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My top Australian Etsy picks

Why hello there. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I’m sorry. I really am. Hopefully you’ve been following me via Instagram and Facebook over the past few months! I’ve had to take a little time out from blogging to look after other things – and people – in my life. But it’s good to be […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 10

Here’s the final instalment in my Etsy Christmas Gift Guide for 2012. Hope you’ve found a gem of a gift for someone special, and you’ve enjoyed all of my favourite wee finds. 1. Ahoi Marie Schifferbecher Anker, EUR9.90 from Ahoi Marie. 2. Silk yellow neck scarf with lace pattern, CHF75 (with free worldwide shipping) from […]

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What to order now for Christmas: Presents from Etsy, Part 6

I always get asked how to go about finding all the cool stuff on Etsy. Here’s a good starting point – just remember to order now for Christmas as some of these presents are custom-made! 1. Hand-embroidered initial necklace, US$38 from Merriwether Council. 2. Wood pencil holder, US$59 from Less and More. 3. 12 Colour […]

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A week of Aussie Etsy: Storybook Rabbit

Etsy shop: Storybook Rabbit. Who: Kelly, a Sydney-based illustrator who lives with Juno the bunny “in a little house filled with tiny ceramic animals, brightly coloured dresses, vintage treasures and rabbit-chewed furniture.” What: Re-worked vintage plates with decals of Kelly’s ridiculously cute animal illustration – think Hipster bunnies in peter-pan collars, baby deer in party […]

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A week of Aussie Etsy: Aunty Cookie

Shop: Aunty Cookie. Who: Shannon Lamden, a Melbourne-based freelance designer who specialises in textile design and illustration. What: Original screen-printed fabrics with an assortment of homewares, including graphic cushions, fabric sampler packs and playful printed totebags. Best buys: ‘Hello my name is’ loot bags, ‘Bargain’ cushion and ‘Papercut blooms’ screen-printed fabric. How much: Tote bags […]

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A week of Aussie Etsy: Spin Spin

Etsy shop: Spin Spin. Who: Susan Fitzgerald, a Melbourne-based graphic designer who specialises in textiles. What: Screen-printed fabrics and homewares with a strong design sensibility. Think bold yet simple prints inspired by typography. The pared-back colour palette (often two-toned or contrasting colours) in eco-friendly, water-based ink makes a bold impact on the crisp European linen. […]

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A week of Aussie Etsy: Handmade by Kitiya Palaskas

Etsy shop: Handmade by Kitiya Palaskas Who: Kitiya Palaskas, a craft-based designer from Sydney. What: Playful old-school cut-and-paste zines and colourful accessories. Best buys: Geometric mobiles, macrame plant hangers festooned with pom-poms and Partycraft Zine, which features mini projects and inspiration for the sweetest party decorations. How much: Prices start at US$4.86 for the ‘Save […]

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