Posts Tagged ‘interviews’

Getting On The Upcycle Bandwagon

Stacey Alexander from The Upcycle Bandwagon is our Sustainable Home Hub guest today! Located  in The Blue Mountains, she started her business in 2013. Stacey is a mum, wife, daughter, little sister and a twin sister. She loves to paint and create with loads of colour. Growing up in country NSW and then moving to…

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House Tour, Gina’s Vintage Home Full of Love

I am so excited to revive this house tour today of this beautiful home, which is one of our all time favourites, and the story behind the people who live here. Sam and Gina Rosenberg have been married for more than thirty years, after they met on a blind date! They have been together ever…

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Making Memories with OnStone

OnStone - photos on stone with recycled timber frames

Emma Griffin and Nick McGrath know a thing or 2 about memories, and how to make sure you can preserve them in a beautiful way. Based in Melbourne, with a Singapore store opening and a pop up store in Sydney, their business OnStone prints memories onto a stone surface with a timber frame, which has been restored…

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Handmade Homewares with Texture Designs

Lauren Budden is the ceator and designer behind Texture Designs. Based in Newcastle, NSW, she creates one off homeware items and functional art for your home, that offer accent colours, stir up conversation, and moments of quirky intrigue. At the moment she runs Texture Designs in her spare time. She is a train driver with the…

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Vintage Fair, The Collective

vintage inspiration at the vintage fair brisbane

Vintage Fair- The Collective, is the revamped retail precinct of Fairhaven Services on the NSW Central Coast at 209 Brisbane Water Dr, Pt Clare. They provide employment and support services for people with disability. The retail precinct provides a new shopping experience and destination to the local community including a café – Fare Cravin’ Café,…

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21 Junk Street, Upcycling Vintage Tour

Don’t you just love a family roadtrip? It is our favourite type of holiday and what could be better than a weekend away where you also get to explore some vintage stores! A while back we had the absolute pleasure of visiting the most beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula, and the magical shop, 21 Junk Street, owned…

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Susan’s Upcycled Country Vintage Home

Take a tour of this upcycled vintage country home in rural Australia on Recycled Interiors www.recycledinteriors.org

We have had some lovely house tours over the past few years and we are revisiting some of them to bring them back to light. One of my favourite tours was the home of Susan Weil, who loves old pre-loved and used materials, as they work well with her love for vintage and Australian country…

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Sustainable Decorating with Harry and Jane

sustainable homewares and furniture made in Australia

Emily Shaw is the owner of Harry & Jane, from Melbourne, Australia. Harry & Jane handcraft homewares from reclaimed timber, using Golden Cypress, which they source from Gippsland. Opening on October 9th 2014, they have just turned one!  Who are you? Tell us about the people behind the business Officially I am the sole owner and maker at…

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Amity Dry, Mother, Wife & A Complicated Life

If you are a Block watcher you will know my guest today very well – Amity Dry – but more than a reality television winner, Amity is a creative talent, mother, designer and all round lovely woman, who is having the time of her life making music and telling stories that have been making a…

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Sea Soul Studio, Handmade Ceramics For Home and Body

handmade jewellery

Sarah Webb from Sea Soul Studio is our featured creative business this week. Based in Lewisham in the Southern Beaches Area of Tasmania, she creates the most beautiful handmade ceramics for home and body, crafted from a variety of clays including terracotta, white earthenware and Southern Ice Porcelain. WIN Sarah is giving you the chance to win…

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Wildwood Designs, Recycled and Sustainable Timber Furniture

recycled timber furniture

Wildwood Designs furniture is run by Juliet Barr and Peter Crutchfield with locations in Gladesville and Stanmore. Operating for 17 years, the business is a unique furniture shop specializing in original furniture designs, including from recycled antique foundry patterns. The foundry patterns are up to 100 years old and were made in the days when machinery had to be made…

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