Archive for the ‘General’ Category

He’s got your back

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

He’s cute, he’s tough, he’ll carry your books for you. What’s not for a kid to love about this awesome cat backpack from Little Leaf Eco?

littleleafco blog

Made from 100% recycled cotton canvas, this 35cm x 28cm bag is durable, lightweight, and spacious enough to carry small toys, bottles, snacks, gadgets, and anything else your little one wants to bring along. It has two small pockets inside, an easy magnetic button closure, and adjustable shoulder tie on straps to fit your young one as they grow.

 

Pick up yours today »

 

Some bunny will love this

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

How could this chap fail to bring a smile to your face? Sandra of The Felted Room makes her characterful and colourful cushions from sustainable or recycled materials. They make a perfect gift and look great in any setting, from nursery to lounge.

feltedroom blog

 

See more from The Felted Room »

 

Needles needing a yarn?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

If your needles are itching to knit some cosy accessories for your and your loved ones, we’ve got the yarns

crock blog

trubywool blog

spunout blog

littlereds blog

Keeshond dog and alpaca yarn by Crock | Naturally dyed merino/nylon sock yarn by Truby Wool | Textural handspun yarn by Spunout | Hand dyed merino yarn by Little Red’s Yarn

 

Purchase beautiful yarns here »

 

Need a pattern? We’ve got that covered too! »

 

Friday finds

Friday, March 24th, 2017

wraptweaving blog

homesewn blog

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

alexoandco blog

bambina blog

Handwoven alpaca scarf by Wrapt Weaving | Merino slouch beanie by Homesewn | Log Cabin wool fingerless mitts by Cornflakepurl | Little Kiwi hottie cover by Adventures of Alex O & Co | Floral tea pot cosy and pot by Bambina

A pinch of this, a dash of that…

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

We love these beautiful pinch pots from Gwyneth Hulse Design, hand-turned from New Zealand Tōtara and finished with food-safe tung oil and beeswax polish. They’re perfect for holding salt, pepper, or spices, or as pots for rings and earrings.

Purchase yours today!

ghdesign blog

The Easter bunny loves Felt

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Easter treats don’t have to be chocolate! We’ve found some sweet alternatives to make Easter special for little ones.

zippitydoodah blog

pinkbasket blog

sewmama blog

mimiandrufus blog

twomagpies blog

 

Shop local and lasting for Easter »

 

Beautiful Pacific-inspired homewares from Deep Green Inc

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Deep Green Inc brings textures of Aotearoa and the Pacific to life through a love of textiles and design. These gorgeous homewares make use of woven flax, feathers, paua shell, dying techniques, hand drawn designs, and beautiful 100% New Zealand wool.

deepgreeninc cushion blog

deepgreeninc runner blog

 

Purchase from Deep Green Inc today »

 

deepgreeninc wool cushion blog

Friday finds

Friday, March 17th, 2017

ponderdesign blog

sosoandcompany blog

replaystudio blog

heavensbetsy blog

frankiew blog

Leaves cushion cover by Ponder | Nature journal by So So and Company | Recycled vinyl record earrings by Replay Studio | Shades of Autumn necklace by Heavens to Betsy | Sunscape 2 by thefword

Orca by Ana Aceves

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

A4 giclée print - Orca by Ana Aceves

Born in Zamora, Spain, Nelson artist and illustrator Ana Aceves has many strings to her bow, with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a background in graphic design and art direction. Orca is an A4 fine art giclée print on watercolour paper of an original illustration, printed in Nelson and signed by Ana.

 

Buy now from Ana Aceves »

 

Creativity for a rainy day

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

We’re all for hunkering down inside on rainy days like these! What you need now are some crafty projects to settle in with. Felt has a great range of materials, tools, patterns and kits to get you started – here’s a few to tempt you!

Gorgeous watercolour paints from Celia Wilson, made from locally-sourced pigments.

celiawilson blog

Fabulous customisable stretched artist’s canvases, boards & blocks from Stretched.

stretched blog

Lovely yarns from a variety of very interesting creatures, hand dyed by Crock.

crock blog

Cosy winter knitting patterns from Honeycakes too!

honeycakes blog

Or maybe cross stitch is more your thing? Teribear has you sorted.

teribear

And how about some fabulous cookie cutters from Making It for rainy day baking? Mmmm, cookies…

makingit blog

Feeling inspired? Check out the whole creative range in our Leisure and Activities pages today!