Market madness

My daughter’s school held a little Christmas market a week or so ago.  It was a great motivator to get organised and set up to join the market community.  I love a market – a good market that is.  Not an everything imported and sold cheap kind of number, but a thoughtfully designed and handmade, unique, kind of market.  The sort with great food, a bit of atmosphere & happy folk that appreciate the good things in life.

Last week I went along to the Big Design Market in Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building.  It was so great to see so many brilliant and beautiful things under one roof.  Each unique and exquisitely crafted.  It inspired me to think that wouldn’t it be great to give only handmade pressies.  I am as guilty as the next person in succumbing to buying my kids… and myself… the latest gimmicks.  It’s hard to resist.  But I think that I might make it a New Year’s Resolution to shop small, shop local and shop handmade.  I’m going to add that to the list of usual suspects and new contenders… there’s a few……

In the mean time, here’s a few snaps of the knot studio stall set up and ready for business.  I’ll let you know where to find us next….

Kirsty xxx

Market Stall

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