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01 November 2021

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Homewares Gift Guide

At Christmas, all roads lead to family and home. Home is where we find connection, love, warmth and comfort. Whether you are preparing your home for the holidays or giving the gift of something lovely for the home we have a beautiful collection of homewares to choose from. Shop with purpose this Christmas and use it as an opportunity to brighten up your home this season and give back. We have a beautiful selection of Aboriginal inspired homewares everything from cushion covers and rugs to throws, tables clothes and tea towels, everything you need to refresh your whole home for the holidays. For gift giving we have a gorgeous selection of candles, diffusers, journals and mugs everyone will be delighted to receive.  Here are our Homewares gifts this season.

Cushion Covers

We have a beautiful collection of wool cushion covers from Better World Arts in a variety of sizes featuring bright and beautiful First Nations designs. The cushions are a cross-cultural collaboration combining Aboriginal designs and traditional Kashmiri handicraft. The chain-stitched (Gabba in local Kashmiri) cushion covers are hand stitched in remote villages in one specific region of Kashmir and the Aboriginal artists of Better World Arts own this project bringing direct benefits to the artists’ and their communities.

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Throw Rugs

This holiday season whether you are snuggling up under the stars on Country or just snuggling up on the couch appreciating the Christmas tree and cheer, a striking throw is essential.  All the Better World Arts Throws feature designs from Aboriginal artists, they feature an explanation of the artwork and the artists name and photo. But don’t take our word for it here’s what our customers say about the Better World Art Throws. “It’s soft and warm, perfect size. The colours are vibrant and amazing art. Love it.”

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Tea Towels

Sometimes it’s the smallest of things that lift our spirits and makes us smile. A fresh new tea towel as we cook a holiday feast. We have a gorgeous selection of tea towels all featuring Indigenous designs and all help to support First Nations artists and communities so give yourself and your kitchen a little bit of Indigenous colour this holiday season. It will make you smile.

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Journals

Give the gift of time and reflection to last all year this Christmas. Tell your story, record your travels or learn something new with our beautiful collection of journals featuring Aboriginal designs. Our journals come in a variety of sizes from mini to A5 and feature bright and bold stories of Country, the Dreamtime and family and come beautifully boxed with the artist’s name and artwork story.

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Mugs

It’s the season of deep mugs of tea and coffee and long conversations with family and friends. All our mugs feature designs from Aboriginal Artists are fine bone china and come beautifully boxed making them the perfect stress-free gift or stocking stuffer this Christmas. Choose from the bright designs from Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation, the Better World Arts mugs depicting stories of Country or Kathleen Buzzacott’s designs of family, memories and connection.

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Candles

Bring the smell of Australia home this Christmas with our divine collection of candles featuring Native Botanical scents. Whether you chose a light floral fragrance to awake feelings of enlightenment, the green earthy tones to create a healing connection to Country or bright tones to enhance the mood of your home, reduce stress and promote calm these holidays we have a candle for every home and every mood.

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Water Bottles

This holiday season we are all looking forward to getting back out into life. Whether you are out having an on-Country experience, hitting the gym or picnicking with friends and family you can keep hydrated with these beautifully designed bottles. We have a selection of stainless-steel bottles designed by Kathleen Buzzacott telling stories of rivers, kangaroos and bush tucker or you can try out Mick Harding’s, Bunjil the Wedge-Tailed Eagle Design.

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Shop with Purpose this Christmas. Keep exploring our incredible range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inspired gifts.

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