Perhaps the above quote is why we like to send beautiful greeting cards and have things of beauty on our walls or to give as gifts. have a look at the beautiful artist work available at Encraftment.
DISAe Design The ethos behind Disa's art and design is to produce work that has a minimal impact on the environment, and promotes sustainability.
Inspired by the environment, her many adventures, and all the wonderful people she has had the pleasure of spending time with throughout her life.
DISAe Design's work incorporates drawing, painting, photography, graphic design and sewing.
In My Backyard is the range of sweet and cheerful goodies by illustrator and designer Katie Wilson. Inspired by nature, Katie applies her work to a range of products, including paper goods and stationery, art prints and hand crafted accessories.
Georgette Thompson creates works ranging from realistic portraits and landscape oil paintings through to humorous watercolours. Her works are detailed, realistic and bursting with Kiwi pride. Her range of limited edition giclee prints and smaller prints showcases her variety of New Zealand landscapes and animals. Inspired to give back to nature, Georgette offers a range of greeting cards that donate to local charities.
Jett Black is a home based studio designing modern and playful decor and accessories for you and your little ones. The range includes fun wall flags and prints, soft books, height charts, decals and more. With a focus on unique typography and illustration, and of course in their signature black and white, they have developed a range to bring a smile to your face and brightens up your rooms!
Just South West brings botanical art prints and home goods celebrating florals and photography since 2015 by artist Stacey Weaver from her sunny home studio in Christchurch. Shop a large collection of botanic portraits for your walls as well as home textile products that are made from luxurious high quality heavy textured fabric with a rich digital print, designed to be used, loved and become your favourite.
Libby Chambers creates beautiful, colourful artworks inspired by her love of flowers and nature. She sells original work & limited edition fine art prints.
Felicity of Little Wolf Studio lovingly designs, crafts, and hand paints jewellery, art prints, accessories and home decor that is playful in nature. Felicity's work is inspired by her inner child, wild imagination, and love of nature. At Little Wolf Studio you will find beautiful giclee art prints perfect for nurseries and children's rooms, plus a wonderful range of unique jewellery and homeware that will excite all ages.
Margaret White Art Canterbury based New Zealand printmaker Margaret White has been honing her printmaking skills for several years. As well as limited-edition artworks, Margaret also loves to create unique hand-printed designs on both stationery items and hand-dyed fabric. The variation that comes from hand-printing makes each item unique.
Robbi Carvalho is a visual artist who celebrates the feminine. Her career as an architect and jewellery designer has refined her look and technique, but it is in painting that she feels free.
Robbi is Brazilian, lived in Portugal, Angola and chose Aotearoa as her home. The women she portrays tell us that there is something intimate and silent that unites them, no matter where they come from or where they go. Her art invites you to a meditative dive.
An encounter with your intuition and more subtle energies, where nature cares and heals.
Sarah Grieg Illustration and Design showcases local illustrator Sarah's range of original watercolour illustrations, prints and gift-cards inspired by nature and love.
Sarah Reimer Designs In 2014, Sarah Reimer left her home in Canada to set off on adventure around the world. Inspired by the people and places she visited, she began to share her story through writing and photography. It was not long after that Sarah Reimer Designs was born.
Sarah now offers unique travel inspired products including handbound books, photography prints, cards, fibre art and more. Her latest project has been designing wood cover Gratitude Journals, and is now offering bookbinding workshops with a focus on practicing daily gratitude. She is excited to share more about this latest endeavour at the Winter Encraftment Market!
Sassy Kea Handcrafted Products began when Saskia began creating her own beeswax food wraps to combat how much plastic she was using. Since then, Sassy Kea has been her creative outlet, allowing her to experiment with new products and develop her art. She loves watercolours and playing around with different designs and fun colours. Saskia now has a range of greeting cards and gift tags, with more in the works. Sassy Kea is all about New Zealand, eco friendly living, and creativity.
Shapes by Sal - Sally-Mae Hudson is a self-taught linocut printmaker. After having graduated with a Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education in 2018, Sally began craving something more creative so bought some cheap carving tools and gave it a go. Her love of the natural environment, plants and animals, particularly New Zealand’s native flora and fauna are a huge influence on her artwork and she takes a lot of her own personal experiences with the outdoors and turns them into linocuts. Sally-Mae also creates custom logo stamps for other small businesses.
The Clothworks re-purposes second-hand fabric by employing eco-print and dye techniques using flora foraged from Christchurch's Residential Red Zone to create one off pieces of textile art. Transferring the tannins and pigments from leaves on to fabric creates unique colours and textures – bringing a little bit of our garden city, in to our homes.
YhoDesign - Yhodie is an Illustrator and graphic designer based in Christchurch NZ. He is a founder of Yhodesign where he creates his geometric art style. His works are range from landscapes, superheros, animals and other objects of interest. He produces his arts into prints, tote bag, stickers, t-shirt and other medium.
He has also been working with companies in New Zealand and around Australasia and produced some work including logo design, business card, marketing materials, magazine and other graphic works.