All posts tagged: buttons

Gifts for Her

A few ideas for the girls in your life … 1. The perfect stocking filler: upcycled fair trade coffee sack purse for make up or pencils $15.00 2. Unique earrings for your loved one made from antique found porcelain $62.50 3. For the fashion conscious, a stylish ‘Mighty Purse’ that charges all smartphones $99.95 4. The ultimate in fashion eco-chic: beautiful tote made from fire hose $275.00 5. For book-loving girls: a bracelet made from the pages of a vintage book $30.00 6. Brighten up a sundress with this bold, chunky necklace made from buttons in Argentina $60.00 7. Everyone needs a multi-purpose carry bag like this one made from reclaimed plastic bags in Cambodia $35.00 8. Every girl loves a bangle, especially one handmade from discarded buttons! $50.00 9. Perfect for students: an upcycled fair trade coffee sack laptop bag $35.00

Gifts for the Outdoor Lover

This week I’ve collated some goodies that are perfect for both the indoor and outdoor life …   1. Perfect indoors or outdoors, the ingenious upside-down Sky Planter, created by New Zealand ceramicist Patrick Morris. Comes in ceramic or recycled polypropylene styles. From $20.00 2. Jazz up your outdoor space, picnic area or beach spot with this stylish rug made from plastic bags. Comes in three designs. From $70.00 3. Who doesn’t love a little night life? Collect sunshine during the day for a soft glow at night with this mason jar-turned-Sun Jar $49.95 4. Plant lovers will adore this original, brightly coloured flower pot made from buttons all the way from Argentina. Also comes in yellow $85.00 5. Decorate your outdoor (or indoor) table with this cute green frog made from buttons and resin $60.00 6. Is it a pencil or a plant? It’s both! Sprout pencils are the ultimate sustainable stationery and come in three varieties: Flower, Herb, Garden $35.00 P.S We will ship overseas, just email us for a quote @

Gifts for the Hard-to-Buy-For

Since Christmas is coming up I thought I’d collate some gift ideas each week for the month of November from our store. This week it’s things for the person who has everything … 1. ‘Pero’ the dog ornament from Argentina, made from discarded buttons and resin $60.00 2. Giant champagne cork doorstop for those who love things practical and original. $160.00 3. Sticklebook: an invisible bookshelf for paperback hoarders $40.00 4. For your loved ones who want to diet in style: silver-plated half-teaspoon $45.00 5. Splash out: stylish bowling bag made from fire hose that looks just like leather $300.00 6. NEW! Gorgeous lacquered coconut bowls inlaid with different coloured mother of pearl mosaics that can be used for just about anything! $20.00 7. Stand out from the techno-crowd with this vintage book iPod dock $60.00 8. For all those ‘techies’ who love a bit of retro: a pencil touchscreen stylus $14.95 P.S We will ship overseas, just email us for a quote @