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Category Archive: Australian craft and handmade

Wee finds: Stampel Wall Hangings

Stampel ‘Waterfalls’ wall hanging. Photography courtesy of Stampel. Textile wall hangings are enjoying an interiors renaissance right now. I like to think of it as a modern interpretation of those ’70s ‘brown crafts’ (think brown, cream and orange macrame owls and shaggy weaving), with all manner of yarn, thread and fabric manipulated into magnificent new […]

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Shopping in Melbourne: Spare Room Project and Wish You Were Here

If you’re in Melbourne right now, you might like to pop along tonight to the historic Nicholas Building in the CBD (a Wee Birdy favourite) for the opening of the Spare Room Project. Hosted and curated by Melbourne designer Matthew Thomson of Mattt (another Wee Birdy fave), the shop-within-a-shop brings together some of Melbourne’s leading […]

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Sydney design: Bright and bold new DAN300 textiles

DAN300 Babcha Luxe spring textiles. Photography courtesy of DAN300. I’m super-excited to exclusively reveal a sneak peek of the new DAN300 spring/summer 2013 collection of textiles on Wee Birdy. I’ve had my eye on Sydney designer and director of DAN300 Daniella (Dani) Rosen for the past few years, as each new collection grew bigger – […]

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Out and about in Sydney: Sydney Design

If you love design and happen to be in Sydney between the 3rd and 18th of August, you might like to book yourself in for some of the excellent talks, tours and workshops lined up for this year’s Sydney Design. Now in its 16th year, more than 75 events across the city will explore the […]

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Sydney design: Mr & Mrs White

It’s been a while since I posted about Sydney design, and when I stumbled across the latest work from Mr & Mrs White, I couldn’t wait to have a wee chat with them. Mr & Mrs White run a furniture and textiles business from their showroom and workshop in Mona Vale, on Sydney’s northern beaches. […]

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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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