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Category Archive: Etsy

Etsy Australia Design Awards

Exciting news for Australian designer/makers this week, with the announcement of the first-ever Etsy Design Awards. It’s an amazing opportunity for Australian Etsy sellers with active Etsy shops to be recognised for their talent and creativity, with prizes including a trip to Etsy’s headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, and be featured in the December issue […]

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Birdy of the week: Obliging Bird Clip

Obliging Bird Clip, £18 from Anthropologie. Goshballs, you’ve gotta take your hat off to Anthropologie. Someone there has been mining the work of mid-century Danish designers (why hello Kay Bojesen, Hans Bolling, Kristian Vedel and J.V. Orel) and their modernist wooden animal creations. Not a bad move, considering that Scandinavian mid-century modern design is hotter […]

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Birdy of the Week: House Birds

Yellow Modern Wood Bird ‘Yellow Warbler’ by Studioliscious. This week’s birdy pick comes all the way from Canada, where Etsy sellers Studioliscious create ‘house birds’ inspired by the designs of mid-century illustrator Charley Harper. Each bird is cut from high-grade Baltic Birch plywood, and the design is then applied using an image transfer method. This […]

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Frock on Friday: De-Mes’Tiks NYC

The Cynthia Dress, around AU$175 from De-Mes’Tiks NYC Etsy shop. I’m excited about today’s Frock on Friday, as I’ve had fashion designer Reuben Reuel’s Etsy shop De-Mes’Tiks NYC in my favourites folder for a while now, just waiting for its own dedicated blog post. As many of you will well know, I’m a huge fan of […]

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Frock on Friday

If you’ve watched the most recent series of Call the Midwife, you’ll recognise this rather memorable outfit that Trixie, played by the sassy Helen George, wore on her “date” with the Rev. Isn’t it glorious? Her Jean-Seberg-esque pixe crop would have been quite progressive for 1959 Poplar in London’s East End. Indeed, it wasn’t until […]

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Found! Jenny’s top from Call the Midwife

I found this outfit from Call the Midwife particularly memorable, as I think it’s one of the few times we see Nurse Jenny in pants! Although this marks a departure from her usual full-skirt day dresses, it remains in character as it’s a relatively prim look with zero accessories. So you can imagine that I […]

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