Vintage Victories

Vintage Victories

February 09, 2018

As long-time advocates of reusing and recycling, we're eager to share the fabulous work of vintage and second hand storeowners....

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Art Love for the New Year

Art Love for the New Year

January 19, 2018

Be inspired to tap into your creative side by these four artists using different mediums: photography and planes; palette knife and oil paints; embroidery and textiles; watercolours and trees ...

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Chocoholic Meltdown

Chocoholic Meltdown

January 12, 2018

Many of us have been literally gob-smacked by the 2018 news that chocolate may be extinct by 2050 due to climate change! Quelle horreur. But upon further (desperate) research by a self-confessed addict it appears that scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are experimenting...

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Festive Food

Festive Food

December 15, 2017

Cooking for the festive season should be all about fun! It should be fun to cook, fun to look to at and fun to eat. 

Have yourself a tasty little Christmas with these four recipes which encapsulate fun and festivity, colour and cheerfulness. 

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Moving stairways to heaven

Moving stairways to heaven

December 08, 2017

Who'd Have Thought it was possible to recycle escalators? Built more than eight decades ago and only decommissioned earlier this year, the historic Wynyard Station's four wooden treads and combs live on courtesy of artist and sculptor Chris Fox as "Interloop", a 5 tonne sculpture suspended above its replacement.

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Doggie Knits | Wow the Poocherazzi

Doggie Knits | Wow the Poocherazzi

November 10, 2017

Is your hound on-trend or are you too embarrassed to be seen in public with your four-legged friend in case of stalking poocherazzi? Unless you're knitting for a Saint Bernard, it's relatively inexpensive producing a garment for your loved one.

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Interview: Sophie Carnell | Jeweller and Artist

Interview: Sophie Carnell | Jeweller and Artist

November 03, 2017

Fascinated by history, the landscape and our connection with the environment, jewellery maker and artist, Sophie Carnell uses recycled, upcycled and collected materials in her work that combines jewellery and art and art with jewellery.

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Repurposed Military Ware

Repurposed Military Ware

October 06, 2017

The ultimate in upcycling and repurposing is turning old military items and war-time materials into functional and wearable peacetime pieces. Who'd have thought Jerry Cans, unexploded bombs, shell casings and disarmed nuclear weapon systems could be anything other than unwanted waste?

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TREK | The Larapinta Trail

TREK | The Larapinta Trail

September 15, 2017

There's nothing quite like climbing red mountains at dawn, showering in green canvas tents with dodgy flaps and "chewing the fat" fireside, under the expanse of a milky blanket of stars.

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Interview: CRASH Jewelry

Interview: CRASH Jewelry

September 08, 2017

If you've ever fancied owning a luxury car - a Porsche or Maserati perhaps - but just can't quite afford one, jewellery designer Christi Schimpke of CRASH Jewelry has the perfect solution.

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What's for breakfast?

What's for breakfast?

August 04, 2017

Instagram is second to none for stimulating salivary glands, so this week we're sharing some of our favourite breakfast instas to tantalise you. 

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DIY | Rock Me Gently

DIY | Rock Me Gently

July 28, 2017

I don't know about you, but I'm blissfully happy when I'm absorbed in activities that have a "handmade" element. Research shows that crafting is useful for stress relief, summoning mindfulness...

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