Deb Tuckey of Finnbear Kicks and Capers is the mastermind behind a range of gorgeous original designs inspired by and created for her boys – and now she’s sharing them with you! From her home on Paraparaumu she makes colourful, high quality bike and scooter handlebar baskets, soft sole baby and toddler shoes, and stunning masks and headbands for imaginative play.
Is your little superhero looking forward to Halloween? Avoid the mass-produced tat and get a locally-made, quality gift they’ll love – and go on wearing in endless games of pretend! These awesome superhero capes from Minka come in a variety of styles and designs, and can be customised too!
Goblin wrangler and librarian Pam Vallender of Rednellav Goblin Catchers reckons her Urban Goblins are rather like weka, magpies, or UK urban foxes: they’ve ended up in our back yards because people have made it possible. Her goblins know that where there are people, there are interesting things to eat and shiny objects…
How cute is this?! Turn your wee bee into his or her favourite animal. These adorable bunny bonnets from Wee Bee will add a touch of wonder and whimsy to your child’s wardrobe
When grandfather and builder “Papa Stu” embarked on his new project of Timber and Twine Handmade Toys, he also began a journey into new technologies and production techniques. His tactile timber toys are lovingly made in his Christchurch workshop using beautiful native reclaimed timbers and natural finishes, and are designed to inspire imaginative, naturally engaging play for preschoolers, and sensory experiences for babies.
Joanna of Small & Loud says “As a child I always imagined having my own business, selling my own handmade crafty things. Funny how things work out!” The inspiration for her business was formed when hunting for a birthday present for her nephew. Unable to … Read more »