Inspired by . . . animals

PUBLISHED: 05:40 17 November 2014

Pictures and Plaques

Pictures and Plaques


Who could resist an endearing hare sculpture or coffee from a wildlife-themed mug?

Hare sculpture from The Marmalade TreeHare sculpture from The Marmalade Tree

The photographers and creators at Snettisham-based Pictures and Plaques offer Norfolk coast scenes, handmade wooden plaques and personalized gifts, such as these beige spot bird £6, pink spot butterfly £6, Pugalicious plaque £12, A house is not a home without a Pug, £12, and Sometimes we need someone... two spotted birds plaque £15;

Moon-gazing or leaping, hares are endlessly endearing. £59, The Marmalade Tree, Market Place, Wymondham; 01953 423123; and Blyburgate, Beccles; 01502 713882;

Pots by artist Marion StuartPots by artist Marion Stuart

Fish and aquatic-inspired details decorate these pots by artist Marion Stuart. From £22, The Jade Tree, Elm Hill, Norwich; 01603 664615; Photo

This characterful hare sculpture by Terry Larwood is among the work by more than 60 artists and craftspeople at an Elm Hill gift shop and artists’ studios. From £59, The Jade Tree, Elm Hill, Norwich, Photo

Hare sculpture by Terry LarwoodHare sculpture by Terry Larwood

Look out for the supersoft White Cloud Magnehealth Pet Beds made from warm natural wool fleece cushions, with a removable magnetic layer to help pets with aches and pains, at Bakers and Larners, £39, and while your pet relaxes, enjoy a cuppa from the mug range by Ruth Jackson, £6.99 each, Bakers and Larners, Market Place and High Street, Holt; 01263 710498;

Aldiss embraces the wild side this autumn with a range of animal-related homeware, from highland cattle and boxing hares to hedgehogs, goldfinches and game birds adorning lamps, throws, pictures and cushions. We love this shabby chic eau-de-nil songbird wallpaper, with matching duvet covers and cushions; 10.5metre roll, £18.95. And check out this wildlife set of nesting tins, £14.39, both Aldiss, Hall Road, Norwich and Oxborough Lane, Fakenham; 0845 1303388;

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