Sydney certainly put on some good weather for my short break in September with lovely temperatures and clear skies (mostly) throughout the day and very pleasant evenings too. Perfect weather for getting out and exploring the sights: Thanks Sydney! Not Continue reading Meandering around Sydney
Michael Moerkerk is the man behind these wonderfully unique hand made balls, bowls and sculptures made from keys, reclaimed copper pipe, wire and coins for the house and garden. Having stumbled across Michael’s shop on Etsy, called Moerkey, Iced Vovo Continue reading There’s more that meets the eye at Moerkey
Valentina Felce is crafting fabulous toys for the young and the young-at-heart that are unique and sophisticated. Her individually designed and crafted “plushies” are for children (or anyone really) “who push the envelope of style and creativity, and think outside Continue reading Blue Raspberry Designs terrific tattooed toys
Emma Kidd’s creations will take you to imaginary lands where monsters, beasts and sea creatures roam free. Emma, an artist, illustrator, photographer and printmaker, has combined her skills together in benconservato her shop of fantastical delights on Etsy. Full of Continue reading A Kidd at heart!
I have long been a fan of the impressionist painters with Monet one of my favourites, so when the opportunity arose to see this latest exhibition in Melbourne I just had to go. The exhibition blurb says: Monet’s Garden is Continue reading Monet’s magical garden
Pamela Tang has used her art and design background to produce a love organic range of clothing and art that she sells through her shop on Etsy. Iced Vovo had a little chat with Pamela to find out more about Continue reading Organic goods that Tang-talise!
Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda’s light installation “Spectra” made for a wonderful visual and aural display. Located near the cenotaph as part of the Dark MoFo festival that just wound up in Hobart, “Spectra” was a collection of 49 custom-made, high-powered Continue reading A beam of light brightened Hobart
I’ve long had an admiration and interest in ceramics and pottery, heightened by my trips to Japan where this medium is really seen as an important art form and way of life – in fact it reflects a lot of Continue reading A potter who has always loved to “play with clay”
I couldn’t help smiling when I came across the wonderfully intricate, yet fun and playful illustrations of Flapper Doodle recently whilst browsing on Etsy. Kate Gabrielle’s range of stationery and jewellery harks back to the 1920’s yet has a moderness Continue reading An artist who loves to Flapper Doodle!
Grace Gladdish is a busy Mum of five, who runs a flower farm and produces a range of art from her heavenly hideaway in the Tasmanian Peninsula. With all that on her schedule I reckon she’s lucky she has time Continue reading An artist who can see the trees4thewood