About Handmade Design.

Proud to be supporting over 70 UK Designers & Makers.

An independent gift shop located in the heart of Ashbourne, Derbyshire. We are situated just off the main road on a cute, little cobbled square.

Our store is the home of all things handmade. We stock unique and interesting products that have been lovingly designed and handcrafted in the UK. We stock an every growing range of handmade products and are proud to be stocking over 70 UK Designers, Makers and Crafters.

Laura Cooper Owner of Handmade Design in Ashbourne

Handmade Design first opened its doors back in 2015.

An exciting new chapter started in October 2018, when the shop changed ownership and Laura became the new face behind Handmade Design.

Laura has been passionate about handmade crafts since a young aged. At aged 16, Laura began her creative journey and started making jewellery from vintage buttons alongside her full time job.

Fast forward ten years and Laura had the opportunity to live out her childhood dream of owning her own little shop! Looking back now, the opportunity could only be described as fate. After leaving her sales career, Laura went back to making and began selling her creations in Handmade Design. She had no idea what was coming and that six months later she would be the new owner!

Handmade Beauty and Skincare Gifts for Her Display

Supporting Small UK Businesses

It is important to us that we sell products that have been made in the UK. Our aim is to keep things as local as possible, with a large proportion of our products being made in Derbyshire and the surrounding counties.

By stocking other small UK businesses, it means we know exactly where each item comes from and who's made it! It's more environmentally friendly and allows us to reduce our carbon footprint.

Handmade Design Gift Shop Paper Carrier Bag

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Union Jack Heart, UK made products
Proud to stock UK Designed and Made Products
Handmade Gifts by UK Designers, Artists and Makers
Handmade Gifts by 70+ UK Designer Makers
Female Owned Small Business
Female Owned Small Business