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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Wednesday Wishlist, Australian Flood Appeal

Todays Wednesday Wishlist is dedicated to the Etsian Australian Flood Appeal http://www.etsy.com/shop/AusDisasterRelief

Important Information About the Australian Disaster Relief Store
The Australian Disaster Relief store has been set up to raise much needed funds in times of need.We are a collective of generous Etsy Sellers who have donated items to raise money for the Queensland Premier's Disaster Relief Fund (http://www.qld.gov.au/floods/). 100% of proceeds (less Etsy and Paypal fees) will go to the fund to help the many communities and families who have been devastated by this natural disaster.

Please be patient in all situations, as it is, and will continue to be, Another Huge Job for the DUST team volunteers,
http://dustteam.com listing everything, replying to emails and convos, and then sending out shipping details.etc.etc.etc.

If you would like to donate an item to the shop
1.... Please send the following information in an email to

etsyfloodhelp@hotmail.com and put “Flood Appeal Donation” in the title line.

*Your shop name/link
*Your location and country
*Item Name/Title
*Item Price
*Item Description
*Materials used
*10 tags
*Up to 5 clear photos of the item

**AND 2 **
MOST IMPORTANT - If you donate something already listed in your personal shop, you MUST UN-LIST it when you send your email details !!!

Please remember that you will also be donating the cost of postage so please specify if you have restrictions of where you post to. When your item sells one of the admin will contact you with the shipping info.

Thank you all, for the support so far, items in the shop are selling as fast as we can list them. This shop will continue on for as long as is needed, as it will be a huge job over as the areas affected is larger the the state of Texas, or France and Germany combined. Brisbane is the third largest Capital city in Australia !
Floods and wild weather are now affecting 5 States in Australia Qld, NSW, NT, Victoria and Tasmania !

I hope that this wishlist contains something that will tempt you, every little bit helps x

I Heart U Valentine Cocktail Ring generously donated by StudioLeanne from Melbourne, Australia.

Fine Art Photography Print Set (2 5x7) - Old Chevy

generously donated by Filmless Photos (Kirsty2715), from Wagga Wagga, Australia

Vintage Lucite Floral Charm Bracelet

generously donated by lushbaubles , from Perth, Australia

Camera Strap Slipcover Organic Leaves

generously donated by HappySnapz from Newcastle, Australia

Silver Charm Bracelet - Coloured Lucite Flowers

generously donated by Lace and Links from Millicent, South Australia.

Girls Blouse - Cream Floral Summer Tunic Custom Handmade

generously donated by Little Star Clothing from Melbourne, Australia.

6mm Lavender Amethyst Sterling Silver Stud Earrings

generously donated by RiverGum Jewellery from Sunbury, Victoria

Softly Softly Lip Balm, Healing, Rejuvenating Oils, Shea Butter, Sunflower Oil, Castor Oil, Rosehip Oil

generously donated by New Earth Soaps from Bunbury, Western Australia

Midnight oil triangle pendant
generously donated by planettreasures from Blue Mountains near Sydney, Australia.

little silk rose ear flap hat hand knitted
generously donated by plumfish - from Perth Western, Australia.

Sunshine mini clutch - Cobalt, Yellow Retro print - recycled materials
generously donated by re-deem designs from Gold Coast, Australia.

Midnight Owl Earrings

generously donated by Petaliferous from Melbourne, Australia

Giant shopping tote - Sneakers

generously donated by AliPink from Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

Berry swirl resin bangle

generously donated by DELiciousDesignz from Albany, Western Australia

Rainbow Non Slip Hair Clips - Pair
generously donated by VanillaPixie from Sydney, NSW, Australia.


  1. Such a great effort by lovely etsians banding together! hope we raise heaps ;)
    Good work promoting it!

  2. Great donations! Us aussies are so good at getting together and raising money - just wish it didnt have to happen tho'