Better than before

15 October 2014
Tags: Books
Gretchen Rubin is doing some research for her forthcoming book about habit change, Better Than Before. She asked people about the habits they most wanted to change, here are the TOP 7.

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Gilly

5 October 2014
Tags: Books, Papergoods
ADAM GILCHRIST - THE MAN, THE CRICKETER, THE LEGEND.

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Lotta Magazine

22 September 2014
Tags: kids , Papergoods
A great Australian kids magazine 5-10 year olds.

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Quilting Mag - Quilt Now

14 July 2014
Tags: craft, Stitch
There is a new magazine on the block - all the way from the UK!

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Our Farmers Market Cook Book

7 July 2014
Tags: Books
RECIPES WANTED FOR OUR COOKBOOK

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Minimal Quiltmaking

29 June 2014
Tags: Books, craft, Stitch
A new book from Gwen Marston.

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Little Veggie Patch

10 June 2014
Tags: kids , Little people, Organic
We love the Little Veggie Patch Co, located in East St Kilda.

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TED

8 June 2014
We‘ve been delving deep into TED talks lately.

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Alphabet Family Journal

28 May 2014
Tags: Books, craft, kids , Little people, Organic, Upcycled
A gorgeous new magazine published 3 times a year. The first letter is, A!

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Flow Magazine

17 April 2014
Tags: craft, Papergoods
What a delight this magazine is!

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Uppercase Magazine

11 April 2014
Tags: Books, Papergoods
This is truly one of the best magazines ever!

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Rechenka‘s Eggs - A Book!

2 April 2014
Tags: Books, kids , Little people
Easter is just around the corner - here is one book you‘ll love reading them...

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Earth Hour

26 March 2014
Each year, on one night, millions of people across the globe turn their lights off for one hour.

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We are all completely beside ourselves

18 March 2014
Tags: Papergoods
The author of the Jane Austen Book Club, has a stunning new novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves.

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Alphabet Street

14 March 2014
Looking for something to do with the kidlets???

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Amy Butler Blossom

27 February 2014
Tags: Books, Clothing, craft, Stitch
Amy Butler puts together a magazine that is a visual and editorial journal of passionate inspirations both visual and mindful!

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Quilt Improv - A Book

26 February 2014
Tags: Books, craft, Homewares, Little people, Stitch
Not just another quilt book - this one will get you inspired!

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Steal Like An Artist - A Book

18 February 2014
You don‘t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself...

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Wise Craft - The BOOK!

12 February 2014
Tags: Books, craft, Homewares, kids , Papergoods, Stitch, Toys, Upcycled
An original blogger from back in the day - this book is a welcome addition.

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5 Books about LOVE

4 February 2014
Tags: Books
Do you believe in LOVE?

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Summer Reading

20 December 2013
Tags: Books, Papergoods
We put out a call on facebook for some titles to read over summer- let us share them with you.

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Changing Gears ( A Book)

13 December 2013
Tags: Books
Take a detour from the rat race...

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A Memoir by Dave Graney

6 December 2013
Tags: Books, music
Legendary rock showman Dave Graney takes us on a journey about self-discovery. As a young man fired up by punk rock he sets off on a road-trip from small-town Australia, outside of life and looking for a way in.

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FNL - A Zine

19 November 2013
Tags: Books, Papergoods
Did you ever watch the show Friday Night Lights?

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Designer Kid?

24 October 2013
Tags: Books, kids , Papergoods
Graphic designer/author Chip Kidd has written a book all about graphic design for kids.

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Indoor Plants

31 August 2013
10 HOUSEPLANTS THAT CLEAN INDOOR AIR - Spring is here -- time to open up your house and let the air flow...

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Sewing For All Seasons - A Book

28 August 2013
Tags: Books, craft, Homewares, kids , Stitch, Upcycled
Susan Beal is a craft expert, author, and the founder of West Coast Crafty - her latest book. ‘Sewing For All Seasons‘ - will have you sewing up a storm!

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Book Week 2013

20 August 2013
Tags: Books, kids , Little people
The book week theme in 2013 is Read across the universe.

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Desiderata

8 August 2013
Tags: Books
This timeless piece is so helpful in having a relatively stress free life...

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The Pocket Scavenger

2 August 2013
Tags: craft, Organic, Papergoods, Stitch
Keri Smith‘s latest excellence...

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Vantastic!

19 July 2013
Tags: Books, craft, Homewares, Organic, Stitch, Upcycled
We just adore Kate from Foxs Lane and can‘t wait to see her book...

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4 AWESOME magazines for kids

3 July 2013
Tags: craft, kids , Little people, Papergoods, Stitch, Toys
FOUR cool kids magazines...

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Winter Solstice

21 June 2013
Winter solstices is today, 21st June and the day of the solstice is the shortest day of the year.

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Sweet Paul

6 June 2013
Tags: craft, Food Art, Jewellery, kids , Little people, Organic, Papergoods, Stitch, Toys
The latest issue of Sweet Paul is a beauty.

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Anxiety

12 May 2013
1 in 4 people experience anxiety and most don‘t know what it is...

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Against Animal Testing

8 May 2013
Tags: Lotions & potions, Organic
Did you see ABC News last night speaking out about The Body‘s Shop‘s stance on animal testing and refusal to trade in countries that require all cosmetics products to be tested on animals before they are sold?

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The Conversation

2 May 2013
The Conversation is an independent source of news and analysis, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public.

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Things we love

21 April 2013
Tags: Books, Clothing, craft, kids , Papergoods, Stitch
Get a little inspiration and motivation from some of the places we love...

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Young Vagabond - A new magazine

15 April 2013
Tags: Papergoods
Young Vagabond is a new magazine for young women, offering an alternative to other print publications, which often have an unhealthy focus on image and sexuality. Launched via the crowd-funding platform Pozible, co-founders Ashleigh and Haylee raised $17,960 to launch and print the first edition of Young Vagabond.

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BOOK - Things I Love

8 April 2013
Tags: Books, Clothing, Homewares
Gorgeous MUST HAVE book.

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Routine

7 April 2013
Having a (flexible) routine may just save your sanity...

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Sweet As!

21 March 2013
Tags: Books, Clothing, music, Papergoods, Stitch
Craft supplies in Monbulk, new Colette pattern and new music from Depeche Mode, Cailtlin Rose and Justin Timberlake.

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5 Indie Craft Business Books

4 March 2013
Tags: Books, craft, market day, stall holders
We‘ve sifted through all the books available out there on running your own indie craft business and narrowed it down to just 5...

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Come A Little Bit Closer - A BOOK

3 March 2013
Tags: Books, music
Ian ‘Peewee‘ Wilson has been singing bass doo-wop with iconic vocal group The Delltones since the 1950s and the First Wave of Australian pop.

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Top 5 Rockin‘ Kids Books!

28 February 2013
Tags: Books, kids , Little people
We love books!! Can‘t get enough of them in fact. What makes a good children‘s book? One that the parents dig as well!!

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Peppermint Magazine

14 February 2013
Tags: Books, Clothing, craft, Homewares, Jewellery, kids , Little people, Lotions & potions, music, Organic, Papergoods, Stitch, Toys, Upcycled
The cuuuuutest mini terraniums and Peppermint Sewing School.

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Joyful Strains - A NEW NOVEL

24 January 2013
Tags: Books
Joyful Strains collects twenty-seven memoirs from writers describing their expatriation to Australia. These are stories about what they found, who they became and what they now think of Australia -

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Sweet Things!

20 December 2012
Tags: Books, craft, Jewellery, kids , music
With less than a week to go until Christmas Day how are you travelling? You know I‘m already kicking into a slower mode.

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Christmas Books for Kids

16 December 2012
Tags: Books, kids , Little people
Each night now until Christmas we will read Christmas books together.

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Gathered

24 October 2012
Tags: craft
Am I the ONLY ONE IN THE WHOLE WORLD WHO does not have a IPAD? Well it feels like it!! If I did own one I would be onto Gathered!! Gathered is put together by the makers of Mollie Makes. It‘s a weekly craft indulgence.

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Whole Larder Love - A Book

6 September 2012
Tags: Books, Food Art, Organic
Very, very cool now that this journey has led him to release a book, ‘Whole Larder Love‘ that will now take him to even greater heights. TOOT, TOOT!!!

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Staunch - A Book

30 August 2012
Tags: Books
It ‘aint about craft but it is a must read. Half a million Australian children have been raised in institutional care. Staunch is the story of one boy‘s life as a ward of the state.

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Hexa-go-go

26 August 2012
Tags: Books, craft, Stitch
New Quilt book called Hexa-go-go put together by Tacha. Tacha is a founding member of the Fat Quarterly Magazine.

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Book Week 2012 - Champions Read

20 August 2012
Tags: Books, kids
Book Week started Saturday 18 and runs until this Friday 24 August.

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Lotta Magazine

10 July 2012
Tags: craft, kids , Papergoods
Their third issue is all about secrets. 48 pages of arts, crafts, games and activities inspired by superheroes, spies, magic and surprises.

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Get a good nights sleep

11 June 2012
Set aside time before lights out to worry about the day, or commit your thoughts to a journal so that you don‘t take your troubles to bed with you. Shallow breathing can impair sleep so focus on the rhythm of your breathing making sure each breath comes deep from the diaphragm, or mentally repeat a soothing word or phrase to wind down.

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A Pile of reading!

5 June 2012
Tags: Books, Clothing, craft, Homewares, kids , music, Organic, Papergoods, Stitch, Toys, Upcycled
We‘ve written about these all before BUT here is the latest from Alphabet Glue, Worn & Snippets.

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Clean, mindful eating

3 June 2012
Tags: Books, craft, Homewares, Lotions & potions, music, Organic, Papergoods, Stitch, Upcycled
Peppermint magazine always leaves me feeling optimistic,full of promise and with a feeling that we are all one part of a big whole.

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I heart patchwork

29 May 2012
Tags: Books, craft, Little people, Stitch
Oh My! Are you ready for the bargin of the year? Rashida Coleman Hale‘s BEAUTIFUL book I Heart Patchwork is avaliable as an ebook download...

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Gerties new book & some little tips

16 May 2012
Tags: Books, Clothing, music
We have to wait a little while BUT this is one for the collection...

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Penguin Threads

9 May 2012
Tags: Books, craft, Stitch
Sketched out in a traditional illustrative manner, then hand stitched using needle and thread, the final covers are sculpt embossed for a tactile, textured, and beautiful book design.

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Affordable Art Books

2 May 2012
Tags: Books
Art books that most people can afford!

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BUST DIY

11 April 2012
Tags: Books, Clothing, craft, Homewares, Jewellery, Papergoods, Stitch, Toys, Upcycled
The BUST DIY Guide to Life has over 250 projects from the past 15 years of BUST Magazine - including crafts, recipes, decorating, finance, family, beauty and fashion

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Peppermint Magazine

29 April 2012
Tags: Books, Clothing, craft, Homewares, Jewellery, kids , music, Organic, Papergoods, Stitch, Toys
Peppermint magazine is totally AWESOME. Love their online Sewing School - this months project is The Shift...

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Wise Craft - The Book!

15 April 2012
Its about turning a house into a home. Its about filling that home with keepsakes and momentos that hold meaning to those that live there.

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Woah! Quilting & Kid Action

31 March 2012
Tags: Books, craft, kids , Little people, Papergoods, Stitch
Denyse Schmidt: Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration.

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Spend Shift

26 March 2012
Tags: Books
Spend Shift is essential reading for anyone interested in how values are changing and how businesses can connect with consumers after the recession.

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Kids Bookshelves

21 February 2012
Tags: Books, kids , Little people
I don‘t know about your household but in this one we have so many books. I don‘t think you can ever have too many though, you?

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Seven Canaries & Toffee Magazine

16 February 2012
Tags: Clothing, craft, Homewares, kids , Organic, Papergoods, Stitch, Toys, Upcycled
TWO very cool little magazines There is so much of the same, same out in web land, but these two little magazines really leave a lasting impression on me.

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Books!

28 January 2012
Tags: Books, craft, Stitch
A couple of great reads to share with you all. A craft one and one to stop and make you think.

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Merry Christmas

24 December 2011
Jump in bed, cover up your head,‘Cause Santa Claus comes tonight

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Peppermint Magazine

23 November 2011
Peppermint is the green fashion magazine, celebrating eco and ethical style with a fun, fresh, intelligent and positive spin. It was created for the rapidly-growing number of consumers who appreciate good design, fashion and creativity, but also care about social and environmental issues and where their clothing comes from.

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Gentle Art of Quilt Making

6 November 2011
Tags: Books
Do you read Jane‘s blog?? If you don‘t know about her already, you are in for a real treat!

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A MUST have BOOK

25 October 2011
Tags: Books
For all you budding entrepreneurs The Bizness Book doesn’t promise to make you a millionaire. Instead it lets you define your own idea of success, whether your ambitions are modest or monumental.

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Reading & Writing

18 September 2011
Tags: Books, workshops
Creative SPRING Workshop to chanel your creativity and feel your feelings.

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PLOC & BIG Kids Magazine

30 August 2011
Tags: Books

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Soule Mama

27 July 2011
Tags: Books, craft, kids , Little people, Organic
Amanda Soule is Soule Mama and she has a new book out called, "The Rhythm Of Family".

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You Sew Girl!

21 July 2011
Tags: Books, Clothing, kids , Stitch
The beautiful Nicole Mallalieu has realeased her first book, and it‘s all you need to know about sewing!

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Are you a Sewer?

11 July 2011
Tags: Books, craft, Stitch, workshops

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