Be Creative

Sep 102010

… Do you design and hand craft quality products? Do you live in Melbourne and looking for a warm, friendly and exciting place to exhibit & sell your wares?

The Handmade Show could be just for you. This is where we showcase the talents of local artisans and crafters.  Perhaps you would like to join us!

Our focus is on quality handmade products, and we love to exhibit a large range of crafts. We are on the lookout for unique, well made products that are locally made in Melbourne.

As you would know, most markets charge you a fee for holding a stall. The Handmade Show operates a little differently because we (the artists & crafters) run the market ourselves. We are a non-profit group that all share the responsibilities of running The Show, and therefore a donation from each of our stallholders is requested to go back into the general costs of running The Show. A portion of this also goes back into the RSL.

Interested in becoming a stallholder or would like to know more? Please visit The Handmade Show blog to register your interest, and you will be sent an application kit!

Jul 262010
Daisy Bear

After visiting a market recently and seeing lots of gorgeous hand crafted teddy bears, I was prompted to write about my ‘recreated’ bears. Making or recreating Teddy bears is not my usual craft but a few years back I was inspired to dress up a few cute little bears. I’d given them each a name & a little story attached. Here is …[Full story]

Jan 172010
Were You There? The Handmade Show

Crafters on the South East side of Melbourne have long awaited for a show of their very own. This is not a market but a showing or exhibition by a collective group of creative people who beautifully & lovingly create their own wares to the highest quality and of original designs. Many of their works are One-Of-A-Kind and all have their own …[Full story]

Sep 192009
Created With Love.

Welcome to Pink Saturday!   It’s those little things, handmade or recreated with love, that can say so much and become little treaured keepsakes. So I’ve dug out some photos from my archives, of a few small creations to share for today’s Pink . The first photo shows a simple little notebook. I had a stack of handmade paper which I made into these small books. A painted …[Full story]

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Jul 302009
Recreated For Friends

  What do you do with a heavy glass bead necklace? If it’s too heavy to wear you may want to throw it away or give it away. But what if the necklace belonged to your mother and the glass beads happen to be venetian glass beads? They’re not something to just ‘get rid of’, especially if they were bought on …[Full story]

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