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Handmade Shop Remembers ANZAC Day

This April 25 – ANZAC Day – we shall remember the courage and sacrifice of all Australians who have served our country, granting us the peace we enjoy today. We thank them and we remember. Along with the Australian War Memorial, the Handmade Shop is a proud stockist of locally made Begurple Designs accessory range […]

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Craft Supplies @ the Handmade Shop

Looking for affordable craft making activities for the little (or big!) people in your life these school holidays? Crafting encourages kids to think creatively, learn practical skills and can also mean fun ‘together time’ for the whole family. Hours of entertainment to be found here at the Handmade Shop… Get your craft on… from left […]

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Easter Treats @ Handmade Shop

Are you looking for an Easter treat that can give all year round? Hop into the Handmade Shop to catch yourself a rascally rabbit ready for Easter. Give gifts that won’t be gobbled in 10 minutes… and result in a 10 hour belly ache… or a 10 day boot camp class! We even have super-cute […]

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Handy Tips for Attending the Autumn Handmade Market

With approximate crowds of 20,000+ expected to attend the Autumn Handmade Market event THIS weekend, it’s going to be EPIC [pun fully intended]! Handmade enthusiasts flock from all over Australia to revel in the amazing talent of our nation’s independent designers. Artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople and gourmets all at one convenient destination – Budawang Building […]

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Not long now…

Only twelve sleeps until the first event for twenty sixteen, the Autumn Handmade Market at Exhibition Park in Canberra – EPIC – in the Budawang and Coorong Buildings, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th of March, from 10am until 4pm both days. Did you know that each market has a different line up? Not only do […]

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Autumn Handmade Market

The seasons, they are a-changin’ and temperatures will soon be quickly cooling in Canberra… As the mercury heads south, you can wave b-bye to Summer and shop the Autumn trend at the March Handmade Market Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th at Exhibition Park in Canberra. You will find the finest Fall palette inspired […]

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Valentine’s Day @ the Handmade Shop

It’s not so very long ago since we were paid a visit by Old Saint Nick… now it’s St Valentine’s turn to inspire gift giving and expressions of affection. Honoring courtly and sentimental customs, Handmade Shop has many of the traditional gifts ie. greeting cards, chocolates and gleaming jewels. But, we also have many unusual […]

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Updating your Handmade Canberra profile

  It’s time to get yourself a piece of our pie! We have made some BIG changes to our website. On the outside you can’t really tell, but it’s whats going on behind the scene is what makes it all tick. The short version is that we have upgraded the designer profile gallery to include a separate […]

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Have a Merry Handmade Canberra Christmas

Hordes of handmade enthusiasts descended on Exhibition Park in Canberra last weekend to attend the final Handmade Market event for twenty fifteen. It began with a bang and was hailed a HUGE success by both our designers and their lovely customers. We’d like to thank and congratulate all involved for the wonderfully festive atmosphere created, […]

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Dreaming of a White Christmas?

Here in Australia it’s the start of a sizzling hot summer so there is not a snowflake in sight, but the Handmade Shop has loads of gorgeous gifts for your loved ones in a cool icy white… White wonders… from left to right, then top to bottom: Kittilä by Tania Tuominen crochet imprinted porcelain jewellery […]

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All Wrapped up @ Handmade Shop

Sadly, during this super busy silly season we simply do not have the time to offer a gift wrapping service… Happily, we do have plenty of gorgeous packaging options that you can purchase for your special handmade goodies. Find plenty of creative solutions at Handmade Shop to make the outside of your gift just as […]

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Handy Hints for Attending the Christmas Handmade Market

With approximate crowds of 25,000+ expected to attend the Handmade Market event this weekend, it’s going to be EPIC [pun fully intended]! Handmade enthusiasts flock from all over Australia to revel in the amazing talent of our nation’s independent designers. Artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople and gourmets all at one convenient NEW destination – Budawang Building […]

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New Designers @ the Christmas Handmade Market

Only seven sleeps until the Christmas Handmade Market at Exhibition Park in Canberra – the last event for twenty fifteen… Be sure to check out our stall-holders’ gallery of the fabulous array of creations that will be on offer at the event; festive finds, gourmet food, toys, papercraft, home décor, clothing, jewellery, accessories and plenty […]

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The Christmas Handmade Market Countdown

The countdown is on! There may not be snow… or mistletoe… but, the Handmade Market will once again be rockin’ around the Christmas tree December 12 & 13 at this years new bigger and better venue, Exhibition Park in Canberra – Budawang AND Coorong Pavilions, from 10am – 4pm both days. We’ll be wrapping up […]

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Handmade Teacher Appreciation

Twenty fifteen is rapidly wrapping up and school will soon be out for Summer, so it’s time to thank all the teachers for their year of scholarly service. Don’t you think they deserve a little something special for challenging young, growing minds every day without losing their own, hmmm?! Good guidance deserves great gifts… from […]

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Stocking Stuffers @ Handmade Shop

Are you somebody’s secret Santa this silly season? Or do you have a stocking or two to fill? Stuff ALL those stockings with these small treats… starting from a teensy tiny $2.50. With gifts this clever, you may not want Santa to take the credit! *psst, also great gifting options for small budgets Fun size […]

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Say it on Handmade this Holiday Season

A practice that started its humble beginnings 150 or so years ago, the tradition of sending Christmas cards is still going strong today and we are happy to report that many warm wishes are going out worldwide on local stationery this festive season. A simple message becomes something truly special within an Australian designed and […]

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Handmade to Order

One of the MANY wonderful benefits of shopping handmade this Christmas is that you have the opportunity to order something specially customised for your loved ones, for that super thoughtful personalised touch. Celebrate creativity, the joy of gifting presents made with love, and support independent Australian small businesses this Christmas… Then Santa will definitely put […]

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Deck the Halls & Tree with Handmade

When do you put up your tree… the first day of December, Christmas Eve, or whenever you get a chance sometime in between? WAY back in the day, trees were decorated with fruits and nuts for the festive season. The Handmade Shop has assorted beaded, porcelain, glass, fabric, and timber – stylish [non-perishable!] embellishments – […]

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Saddle up @ the Handmade Shop

With the Melbourne Cup race ready to burst out of the gates tomorrow, here at Handmade Shop there’s been a hint of horseplay. We have droved the best equine inspired gifts and accessories to celebrate the cup carnival. Add an Australian handcrafted frisky filly or silly stallion to your stable and giddy up! Get you […]

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No Tricks, Just Treats @ the Handmade Shop

Halloween may not be as noteworthy an occasion on the calendar in Australia as in Scotland, Ireland and North America, but we Aussies love any reason to party… right?! So the Handmade Shop is celebrating the scariest time of the year with shades that have the fire of red but the fun of yellow – […]

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Photos from the September Market

Yes – we have the photos ready for you to view and purchase, and they are stunning.  We have simplified our approach this time by uploading all the images taken by Erin Dando to a website where you can view them and order them. The link to the site is http://handmadecanberra.shootproof.com/sept2015   and the password is HMCEPIC0915 […]

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On your marks, get set… shop Handmade!

Would you like to customise a handcrafted costume piece to complement your Melbourne Cup Carnival racing outfit? Whether you are a mad hatter or a floral fiend, we can connect you with an Australian independent designer to make you a race winner! Handmade Shop has fashion suited for the field, plus accessories and bling for […]

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Handmade Shop Says ‘Hello, Sunshine’

Spring has truly [finally] sprung here in the nation’s capital – YAY! So it’s all sunshine and happiness at the Handmade Shop with a riot of bright and bold sunbeam shades spreading the cheer. Check out some of these not-so-mellow yellows… Yellow surely is the happiest hue of them all?! Apooki super cute laser cut […]

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Who is new @ the Handmade Shop?

The Handmade Shop has welcomed it’s last intake of new independent Australian designers for twenty fifteen. With over ten creative talents adding their clever collections to our shelves, the Shopgirls have been busy little bees… Aside from ogling the latest and greatest, we have been making room for festive fun and Christmas craft. Yes! It’s […]

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Handy Hints for Attending the Spring Handmade Market

With approximate crowds of 15,000+ expected to attend the Handmade Market event this weekend, it’s going to be EPIC [pun fully intended]! Handmade enthusiasts flock from all over Australia to revel in the amazing talent of our nation’s independent designers. Artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople and gourmets all at one convenient NEW destination – Budawang Building […]

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Handmade Market in Bloom

The next Handmade Market is not too far away now and the perfect opportunity to start your Christmas shopping… it is less than 100 days away, you know?! The market coincides quite conveniently with Floriade so you are able to enjoy gourmet food and beverages, art, design, styling PLUS celebrate the start of the warmer […]

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Who’s New @ the Spring Handmade Market?

Only nineteen sleeps until the Spring Handmade Market at the NEW venue of Exhibition Park in Canberra – EPIC – in the Budawang Building AND the adjacent pavillion, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th of September, from 10am until 4pm both days. Did you know that each market has a different line up? Not only do […]

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Handmaketh the Man

Have you popped in to the city to Handmade Shop yet to pick out a present for your Papa, hmmm? YOU still have a little bit of time and WE have a lot of ideas! Make sure the men in your life feel spoiled on their special day and receive the love and thanks they […]

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Shop Handmade for Fathers’ Day

Dear old Dads, soon to be Dads, Grandads… what exactly DO you buy for the man who wants nothing, or has everything?! Perhaps something functional – or something fun. Well, if he has great taste and appreciates quality, then you are sure to find something suitable for those gorgeous guys in your life at the […]

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Who’s New @ the Handmade Shop?

It’s August, the last Winter month – phew, we can finally see the Spring sunlight at the end of the tunnel… so, it’s introduction time again. Meet the new makers of handmade goodness that are making their debut at the Handmade Shop this month, including two of your Handmade Market faves! Would you like to […]

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Photography offer

As we all know, a great product shot can make all the difference when you are promoting your products.  The people at  Developing Agents here in Canberra have an offer that they want to share with you as our Handmade Canberra community, set out in this flyer.  (And it truly is a great deal!!)   […]

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September markets – booking accomodation

Hello Market designers, and welcome to our new designers joining us for the first time! As many of you travel from interstate to take up stalls at our markets, we have arranged for some discounted rates at a couple of local accommodation providers to assist you.  Late September is a busy time in Canberra, with […]

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A Delicious Destination

Okay, so we may not have done all the hard work at harvest time… but the Handmade Shopgirls have partaken in the fruits of that labour [pun fully intended] and therefore can definitely recommend plenty of ways to enjoy the drool-worthy delights of our local independent producers and growers – and we can confidently confirm […]

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New Designers @ the Handmade Shop

As we farewell the first half of the year [did someone mention… Christmas? Eek!] and say ”Hello, July” we are greeted in response with more frosty mornings here in the nation’s capital. The new month also means we welcome a couple more creatives to our collective here at the Handmade Shop. One of whom you […]

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June Market Photographs available

The wonderful photographers, Anthea and Lyndon, who were at the last markets, have provided us with their photos of the event, and we are offering them for sale to our designers. The process to view and purchase is: – have a look at the PDF sheets for the fashion photos, or the market photos, and make […]

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Who’s New @ the Handmade Shop?

So what’s the latest and greatest in store this month at the Handmade Shop… hmmm? Cheerful, candy coloured fashion accessories, fairytale illustrations and cards, as well as taste bud tantalising teas. Something for body, mind and soul! Are you a maker of handmade treasures? Would you like to be part of Handmade Canberra? Applications are […]

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The September markets

Hello lovely designers!   Hope you are all well, and not too cold and miserable.  This is a quick reminder about a few things that you need to be aware of.   First of all applications for the September market are open, and if you didn’t use an envelope at the June market, and you […]

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Its a Wrap

What a weekend we have just had!  Thank heavens it was a long weekend so that we had a chance to recover after the wonderful and very busy two days of the Handmade Market.  From the moment when our designers started arriving to set up on Friday afternoon until the last of them left the […]

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Market wrap-up

What a weekend!!  Thank you to all of you for contributing to such a successful event.  It was great to catch up with so many of you at drinks on Saturday night, and as we moved around the hall over the weekend.  You all contribute such a high standard of product that the standard of […]

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Handy Tips for Happy Shopping @ the Handmade Market

With approximate crowds of 15,000 expected to attend the Winter Handmade Market event this weekend, it’s going to be EPIC! [pun fully intended] Handmade enthusiasts flock from all over Australia to revel in the amazing talent of our nation’s independent designers. Artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople and gourmets all at one convenient NEW destination – Budawang […]

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Winter Warmers @ the Handmade Market

Here in the nation’s capital it is well and truly, officially Winter! Yes indeedy. Frosty white mornings and crisp clear days. But who says Winter has to be daggy and drab?! The June Handmade Market THIS weekend, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th from 10-4 both days, will be fully stocked with an amazing array of […]

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Who’s new @ the Winter Handmade Market?

Only twelve sleeps until the Winter Handmade Market at the NEW venue of Exhibition Park in Canberra – EPIC – in the Budawang Building, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th, from 10am until 4pm both days. Did you know that each market has a different line up? Not only do we like to keep things interesting, […]

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Winter Handmade Market @ EPIC

Who says Winter blues have to be gloomy? Navy, baby, periwinkle or powdery blue… the June Handmade Market will have a blissful blue just right for you! Beat the Canberra chill in our cozy indoors Handmade Winter haven, at the NEW venue of Exhibition Park in Canberra [EPIC] in the Budawang Building, Saturday 6th and […]

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More accommodation offers

With the markets only 3 weeks away some of you might be starting to think about accommodation with a bit more focus than you have been.  In addition to the rates that we negotiated with the Quality Inn, Dickson, and the Red Cedars Motel in Watson, we can now also provide you with an offer […]

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One month to go!

Actually it is a little less than one month to go, but who is counting? To help with your preparation here is an updated copy of the Stallholders Guide , and the latest form for ordering power, furniture, etc. We also have our logos and artwork ready for you to start sharing on your websites, facebook […]

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Fresh Finds @ Handmade Shop

We would like to introduce you to some of our lovely new [& returning] creatives. Their clever designs are now available for perusing and purchase at Handmade Shop. Fashion for all ages, jewellery & accessories, home décor & stationery… all happily handcrafted right here in Australia. New designs are arriving daily from all of our […]

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Market designer update

It is one month to go until the June Handmade Markets!  While that means that you are in the throes of frantic production, etc, it also means that this is when we start to ramp up our promotion of your attendance at the market. The very first thing we do is feature you on our […]

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Handmade for Mum

There’s less than a week to find Mum a gift for Mother’s Day – her BIG day is Sunday May 10 Multitasking Mummys, soon-to-be Mothers, gorgeous Grans… what exactly DO you buy for those lovely ladies in your life? Well, with her great taste and appreciation for quality, you are sure to find something suitable […]

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Accommodation options for the June Market

Hello Market designers! As many of you travel from interstate to take up stalls at our markets, we have arranged for some discounted rates at a couple of local accommodation providers to assist you. For our interstate designers, a couple of options for accommodation with a discounted rate: Quality Inn Dickson When booking to name […]

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Mother’s Day @ Handmade Shop

Did you know that Mother’s Day is Sunday May 10? A mere two weeks away. Are you thinking flowers? Silly slippers? Perhaps pyjimmy jams? Meh. For something beautiful, personal, thoughtful… Handmade Shop is the place to find it. There is something in store for EVERY Mum, including designs that can be customised especially for her. […]

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Handmade Shop Remembers

This Saturday April 25 – ANZAC Day – we shall commemorate the courage and sacrifice of all Australians who have served [and still do serve] our country, granting us the peace we enjoy today. We thank them and we remember. Along with the Australian War Memorial, Handmade Shop is a proud stockist of locally made […]

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Handmade Projects – How to make an appliqued cushion cover

The Handmade Canberra community is vibrant, creative and proactive. We want to share ideas and help you develop your skills and business and have a lot of plans to help you to grow. We recently started our Brandmade posts on the blog, advising on small business branding and promotion. Here, we are launching our Handmade Projects series, in which our […]

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Winter Warmers @ Handmade Shop

With the weather gradually turning crisp and chilly it is officially time to consider our Winter wardrobes. Handmade Shop is now fully stocked with an amazing array of warm woollies for you to cozy up in… ranging from scarves, beanies, arm warmers, tights, and decorative neck pieces. There are even knitted cozies for your coffee […]

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Brandmade – The Principle of the Thing

I think graphic designers have been using this analogy (sales pitch?!) for a hundred years, but you wouldn’t do the electrical work on your house without consulting a qualified electrician, so it makes sense not to start on your logo without a graphic designer. Don’t get me wrong, many amateurs have produced seriously successful logos […]

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New Designers @ the Handmade Shop

We’ve welcomed a whole crew of clever new designers to Handmade Shop this month with a wide array of product. Fashion for the ladies, kiddies & bubs,  artwork, stationery, candles, jewellery, fashion accessories… AND MORE WINTER WOOLLENS – brrr, didn’t we need them today in the nation’s capital?! And the best part? They are all […]

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Brandmade – What’s in a name?

Now you’ve figured out your words. If you’re an already established business, you have a name that sums you up and is recognisable to your customer, but if you haven’t selected your name, or you think you may be in need of a refresh, how do you decide what your business is going to be called? […]

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Happy Easter @ Handmade Shop

Last days to hunt for Easter goodies at Handmade Shop… There are still lots of sweet tooth treats on offer from local chocolatiers Lindsay & Edmunds and Little Monster – handmade chocolates in white, milk and dark varieties. Also on offer are sugar-free options… bunnies and eggs in various forms: jewellery, accessories, soft toys, art, […]

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Brandmade – A Word to the Wise

Let’s play a game. Have a look at the images below and try to come up with three or four words that sum up what you see. For example, the first image might inspire the words fun, global, charitable, greasy. Then consider this. How can these images bring all those thoughts to mind, when some […]

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Easter Bunnies @ Handmade Shop

Are you looking for an Easter treat that can give all year round? Hop into Handmade Shop to catch yourself a rascally rabbit ready for Easter. Give gifts that won’t be gobbled in 10 minutes… and result in a 10 hour belly ache… or a 10 day boot camp class! We even have super-cute craft […]

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A click of the mouse

In my previous post, I looked at what a brand involves, and demonstrated that it should be a coherent and consistent whole in order to succeed and grow your business. Here, I want to show how a brand works to reflect the personality of the business and to target a specific set of potential customers. […]

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New Designers @ Handmade Shop

We would like to introduce you to some of our lovely new [and returning] creatives now being stocked in Handmade Shop from March 1. Ladies & children’s fashion, jewellery, hand dyed skeins of yarn, plus Winter knits for all; happily handcrafted right here in Australia. Also, if you are an advocate of chocolate appreciation and […]

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Handy Tips for Attending the Handmade Market

With approximate crowds of 15,000 expected to attend the Handmade Market event this weekend, it’s going to be EPIC [pun fully intended]! Handmade enthusiasts flock from all over Australia to revel in the amazing talent of our nation’s independent designers. Artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople and gourmets all at one convenient NEW destination – Budawang Building, […]

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The Elephant in the Room

Most days, I take a lot of care when I’m dressing. I wear make up, I make sure my hair is right, match the colours of my outfit and shoes, add a little jewellery and finish with a spray of Chanel. I’m guessing that most of you make a similar effort, and why not? You […]

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Autumn Handmade Market

The seasons, they are a-changin’ and temperatures will soon be quickly cooling in Canberra… As the mercury heads south, you can wave b-bye to Summer and shop the Autumn trend at the March Handmade Market Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th at Exhibition Park in Canberra. You will find the finest Fall inspired designs […]

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Welcome to Brandmade

At Handmade Canberra, we want to support our designers in every way we can to help you succeed in your small business ventures. We got our heads together to think about how we could offer advice, insights and tips on ways to make a creative business brand really stand out and came up with ‘Brandmade […]

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New Designers @ the March Handmade Market

Only eleven sleeps until the March Handmade Market at the NEW venue of Exhibition Park in Canberra – EPIC – in the Budawang Building, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th, from 10am until 4pm both days. Did you know that each market has a different line up? Not only do we like to keep things interesting, […]

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Autumn Handmade Market @ New Venue

Summer is shaking it’s tail in the nation’s capital and that means there’s less than four weeks until our first event for twenty fifteen – the Autumn Handmade Market – YAY! Did you know that the market will be at a different destination this year? Fear not! Everything that’s made you heart handmade will be […]

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Love, Love, Love @ Handmade Shop

Can you feel the looovvve? Valentine’s Day is this weekend… and you haven’t found a gift yet – uh oh! Fortunately, you still have time to swing by Handmade Shop and select a special something for that special someone from the handcrafted collective of over 150 Australian independent designers. Forget flowers that wilt and wither! […]

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Who’s New @ Handmade Shop?

We have welcomed the first intake of new independent Australian designers for twenty fifteen. Their clever designs have hit the shelves and are now available for perusing and purchase at Handmade Shop. YAY! Art, stationery, home décor, jewellery and accessories… Shop has nifty new designs arriving daily from ALL of our talented creatives – newbies […]

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Valentine’s Day @ Handmade Shop

It’s not so very long ago since we were paid a visit by Old Saint Nick… now it’s Saint Valentine’s turn to inspire gift giving and expressions of affection. Honoring courtly and sentimental customs, Handmade Shop has many of the traditional gifts ie. greeting cards, chocolates and gleaming jewels. But, we also have many unusual […]

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Back to Work & School @ Handmade Shop

The excitement of Christmas has (kinda) worn off and we are all preparing to ease back into the familiar routine. Ensure you and/or your child(ren) are the coolest kids this school and working year with some unique, limited run or one-off finds from Handmade Shop. Pencil cases for thronies and trekkies, super handy tech accessories, […]

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Happy New Year from Handmade Canberra!

Handmade Shop reopens tomorrow at 9.30am after a well earned break… have you missed us? We will be standing by to help you cure your handmade withdrawals and post-holiday blues! Applications are now open for the Handmade Shop. Please, please, please read ALL of the information [and boring rules!] provided on our website very carefully […]

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Have a Happy Handmade Canberra Christmas!

There is still a little bit of time left to shop Handmade for your Christmas gifts… Our last days of trading for twenty fourteen are Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 from 9.30am – 5pm. We will then close our Shop doors to spend quality time with our loved ones and have a well earned break, […]

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Shop Handmade Opening Hours

Shop Handmade is bursting at the seams with gifts for everyone on your list. We are open : 9.30am – 5pm Monday – Thursday 9.30am – 6pm Friday 9.30am – 2pm Saturday until 5pm 23 December 2014. Then we are closed for a couple of weeks and re-open fresh and ready for the new year […]

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Christmas Shopping

The Handmade Markets on the weekend were HUGE!  So many happy faces smiling and shopping on one place was delightful.  We even had a visit from the US Ambassador on Sunday.  Between the beautiful voices of the ABC Community Singing, and the joy of discovering that a customer called Emily  had chosen the Markets as […]

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Day 2 – Handmade Markets

The first day of the two-day Christmas Handmade Markets at the National Convention Centre was a sea of happy faces, including our Santa’s helpers, the ‘Spare Hands’ who are supporting our stallholders to make sure that they have coffee, food and the occasional toilet break!   If you want to avoid the crowds today don’t […]

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Horsing Around @ Shop Handmade

With the Melbourne Cup race ready to burst out of the gates tomorrow, here at Handmade Shop there’s been a hint of horseplay. We have droved the best equine inspired gifts and accessories to celebrate the cup carnival. Add an Australian handmade frisky filly or silly stallion to your stable and giddy up! Get you […]

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What’s New @ Handmade Shop

The Handmade Shop has welcomed it’s last intake of new independent Australian designers for twenty fourteen. With over ten creative talents adding their clever collections to our shelves, the Shopgirls have been busy little bees… Aside from ogling the latest and greatest, we have begun making room for festive fun and Christmas craft. Yes! It’s […]

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Helpful Tips for Happy Shopping at the Handmade Market

Only 3 sleeps to go until the next Handmade Market – YAY! Amazingingly talented artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople and gourmets all at one big convenient destination – the National Convention Centre Canberra 150+ stalls, two days of shopping – this Saturday AND Sunday – we promise there is plenty of handmade goodness for all. We […]

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Handmade Market… Here it Comes!

The Handmade Market will open the National Convention Centre doors to all our lovely handmade enthusiasts in just 7 sleeps time… are you as excited as we are?! Canberra’s been seeing Spring sunshine and blue skies, just in time for our very special event. It’s the perfect opportunity to get out and about in our […]

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Who’s New @ the Spring Handmade Market?

Did you know that each Handmade Market has a different line up? Not only do we like to keep things interesting, but there is always new talent that captures our attention! The National Convention Centre Canberra will hold 150 stalls bursting with innovative creations by some of the most clever gourmets, designers and artists in […]

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Apply to be part of Handmade Shop

Applications are still open for the Handmade Shop, but only for a few more days… This is THE LAST opportunity to apply to be part of the designer collective for 2014. Closing date is September 15. Please, please, please read ALL of the information [and boring rules!] provided on our website very carefully BEFORE applying. […]

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Who’s Who and Who’s New @ Handmade Shop?

We would like to introduce you to some of our new clever creatives… you may have met some of them already at the Handmade Market. Their innovative designs are now available for perusing and purchase at Handmade Shop. Men and women’s fashion, jewellery & accessories, cooking utensils, and tasty edibles. All happily handcrafted right here […]

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October Handmade Market @ the NCCC

The next Handmade Market, held at the National Convention Centre Canberra, is not too far away now and the perfect opportunity to start your Christmas shopping… it is a mere four months away, you know?! The market coincides quite conveniently with the iconic Canberra event Floriade too, so you are able to enjoy Australian made […]

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Heroes @ Handmade Shop

Father’s Day is Sunday September 7th What better way to celebrate Father’s Day with your daddy dearest then to remind him he is your favourite superhero… even though at times he may have had to play the villain?! Here at Handmade Shop we have the goodies, the baddies, and generally the geekiest Australian made range […]

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MARKET DATES 2017 & 2018

  • 16 & 17SEPTEMBER 2017
  • 8*, 9 & 10DECEMBER 2017
  • 17 & 18MARCH 2018
  • 5 & 6MAY 2018
  • 28 & 29JULY 2018
  • 20 & 21OCTOBER 2018
  • 7*, 8 & 9DECEMBER 2018
  • *FRIDAY5PM - 9PM
  • SAT & SUN10AM - 4PM
  • ENTRY IS FREE

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  • 2014
  • FINALIST: CANBERRA BUSINESS POINT CREATIVE
  • DESIGN FINALIST: TELSTRA ACT MICRO BUSINESS AWARD
  • 2013
  • WINNER: CANBERRA BUISNESS POINT CREATIVE DESIGN
  • COMMENDATION: TOURISM SPECIALISED RETAIL
  • WINNER” TESLTRA ACT START UP AWARD
  • FINALIST: TELSTRA STATE START UP AWARD
  • 2012
  • WINNER: CANBERRA BUSINESS POINT HIGH GROWTH
  • COMMENDATION: TOURISM SPECIALISED
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