Custom tattoos are so passé: get a custom t-shirt instead at Melbourne’s Das T-Shirt Automat

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By Play Melbourne in New Fashion on Friday 12 June 2015

You want to personalise your style but going with a tattoo is just a little bit too permanent. There’s a solution: Melbourne’s Das T-Shirt Automat. This is where you come when you want to be unique. When you want fashion that’s not in the stores. You see, Das T-Shirt Automat prints t-shirts from your drawings or digital files.

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Lonely Hunter Markets proves that shopping in real life actually still happens

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By Karla Courtney in New Products on Thursday 12 September 2013

Remember that time when you could buy things in real life? Seriously, like you actually go somewhere and talk to people and then exchange paper bills and smile at each other. Well, apparently that is still a thing! Lonely Hunter is a Sydney-based craft marketplace held on the last Saturday of each month, with a […]

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Crafting with Cat Hair by Japanese author Kaori Tsutaya

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Thursday 13 June 2013

Yes, a book with instructions on how to mine your cat’s fur for dinky little crafty projects actually exists. The title is Crafting with Cat Hair by Japanese author Kaori Tsutaya — translated into English by Amy Hirschman — and it comes with pages of practical advice for collecting cat fur and ideas for the […]

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DIY instagram stained glass

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Tuesday 12 March 2013

This DIY stained glass Instagram project is not for the faint of heart. And I don’t mean actually making it. I’m talking about showing off your photography to anyone who walks past your window. You have to be pretty confident in your photography skills. Someone told me that having a fantastic Instagram account is easy […]

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Abandon Ship: limited edition art collections inspired by the sea

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By Ben Ashton-Bell in New Eco on Thursday 7 February 2013

Abandon Ship works exclusively with artists to create limited editions and collections inspired by the sea, It is a small initiative with a big ambition: one that supports the little man, the underdog, and small crafts from becoming extinct by huge mass-producing giants. All items are ethically produced, with a high focus on sustainability, using […]

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DIY crafts from the Cherry Plum website

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By Linnea Vestre in Cool Websites on Wednesday 20 June 2012

Cherry Plum is an amazingly inspiring site, especially their DIY section. Everything is written in French, but do not despair: an image says more than a thousand words, and this page has plenty of them. There are simple instructions for how to create the prettiest little things for your home, with affordable materials. The instructions […]

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Bright colours and patterns by Peaches and Keen

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By Ben Ashton-Bell in New Art on Tuesday 8 May 2012

Peaches and Keen. How can you pass up that name, serving up a feast of bright colours, patterns and quirky details to tantalise your eyeballs.

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Beverly St. Clair’s Genome quilts

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Monday 8 September 2008

Artist Beverly St. Clair has translated the four DNA bases into certain shapes and patterns, which she uses to translate genomes into beautiful quilts.

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