Creative Peninsula ONLINE Christmas Gift Guide

Support local and be inspired to purchase that special Christmas gift by browsing the Creative Peninsula Online Christmas Gift Guide. This guide features products handmade by Creative Peninsula artists and makers that are available to purchase online.

Please support your local Ards and North Down artists and makers of the Creative Peninsula this year. The artists feature below have a range of beautiful and unique works which you can purchase online in time for Christmas. Click their name to visit their shop:


Adele Pound    Wildlife art and illustrations inspired by local bird life                     

Alice Burns    Fused glass decorations and hand crafted sea glass and beach pebble jewellery                     

Alison Hanvey    Stoneware clay, inspired by the coastline, including functional ware and decorative pieces for outdoors and indoors                     

Anna Smyth    Ceramicist producing a range of unique and collectable pieces                     

Avril Manderson (Fresh Fleeces)    Handmade sheep, cow and other countryside animal jewellery in precious metals                     

Bernice Anderson    Original pen and Watercolour illustrations inspired by nature                     

Christine Casey    Hand spun, hand knitted and crocheted garments                     

Debbie McCann (Wee Yarn Designs)    Contemporary handknit accessories for babies, children and adults in luxury yarn   

Duncan Irvine   Traditional paintings capturing Irish landscape and wildlife scenes                  

Emma Majury (Longshot Press)    Drawings, printmaking and collage works of beautiful stationery, prints and homewares 

Hannah Dorman (Sea Snail Studio)    Designer and creator of meaningful collections of stationery, jewellery, art and homeware.               

Irene McBride (Discovery Glass)    Glass decorations and artworks, Tiffany glass, kiln-formed glass, hand engraving and painting, and stained glass 

James Kelly    Art prints depicting local scenes from around Ireland and further afield.                    

Jan Campbell    Contemporary jewellery inspired by local flora, fauna and iconography in precious metals                      

Joy Gray    Wirework sculpture inspired by birds and windswept trees                     

Lucy Turner    Prints on linen inspired by the local landscape, flora fauna and fleeting observations                     

Patricia Millar    Unique pit fired pottery inspired by the ancestry and nature of the landscape                     

Rachel McBride    Abstract and colourful paintings, prints, greeting cards and stationary                     

Rosemary McCartney (Simply Spun)    Weaver and Spinner producing hand woven scarves and wraps using only natural materials                     

Rosy Ennis    Original prints inspired by the natural world, animal kingdom and our beautiful scenery                     

Ruth McEwan-Lyon (NI Silver)    Contemporary jewellery designs of iconic NI landmarks, as well as unique commissions in precious metals                      

Sharon Regan    Contemporary ceramic sculpture inspired by wildlife. Commissions welcome.                     

SmythCast    Blacksmith with a variety of work from bronze sculpture to bespoke garden gates                     

Steph Harrison Artist    Original artwork and prints, with inspiration rooted in landscape in the search for a sense of place                     

Susanna Banks    Original cards, prints, illustrated maps and stationery as well as very popular custom pet portraits and maps 

Victoria Bentham   Unique ceramic decorations and homewares inspired by beautiful old ceramic tiles, intricate architecture and patterns                    

Winnie Magee    Fashion designer creating a collection of rain coats for women, men and children