Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK March 30, 2010 WowThankYou, which was launched at the beginning of March 2010, is an e-commerce venture showcasing and promoting the crafts of artisans from all over the UK. With over 1300 products currently on offer, many of which are one-off items, WowThankYou encourages the general public to look beyond the shopping centres and buy unique, home-grown, gifts instead. Promoting the work of 240 small, often home-based, businesses WowThankYou is providing an online outlet for selected artisans who usually sell only through regional craft fairs.
WowThankYou today launches its Charity page, the proceeds from which will be donated to its chosen charity for 2010, The Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Throughout the year, unique handmade items will be added to the page, donated by the WowThankYou artisans. It is a perfect opportunity to purchase a one-off gift while also supporting this worthwhile charity.
Listed in the Charity page, on launch, are jewellery items from JFY Collection, including a Hope Pandora bracelet designed specifically for WowThankYou, Earth Meets Sea earrings from Sea Princess Trinkets, a Haematite, Swarovski Crystal & Sterling Silver necklace by Designed by Frances and an Aqua Silver Beaded bracelet from Floralbank Design of Carnoustie.
Other items of jewellery include a Personalised Cuff bangle from Jupiter Rocks, a Crystal Star Cluster necklace by Jewellery by JacX, One Day Ill Fly Away lariat necklace from The Whimsical Wren, Pixie earrings by Mimi Pearl, a Maia Cherry Quartz and Amethyst necklace from GlitterRT, and a Sterling Silver bracelet with Black Freshwater Pearls by Lynwood Jewellery. For something fun, theres always the Flump bracelet, by Candy Queen Designs!
Alternatively theres the Amigurumi Grey Robot in Love, from Cute Designs, an Anna 18 Traditional Ragdoll by Dolly Daydream, a Harris Tweed Pumpkin MacHumpty from Hebridean Humpties, or if youre quick theres Jo Hawley Home Sewns Fabric Easter eggs …
For your beloved pooch theres a fantastic Jester dog collar by Scrufts; for your mantelpiece theres the Best Antiques Are Old Friends shelf blocks from Sparrow Primitive; for the wall you could have a Pastel Pet Portrait by Tammy Kingdon Fine Arts; and for your door theres FiredArts Beach Hut plaque.
Beautiful handmade cards by IzzyB and Red Ted Art, a Personalised Wooden Baby brush by Pineneedles Crafts, a Kitty Bookmark from FairlyGirly and an Oasis Bag charm from Madison Mae are just some of the items available to purchase NOW on the WowThankYou Charity page. Buy a fantastic handmade gift and help raise funds for The Cystic Fibrosis Trust. New products will be added regularly, so please keep visiting!
www.WowThankYou.co.uk was launched on Friday 5 March 2010. It is an e-commerce website devoted to promoting handcrafted gifts made within the UK by small craft businesses. The website is owned and run by Tracey Kifford and Georgena Bowdidge; their collective ambition is to encourage the general public to buy locally-made handcrafted gifts rather than mass-produced High Street imports. The website currently lists products from 240 UK-based artisans, and many of the products available are one-off items.