Thursday, 29 June, 2017

Aran comfort

Why shouldn’t your cushions be snuggly and warm too this winter? These gorgeous Aran cushions, knitted in 100% local New Zealand wool, are available from Coulter & Coulter in olive green, undyed grey or natural cream and fasten with vintage buttons.

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Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

Fresh on Felt

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expressionsw blog

Fresh on Felt: we’re serving up a smörgåsbord of snuggly and sweet winter goodies for all ages this week, so grab a comfy chair, relax, and dig in!

designer decor, art and homewares

kowhaiandco – Scandi-styled wooden furniture, toys, and home decor
hellohoopla – sweet art prints made with love for your home. Customisable too!
hatsontop – vibrant, modern lap quilts
critterz – snuggly handmade crochet blankets

children’s clothing, accessories and toys

expressionsw – appealing and robust wooden toys and kids’ decor items
wilding – organic linen rompers for wee ones
puriripieces – adorable hand knitted babywear
earlybuds – gorgeous and gentle muslin wraps, supporting the Early Buds premature babies’ charity

puriripieces blog

kowhaiandco blog

linlin blog

clothing, jewellery and accessories

linlin – toasty warm New Zealand merino gloves
bubbleblue – lampworked beads made into beautiful jewellery
tuesday64 – colourful paintings and felted accessories

gifts and goodies

bonnycrafts – creative yarn crafts and yarn crafting accessories
brookvale – all your fibre needs for felting, spinning and knitting!
commonplacen – luscious scented soy candles

earlybuds blog

Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

Practical fashion from November House

We love these fabric cord wraps for earphones, fresh from November House. They’re a cute solution to keeping your earphones untangled and neat when not in use, and can also be used to organise charger cords for small electronics. Awesome!

novemberhouse blog


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Monday, 26 June, 2017

Beautiful wedding essentials

This beautiful customised bamboo guestbook from Peg Creative is available in either natural or carbonised bamboo, and makes a gorgeous keepsake from your special day.

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Sunday, 25 June, 2017

Simply practical pots from Karoro

Knitters, keep your yarn (and your sanity) safe with these beautiful pottery yarn bowls from West Coast potter Karoro. There’s a lovely range of styles to choose from: single or double directional “hook” cut-outs, with or without lids, and a variety of pleasing glazes.

karoro blog


Choose your Karoro yarn bowl today »


Friday, 23 June, 2017

Friday finds

soniatherese blog

whalebird blog

fionawilcock blog


larkindesign blog

Matariki star map pendant by Sonia Therese | Little star ring from Whalebird | Star brooches by Fiona Wilcock | Solar system bracelet from Major Tom | Milky Way night stars wall decal by Larkin Design

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

Tactile, natural fidget spinners

They’re all the rage as a toy right now, but they’ve also been recognised for some time as a valuable tool in helping with concentration and anxiety.

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We think these fidget spinners, from Canterbury maker Re-Arranged, are the nicest spinners on the market, being beautifully made from a choice of attractive, tactile timbers in a range of engaging shapes.


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Wednesday, 21 June, 2017

Get ready for Encraftment, Canterbury!

Whoop whoop! This Sunday is the Winter Encraftment Market, Cantabrians – mark it in your calendar and make sure you get to Lincoln for this great gathering of 70 stalls, showcasing premium products designed and produced by the stallholder. A great day at Encraftment is easy with ATMs, parking and great food and coffee onsite.

Date: Sunday June 25
Time: 10am–3pm
Place: Lincoln Event Centre, 15 Meijer Place, Lincoln.
Cost: Free entry
More information:

Encraftment blog

Fresh on Felt

mhdesign blog

m-in-the-box blog

mizdaisy blog

Fresh on Felt: sweet dress-ups for the kids, warm accessories for the grown-ups, and gorgeous gift tags and memory boxes. Have a peek…

children’s clothing, accessories and toys

kendallstew – adorable felt crowns for birthdays and dress ups
flower-child – sweet 70s-style nighties and dresses from new or preloved retro fabric

kendallstew blog

flower-child blog

clothing, jewellery and accessories

mizdaisy – snuggly 100% New Zealand wool beanies
amylg – warming hats and scarves for winter. 10% of proceeds go to school supplies for kids in Nigeria and DRC Congo

gifts and goodies

mhdesign – gorgeous designer floral gift tags
m-in-the-box – unique handmade memory boxes and photo albums

amylg blog

Tuesday, 20 June, 2017

New from DuvalSmith

Night: landscape in atmospheric blues by DuvalSmith. An original work in acrylic ink on paper.

duvalsmith blog


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