When Snells Beach sewing aficionado Brenda Howson of Zealous Design was a child she had a precious big rag doll that she loved to pieces. Now she makes beautiful handcrafted dolls and soft toy animals so that a new generation of Kiwi kids can love a unique doll that’s made with care and love.
This gorgeous two bedroom home features a cosy interior combining space and comfort in rooms that are functional as well as family-friendly. The master suite on the third floor has an ensuite and balcony, and a second bedroom makes this a perfect first home. Light polished wood floors are complemented by bespoke design features and quality craftsmanship in an attractive open plan living space.
Anita Carter’s grandfather began making eiderdowns in Wellington in the 1940s. 70 years later Anita is following in his footsteps with her home business Eiderdowns by Anita. She still uses her grandad’s original “downmachine” patterns and until recently, even one of his sewing machines!