Monday, 24 January 2011

Valentine surprise

We had a lovely surprise this morning when we checked our of our items has been featured in this gorgeous Valentine Etsy treasury! Thank you very much to Becky of Kings Down Road for including our Beaded Felt Art

Monday, 17 January 2011

For Your Valentine

With Valentines Day just a month away we thought we would tempt you with our pretty Patchwork Love-Hearts...


These charming padded patchwork love-hearts are made with two different designs of cotton fabric, two lines of decorative hand stitching with crochet cotton, a pretty button, a ribbon loop and filled with soft polyester fibre filling.

Hang these pretty love-heart in a children’s bedroom, in the kitchen, on a door handle, in the car....the list goes on!

Measurements (not including ribbon loop):
3.5 inches (8.85cm) tall 
2.75 inches (6.98cm) wide
1 inch (2.6cm) thick

Every item in the Yew Tree Avenue Gift Shoppe comes gift wrapped and tied with a pretty ribbon and don't forget...... don't pay a penny (cent) for shipping...


Marooned on an poll

You have to spend one week marooned on a deserted island with no are, however, allowed to take one of the following items with you...which would you take? 
Vote in the fun poll below :)

Kaleidoscope - A Riot of Colour!

Sunday, 16 January 2011

Nice places to visit in Nottingham - Arboretum Park

Waverley Street, Nottingham, England. NG7 4HF

Arboretum Lake and Fountain

This Green Flag award winning park is Nottingham's oldest public park and the closest to the city centre. A historic, beautifully maintained park that is home to an important collection of over 800 trees, some of which are from the original collection planted in the 19th century.

The Bell Tower and Garden

The Arboretum was opened on the 11th May 1852 and still plays a vital role for the local community and is the site for many organised events through the summer.

Autumn colours

Flower beds

For more information about Nottingham Arboretum Park click HERE

Fun "Survival" Poll

Monday, 10 January 2011

NEW Line - Bunting Fridge Magnets

These cheerful cotton and button fridge magnets are new in our store. We've just got these two designs at the moment but there will be more coming very soon!

You can see these and lots of other charming gifts in 

Sunday, 9 January 2011

Making it yourself

There is nothing quite like making your own things. It can be far more satisfying and enjoyable making a gift for someone special or making something unique and personalised for yourself,  than buying mass produced items from a noisy and impersonal store. 

We have put together this selection of adorable make-it-yourself kits and patterns for you and we wish you many happy and rewarding hours of crafting!

Crochet Handbag Pattern by Jewlzs / Lillian the pattern by dawntoussaint

DIY Magnet Kit by Scrap Eco Chic / Needle Felted Acorns Kit by tinybird

Scrapbook Kit by End of The Day Crafting / DIY Craft Kit by MeMe Craftwork

Sarah Bear Pattern by The Old Pincushion / Snowglobe Kit by Global Shakeup

Clutch Kit by Whilebabynaps / Cupcakes Kit (6) by Paper and String

Needle Felting Kit by Bear Creek Design / Sock Monster Kit by Made By Kate

New Flower Brooch Designs

We have three more designs of these pretty, cotton and wool-felt flower brooches. Available to buy in our on-line store

Monday, 3 January 2011

I'm a little teapot.....

For the tea (and teapot) lovers amongst you we have put together this wonderful selection of hand crafted teapots (all available to buy on-line)....enjoy!

Sunday, 2 January 2011

Saturday, 1 January 2011

New On-line Store Opened!

We are very pleased to announce the opening of our new on-line store...

Here is a selection of the first new additions to our store... 




Every item in our shoppe is handmade and hand-stitched 
to a high standard, in Nottingham, England.