A VERY HANDMADE EASTER

A VERY HANDMADE EASTER

 

Easter is just three weeks after our March 21 & 22 market.  Our traders are pulling out all the stops to make sure you have an extra special Easter this year.  Nothing is quite as special as giving and receiving handmade gifts at Easter time.  Think handmade chocolates, specialty sweets and treats.  Or think outside the foodie box and go for Easter themed artwork, or something to wear.

Here are just a few of our picks for Easter shopping:

SWEET SURPRISES

 

Left to right:  Breezy Bird Goodies, Sweet Sista Handmade, Little Cotton Ears

Breezy Bird Goodies
 – Aiai Zhang is the artist behind Breezy Bird Goodies.  She creates artwork using beautiful soft watercolours. You’ll find Aiai’s collection of Giclée prints, greeting cards and limited edition textile goodies at Handmade in March.

Sweet Sista Handmade – This creative sister team make the sweetest kids toys and accessories.  Always bringing something a little new and different, March will be no exception.  Find your special Easter toys and unique accessories at their sweet stall in less than two weeks at the market.

Little Cotton Ears – These hand-crocheted toys and accessories make the perfect baby and children’s gifts.  They’re a perfect gift for any time, but especially at Easter when bunnies are in high demand!

TOASTY, SPICY AND WOODY

Left to right:  Acorn & Squirrel, Anrol Designs, Miss Molly’s Toys, Gourmet Czech Gingerbread

Acorn & Squirrel – Locally made, hand painted wood earrings and accessories with personality!  Popular designs include the hot cross buns, unicorns and potted cactus – something for every personality!  The hot cross bun earrings are especially fun and would make a great alternative gift to those not into chocolate!

Anrol Designs – Anrol Designs is a family business creating wood products to celebrate your life occasions.  From birthdays to weddings to an everyday thank you, they have a product to suit. These personalised Easter egg hunt signs will take that Easter morning excitement to the next level!

Miss Molly’s Toys – The go-to stall when you want an extra special gift for little ones.  Miss Molly’s always have a great range of Easter themed toys and puzzles, you’re bound to find just the right thing when you visit them at the market this March.

Gourmet Czech Gingerbread – This gingerbread is exquisite!  Gourmet Czech have not only perfected their gingerbread recipe, they hand-pipe the most intricate designs onto their baked creations.  From Easter eggs, egg-shaped cookies, to tasty gingerbread bunnies – these are a must-see in the gourmet food hall.

SOMETHING TO SURPRISE AND DELIGHT

Left to right: Dots By Donna, Medita Chocolates, Sweet Health, The Celebration Cookie Co.

Dots By Donna – Donna’s work has to be seen up close to be believed.  Created using thousands of tiny hand-drawn dots, these artworks are über popular at the market!  This little bunny is a sweet idea for Easter, and a lovely surprise for the art lover in your life.

Medita Chocolates –  Media Chocolates make the most exquisite handmade chocolates.  All plant-based, dairy, gluten, soy & refined sugar free – what’s not to love about them?!  Definitely a stall to stop by if only the BEST handmade, hand-painted, gold-leaf Easter treats will do!!!

Sweet Health – Well these are fun!  Sweet Health are thinking outside the box and inviting you to make your own cookies this Easter.  A perfect gift for little ones who like to have fun in the kitchen. 

The Celebration Cookie Co. – You can always rely on these guys to bring just the right cookies to the market!!  These little cuties and other Easter themed cookies will be making their way to EPIC in a couple of weeks time.  Our advice?  Get in quick.  To say they now have a cult following is no understatement!!