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Finders Keepers Market Brisbane 2016

Finders Keepers Market Brisbane 2016 The Finders Keepers Market Brisbane 2016 (autumn/winter) comes with a kind of A-lister vibe that has the tendency to dull most markets that lay claim to the labels ‘design market’ or ‘craft market’. For a real-life ‘Etsy-like’ convention of sellers and buyers, this expertly curated designer-artisan showcase of more than […]

Chiyogami Designs stall


WASHI TAPE LOVE: CHIYOGAMI DESIGNS The cheerful owner of Chiyogami Designs Andrea Walker, looked every bit the brand and creative business she represents in her colourful paisley print smock dress—in happy and brightly speckled peacock colours with wide butterfly sleeves that remind you somewhat of those on a Japanese kimono. She’s also wearing some the […]

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Scrapbook Papercraft Expo 2016

The Scrapbook Papercraft Expo 2016 at the Brisbane Exhibition Centre last weekend was my idea of a delightful way to spend a mildly chilly winter Saturday afternoon. Every year at around the time of the Queen’s Birthday public holiday long weekend (however, tragically no longer for Queensland this June), I can be found whiling my […]

Kaisercraft outlets Brisbane

Craft outlet shopping at Kaisercraft

Craft outlet shopping at Kaisercraft (Australian-owned craft and scrapbooking products manufacturer & wholesaler) I probably hoard too much of, yet always manage to find still a little more room for crafting bibs and bobs as well as books. The same day I was forced to admit that book shelves and cabinets come constructed with a […]

Scrapbook & Paper Crafts Expo

After two weeks of intense cooking and baking the books, it’s time for a kitchen break and for me, the start of winter always means hibernation and crafting season. Every annual June long weekend coinciding with the Queen’s birthday also means the Brisbane Scrapbook & Paper Crafts Expo is here again! And each year on […]