• Kathryn Marie


Updated: May 4

Kathryn's Story...

Handmade and personalised gifts have always been of an interest to me and when I asked a friend in the UK to order me a Scrabble Art frame from a small business there and post it over to me, she suggested “why don’t you make your own?”. So I sourced everything I needed and set to work. After enjoying the whole process of cutting, measuring and gluing, I came up with the idea to start up my own business making these to order. And the rest, as they say, is history.

The frames were, and still are, a massive hit with the local ex-pats, and something unique for the local Spanish people, every single frame that has been made has been unique and different, there will never be two of the same if any of the gifts I make. These kind of gifts are really hard to come by in Spain so I believed there was a gap in the market for handmade and bespoke items.

Last year saw my product line expand as I discovered new stock and suppliers, and can now offer a wide range of gift ideas, including wooden cut items, plaques, clothing and homeware. I’m always sourcing new ideas and am always welcome to clients suggestions. I love a challenge!!

So a little about me......

I have lived in Spain for almost ten years and have no intention of leaving. I moved here after meeting my partner whilst

visiting my parents who had lived here for 4 years. We first holidayed in Campello in 1996 and fell in love with the place. I now live with my partner and young daughter on the outskirts of the town and am lucky to have my parents nearby. I work full time as a teacher, and alongside this, my business and my family, I have also been studying various university courses for the last four years, and will begin a Post Graduate degree in September. I am also a Psoriatic Arthritis sufferer and have been prone to some quite painful flare-ups, especially in this last year. This has opened up an entire knew set of challenges for me as it has affected both my work and home life. However, I am very lucky that my business is like a hobby for me. I love making and crafting, it relaxes me and and I get so much pleasure out of making people smile with something personal and unique. Once restrictions are lifted I hope to expand and grow my business by offering homeware and gift parties with free products for hostesses, and giving people the chance to socialise and entertain after having being unable to for so long.


Also, feel free to please pop along to my Facebook page or Website to view all my items and please don‘t be afraid to ask

for something new! Links and Details are available on the A-Z Directory.

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