It’s that time again for the Suffolk Small Business Spotlight. We’re back shining the spotlight on 5 small businesses in Suffolk. If you run a Suffolk business and would like to be featured in a future spotlight, then please send us an email.
Violet and Flo Floristry Crafts
In 2019 after a change in career, Nicola followed her passion for everything floral and Violet and Flo was born. The business offers unique bespoke floristry craft with a wide range of designs including both fresh and faux flower boxes and wreaths. Violet and Flo is a proud small family business that suits all budgets and all occasions. The arrangements change with each season. Violet and Flo pride themselves on working closely with their clients to create a design that perfectly suits the client and their personality.
Bolam Style was launched by Georgie Morrison in 2014 with the aim to create stylish clothes that are easy to wear. Using beautiful fabrics, Georgie creates essential wardrobe staples that can be worn for work or play. The fabrics have been sourced from all over India with many of them being hand dyed or hand loomed by master craftspeople.
Annie Honey Stitches
After focusing on textiles and free motion embroidery at art school, Felicity Knights set up Annie Honey Stitches in 2018. Specialising in free motion embroidery (drawing with a sewing machine), Felicity creates beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces that can be cherished forever. You can buy greeting cards with embroidered messages, framed pictures and even hoop embroidery. As well as her Etsy shop where she sells her work, Felicity enjoys going to markets, selling her work and meeting the people who buy her work.
Mutha Maker was founded by Christina after creating her own nursery wall art for her daughter. She creates personalised wall art for the home and has now started creating personalised clothing and accessories for mums and children. The brand has a wide range of designs and also creates bespoke items/designs. There are so many beautiful, great quality products to choose from including prints, wall art, personalised sweaters, t-shirts etc.
Artist and Illustrator Jasmine Kate Graham founded Dainty Kate in 2014. After two months, Dainty Kate was noticed by Ivy Joan Makers Market- a local group of artists. Dainty Kate became part of the Ivy Joan Makers Market group which helped them to grow. Jasmine is hoping to go to more markets to promote new and exciting products. Since starting a Facebook and Instagram page, Dainty Kate has been receiving orders from all over the world. Dainty Kate uses digital illustration to create beautiful pieces of artwork inspired by animals and nature. You can purchase the artwork on products such as prints, cushions, notebooks, tote bags and so much more.
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About the Author: Chloe Lamb is a Fashion Communication & Promotion student and writer who focuses on fashion, lifestyle, books and mental health awareness. If she’s not writing for her blog awritedreamer.wordpress.com then you can find her with her nose in a book!