SmallBiz Support

The UK has a huge community of Small Independent Traders who craft, create, upcycle, recycle, offer services and promote each other on twitter, facebook and other social media sites. This page is dedicated to those who have supported @HedgeBuddies to pay forward their kindness. #SmallBiz Support

Looking for a gift for yourself, family or a friend or need a service provided? Take a look at what these very talented people have to offer. Click on their company name to take you straight to their own websites.

Impala Crafts -Africa and UK inspired decoupage gifts by me for you

Birds on a Slate

CreateEngland – Bags and accessories made from new and/or upcycled materials, lovingly created by Andy in Lincolnshire

Modern Guy – A 20-something freelance graphic designer living in Yorkshire. Gift guides on site for various small businesses

Whispering Bird Art – I make #unique #upcycled #watch #necklaces and #badges from the mechanical workings of old and unloved watches.


Lauren Marie Studio Art – Cards your family and friends can enjoy. Printed with recycled materials and plant based ink!


seatangles – my name is sarah-louise hodson creator/designer/maker *i make handmade tangle bracelets inspired by the seaside *each tangle bracelet is unique, handcrafted and one of a kind X

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O’Brien Media – We create hard-working, fast-loading, mobile friendly websites

Molle Collection – Unique handmade fabric gifts and bespoke dog collar covers made from upcycled and vintage fabrics.  Made in Wales.


Little Conkers – I make crochet patterns and eco-friendly crochet kits in my home in rural West Sussex.

Little Conkers Robin Crochet Kit

Davenports Handmade – is a small Leeds based business that specialises in making unique hand made wooden bowls,  jewellery boxes, pens and other wooden items.

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Samphireglass – Fused glass gifts and jewellery like this: Blue spot reaction glass fused pendant.

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Carl Bovis Photography – Photographing birds to bring them into your home. Calendars, Cards and Postcards.

Samm Designs – Beautiful, unique, up-cycled & recycled fabric items

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ZebraMingo Crafts – Zebramingo bags help people organise busy lives and use less plastic!

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Naturally Wrapped – Everything you need for a plastic free, eco-friendly gift wrapping….on one site.

Recycled Gift Bags - Fair Trade

Jemima’s Garden – Eco-Friendly Seasonal Herb and Wildflower plants, Seeds, Seed Kits and Fabric Crafts, plastic free packaging.

Sue’s Creative Gifts – Sue’s Creative Gifts is a mix of Modern Embroidery alongside Tradional Patchwork and Quilting making a range of gifts and home decor that will not be seen anywhere in leading stores.

Fiona Finlayson Art – Scottish needle felting artist creating animals & pet portraits.

RustyandBoots – Textiles and art handmade in Wales, UK. Also see my blog

The Bottle Bin – We offer unique and handcrafted, upcycled glass bottles, with a variety of micro LED lights, for distinctive gift ideas, or for decorating any home.  All bottles are produced to an excellent standard of craftmanship, and I pride myself on a high-quality finish. Commission work taken.

Fife Sea Glass – Unique sea glass art and sea pottery art from Scotland

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