The Busy Hive.
Collected. Created. Curated.

….the only limit is your imagination

Busy Hive founder Alison is a firm believer that if you can imagine it, she can make it a reality and is never happier than when she unleashes her creativity hook in hand! With over 40 years of crochet behind her and a love of all things Maximalist shes never afraid to be different. Explore her creations and let your imagination run wild…..

Wild Side

Fierce and vibrant faux taxidermy

Kits & Patterns

Unleash your own creativity


Inspired by botanical drawings & natures paintbox


from Christmas to Easter….


A collection of interior pieces designed to bring calm

Afternoon Tea

Fun or functional tales from the teapot

Maximalists don’t regard clutter as a collection of items, but rather as a collection of things they enjoy