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Print design process with Sharnee Thorpe

We often get asked about our unique hand drawn prints so we're taking you behind the scenes of how our prints are created with textile designer and Wandering Folk founder Sharnee Thorpe. Before Sharnee began the journey of Wandering Folk 4 years ago she studied a Bachelor of Arts in Textile Design at RMIT Melbourne back in 2011. She has worked with many well known Australian fashion labels as a freelance designer in the 6 years since her graduation, creating one of a kind artworks that you may recognise or even have in your own wardrobe, bedroom or kitchen! Sharnee describes her design process below and for a little more discussion on this topic you can listen in on her...

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Q&A with Tiarni Emery - Naturopath & Artist

Instagram recently connected us with Margaret River local Tiarni Emery and we're so inspired by the hub of creativity and health she has put together online. We instantly fell in love with her beautiful art, especially the native flower wooden serving boards - a match made in heaven with our picnic rugs.   Tell us a little about yourself? Hello loves! I am Tiarni – Artist and Naturopath behind Tiarni Naturopath & Artistry.  I live in Margaret River Western Australia but was born and bred on a family farming property by a small country town on the south east coast of South Australia called Kingston. I love the farm, it brought me so much freedom throughout my childhood. I filled...

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Q&A with Anamundi Studio's Jasmine Christie

Jasmine Christie is a talented florist, stylist, artistic activist and holds endless passion for cultivating community that we find so inspiring. Her eclectic business Anamundi is a botanical studio and nature concept space located in Mullumbimby, NSW Australia, that hosts gatherings, workshops and feasts.  We’ve had the pleasure of attending her full moon flowerings, wild craft botanical dyeing workshop and regularly receive her ‘Blackmail’.  Jasmine brought our Native Wildflower campaign vision to life by sourcing native Australian flowers and worked her arrangement magic on the day. Tell us a little about your magical self and the path that lead you to where you are today? I began my creative journey as a set & costume designer in Sydney working across...

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Q&A with Picnic Portal's Prue Rustean

We have had the pleasure of collaborating with Prue Rustean over the last year and recently hired her magic for our new rug launch soiree and Christmas party.  We love her thoughfully built spreads, full of colour and local flavour. We thought we'd ask her a few questions to get a little more insight into our favourite local picnic company 'Picnic Portal'. 1. Tell us a little about yourself? I grew up between small coastal towns in the South West of Western Australia - Margaret River, Yallingup & Busselton.  I lived in Bondi, Sydney for 3 years and have now found myself very comfortably settled in Byron Bay for the past 3 years which is the perfect balance between super...

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