Creative East Lothian

A directory of Artists and Designers within East lothian

Pop-Up Christmas Market – Meet the makers!


These cheeky monkeys, made from a pair of socks, make great travelling companions and mascots!

They love to go on adventures and be seen in amazing places!  Check out  Monkeyteers  on Facebook and on their website.


Designmetheworld creates greeting cards, postcards, paintings and laser-cut decorations, these are all animal themed from Zoo’s to seaside birds!  Check out  her Facebook page and the buy page of her website.

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Creative Coastals

Lovely seaside creations all made from materials that are locally sourced. As no bit of driftwood, stone or sea glass is the same, every piece is individual. Check out the range on the Facebook page and Website.

Silvermeadows jewellery

Eve Smith of Silvermeadows jewellery – Eve Smith is an East Lothian Jeweller who has a studio at Cockenzie House & Gardens. Each of her stunning pieces is unique and created all by hand. Check out her Facebook pageFlickr feed  and Etsy shop for some great images of her work and making process.

E.S Images 

E.S images are amazing animal portraits by a very talented 19 year old. Everything from horses to pooches, get your orders in to have your beloved animal drawn in a one of a kind illustration. This cute Yorkshire Terrier was a commission.

Unique Shabby Chic (The Finishing Touch)

Wendy of Unique Shabby Chic refurbishes furniture, recycles where possible and decorates the pieces to make them shine again.  Wendy creates other decorations and gifts such as these love heart decorations!


Fiona of BodFolk creates beautiful handcrafted clothing and accessories for children. Check them out on her website and Facebook page!

Sheila Galbraith Designs

Sheila makes lariat necklaces, macramé bracelets with plated silver charms and sterling silver earrings with glass beads. She also created mixed media seascape pictures. Check out her beautiful work on her website and Facebook page. 

Kiwiscot Creations

Shon of Kiwiscot Creations paints watercolours and makes bead jewellery. Some of her atmospheric paintings below:

Shon paintings

Cupcake Creations

Varieties of delicious and inviting cupcakes made by Louise , which will tempt even the modest of sweet tooth. Louise can also to provide cupcake classes to teach you how to make, bake and create. Yummy! Check out more creations on Facebook. 

cup cakes louise hill

Handmade by Sara

Sara describes her work as ‘sewing new life into recycled fabric!’

She makes ‘fabric bags, Christmas decorations, tag blankets, brooches, tooth fairy cushions, hair bobbles and other little bits & bobs!’

Check her out on Facebook and on her Website!

Aspect 6 Furniture

Josh from Aspect 6 furniture is a contemporary designer and maker of furniture, kitchens, sculpture and crafts. Check out his interesting furniture on his website and Facebook page.

Lydia MacDonald Designs

Hand etched glass products. Vintage re- claimed pieces, bespoke personalised one offs and commissions. The perfect unique gift for that special someone. Check out her Facebook and Website for more!

Caroline Wolfe Murray

Caroline creates products made from Scotland’s very own Harris Tweed. From cute chicken doorstops to tea cosies. Check out her products on her website. 


Hand made wooden products, including trivets, tables and book ends. Check out the website.

Spice Pots

Spice pots are little pots of authentic spice blends to make cooking a curry from scratch a doddle.  A really great curry with less effort. They also sell Masala Chai blend so you can make chai at home.  Check out this great idea on the website and Facebook page.

Muddy Pig Design

Lovely hand carved slate coasters, trivets, cheese boards, message boards and place names. Lots of different designs available,knots, leaves, sheep, cows, stags – you name it ! Check out these beautiful slate products on etsy.

Toatie Tablet: 

Toatie Tablet does what it says on the tin!  Small and delicious bite sized pieces of tablet, nicely presented in gift bags and boxes for that special gift to yourself or a loved one!

Toatie Tablet

Jenny Grace Jewellery

Jenny designs and makes gorgeous wearable jewellery. She has a studio at home in Longniddry. Check out her Facebook, Twitter and Website.

Bramble Moss

Jane from Bramble Moss make items handcrafted from nature, as well as a number of nature-themed gift wrapping items. She is a new buissiness and currently setting up her social media – Watch this space!

bramble moss:Jane Cleaver


Maria Mullane and Emilie Westerlund 

Two recently graduated students from ECA will be sharing a table at the event.

More info on their work soon!

Other Stalls: 

RNLI Gift Wrapping table, bring along your gifts and get them wrapped for you while you shop!

RNLI wrapping

Home Energy Scotland – Learn about how to make and keep your home warmer and save energy around the home. They will also be bringing their information on composting and the real nappy project! heck out their website. Freebies include: tv powerdowns, shower timers, room thermometers!

Festival Garland

Tis the season to be jolly come and construct some fresh foliage and holly!

On the 21st Redhouse Garden Centre will be running a fabulous garland making workshop! Only £18 each, a great Christmas present!

Give us an email on or Pop in to Redhouse Garden Centre to book your space!

Join the event on Facebook here:

About Lucy Robertson

Lucy is a textile designer currently doing a PhD in Sonic Textiles at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee. Lucy also did her undergraduate degree at DJCAD, her final honors collection can be viewed at In between her undergraduate and PhD Lucy worked as a science communicator, artist in residence and enterprise executive. Find out more here:

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