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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Wednesday Wishlist - Australian Hand Made

Happy Australia Day to everyone out there - I hope your day has been a fabulous one, filled with all the things you wanted to do ! This weeks Wednesday Wishlist is made up of Handmade in Australia things that I feel represent the colours of this great land, from the Rugged Kimberley and Coastline to the Farmlands and Forest. I hope you enjoy this unique showcase of Australian Talent.

KIMBERLEY DREAMING Hand Dyed Silk/Viscose Velvet by RaesRags

Pearl and sterling silver multi strand bracelet-Seaside treasures by laceandlinks

Emerald Green Ankle Boot by HeidiLouiseBootmaker

Red Reef Australian Organic Clay Face Mask by New Earth Soaps

Persistent Illusion - Original watercolor painting by klbaileyART

Japanese Cherry Organic Wave Bangle by WoodNPiece

Flame Tree red Textile Ring by RawHemline

Orchard Fruit Trees (hand dyed organic wool felt, needle felted oranges, wooden trunk and base) by Rumpelfeltskin

Desert Sunrise Hand painted elegant silk habutai scarf by sesenarts

Calm in the Woods - Recycled Wooden and Carved Jade Necklace by earlybirdcreations

Handbag OOAK Freeform Crochet by rensfibreart

Citrus Sunrise Handmade Cold Process Soap, All Natural with Essential Oils by innerearthsoaps


  1. WOW, such gorgeous items. Thank you for including my little trees. Warmly, Alison x

  2. What an inspiring and varied collection. Thanks so much for including my velvet. Happy Australia Day, especially to all those who are effected by the recent floods. The whole of Australia is thinking of you.

  3. Happy Australia Day with some stunning items from some very talented Aussies.

    Great post.

  4. A gorgeous collection Samara! Happy Australia day to you xx

  5. Gorgeous, Samara, such beautiful Aussie Items - thank you for including my bag - Happy Australia Day to you all

  6. Happy Australia Day, everyone! Thank you so much for featuring our Japanese Cherry Organic Wave Wooden Bangle. These are all such stunning pieces by such talented artists.

  7. Thank you for including my silk scarf. Happy Australia Day.

  8. Happy Australia Day! Thank you for including my bracelet in this wonderful collection xxx