Regional showcase: Creatives in Midlands*

Meet six creative designers and makers from the Midlands…

Rolling Roses

Nottingham-based ceramicist Leanne Ball creates a beautiful range of porcelain homeware and jewellery from her home studio, inspired by her fascination with collections and her love of pastel colours.


These adorable, screen-printed soft toy animals are perfect for snuggling. Designed and handmade by Sosoyoyo, each unique design is made with different backing fabric and a little squeaker inside.

Castle In The Stars

Castle In The Stars design and sell hand-lettered prints, tote bags and other pretty giftware, all crafted by Leanne Haycock in her Staffordshire home. For 10% off until April 2017, use code ‘mollie10’.

Breeze Studio

Textile designer Stephanie Breeze’s illustrated, hand-finished silk scarves and accessories are soft yet graphic. Conceptualised with dreamers and travellers in mind, visit her site to view the full range.

Paper Tree Nook

Newark-based Paper Tree Nook have a passion for pattern and colour, sourcing beautiful papers from the UK and around the world for use in a wide range of papercrafts, including origami and bookbinding.

Hannah Hitchman

Freelance illustrator Hannah Hitchman enjoys doodling, video games, reading and too much tea. Her shop features an array of illustrated goods, ranging from enamel pins to notebooks.

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