Friday, 20 May 2011

May Madness!!

As we are all aware life is pretty tough for many of us at the moment!! Cuts going on everywhere and job loses make the news on a daily basis. This means no treats for many of us too! However, I've discovered that there are some fabulous bargains to be had on Folksy. It is possible to spend very little money and still find that special, handmade gift for someone. Do you or someone close to you have a special occasion coming up soon or do you just deserve a special treat for yourselves then why not take a look at Folksy. There are some great gifts available to suit all budgets!

Here is just a small selection:

Bertie Bear by Pud Bears

Green and Purple Striped Cowl by The Crafty Bride

Cranberry Pill Box Hat by Imogen's Imagination

Black Bow Necklace by Rock Princess

Turquoise Earrings by Mrs Jones Handmade Jewellery

Prissy the Pig by Top Sock Drawer

Malachite Sterling Silver Ring by Unique Beaded Gems

There are so many other gorgeous, great priced items but if I showed them all you'd be here for hours!! Here are the links to some more great shops on Folksy that have some fantastically priced items:

Audrey's Cat - Collection of items made from vintage fabrics

Treasure Box - Range of findings for jewellery making

TJS Jewellery - Collection of handmade jewellery made from semi precious stones

Aunty Joan - Gorgeous handmade cards

Lynwoodcrafts - Embroidered accessories and jewellery

RTCraft - Collection of handmade items using lovely fabrics

ChippedTeacups - Handmade jewellery using a variety of materials

Claire Wood Jewellery - Stunning handmade Sterling Silver jewellery set with gemstones

Little Knits - All things knitted including really cute baby items

Cosmic Eden - Unusual handmade jewellery

Trinket Box - Handmade jewellery made from many different materials

Oh Sew Quilt - Distinctive quilted items

Cherry Tree - Ecletic mix of handmade pieces including cards, accessories and textile pieces

Gladys and Albert - Gorgeous handmade teddy bears



  1. oooh - thanks for sharing these lovelies :) I adore that pillbox hat - I'm desperately thinking what I can wear it with!!

  2. Thank you so much for featuring my earrings, I'm really touched. Love your choices.

  3. oooh, that was a lovely surprise today jo! thank you very much for featuring of my bargainous pill box hats :o)

    these look great with a vintage brooch pinned in...and you can change the way it looks with every outing!

    thanks again,


  4. Thanks for including Bertie Bear, he is now sold.
    Polly, Pud Bears and Friends

  5. Thank you for the mention! I love your gorgeous Malachite ring. x

  6. Thanks for all your lovely comments! So pleased that Bertie Bear has found a home. Feel great if it was partly as a result of his mention here?!? Jo x