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The man i met on the tram..

I had a little cry on the tram trip back to work. On my way to the city a tourist had asked a man for directions, the man shook his head so I helped the traveller get his bearings and mentioned Federation Square. The man made a gesture to me – his coordination was hard […]

Pointer Sisters design theory

I think about the Pointer Sisters every time I design a new range. You know them? they sang ‘Fire’ & the Classic Hits radio favorite, ‘Slow Hand’. I remember earnestly explaining to mum how good the outfits were..did she understand?   You see, I was an impressionable littley when the Pointer Sisters were around & […]

would you like catch-up with that?

should i try to explain my absence? at least a little perhaps:)i got overwhelmed – one day i went back to write a post & the format had changed & i panicked – has that happened to anyone else?I’m going to try to look at the positives – firstly, it’s that there have been tremendous […]

a jewellery Ode to Vali Myers

Tomorrow is a very exciting day for the team at Outre Gallery & the Vali Myers Trust because it sees the launch of a new book called ‘Night Flower, The Life & Art of Vail Myers’ by Martin McIntosh & Gemma Jones. As a huge admirer of Vali & her work, i was extremely happy […]

New ‘Hello, House Plant!’

‘Bunny Ears’ in pink Tomorrow we will be opening the studio doors (sat 18th Aug 11-3pm) for Craft Victoria’s Craft Cubed event so we thought we would also launch the new ‘Hello, Houseplant’ range! ‘Hello, House Plant!’ is a series of necklaces dedicated to my most favorite of hard-to-kill plants..the succulent! I’m trying to cultivate […]

Finders Keepers Melb tonight!

so today’s the big day! i’ve bought myself a flat trolley (long overdue:)) & it’s packed in the car ready to roll! We’ll be there from 6pm-10pm tonight & then 10am-5pm sat so if you’re in the area please come & say hi! our stall is at C4, near the entrance. I’ve made quite a […]

valentine’s day special offer

i heart necklace 15% off until Feb 14th + other special offers too! hello! have you had a good beginning to the year? i hope so – i’ve been laying low, making things but trying to plan things for the year too. So, christmas has passed, now onto valentine’s day huh? Well, it’s always been […]

hohoho!

the workshop has been moving at an eye-straightening pace this week so i thought i’d take this opportunity to wish you all a happy’n’safe chrissy. Our house is hosting christmas lunch this year so have gone all-out with a real tree & front door wreath (made from the discarded lower branches of the tree + […]

Good Stuff:Holiday Guide!

oh my, how good is this!?Pip Lincolne, from Meet Me at Mikes (& all round inspiring person) has launched an online publication just in time for some christmas encouragement.It’s called Good Stuff:Holiday Guide & what’s even better is it’s FREE!Lots of ace people have contributed including Frankie’s editor Joe Walker (with a very cute pic […]

what i’ve been making..

the start of something new & limited edition..can you guess what it is from this pic?it’s my foray into homewares & this prototype silver & steel candle stick is bound for my table at home. starting the setting that will hold the candle (here are the sides & base)now that they are soldered, i add […]