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Announcing the Etsy Design Awards 2015 winners

We are excited to share the winners of the Etsy Design Awards 2015 with you. Selected from a shortlist of talented designers and makers from Australia and New Zealand, the winners are… Winner of Art, Illustration & Papergoods: Liz Payne, Flirting with Yellow Winning the Etsy Design Award means the world to me, I can’t […]

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Shopping Guide: Etsy Design Awards 2015 Finalists

You have roughly 48 hours left to vote for your favourite Australian designers and makers in the Etsy Design Awards 2015. So who do you think has talent? Vote wisely, as the winner gets a trip to Etsy’s headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, and be featured in the October issue of Inside Out. We thought […]

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SCOUTED: Sarah Benning embroidered plant artworks

You may have heard that we’re rather fond of indoor plants. And that it’s a bit a trend right now? (You didn’t? Quick, you might like to read this first). Open any interiors mag these days and you’d be hard-pressed to find a home without a fiddleleaf fig, cactus or potted monstera lurking in the […]

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Shopping Guide: Top 20 Cushions

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: sometimes all it takes to update a room on a budget is a couple of new cushions. Shopping for cushions right now can be a cost-effective exercise, as many Australian brands, like Arro Home, for instance, have discounted their Autumn/Winter 2015 collections. There are many brilliant […]

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Etsy Design Awards 2015 – Submissions are Open!

Designer-makers of Australia and New Zealand, it’s time to polish your wares, tweak your marketing and social media strategy and get your Etsy store in order – submissions are now open for the Etsy Design Awards 2015. If you haven’t got an Etsy store yet, now is a great time to open up shop as […]

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Shopping Guide: 30 Best Statement Earrings To Wear Right Now

If you want to change up your look, or take a daytime outfit to night, it can be as simple as popping on a pair of statement earrings. Just think: an eye-catching trinket on your lobes can instantly transform a plain white shirt, jeans and loafers look into an instant style statement. I’ve rounded up […]

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Free Printable: Make a folding paper Kaleidocycle

With the Etsy Global Craft Party on this weekend, I wanted to share these printables and tutorial to make an amazing kinetic paper kaleidocycle. This year’s Craft Party theme is ‘K​aleidoscope: Paper Taking Shape’, so it seems rather appropriate, don’t you think? A kaleidocycle is an easy-to-make folded paper toy that you can rotate and […]

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Etsy Craft Party 2015

Scouts, it’s time to get your craft on this Saturday 6 June for the annual Etsy Global Craft Party. I love the idea that thousands (millions?) of people around the world come together over 24 hours to celebrate – and make! – craft. This year’s Craft Party theme is ‘K​aleidoscope: Paper Taking Shape’. (Above, clockwise […]

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Shopping Guide: Teeny tiny stud earrings

We really are spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping for earrings, with a wide range of gorgeous shapes, styles and materials that are perfectly on trend right now. I’m relatively new to the earrings market, having had virgin ears for the first 40 years of my life. So ever since I got my […]

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Scouted: Vintage Moroccan boucherouite rugs

I’m finally getting around to cleaning up my studio, which has been the general dumping ground since we moved into The Treehouse over a year ago. Do you have one of those rooms? The one where you chuck everything and close the door when you have visitors? I’ve been looking for a bright and cheery […]

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Scouted: New party supplies store The Chaos Club

Our latest scouting adventures have led has to brand new online paper party supplies store, The Chaos Club. The brainchild of Australian craft/design duo Fiona Michelon and Anita C, The Chaos Club is a new destination for fun party decor and accessories. With a look that’s playful with bright and bold shapes and colours, you […]

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