HANDMADE

UNTAMED LUXURY

When Rebecca Black of This Wild House and The Reigate Pop Up worked for Virgin Atlantic, she was forever finding beautiful artisanal pieces wherever she flew. “I’d describe my style as modern…

MAKING WOOD WORK

Joe Wyer makes beautifully rugged and rusticly modern furniture using reclaimed materials at his Wyerworks studio on a farm in Outwood. Following a childhood spent helping his dad build things at home,…

TWO FAIR LADIES

Liz Maginnis and Sarah Skitt set up Reigate Crafter’s Market after visiting one disappointing fair too many. Over a glass of wine (“where most ideas come through” – Liz), these crafty friends…

CUTTING IT FINE

We spoke to Valerie Marrone just one month after she started Papelito Papercraft, a small side-line business where she creates framed home décor pieces using the lesser known art of quilling, from…

PETAL GURU

Like many a creative soul, Lisa Furnell’s journey to self-employed artisan and wedding florist was less than direct. An art degree at university completed, she ended up a business analyst and project…

QUEEN OF TARTS

Caedi Capal loves making people happy with cakes and now she’s making more people happy than ever with her Redhill based start-up business ‘Capal’s Cupcakes’ – and that is a the kind…

THE SEAMS OF LOVE

From her home studio and workshop in Redhill, Felicity Westmacott makes beautiful bespoke wedding dresses that use every inch of her considerable experience: as a TV and Film costume designer; as a…