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est. 2007

Category Archive: Design

34 Drop-Dead Gorgeous Presents Under $20

Christmas can be costly, but you can find all sorts of affordable and unique wee gems from some of my favourite shops online. I’ve done the shopping for you, and found 34 drop-dead gorgeous presents for under $20 (Aussie dollars), from hand-stamped copper necklaces and designer Scandi babygros to handmade aftershave balm and beautiful art […]

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Christmas Gift Guide: The Best Ice Cream-Themed Presents

This is it, people. Five weeks’ til Christmas. Eeep! So if you haven’t started your Christmas shopping yet, now is a good time to put your orders in from shops online. It’s easy, fast, you avoid the crowds, and guess what? I’ve been researching for months and found all the best stuff for you. Job […]

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Top 12 Unique Gifts for Pet Owners on Etsy

Do you have any pet-owners or animal lovers on your Christmas present list? My top tip? Make a beeline for Etsy, which is chockers with all manner of personalised, custom-made and handcrafted presents for pets. Pet owners are usually rather fond of their animals, so a special, handcrafted pet accessory, or a customised portrait in […]

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Wee Find: Felt Ball Christmas Wreaths

I can’t stop looking at these wreaths. Aren’t they the best thing since… felt ball rugs? There is something about the look of tiny multi-coloured felt balls that is somehow comforting and alluring and nostalgic – all at once. Is it because they look like hundreds and thousands? And they recall memories of yummy, pretty, […]

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12 gorgeous gift ideas for the girls – on Etsy

After something really special for the favourite ladies in your life? Go handcrafted for Christmas this year, and you’ll inspire present envy in all of her friends. Treat her to handmade organic soap, a personalised necklace, or a cheeky cup of ‘wine’. Here, my top 12 greatest Etsy picks for girls. Just click on each […]

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12 brilliant Christmas presents for babies – on Etsy

Nautical is a classic theme for babies and toddlers, and it’s also a pretty safe present that suits both boys and girls. But that doesn’t mean it has to be boring. From whale cushions and pirate artwork to sailor-style bloomers, there are loads of gorgeous and unique gift ideas on Etsy. Get ready to inspire […]

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