Your guide to Ballarat Mums (and Dads and Kids) who make, handmade, homemade, recycled and upcycled items.
Disclaimer: This is a free guide, and details have been provided by the individuals, however no checks have been made to confirm qualifications. Please use personal discretion when selecting a service for your family.
Artbrush – Erin Robinson: Artbrush is the little arty business of local Ballarat artist, Erin Robinson. Specialising in original, whimsical watercolour animal paintings, prints and cards. For more information go to their Website or Follow them on Facebook & Instagram
Blossom Infusions – Annabel Mason: Herbal tea blends made by naturopath, herbalist and tea lover Annabel Mason using locally grown, certifed organic herbs chosen for their synergistic tastes and health supporting properties. Visit their Website or follow them on Facebook & Instagram
Chalk it up Designs – Karly Cooper: Signage for events, their wedding signs are most popular. Follow them on Facebook
CraftyRo – Rohini: Beautiful homemade cards for that special someone in your life. Each card is as unique as the person receiving it. Follow the on Facebook
E and I Custom Designs – Brooke and Pete: Laser cut and etched wooden and acrylic gifts and decor. Includes cake toppers, wall signs, birth announcements, personalised night lights and more. Visit their Website or follow them on Facebook & Instagram
Early Childhoid Resources: Handmade, Recycled and Upcycled – Angela Tinetti: An Early Childhood Educator aiming to provide affordable handmade, recycled and upcycled items for authentic and aesthetically pleasing play spaces in the early childhood sector and for beautiful play opportunities within the home environment. For more information visit their Website or follow them on Facebook
Edanview Botanicals – Anne Tiplady: Handmade soap, shampoo bars, conditioner, toilet fizz, bath fizz, air fresheners, Wheat & Lavender heat packs, lavender eye pillows, laundry powder. Everything made from natural ingredients home grown lavender with wheat from our families farm. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram
Equisite Elegance With Love – Rebecca Jade Duncan: Offering a huge range of personalised items for babies to adults, Wearable, Deacor items, drink bottles, T-shirts, Santa Cams and custom made Christmas balls with recently added Icey Pole holders and more still to come. For more information visit their Website or Follow them on Facebook & Instagram
FISO & LOTTIE – Marcia: Knited toastie beanie’s and scarves, beautiful serving/chopping boards from Tasmanian Oak, and upcycled vintage tea towels and table cloths into gorgeous cushion covers. All made to order for you. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram
Foxes and Flamingos – Alyce: Foxes and Flamingos was established by two sisters with a desire to make affordable and quality children’s wear and nursery décor for not only their own babies but for friends and family as well. For more information visit their Website or follow them on Facebook
FRILD Design – Rebecca Dyer: A range of gorgeous handmade bags. Waterproof bags, personalised bags, luxe clutches and so much more. There is something for everyone in my online shop For more information visit their Website or follow them on Facebook & Instagram
Klassy Kreations – Chantelle Smith: Personalised gifts that include, lights, glasses, t-shirts, socks, wedding products and more. For more information visit their Website
Kokedama with love – Nisa: Beautiful homemade kokedama plants by mother of 4 children and a full time nursing student. Follow them on Instagram
Leroy Mac Designs – Rebecca McErvale: We are the ONLY company in Australia using wool off their very OWN sheep to make 100% Australian Merino Garments. We have just won the Creative Industries Award of the Federation Business School and Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards for our work. Our Farm, Our Sheep, Our Wool, Our Story! Visit their Website or follow them on Facebook & Instagram
Mind your own beeswax foodwrap – Paige Phelan: mind your own beeswax food wrap are the eco-friendly alternative to plastic wrap. Hand-made in Ballarat, we use 100% GOTS certified organic cotton, beeswax, jojoba oil and pine rosin to create a soft, durable, wax-coated fabric that can be used for around 12 months, Find us at local markets, online and in select local boutiques. Visit their Website or follow them on Facebook & Instagram
Very Penelope – Penny Braid: Very Penelope makes one of a kind polymer clay earrings. Drawing from the colours of the world around us, these handcrafted earrings will make a statement. They are unique pieces of wearable art! Visit their Etsy shop or follow them on Facebook & Instagram
Wooden Toys and Furniture by Nikki – Nikki: Upcycled toys and kids furniture all completed by hand. Including play kitchens, tool benches, dolls house cupboards, market stalls, toy boxes, Lego/car tables, BBQs, busy boards and more to come. Follow them on Facebook & Instagram
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