Shopping Guide – Custom Made

Made-to-order colours, personalised names and complete custom designs – the beauty of handmade is the individual nature of the design. Our latest shopping guide is bursting with handmade gifts for kids that are custom made.

Custom made plush toy by Spacecake Design
Personalised floral tote bag by My Bebe Cadum
Customised felt crown by Creative Wishes
Baby blanket by Ruby’s Quilts and More
Dress by BerryCoot Creations
Baby beanie and booties by Bumble Bee Designs
Personalised birthday crown by Schooza
Custom animal flash cards by ELK Prints
Made-to-order felt wreath by Ina Sudjana
Your child’s drawings on china by The China Hutch
Bermuda shorts by My DD Hearts Dinos

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Capes 4 Kids Drive

There’s nothing more satisfying than sewing to put a smile on a child’s face.

Sewn by Jo from One Busy Sloth

Over the last fortnight, our members and followers have been sewing capes as part of our Capes 4 Kids Drive. All capes sewn will be sent to Capes 4 Kids, who will distribute the capes to children who are in hospital undergoing “scary” situations and treatments.

Sewn by Kate from Tinkerbell Tailor

We would LOVE for you to join in and donate a cape to this fantastic cause. To get all the details and take part, head over here and fill out your details. The pattern is easy (even if you’re a non-sewer like me!) and you can use new fabric or upcycle sheets and doona covers.

Sewn by Katrina of Mum & Me Handmade Designs

You have until 23 June to sew a super powered cape for a little superhero. So get on board, download the pattern and get creative!

Sewn by Kylie of Babes & Tots Designs


Sensational Six – Movie Night

Movie nights are always a great way to spend quality time with the family and nothing beats huddling up on the couch with these great Australian handmade gifts to help make the night enjoyable and stress free!

– Curated by Christine of Spacecake Design

Bamboo cloth wipes by Bugsey Bee
Personalised blanket by The Knit Studio
Personalised cushion by Ruby’s Quilts & More
Trio macadamias by Nutworks
Pink robe by Four In The Bed
Rainbow socks by Moody Jude

Spacecake Design create funky space gear for astronomical adventures! Whimsical, one of a kind and all lovingly handmade in Victoria. Alien plushies, costumes and more, cosmic creations for kids to explore!

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Chalk Bike Course

We are lucky enough to live in a quiet cul-de-sac which the kids can ride their bikes around.

To make riding around in circles a bit more fun we got a bucket of coloured chalk and each drew a different coloured line to mark out a course to ride along. The kids decided they should start easy and get harder, so we started with some lines from one side to the other with a few curves in it. They then rode the bikes along the line as close as they could like they were balancing the wheels on it.

We then progressed to a loop-the-loop where you ride around in a tight(ish) circle. Then on to multiple loop the loops and very tight bends (some of which I’m sure were not actually possible but they had fun trying).

With all the ‘courses’ colour coded (you could also number them easiest to hardest) they kids took turns seeing if they could complete them all without ‘falling off’. For older children you could also put in a time element; see who can do the green course in the fastest time.

This game would also work without bikes for smaller children they could walk or run to ‘balance’ along the chalk line course, and could be done in a driveway or backyard.

Schooza120 Contributed by Liz of Schooza.

Schooza creates quality handmade, fun products for pretend and imaginative play, aimed for boys and girls under 6. Product range includes felt crowns and hats, animal and dino tails and felt masks.


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Handmade Gifts For Kids at Spacecake Design

We love Spacecake Design for handmade gifts for kids that are out of this world. Designer Christine makes a range of kids decor and accessories with a distinct space influence. Here creations include mobiles and pillows, badges, capes and soft toys, all in bright, fun colours.

Cosmic creations for astronomical adventures.

Spacecake Design | Etsy


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