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Fruity Folksy Friday by Sally and the Freckles

by Guest Blogger

By Sally and the Freckles

All sing along … Apples on purses and pineapple patches. Pear-print green cushions, banana print clutches. Cool crochet lemons and cherry keyrings. These are my favourite Folksy fruit things.

I’m a big fan of fruit and there are some great fruity items on Folksy, so for this Folksy Friday I’ve chosen 10 of my favourites.

A Fruity Folksy Friday

My first favourite is this trio of crochet citrus fruit toys from Petit MushyP, a Folksy shop full of colourful and beautifully made items. You can also buy individual lemons and mandarins and shopping bags to carry all of your fruit in.

Carrying on the citrus theme, I love these low-res orange and lemon ornaments from LogLike, which are made from sustainably sourced wood with leather detail.

This banana clutch bag by Jenny Sibthorp is bold and beautiful. The bag is made from leather and the print is one of Jenny’s own designs. Jenny also sells fabric glasses cases, make-up bags and cushions with zingy lemon motifs.

Apples also feature on this coaster by the Cornish Coaster Company. Free-motion machine embroidery has been used to make the coaster and it’s backed in blue cotton. I love the muted colour palette and retro feel.

Supercutetilly has some super cute fruit in her shop, including this pear pillow which looks like the pear-fect thing for snuggling up with.

Another lovely cushion on a pear theme is this retro one from Thirty Five Flowers. Louise also sells purses, doorstops and prints that feature similarly striking retro prints.

Officially the tomato is a fruit and this retro style print by CecilyMaeHandmade shows the tomato in all its beauty. It’s cleverly made from layered papercuts and is bold and summery. Perfect for a kitchen wall.

Watermelons are bright, tasty and cheerful and you can show your love of this fantastic fruit (and its pips) to the world with these lovely packs of watermelon stickers by JamJarShop.

As well as sticking it everywhere, you can also show you appreciation of fruit with this trio of wooden tutti frutti stamps from The Serious Stamp Company. Stamp everything with bananas, watermelons and pineapples and share your love for all things fruit.

 

Check out the rest of my Pinterest board for more lovely Folksy gifts.

Sally and the FrecklesSally Hawker from Sally and the Freckles has been making illustrated cards since she was a child – a Sally and the Freckles card is not your average card, however. It’s a miniature character study lovingly illustrated and made in shrink plastic, and always accompanied by a little rhyme, story or ditty. She makes her brilliant cards and brooches in a little studio overlooking Skirrid Mountain in Abergavenny.

Read more about Sally and the Freckles in our interview >

 


 

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