These days there are all sorts of small businesses making high quality hand crafted products and providing high quality services – here are a few we particularly recommend:

Christmas Pie Crafts – hosted by Jill Spain – providing a range of beautiful, personalised greetings cards, wedding stationery, fabric wreaths, wall-hangings and gifts, willow wreaths, scented candles and hand-decorated gift bags and boxes.
http://www.christmas-pie-crafts.co.uk

Kisses & Co – exquisite costume jewellery for all occasions by Carrie Taylor
http://www.kissesandco.com

Mon and Clark photography – Particular thanks to Monica Pritchard and Clark Morton of Mon and Clark photography www.monandclarkphotography.co.uk   for taking some of the better photographs on this website in between their wedding photography assignments