Saturday, June 4, 2011

Etsy in Australia!!

Typographic Australian City Print by ButtercupInk

Oops....I'm a bit late with this but most of you would know about it already (and you should have received the newsletter I sent out about it if you're in the Sydney Etsy Team).

Etsy admin Matt Stinchcomb is in Sydney right now!  Tomorrow afternoon (Saturday) there's a special 'Etsy meetup and chat with Matt' @ the western foyer of the Opera House (outside the playhouse theatre). It starts at 4pm and there'll be a chance to ask questions and share your etsy experiences. 

Hope to see some of you there! I spotted Matt this evening, so can confirm that he does indeed exist, and is in the country right now! :)

Matt is heading to Melbourne on Sunday, but it appears that the Melbourne meetup is full.

Info on the etsy blog here

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Montage Collective in Fremantle

Hello! Helena reporting from Perth. If you are in town, check out Montage Collective in Fremantle. I popped in this week and had so much fun browsing around! I love the concept, and what a great initiative, supporting Handmade and local talent!


The pop up shop is a collaboration between 12 creative West Australian artists who have come together to set up a temporary shop for 3 weeks. You will find everything from jewellery, bags and homewares to textiles, art and paper goods plus a few vintage surprises in between!


My bestfriend Niina has some of her wonderful creations instore!



A trip to the shop is only fun when you come out with a cute purchase! Be sure to check my blog to see pictures of my purchase:)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Australia Day on Etsy!

Happy Australia Day! The Australian teams on etsy have joined together for a huge Australia Day event on etsy, offering discounts of 15%-25% off everything- teams from all over Australia are participating, including the Down Under Street Team (DUST), the Sydney Etsy Team, the Brisbane BrisStyle Team, the MadeOnTheLeft Perth Team, and also the brand new Adelaide Team!

The promo runs from today until the 31st Jan, and you can use the special discount code ausday (during checkout) for:

15% off these items

20% off these items

25% off these items

Pleated Linen Tote by Bundarra - 20% off with code

Evelyn Dress by threelittleducksaust - 20% off with code

Doris Lace Flower Brooch by itsolive - 20% off with code

Sterling Silver Earrings by frankideas - 15% off with code

Friday, January 21, 2011

BrisStyle's Handmade Ark - Queensland Floods

Further to yesterday's post about what I'm doing to help raise funds for the Queensland Flood appeal, here's some more fabulous sellers donating their time and money towards the cause!

The wonderful crafters of the BrisStyle street team have come together (as all good teams do) to consolidate their efforts to raise badly needed funds for the victims of the flooding here in Queensland.

BrisStyle Handmade Ark Appeal French Butterflies Wax Paper Garland OOAK

Some stores are donating 100% of their item's proceeds, others, like myself, are donating a percentage of their store's proceeds to the appeal. Please check individual store notifications for what will be donated.

Search "Brisstyle Ark" on Etsy for more gorgeous items with donations going towards the Premier's Flood Appeal. You can also donate directly to the appeal by clicking HERE.

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