Air Gardens

Leila composes sea-themed air plant terrariums in beautifully shaped glass vessels. Alongside the air plants, Leila uses natural foraged materials such as driftwood, shells and stones, fossils and dried foliage alongside gemstones in complimentary tones to complete a seascape effect.

Cherrytree Candle Co

Lisa creates beautiful handmade veg wax candles from her home workshop near salisbury, Wiltshire. All of Lisa’s candles are made from sustainable vegetable wax and fragrance oils.

Elizabeth Hammond

Elizabeth Hammond uses drawing to investigate seemingly conflicting objects and animals with different surfaces and textures.

One of the most entrancing characteristics of Elizabeth’s work is her ability to draw the viewer into her way of seeing the world, a naïve, childlike view where one takes nothing for granted and everything is new and interesting; an Alice like wonder at the beauty of unlikely object.

Emma Leonard

Emma is a designer / maker based in Westbourne, Dorset. She makes jewellery that is inspired by mid-century fabric prints, architecture and illustrations, influencing her choice of colour and form. Emma likes to imagine her work as tiny sculptures, adding pops of colour with hand-painted lacquers. Her designs focus on the angles where a stack of bangles cross and layer, or the contrast between polished silver and a flash of colour.

Enclosed Eden

Ruth is based right here Romsey where she creates a selection of beautiful luxury reed diffusers, diffuser refills & soy wax melts. Ruth’s inspiration lies in the local countryside around Romsey and the New forest.

Esther Connon

Esther has always had a passion for storytelling and so her work is narrative based. Her stories are mostly told through pictures using minimal or no text. Themes are often grown from small observations of her surroundings but then take you far from the familiar on an unexpected journey.

Fazey Woodcraft

Jack Fazey, aka Fazey Woodcraft is a teacher & maker based in East Dorset. Jack’s passions and interests lie heavily in the study of ancient societies and their connection to the land. Being immersed in nature, finding & foraging the materials needed to make everyday items are of particular interest. Jack makes all his items from sustainably foraged and harvested materials and strives to do things the old fashioned way.
His workshops and courses are highly regarded by all who attend.

Fudge & Mabel

Michelle is a felt based designer/ maker and teacher. Specialising in 3-dimensional needle felted sculptures, wool supplies and DIY felting kits.

Golden Snowdrop

Stephanie is a Dorset based Jewellery designer/ Maker.
After over a decade in the jewellery industry Stephanie believes that every piece of jewellery she creates should have a story to tell.

Heidi Gem Jewellery

Heidi is a Dorset based jewellery designer / maker.
She works mainly in silver and gold. Heidi’s debut collection features beautifully hand textured silver pieces joined traditionally with contrasting gold rivets.

Imogen Charleston

Imogen is a ceramicist based in Forest. Making mostly functional ceramics, imbued with the history of the landscape. Foraged materials including wild clays and rocks are hand processed into slips and glazes. Each piece is as unique as the materials that go into making it.

Ladytree Designs

Ladytree Designs is a family-owned jewellery brand, run by Ela and Hannah Good. Each piece is handcrafted by our small team in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside using traditional and modern techniques.

Drawing inspiration from the English countryside, astronomy and the earth’s history, Ladytree aims to tread lightly whilst creating lasting pieces that give the wearer a conscious connection with our beautiful planet.

Laurie King

Laurie is an illustrator and graphic designer living the coastal life in Swanage Bay. Laurie’s work is inspired by the outdoors and his love of cycling and running. He captures beautiful landscapes and cycling routes with his distinctive use of line work and detail.

Leaflane Studio

Lucy is the creator behind Leaflane studio. Lucy creates luxury UK made stationary at an affordable price. All of Lucy’s stationary are created from orginal hand painting or digitally illustrates designs.

Lucy is hugely inspired by nature and so, if you are a nature loving soul, you are bound to find something you love!

Little Green Studio

Libby is a ceramicist based in Surrey. Libby creates functional and decorative pieces using a range of techniques such as wheel thrown, press moulding, slab building or coiling. Libby’s work is heavily inspired by colour and pattern-making.

Lynne Dinmore

Lynne is a forest based ceramicist. Many of Lynne’s pieces link to the River Stour and the Purbeck coastline. Lynne uses locally sourced wild plants and flowers to create impressions in many of her pieces. Lynne believes in trying to bring outside in with her creations.

North Sky Jewellery

Claire is a jewellery maker and tutor at Forest & Cove, Romsey.

Claire uses a mixture of Silver Clay and Traditional Jewellery skills in her work and her inspiration comes from the lines and textures found in nature.

Claire teaches experience days and courses in beginners and intermediate silver clay.

Owen Wales

Owen Wales is a local maker from Kings Somborne. He creates beautifully crafted bespoke woodwork pieces with locally sourced oak and forged metal elements.

Pete Gilbert

Pete is a New Forest based artist working mostly from his beautiful studio on the edge of the New Forest.

Petes distinct style features strong brush strokes and bold colours. The main inspiration behind Petes paintings is the surrounding New Forest but he also frequently paints the Cornish coastline and the Scottish western isles.

Pippa’s pottery

Pippa creates her beautiful bright and cheery pottery in her little studio in the West Country. Pippa’s work is inspired by the incredible nature around her and her four legged furry friends.


Chantelle is a Sussex based printmaker. She creates original lino prints which celebrate the natural world. Her distinct style features intricate designs with a strong focus on line and strong contrast.

Chantelle also offers classes her at Forest & Cove.

Rebecca Drury

Rebecca is a forest based printmaker. She creates original limited edition linoprints inspired by wildlife, Dorset’s coastline and countryside. Rebecca has three distinct collections of work based around Nature, Dorset Scenes, and ‘Whimsical Wild’.

Rebecca Jackson Jewellery

Rebecca is the owner and resident artists here at Forest & Cove, Romsey.

Rebecca is a jewellery designer/maker. her jewellery is heavily inspired by the natural world. She sells a selection of ready-to-wear items in the shop as well as offering bespoke commissions, remodels and repairs.

Rebecca also offers jewellery making courses and experience days exclusively at Forest & Cove.

Robin Mackenzie

Robin Mackenzie is fascinated by the changing weather and light on landscape. He looks for hidden coves, abandoned places and rugged scenery. Light breaking through cloud, catching on wave tossed stones and reflecting off shimmering sea inspire his unique wood engravings and linocuts.

Growing up alongside Poole Harbour in Dorset gifted him a childhood full of coastal exploration. On foot and from small boats, his imagination was captured by tales of pirates and smugglers and today the coast’s hidden mystery and history form a key part of his work.
Robin works from his studio at Walford Mill Crafts in Wimborne.

Thread Kind co

Hayley creates freehand machine embroidery products inspired by the countryside and positive quotes. All Hayley’s pieces are made using handpicked fabrics, and made in small quantities to ensure every piece made has a personal touch.