Friday, 23 October 2020

Only one week to go until Potfest in the Pens and other upcoming events

Only one week to go until the first day of Potfest in the Pens. A perfect opportunity to chat, meet the artists  and purchase direct. Taking place in Skirsgill Auction Mart, Penrith, Cumbria, 30th and 31st October and 1st November 2020, 10am - 4pm. Covid measures in place. Please visit their website here for more information. A little later this year so an ideal time to pick up those handmade Christmas gifts.

If you are unable to make Potfest I do have other events coming up over the next few weeks,


* Country Living Christmas Artisan Pop Up Market

Online Event

6th - 8th November 2020

Register here


* Dacre Hall, Lanercost Christmas Craft Fair

Event

26th - 30th November 2020

Lanercost Priory, Cumbria

10am - 5pm daily

Thursday, 22 October 2020

Potfest in the Pens, 30th and 31st October and 1st November 2020

Just over a week to go until Potfest in the Pens. A lovely opportunity to visit one of very few shows going ahead this year. Pop along, chat with the makers and purchase direct. A great chance to pick up some handmade Christmas gifts too. Covid measures in place, including sanitising stations, a one way system and spaced out stands. All of this can be found on the Potfest website here. You can book your tickets online too. If you do plan on visiting us please do pop by and say hello - it will be lovely to see you! Skirsgill Auction Mart, Penrith, Cumbria. Friday 30th, Saturday 31st and 1st November, 10am - 4pm ๐ŸŒŸ

Monday, 19 October 2020

The craft Centre Leeds

A repost from The Craft Centre in Leeds of their beautiful Christmas display full of handmade decorations from makers including mine ๐ŸŽ„

We officially have our Winter Tree out in the gallery. If you’re looking for a special handmade decoration, look no further.

These beauties have been crafted by a whole host of talented makers. They start from as little as £7; come and explore what's on offer this festive season! 

Featured makers include  @kalmondceramics @amandamercerdesigns @rachelthorntonart  @timeasido_ceramics @stephanieehopkins and @print.pottery with more to be added in the coming days!


#handmadechristmas #supporthandmade #buyhandmade #collect #gift #giftideas #leeds #yorkshire #festiveseason




Sunday, 11 October 2020

Country Living Artisan Pop Up Christmas Market

Just under a month to go ✨ so looking forward to the Country Living Christmas Online Pop Up Market next month, 6th - 8th November. An exclusive discount online shopping event and it would be lovely if you can join us.


✨ Lots of lovely gifts created from makers and independents. I will also be launching some new Christmas decorations. 


Wednesday, 7 October 2020

Orders

I have been a little quiet on here but working non stop in the background on trade and custom orders. Currently smoothing the edges and loading the kiln which is nearly full and hopefully ready to switch on in the next few days for their first firing ๐Ÿค 


Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Thank you!

Thank you for your lovely likes, comments and purchases over the weekend via The Handmade Festival. It was a lovely weekend and I hope you all enjoyed it. I have been busy wrapping and packaging your orders ✂️ and they are now on their way to you ๐Ÿ’Œ 


Sunday, 13 September 2020

Third and final day of The Handmade Festival Online

H a p p y  S u n d a y ๐ŸŒธ it’s the third and final day of The Handmade Festival and one last chance to shop with us in the Shopping Village with exclusive discount codes. It’s been lovely being apart of this event. Enjoy ๐ŸŒธ

Saturday, 12 September 2020

Day two of The Handmade Festival

Day two of The Handmade Festival Online and busy wrapping your lovely orders. Thank you for shopping with me! Head over to www.thehandmadefestival.com and sign up to receive 20% off these keepsake tokens and everything else in my online shop this weekend ♡

Friday, 11 September 2020

The Handmade Festival Online Now Open!

The Handmade Festival is now open and continues right through the weekend. Shop in the Shopping Village from makers and independents (including me) with plenty of fab offers where I am offering 20% off from my online shop all weekend. To shop with us and to receive access to those exclusive discount codes sign up to The Handmade Festival newsletter here. Hope you can join us ♡ happy Friday! 

Thursday, 10 September 2020

The Handmade Festival Online Opening tomorrow!

The countdown is on and The Handmade Festival Online opens tomorrow! Sign up to the newsletter via their website, www.thehandmadefestival.com and shop with the makers and independents taking part and our exclusive discount codes. Lots of workshops happening too!





The Handmade Festival Online Event, this weekend!

The Handmade Festival is going online! A celebration of all things handmade, championing their community of creatives and inspiring you from the comfort of your own home. 

Explore the Virtual Shopping Village where you can discover beautiful products from independent designer makers (including me), unique materials to add to your stash and indulgent treats with special discounts throughout the weekend.

To shop with us,

✨ Sign up to the newsletter here.

✨ You can browse the directory via the link that is sent to you on Friday morning. 

✨ Shop online with the makers/independents of your choice and don't forget to enter the exclusive discount codes that will be listed alongside the sellers. I will be offering 20% off for the duration of the event.

You can learn something new too in online workshops and craft-along with experts or take part in live Q&As with inspirational speakers.

Don't miss out - Tickets for all workshops are available now for £6.50 and selling fast.

Looking forward to it!

Wednesday, 9 September 2020

Country Living Christmas Fairs in Glasgow and Harrogate update

 I would normally start to be getting ready for my Christmas shows around this time but just an update that the Country Living Fairs in Glasgow and Harrogate are cancelled this year ♡ I am going to miss you all and the Christmas Fairs so much this year BUT I am happy to be taking part in their virtual Christmas Artisan Pop Up Market in November so hopefully we can connect virtually on there! I will be adding some new Christmas pieces nearer the time on to the website and will make sure to keep you updated with events and any news ♡ xx

Monday, 7 September 2020

The Handmade Festival 2020 Virtual Shopping Event

This weekend I am taking part in The Handmade Festival Virtual Pop Up Event. Taking place 11th - 13th September you can shop with me and lots of other makers and small businesses in the shopping village with exclusive discounts throughout the weekend. ♡

To shop with us, 

1.Sign up to the newsletter using the link in their bio or via the website here.

2.You can browse the directory via the link that is sent to you on Friday morning.

3.Then shop online with the makers of your choice and don't forget to enter the exclusive discount codes at the checkout that will be listed.

There are lots of workshops too so do check out www.thehandmadefestival.com to find out more!


Sunday, 30 August 2020

Country Living Magazine, October issue 2020

 Thank you so much Country Living Magazine for featuring one of my keepsake tokens in the October issue. ๐Ÿ’› Delighted to turn the page and spot it in the Emporium pages. You can find them here.




Wednesday, 26 August 2020

International Dog Day

 Happy international dog day ๐Ÿพ this is our gorgeous girl Millie who turned 13 a couple of weeks ago ๐Ÿงก 

Saturday, 22 August 2020

Happy Saturday

H a p p y  S a t u r d a y ♡ have a lovely weekend everyone x 


Your purchases

Loved receiving these photographs from the lovely Vivienne from the Artful Bear with her collection of butterfly decorations hanging outside her front door. They look fab ๐Ÿฆ‹



Monday, 17 August 2020

New face coverings added to the website!

I have just added some beautiful new Liberty Tana Cotton Lawn face coverings on to the website ♡ along with a new peacock feather pattern in cotton lawn. Beautifully soft and light weight. All are handmade with double layer fabric, a nose wire, an inside pocket for an extra filter/tissue and come with their own carry pouch. You can view the range of patterns and cottons here

Liberty fabrics and cotton lawn £12
Printed cotton fabrics £10








Thursday, 13 August 2020

Up to date!

I’m all up to date and all orders from the weekends pop up market have been posted ✉️ I hope you like your purchases and thank you all so much ♡ looking forward to the next one! 

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Orders from the pop up market

Some of the orders placed from the weekends Country Living Artisan pop up market event have been posted and on their way to you ✉️ other half hopefully tomorrow. I have to say I do love carefully wrapping all of your lovely orders ♡

Thank you!

 T h a n k  y o u ♡ thank you so much for your lovely likes, shares, comments and for shopping with me at the Country Living Artisan pop up market at the weekend. Your support is amazing! I am currently working my way through wrapping and packing your orders and will be posting them out to you over the next couple of days ♡

Sunday, 9 August 2020

Country Living Artisan Pop Up Market continued...

G o o d  E v e n i n g ✨ I have really enjoyed taking part in this weekends Country Living Artisan Summer pop up market. The event ends at midnight tonight so still plenty of time to shop if you fancy a bit of retail therapy this evening. Lots of lovely artists, makers and independents taking part and all offering a minimum of 20% off. Enjoy the rest of the weekend ♡

Liberty Tana Lawn Cotton face coverings now online!

♡ L i b e r t y ♡ Liberty Tana Lawn Cotton face coverings now online here. These are tightly wovenAll coverings are washable, double layered, have a nose wire and an inside pocket to add an extra filter/tissue and complete with a little pouch to pop your face covering in ♡

Final day of the Country Living Artisan Pop Up Market

H a p p y  S u n d a y ๐ŸŒธ I hope your enjoying the Country Living Artisan Pop Up Weekend! It is the last day today and I'm excited to have a little look and shop myself! Don't forget to sign up to this exclusive shopping event where you can find me in the Ceramics section to receive your 20% off discount code. Happy shopping ♡ #clartisans #athomewithcountryliving


Saturday, 8 August 2020

Face coverings now online!

Face coverings now on my online shop! Beautiful Betsy and Betsy Ann Liberty Tana Lawn cotton ♡ and other pretty patterned cottons including bee-autiful bees, fab florals ๐ŸŒธ and lots of others to choose from. Each one is washable, handmade with double layer fabric, nose wire, an inside pocket to add a filter/tissue if you wish and come with a little bag to pop your face covering in. You can find the collection here.

At home with Country Living

 H e l l o ♡ I hope you your all enjoying this gorgeous sunshine ☀️ thank you all for your lovely likes, comments and purchases so far from the Country Living Artisan Pop Up Market. Here are a few new items added on to my online shop. Sign up here for 20% off my collection and other discounts from the exhibitors this weekend☀️ #clartisans #athomewithcountryliving



Country Living Artisan Pop Up Market, Now OPEN!

 N o w   O p e n ๐Ÿ’š The Country Living Artisan Pop Up Market is now open for the weekend! My shop is all stocked up full of handmade gifts. Sign up here for access to an event guide and exclusive shopping discount codes. You can find me in the ceramics section where I am offering 20% off my online shop all weekend! Happy shopping ๐Ÿ’š 

www.amanda-mercer.co.uk



Friday, 7 August 2020

Updating my online shop ready for this weekends Country Living Pop Up Market

 G o o d  a f t e r n o o n ♡ I am just currently adding some more new items and updating my online shop ready for this weekends Country Living Artisan Pop Up Market. I hope you can join us and don't forget to sign up to gain exclusive access to discount codes from the artists, designers and independents taking part. I will be sharing some of my new items I have available over the weekend ♡

Thursday, 6 August 2020

Countdown to the Country Living Artisan Pop Up Market

Join us this weekend on the 8th and 9th August for the Country Living Summer Artisan Pop Up Market. After the success of the May event I am delighted to be taking part again where I will be offering 20% off my online shop all weekend. 

Sign up here to pre-register for the artisan market. You will receive an event guide and exclusive access to discount codes from me and all of the artists, makers and independents taking part. If you previously signed up to the May event you will need to register again. 

There is also lots happening throughout the weekend on the Country Living Facebook page. It is going to be a fab weekend! 


Monday, 3 August 2020

Country Living Artisan pop up market, this weekend!

Lovely browsing through the Country Living Artisan Pop up Market event guide. Not long to go now ๐Ÿ’š I will be offering 20% off from my online shop this weekend for the event. Just sign up here and find out who is taking part and to gain access to exclusive discount codes. Hope you can join us on the 8th and 9th August ๐Ÿ’š



Sunday, 2 August 2020

Potfest in the Pens 2020

Today would have been the last day of Potfest in the Pens. However it has been postponed and the new dates for this year are the 30th, 31st October and 1st November 2020. We hope to see you then! Here is a snap of my stand from last year. Happy Sunday ♡

Saturday, 1 August 2020

August

H e l l o  A u g u s t ๐ŸŒป
#birthdaymonth #august

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

More personalised name frames

I love making these personalised name frames ♡ porcelain letters framed in a handmade wooden box frame.

Monday, 27 July 2020

Online shop

H a p p y  M o n d a y ๐ŸŒป Currently busy photographing some pieces and will be updating the website over the next couple of days. If you haven't already, have you signed up to @clartisans Summer pop up market? Taking place on the 8th and 9th August there will be a mix of lovely artists, makers and independents - including me, with fab offers and discounts. Enjoy the rest of your week everyone! ♡ 

Sunday, 26 July 2020

Face coverings

This week has mainly been on the sewing machine making face coverings for personal use but I wanted to share as I am now taking orders. I have gorgeous Betsy Liberty Tana Lawn and beautiful printed cotton. 

They are super new and not on the website yet so in the meantime if you would like one please just direct message me or drop me an email. I have these ones available at the moment and currently waiting on more Liberty fabric. I have more patterned fabric available so please message me if you would like to see.

Each one is washable and made with double layered fabric, a nose wire, an inside pocket for a filter/tissue if you wish and come with a cotton bag to pop them in. Liberty cotton £12 and printed cotton £10 ♡


Liberty Lawn Cotton £12





Printed cotton £10