12 September 2021
We’re all spending more time than ever at home and there’s never been a better time to redecorate! Create a space you love and treat yourself and your family to something beautiful with these stunning additions to your home. The best part about these gorgeous homewares is that all purchases directly support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses and artists, making them the perfect gift that gives back!
Aboriginal Serving boards
Elevate your at-home dining experience with a stunning embellished serving board for any and all occasions. This range of serving boards features various shapes and sizes perfect for any home, with materials ranging from Camphor Laurel to Acacia wood giving each board its own unique, natural pattern. The beautifully embellished designs were created by proud Taungwurrung Kulin artist Mick Harding, founder of Ngarga Warendj (Dancing Wombat) and are beautifully and respectfully inspired by the use of traditional shapes and symbols.
Wool Rug by Andrea Adamson Tiger
Brighten your home with our collection of rugs, with a wide range of sizes featuring incredible designs by First Nations artists.We love this extraordinary wool rug designed by Andrea Adamson Tiger, entirely handmade through a cross-cultural collaboration that celebrates a fusion of Aboriginal art and storytelling with traditional Kashmiri rug making techniques. The unique design depicts the travels of the seven sisters who fled from Wati (Man) Nyiru. Despite being of the wrong skin name, Nyiru fell deeply in love with the sisters who were forced to flee, shaping the landscape and Country surrounding Andrea’s home, Mala.
Elements On Board Wheely by Catherine Manuell
For a lot of us, travel isn’t possible right now, but that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped planning! Add even more fun to your next holiday with this unique luggage piece by Catherine Manuell featuring the Elements Design by Mim Cole. The durable, lightweight design means this stylish bag will be a reliable companion on any journey, from weekends away to overseas travel. With shoulder straps that can be folded away, a hidden extendable handle and 4 internal pockets this wheely is just as practical as it is beautiful.
Kurlkura Trees Mug by Rosie Nangala Flemming
Whether you’re a tea or coffee lover, everyone has a favourite mug and ours is this beautiful Kurlkura Trees mug. Through this design, artist Rosie Nagngala Flemming depicts flowering kurlkura trees from her Warlukurlangu Country. Not only is this mug delightful to look at, it is also made of bone china and is microwave and dishwasher safe. The Kurljkura Trees Mug comes ready to gift in a beautiful box, making it even easier to brighten a loved one’s day.
‘Kurrek’ Lux Diffuser
Celebrate Country at home with the Kurrek Lux Diffuser. The Kurrek (Wemba Wemba for Country) diffuser will fill your home with the earthy scent of sandalwood, traditionally used for ceremonies and healing, intertwined with a range of calming scents used by Indigenous cultures across the world including patchouli, vanilla and cinnamon. The sleek black, matte design and dacron fibre reeds makes this diffuser the perfect addition to any home.
Whether it’s a small gesture or a thoughtful gift, we hope that this selection of beautiful First Nations homeware designs inspire you to share some love with yourself, friends and family in lockdown.
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