Macrame is the new home decor trend that is making waves in Kerala. The art of twisting knots to create a beautiful piece of craftwork is not unknown. Macrame is the perfect, sombre alternative to the cliche home decor. People are now looking for eco-friendly, sustainable home decor options that do not clutter a space, rather, enhances it aesthetically. Macrame artistic designs bring that touch of prettiness into a space. That’s exactly why you should check out this Irinjalakuda based small business – Macrame Shop – that designs eco-friendly, hand-knitted products with macrame art.
What’s The Story?
Febin George from Thrissur, an MSC Marine Biology graduate, started Macrame Shop after her studies. Being a corona graduate (if that’s even a phrase), she had ample time at her disposal to learn the craft. “While I was still in college, I would watch a bunch of tutorials and videos about macrame art. When the lockdown happened, I delved into it further. I enquired about the Macrame cord nearby, but unfortunately, I couldn’t get my hands on the real one. So I started to practice with woollen threads. Turned out, I was really good at it. In fact, my friends and family started to appreciate my work.”
One fine day, she received a call from a shop she had inquired about earlier. Febin was told that there was a need for a couple of macrame pot hangers and that they were willing to provide the material. “That’s how I finally got my hands on the macrame cord for the first time. I took up the work too,” she shared.
Why You Should Check Out Macrame Shop?
Something that you’ll definitely love about macrame products is that it is simple in design yet it brings out the essence of any space. You can use it as home decor, wedding decor, photo shoot props, and during events. Macrame Shop does everything from wall hangings, pot holders, coasters, crop tops to bottle designs and pencil holders. The prices of the products range from INR 200 – INR 10, 000.
Pro-tip: Their macrame tent is a huge hit among couples and new parents who can rent it out for their pre-wedding shoots and baby shoots. Their wall hangings, too, have received rage reviews.
If you want to buy products from Macrame Shop, just slide into their DMs on Instagram. They’re super responsive, and won’t leave you hanging!
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