Author: Naomi Evans


How To Save Seeds

I recently added some seed collection packets designed for me by my friend Beth to the collection as it’s something I’ve been wanting to do myself for ages and I’m finally doing it this year. I’m saving seed from the flowers I’ve grown to give to people as Christmas gifts. It gives something back to […]

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Guide to What to press in June

This is a great time of year for pressing flowers and some of my favourites are either still in bloom from May or just coming in to bloom now. I’ve done a quick blog on some of the best flowers to press right now and how. Meadow Buttercup Carpets of buttercups everywhere and they are […]

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modge podge flower vases from tin cans with flowers

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

I believe in giving gifts whenever you feel like it rather than on a commercial calendar date, but at the same time I want to show the people who are important in my life how much they mean with carefully chosen, unique and handcrafted gifts. It brings so much joy to give someone special a […]

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Naomi at Clevedon market

Bristol Craft & Flea – Sunday 11th October, Paintworks

I am very excited to be back at the brilliant Craft & Flea market at Paintworks in real life again on Sunday 11th October. It’s one of my favourite events to do as the Craft & Flea team curate such brilliant and busy craft events with so many great local makers. It is the market […]

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diy gift wrap

A Natural Christmas

There are so many great homemade Christmas gifts you can make for very little money, using nature and foraged finds. You can make lots of festive decorations using nature too. I had planned to create a fancy printed and downloadable guide with all of these ideas, but I ran out of time, so I’ve written […]

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julie wild sage

Julie Ward – Wild Sage

I met Julie before I started These Two Hands at a market and bought a jar of her amazing Argan Balm and that was that. She has been a big part of my collection since I launched 2 years ago and I’ve gradually stocked more and more of her amazing smelling and beautifully natural soaps, […]

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Stevie Leigh Smith

Stevie Leigh-Smith

Stevie-Leigh, aka Botanical Boheme, is the newest maker to join the These Two Hands collection and I’m so excited to stock her beautiful jewellery! I discovered her through Instagram and I love her unique botanical imprint jewellery! I asked her to make up some fern imprint earrings to add to my autumn collection and they […]

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Liz Vidal making shot

Liz Vidal

I met Liz at a local Christmas market we were both trading at and fell in love with her beautiful tactile ceramics and her unique green glazes. She’s one of the loveliest people I’ve met too – warm, kind and down to earth. Her travel coffee cups have been very popular as part of my […]

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Julie close up making

Julie Reilly

When I discovered Julie’s beautiful botanical imprint ceramics on Instagram, I got in touch with her straight away to see if she would make a meadow grass and cow parsley collection for me for my autumn range and she said yes. I love the detail in Julie’s work and her ethos and I am so […]

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helen round printing

Helen Round

Helen was one of the first makers I asked to join my collection. When I came across her lovely garden print design on Instagram, I got in touch straight away to find out more about her and her beautiful linen designs are now some of the bestsellers in my collection. She recently launched a new […]

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