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Meet the Maker: Beetroot Blankets

Hi Kate, tell us a little about Beetroot Blankets… Beetroot Blankets links my love of gardening with my zeal for creating beautiful blankets and bibs. The seasonal, changing colours and textures of flowers and foliage, fruit and vegetables…

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How to Sell Handmade Products Wholesale: Pricing, Production & Pitching

Selling handmade products wholesale is a momentous achievement for handmade artisans. For some, it’s a goal they’ve worked towards for years… building their brand, refining designs, streamlining production and sourcing the most cost-effective materials. Landing your first wholesale gig is…

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ATTENTION Melbourne Artists

Are you an artist who’s ready to start exhibiting, but aren’t sure where to start!?Meet The Make It Collective.We’re a collaborative community of artists & creative makers and we’re holding our first group exhibition featuring Melbourne artists in…

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Meet the Maker: Lab KAJO Ceramics

Hi Stephanie, tell us a little about LAB Kajo… Lab KAJO ceramics is a Melbourne-based boutique ceramic studio. I create handmade jewellery, homewares, tableware and small objects with inspiration from nature and dreamscapes. The form and shape for each…

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How to Prepare for a Makers Market: The Complete Checklist From Go to Whoa

Ever had one of those nightmares where you find yourself naked in public? It’s totally humiliating. Kinda like turning up to a market and realising you’ve left your EFTPOS machine on the charger at home – but it happens! The good news is you’ll…

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Meet the Maker: Cheerio Paper Co

Hi Maude, tell us a little about Cheerio Paper Co… Cheerio Paper Co is my little Melbourne-made eco-stationary label that produces unique and playful keepsakes with the goal of making everyone’s day a little more cheery. I’m all about…

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The Ultimate Guide to Pricing Handmade Products

For some makers, pricing handmade products is the least favourite part of the job; a job that started off as a hobby… a craft experiment you stumbled across one rainy day on Pinterest that was refined over time until somebody eventually said,…

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The Must Do Melbourne Handmade Markets if You Really Want to Win Christmas Giving

Summer in Melbourne has arrived. Christmas is almost here. This can only mean 1 thing… The Melbourne handmade markets scene is about to explode! Grab your calendar, muster up some friends and create a hit list of the Melbourne…

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Meet the Maker: Kate and Rose

Hi Suzanne, tell us a little about Kate and Rose… Kate and Rose has a mix of vintage and upcycled products, including kawaii inspired jewellery and a new High Tea themed collection, which has vintage plates upcycled into cake stands,…

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12 DIY Handmade Tutorials for a Thrifty Christmas

“Jingle bells, store-bought smells, handmade all the waaay…  Oh what fun it is to make, save money and create… HEY!”  This Christmas, trade consumerism for creativity with these DIY handmade Christmas tutorials ranging from easy-peazy to totally achievable….

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