Current Balloon Dioramas and Cloches

A selection of our hot air balloon dioramas and cloches available beginning of August. Enquiries please email info@bonkersclutterbucks.co.uk

1) Blue Hot Air Balloon flown by pale green butterflies with glass Cloche and wooden base with map of New York SOLD

Wooden Box Dioramas – up cycled industrial trays

2) Pink and Blue New York Box with 1 red and 1 yellow hot air balloons and swallows H 25cm W 31cm D 7.5cm £52 ( + £5 p&p) This piece has evidence of faint handwriting on the outside

3) Blue New York Box with single pink hot air balloons and green parakeets H 30.5cm W 23cm D 10cm £50 ( + £5 p&p)

4) Marble lined Box piece with pink and turquoise hot air balloons with butterflies SOLD

5) Wooden Box Diorama with Lid lined in French patterned print, black balloon with Green Parakeets, Swallows and Indian Horses on the front lid. This old Sandeman’s Port box has a linen handle to the side and measures H 28cm W 17cm D 9cm £ 55 (+£5 p&p)

6) Vintage Papier Mache painted box with Bird lined in French patterned Print with yellow hot air balloon, green parakeets and swallows in flight H 21.5cm x W 15cm x D 5.5cm £45 (+ £4.50 p&p)

7) Large Old Cutlery Box lined with an old Street Map of Manhattan with a trio of hot air balloons flown by butterflies and swallows in flight H 37cm x W 26cm x D 6.5cm £100 (+ £5.50 p&p)

8) Large Polished Cutlery Box lined with Paris Map with a trio of hot air balloons flown by butterflies and swallows in flight H 37cm x W 26cm x D 6.5cm £100 (+ £5.50 p&p)

9) Vintage Politi Turkish Delight Tin with lined dog print, pink Hot Air Balloon, Indian Horses and swallows in flight H 12cm x W 12cm x D 5cm £35 (+£4 p&p)


Childwickbury Art Fair 2019

Another fabulous Art Fair in the grounds of Childwickbury manor, Harpenden a wonderful event with demonstrations, live music and activities for all the family. We were set up in the stable block surrounded by marquees with 60 extremely talented artists and makers. Many thanks to all the visitors and their lovely comments, many of our pieces have gone to new homes.


New Commissions

Latest pair of hare paintings went to their new home at the weekend.


Crafted by Hand – Masham

Had a wonderful time at the Crafted by Hand event on 30th June in Masham, beautifully curated by Josie Beszant and Charlotte Morrison, so many talented makers and fabulous visitors.


June 30th 2019

By the power of magic Bonker*s Clutterbucks will be in two places at once this very Sunday. Peter will be at Treacle market, Macclesfield with last remaining rugs and lots of lovely Turkish klilim cushions and Kate will be at Crafted by Hand in Masham Town Hall, Nr Ripon 10 – 4. Both events host a plethora of talented makers so if you’re near either do pop by and say hello. Here’s a selection of some new diorama pieces that will be Yorkshire bound.

http://www.by-handevents.com/exhibitors-june-2019.html


New Dioramas

We have a selection of new diorama box pieces inspired by British Hedgerows which we will be taking to Crafted by Hand, Masham 30th June and Childwickbury Art festival July 5-7th. The pieces feature wild birds, butterflies, flora and fauna.


Wooden Animals Dummy Boards

Our hand cut and painted animals and birds on MDF are now available at the Mere Gallery, Bowness-on-Windermere. We will also be exhibiting pieces at the Masham Crafted by Hand event on Sunday 30th May near Ripon and at Childwickbury Arts Fair, Harpenden, Hertfordshire 5-7th July.