Fancy a sneak peek at this weeks Art and Stationery market ?

I thought I might start doing a quick introduction to each market so that you can have a sneak peek at all the wonderful businesses who are taking part in the online market!

It will give you a chance to have a browse, follow them on social media and form a shopping list for market day! However remember some of the businesses may be offering special offers, freebies or discounts so it’s worth waiting until Friday to do any actual shopping …

On Friday 28th May fifteen small businesses will be getting involved in the Art and Stationery online market. Each of the businesses creates and sells things that will help you add to your stationery stash … so let’s see what they have to offer!

Abi Prints
At Abi Prints, I design and create screen prints and risographs prints and cards. Everything is printed on recycled paper and delivered in plastic free packaging. The designs are bold and bright, often with neon ink and range from graphic vector art to painterly abstract pieces. All prints are limited edition and everything in signed, numbered and stamped by hand.

Axel’s Playroom
Colourful, positive and quirky prints, stickers and cards made by a mama of one – perfect for gifts, bullet journal lovers or decorating your home.
I sell digitally illustrated cards, stickers and prints for gifts or decorating your home, ready made and bespoke. Quirky, positive and colourful – perfect for playrooms, studios, or anywhere that needs a pop of colour and personality! Lovingly handmade in my little corner of Essex.

Hayley Jane Studios
Hayley Jane Studios was created to provide a fun eclectic mix of stationery, stickers, art prints and gifts for all occasions and tastes

Ionna Marie Designs
Ionna Marie Designs creates afro-chic illustrations that celebrate you and yours in style! Come and explore a collection of cards, prints and more to choose something special for the fabulous, amazing, extraordinary and unique person in your life.

Jasmine Chin
Jasmine is a London-based artist who enjoys creating vibrant and playful illustrations influenced by storytelling and humour. She predominantly sells limited edition, handmade screen prints as well as eco-friendly risographs and smaller items such as screen-printed greeting cards, hand bound journals, recycled stickers and wooden jewellery.

Katie Crossland Art
Katie Crossland is a mixed media artist currently specialising in animal art. She uses bright colours and paints in an uninhibited way, capturing the essence and spirit of the animal she paints. From turtles to penguins to lions, there are plenty of animals to choose from. She sells original artwork as well as art prints, in a wide range of sizes.

Kimmy Priggen
Capturing that all important ‘twinkle in the eye’ is what makes my art so popular. I have always had a passion for painting, particularly animals for my own pleasure and I’ve found that people really appreciate the way I focus on capturing the animal’s personality and character and really ‘bring them to life’. My art is mostly watercolour, acrylic and oils. I am fundraising for some animal charities that are close to my heart, particularly International Animal Rescue, to which I am very committed, and I enjoy painting for them. Profits from prints of the baby Orang Utan ‘Punk Baby’ all go to this charity as well as 10% of profits from ‘Big Brother’ and ‘Punk Sister’. 

Natty Deco
Beautiful Hand Painted Birchwood Flowers, Laser Etched Cards, and Seasonal Decorations – designed, cut, and finished by Maggie Powell in her Somerset studio.
Maggie uses responsibly sourced sustainable Finnish Birch Wood and locally produced Somerset Paper to create her unique and popular range of Flowers, Cards, and Decorations. Where possible all packaging is recycled, recyclable or biodegradable.
Maggie exhibits regularly at Markets, Garden Shows, and Vintage Fairs around the South West and the U.K. and her decorations have been safely shipped and joyfully received by recipients all over the world.

Paper Earth Press
I design ethically and sustainably produced stationary, cards, gifts and art prints. I am a designer and illustrator based up in Dundee, Scotland. Most of my work is inspired by life drawing, particularly hands, plants, flowers and vegetables.

Punny Bunny Doodles
Hi I’m Jess and I’m a pun-aholic !
I have a passion for puns, the type that make people groan and roll their eyes! The cheesier the better! I have loved making art since I was little but have recently rekindled my love for drawing, mainly in the form of cute doodles. It makes me so happy when someone enjoys one of my happy little doodles, and I hope it brings them joy (as Marie Kondo would say) when they purchase one of my creations!

Read Wrap Recycle
Hi, I sell eco friendly gift wrap that is based on the idea of a newspaper, it’s quirky, but also 100% recycled and recyclable. Along with the paper I expanding into other products, including cards, eco tape and activity books.

Ruby and Ophelia
Hi there! I’m Jodie and I run Ruby & Ophelia! Ruby and Ophelia are the middle names of my two daughters who I am building my business around in North Wales. I love creating things and have a range of prints, cards, stationery and more. As well as taking custom orders !

Tres Paper Co
We make beautifully designed gratitude journals, greeting cards and stationery for moments of delight. TRÊS means three in Portuguese. Our founder Danielle was born in Brazil and lived in several different countries before settling in the UK. Not only is TRÊS is a connection to her roots that inspire her, but also the number of things we are grateful for everyday. After going through life changing events, Gratitude has hugely improved Danielle’s life and well-being. Making gratitude journals and paper goods that make people smile and feel good is her biggest passion. Our products are thoughtfully designed in house and we always print locally, on recycled and FSC-Certified paper to avoid any unnecessary damage to the planet. Our collection is available online and in select retailers across the UK, Europe and USA.

Waymaker Crafts
Hello and welcome to Waymaker Crafts.
We are Amy and Ruth, a sister team, creating products to celebrate handmade and traditional craftsmanship. We specialise in making high quality, handmade, sustainable products which combine both of our passions of letterpress, lino printing, and embroidery. We have developed a series of embroidery cards, prints, bookmarks and embroidery hoop art available in our shop. All our products are made from sustainably sourced materials and lovingly made to order.
Our values are in developing wisdom and kindness towards our world which guides us in this business as well as in life. With this in mind, we sell high-quality natural products, with sustainability and ethics in mind, all shipped in plastic-free packaging.

I love all of these and I know the stationery lovers amongst you are going to be excited! So if you are after something to brighten your home or just want to get yourself organised with a new collection of stationery I think this is going to be the market for you!

So join us on Friday 28th May from 10am here at Brown Paper Festival for a day of stationery fun … see you there !

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