Shopping Guide – Beach

January is over, but we’re all craving a way to get back to those care-free days at the beach. Stroll through our beach collection of Australian handmade gifts in one of the hottest month’s of the year.

Trio of mermaid illustrations by Zenti Designs

Bird baby bloomers and head band by Four Little Buttons

Mermaid tail cupcake toppers by My Paper Planet 

Colour in mermaid toy by Love From Annie

Kombi bed quilt by Ruby’s Quilts & More

Surfboard birthday card by Mum & Me Handmade Designs

Ocean baby romper by Little Loris Co

Sun hat by Lindy Loo Designs

 Aloha Hawaiian shirt by Angus And Lola

Sensational Six – Purr-fect Pieces

Time spent with cats is never wasted.
– Sigmund Freud

Purr-fect Australian handmade gifts with a cat theme.

Curated by Christine of Jelly Bean Books

Kitty rattle toy by Love From Annie
Baby bib by Ingrid’s Haven
Organic baby dress by Four Little Buttons
Cat pillow by Cheeky Rascal
Lap quilt by Wendy J Quilts
Tote bag by PawPaw’s Studio

Jelly Bean Books has been delighting children Australia-wide since 2001, with colourful, individually personalised story books.

Your child is the star of the story! Inspiring imagination as your child goes on wonderful adventures with their favourite characters, a personalised book is something for parents and children to enjoy together. All stories are thoughtfully written to convey a positive, wholesome message, and your own message on the first page will ensure that the book becomes a treasured keepsake.

Personalised gifts are perfect for any occasion, and with over 30 titles currently available, you are sure to find the perfect personalised gift at Jelly Bean Books!

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Sensation Six – Bright!

So many beautiful bright creations from clothing, toys and décor to get us in the mood for summer.

Cherry Shorts by Berry Coot Creations

Koala Sewing Pattern by Angel Lea Designs

Pink Doily Cushion by Maddison Jayne

Triangles Giraffe by Love From Annie

Tassel Dangles by Meg Makes Studio

Small Patchwork Pouch by Wimcee



My name is Fiona and I am the person behind Angus & Lola.

Beautiful and funky high quality designer fabrics are my inspiration for children’s clothing, quilts and more. Working part time in a quilting store means I have access to many amazing fabrics.

Ranges of all items by Angus & Lola are limited rather than mass produced and clothing is available up to size 6.  Reversible bucket hats have proven to be very popular with both boys and girls and often bought as gifts. Custom orders are available for all clothing and quilts.

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Sensational Six – Jungle

You never know what might be hiding in the Handmade Cooperative Jungle!

Curated by Vicki of Vicki Elle

Tiger Cub Print by Nicole Barrows Art

Printable Jungle Birthday Invitation by Enchanted Creations

Fluffy Jungle Quilt by Ruby’s Quilts

Palm Leaf Cushion Cover by Kamoo Home Decor

Life in the Jungle Wall Hanging by Razzle Dazzle 4 U

Logan the Sock Lion by You Make Me Me

Vicki Elle is a handmade boutique creating adorable accessories for babies and children.  Nappy Wallets, Change Mats, Burp Cloths and Little Girls’ Tote Bags are her speciality.  Designed with gift giving in mind, all products are perfect for that special occasion when you want to spoil someone, perhaps a new mum or birthday girl.

Focusing on quality and practicality, each piece is individually handmade with attention to detail and finished to a high standard.  With years of sewing experience, you can be confident you’re buying a well made product that will be enjoyed for years to come.

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Monochrome Nursery Package

Each year the Australian handmade community get together to raise funds for charities that they are passionate about. The annual Collaborate for a Cause auction teams handmade businesses together to create unique Australian handmade gifts that are auctioned to raise funds for charity. This year, the auction is taking place from 28 – 30 July, with hundreds of individual businesses donating their products.

This year, Handmade Cooperative are contributing four collaborative packages to raise money for Women’s Community Shelters. Check out item #2.

Item #3 is Monochrome Nursery Package.

This selection of beauties has photography kindly donated by Emma Parker of Squiggly Monkeys and includes:

Panda cloud hanging made of 100% pure wool felt, total of 20cm x 35cm donated by Ina Sudjana.


Minky blanket, 75cm x 90cm donated by Ruby’s Quilts & More.


Appaloosa Pony, made of cotton fabric with cotton velveteen hooves, faux fur mane and tail, polyester stuffing and safety lock plastic eyes, 52cm height donated by Tinkerbell Tailor.


Bidding opens at 8pm (AEST) on 28 July.

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