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Mud & Sugar

Mud and Sugar

Mud and Sugar Creations, run by Handmade regular, Nisa Stone, is a company from the Blue Mountains that creates children’s clothing and costumes. Many visitors to Handmade find themselves leaving EPIC with a dinosaur tail or pair of dragon wings from Mud and Sugar, and will get the chance again in less than two weeks, 10 & 11 September, 10am-4pm. We asked Nisa our five questions:

1. What is your business all about?
Mud and Sugar is here to create a bit of magic and adventure,  I hope to encourage children to play creatively, to imagine and dream. I cherish the memories of playing for hours with my siblings and friends, dressing up and creating whole other worlds. Costumes can help to bring children out of their shell.
2. What advice would you give to first time stallholders?
Have fun! Get to know your market neighbours, have a look around if you get the chance and make the most of your time in Canberra, it’s a great town!
3. What’s the best thing about Handmade?
I love the attention to detail from the organisers, there really isn’t anything they leave out, their sense of humour keeps things interesting! I like how well the market is curated, seeing so many stalls where their products have an element of personal design shows that it truly is a handmade market.
4. What’s new for the next market?
I’ll have some new bird costumes, be your own fairytale characters, as well as new costume accessories.
5. Sum up your business in THREE words
Fun, Colourful, Magical
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Thanks Nisa – we’ll see you at the market!

Callie

Caroline Leevers is responsible for the Handmade brand, including the website, Handmade Style, the newsletter and the online magazine. When she's not hanging out with the lovely Handmade team, she runs Callie & Co Design, a Canberra graphic design studio that crafts brands for small businesses. Her favourite things about Canberra are the seasons (especially Autumn), the big sky, the coffee and the great events.

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

CONTACT HANDMADE

0402 247 532
market@handmadecanberra.com.au

HANDMADE CANBERRA’S AWARDS

HANDMADE CANBERRA’S AWARDS

  • 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
  • RETAIL FINALIST: TELSTRA ACT START UP AWARD

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