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Complimentary Gift Wrap - Creative Finds
April 1, 2019

Easter gifts without the calories

I love a chocolate egg hunt just as much as the next person – those Mini, solid Red Tulip eggs are my downfall. Every. Year. However should you wish to give an Easter gift that is unique, hand-crafted and has no sign of sugar – then look no further. Some complete with Bunny themes!:   […]

Brass Hoop Earrings -Creative Finds
March 23, 2019

give Raw Brass back it’s shine

Have your Raw Brass pieces lost their lustre? The beautiful sheen will be revived with a bit of a polish using Autosol. It’s a product you can buy from Bunnings  for approx $13 and it will not only bring back the shine, it also protects the surface and keeps it looking good for at least […]

Creative Finds on Etsy
March 7, 2019

Etsy Shop Open!

So…I’ve opened a little shop on Etsy for all of my exclusive Creative Finds designs! As a champion of all things hand-made, my online store has a beautiful selection of handcrafted gift ideas that I’ve both sourced and had made for me.  The Etsy Shop however will showcase only the products that are my own. […]

Bondi Markets - Creative Finds
February 27, 2019

Bondi – here we come!

*** LATE AMMENDMENT…..Creative Finds WILL NOT BE AT Bondi Markets THIS WEEKEND 3/3/19 ***** My debut at Bondi Market was postponed last weekend, thanks to the far reaching effects of Cyclone Oma. Beaches were closed across NSW, and with beach wear to sell, I decided to wait for a sunnier day to peddle my wares! […]

Life Instyle - Creative Finds
February 23, 2019

Best in Show – Life Instyle

Last Thursday I zipped over the bridge to the annual Retail Trade event that is Life Instyle. I have a pretty specific set of criteria when sourcing new products – hand-crafted, light weight so as easy to post, unbreakable, non-perishable, small for postage and storage and it has to be something I would happily give […]

Impossible Pie - Creative Finds
February 1, 2019

I’ve been baking…

An Impossible Pie! If, like me, you’re not a baker, but find from time to time that it is unavoidable…then I am here to tell you that this recipe is your new Go To! It’s basically a coconut flavoured custard tart. The pic is from Donna Hay, and her recipe is a lemon/coconut impossible pie, […]

Creative Finds Blog Post
January 21, 2019

Slide Night

If you’re as old as me, you might remember your parents inviting friends over for a slide night? I’m talking pre, pre, pre, Facebook days. Like 30 years pre-Facebook. For those of you Gen Ys and younger,  it was where hors d’oeuvre were served (think “pigs in a blanket”), cask wine was poured, and recent […]

Secret Santa Gift Ideas - Creative Finds
December 7, 2018

5 Kris Kringle Gifts under $30

Office Kris Kringle? Secret Santa with your friends? Creative Finds has you sorted. Gifts under $30  (having asked around that’s the average spend price)  are my speciality at Creative Finds. Here are my Top 5 Suggestions: Bamboo Straws (set of 10). Embrace and encourage the “say no to plastic” movement with these environmentally friendly, all […]

Sending Gifts North - Creative Finds
November 27, 2018

Sending Christmas Gifts North this year?

Know someone spending Christmas in the Northern Hemisphere this year?  These 3 Gift Ideas are ideal for a White or Wintery Xmas.  Not only keeping your recipient toasty,  but warming the cockles of their hearts too. 1) Hand-warmers / Mini Heat Packs. $18 for a set of two. Made using Lupins rather than wheat, these […]

Garden Party -Hostess Gifts - Creative Finds
November 14, 2018

3 Hostess Gifts that do not include a candle!

I love a beautiful smelling candle as much as the next gal, but I am starting to feel that giving a candle to your hostess these days is lacking in imagination and thought. Why not show your appreciation with a little something they may not have seen before. Something hand-made and unique – just like […]