Stand C15
Nicola Hanrahan Designs
Birds, baking and other sweet things... Nicola translates her love for nature into art by incorporating detailed hand drawn illustrations with digitally created patterns. This passion for wildlife, pretty tea sets and delicious cakes comes from a childhood growing up in Yorkshire; going on many beautiful walks in the Yorkshire Dales and visits to quaint country tea rooms, something that Nicola still loves to do at any opportunity! British garden birds in particular are a key part of Nicola's work, as she has cherished memories of watching them in her Mum’s and Granny’s charming gardens. Nicola's works are created by drawing, painting and sewing in her Yorkshire based studio. Her collection of illustrations and patterns for interiors, accessories and greetings cards are a whimsical celebration of British nature, wildlife and tea room culture. All of the themes and colour palettes in the designs come from nature, and are a way of bringing the beauty of an English country garden into the home.

Exhibitor’s Products

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Handmade purses, and make-up bags in Nicola's own Foxy Gardener pattern design. Prices from £8.50 - £16.50. Other patterns available.
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A beautiful mounted print of Nicola's original watercolour illustration. A perfect gift for bird fans and biscuits lovers alike! Available in two sizes at £10.00 and £16.50. Also available framed. Other Birds & Baking illustrations available.
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Bring a bit of nature into your home with Nicola's range of beautiful handmade patterned cushions. Each cushion is made from lovely quality heavy cotton, featuring one of Nicola's own patterns, and finished with a complimentary coloured silk backing. £35 each, other patterns available.
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Handmade purses, and make-up bags in Nicola's own Long-Tailed Tit & Poinsettia pattern design. Not just for the festive season, it'll brighten up your dressing table all year round! Prices from £8.50 - £16.50. Other patterns available.
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Handmade purses in Nicola's adorable Tea Party pattern design. These sweet purses are the perfect size for cards, cash and coins - no need for oversized bulky purses! £8.50 each. Other patterns available.
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Handmade make-bag (or wash bag!) in Nicola's own Goldfinches & Asters pattern design. Lined with a complimentary coloured waterproof fabric. £16.50 each. Pattern available in other products.
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Handmade purses, and make-up bags in Nicola's own Great-Tit & Squirrel pattern design. Prices from £8.50 - £16.50. Other patterns are available.
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Two sweet cards from a range of bird themed Christmas cards, all created from Nicola's original watercolour illustrations. £2.50 each or 5 for £10. Other designs available.
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Perfect stocking fillers, or a little treat for yourself! These A6 sized notebooks are covered in Nicola's original pattern designs (and once you have finished doodling in the notebook, the cover can be removed and framed if you wish!). £3.00 each.
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All products available have been designed and handmade by Nicola in Yorkshire. Please come and say hello to her on stand C15!