Archive for June, 2012

new stuff….

4:14 am
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8&9 – $40 each SOLD

10,11,12,13 – $50 each SOLD

new over the body sling bags $120 each.








a beautiful new delivery, of handmade tassels and gorgeous vintage Lao’s fabric and beaded bags.
These won’t last long……please email me, to grab yourself one of these unique treasures.
I will then send you a paypal invoice including shipping….don’t forget to tell me where I am shipping too and what number item you would like……hope you love them…..
bag sizes are approx 35cm x 40cm and strap is a good 1m long, so bag sits just below hip….perfect. Kx

gypsy wedding…..

3:12 am

what more could a gypsy bride ask for……the gorgeous Margherita Missoni’s gypsy themed wedding….. beautiful styled and decorated in Missoni of course….it looked amazing and two dresses one for the ceremony in off white and one for the reception in pink……perfect!!! The magical setting for the gorgeous couple had illuminated hay bales, Romany painted caravans with fortune tellers and gypsy musicians, can’t wait for more photo’s… I couldn’t help but re share this dream wedding setting!
images via, and hello magazine

decorative hats…..

4:21 am

I have just received delivery of these amazing Afghani ceremonial hats……hand woven and adorned with all sorts of treasures. They make great wall displays or look gorgeous grouped as a table centre piece. Be sure to check them out on my Etsy store here

a day of pom poms and tassels…

5:25 am

today I had a day of crafting and unpacking new deliveries……so much colour…check out
my new bits and bobs on Etsy here

ceremonial necklaces….

10:54 pm

these huge handcrafted Papua Ceremonial necklaces are made from feathers, shell and seeds….coming soon to Gypsy River. These beautiful one of a kind treasures would look amazing on any wall or if your bold enough around your neck…….Traditionally worn at Papua weddings…

my kitchen mood board……….

8:56 pm

my kitchen mood board… day I would love a kitchen with these elements, industrial, reclaimed and white……… images from here and here. So many great ideas to take from each of these pics!

a little DIY afternoon…..

6:27 am
getting crafty this afternoon……….covering an old vase with bits of fabric from old clothes and
cushion covers…….
So easy to do, all you need is a good adhesive glue, scissors, some great fabric and some kind of old vase, pot or object of desire that you would like to renew…….and of course a great upcycled Gypsy River tassel to finish it off……Tassels coming soon so my shop!
Have fun crafting….

sari bari……a new life in the making.

12:02 am

I wanted to share this beautiful online store with you all…..I have been following this site for the passed 12 months and bought many beautiful handmade upcycled quilts from these beautiful and highly talented women…….If you are looking for a unique and original Kantha style quilt,cushion, bag or blanket be sure to check out this store here and take the time to read about there story and also read about the women who have handcrafted these beautiful products…… a great uplifting feel good site! Keep up the great work Sari Bari. Oh be sure to sign up for there emails too, as there quilts and blankets sell so fast!!! enjoy Kx

about Sari Bari………

Sari Bari is a safe place of employment where women who have been exploited in the sex trade or who are vulnerable to trafficking can experience a new life in the making.
The name “Sari Bari” comes from two symbols. A sari is the traditional clothing worn by women in India. In India, a sari represents the essence of womanhood. The word bari mean “house or home” in the Bengali language.  

a vintage warehouse…..

5:04 am

today I ventured into the CBD to investigate a warehouse full of unique objects, furniture and homewares……The Nook Vintage is located in North Fitzroy, Melbourne and they also have a store in Johnston st Fitzroy.
A great new discovery, to add to my list of vintage/industrial sourcing spots!
Well worth a visit if you are in town, the warehouse is only open on the weekends 12-5pm.
follow there blog here

inspiring walls….

1:16 am

inspiring walls, moods boards call it what you like…..there is definitely an art to putting
these together……I just love the way it can tell a story in your home.