The Alma Market is a home based online business founded by Val Turner who loves and has a passion for Shabby Chic, vintage inspired crafts, gifts and homewares.
Val, who lives in beautiful South Devon has spent many years designing and creating crafts, decided it was the right time to make her passion (daily spending hours in her craft room) into a business so you (our customers) could benefit and share in her craft creations and other vintage inspired projects.
Giving items the Shabby Chic treatment has always been close to Val's heart and therefore you will discover many of her shabby projects such as such as jewellery boxes and candlesticks available on the site. These are truly unique items that will be a pleasure to own.
Do you love vintage bone china teaware and tea sets? These beautiful and collectable items are like a magnet for Val who searches high and low for good quality and best condition authentic vintage English fine china items so they can be directed to a new loving home. Chinaware from manufacturers such as Colclough, Minton, Tuscan, Royal Albert, Ainsley and Folley to name a few are listed in the exclusive section of the website.
Of course, there is also a supply of delightful home decor, homeware, gifts and accessories, Shabby chic and vintage inspired items such as hanging hearts, picture frames, glassware, ceramics and nautical gifts that will complement and enhance your home. Whether you purchase an item that is hand finished, hand decorated or hand painted or 'off the shelf' you can be sure that it will be of good quality, best condition and reasonably priced, backed up with great customer service that will always be at the forefront of 'The Alma Market'.
Val welcomes you to browse the site, to be inspired and explore your imagination as you look to buy for your home, family and friends.