflake by Laura Jaine Walker

Made in Sheffield

Laura Jaine Walker makes the most beautiful buttons and bespoke ceramics. It is the first year she’s ventured into Christmas ornaments and we’re glad she did.

This snowflake is imprinted with vintage lace to produce a gorgeous shabby chic finish.


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Robin Lavender Bag by Robin’s Room

Made in Sheffield

Helen Darlington at Robin’s Room makes lovely lino cut prints of various British birds. This lavender bag is made with heavy weight duck cotton and filled with calming Yorkshire lavender.


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Porcelain Hearts by Elizabeth Prince Design

Made in Manchester 

These pretty porcelain hearts by Elizabeth Prince are perfect for hanging from your tree. You can use them as delicate tags or give them as a gift in themselves. Each heart is handmade in Elizabeth’s studio in Manchester.


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Christmas Tree Tea Light by Kate Charlton Ceramics

Made in Manchester

Kate Charlton is another wonderfully talented ceramist from the north. This starry tree tea-light is a great little addition to any mantlepiece over the winter.


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Cheeky Pinecone Gnomes by Pumpkinchicpea

Made in Sheffield 

These glorious pinecone gnomes are from the wonderful imagination of Pumkinchicpea. According to her Etsy shop these gnomes like to sit on shelves to keep an eye on all the festivities…


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 Peg Doll Ballerina Decorations by Lovely Nice Things

Made in Sheffield

We’ve fallan in love with these graceful peg doll ballerina decorations by Jayne Gladden. Straight out of the Nutcracker they are perfect for hanging on the tree or as a gift for a little (or big!) girl.


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Felt Santa Decoration by The Last Twinkle 

Made in Manchester

Lorna Roberts from The Last Twinkle has a range of cute felt Christmas decorations in her Etsy shop at the moment. We’ve particularly took a warming to this plush Santa, complete with a pompom nose!



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