EDIT: For your Walls ….but with a twist!

Tile by Jai Vasicek - sold online via Ahoy Trader

You’re not to blame if the blinkers are on and you find yourself oblivious to any art or decoration for your walls beyond the framed, photographed, painted, penciled or printed!! What a huge, wonderful world of choice there is out there and its a thrill to purchase something that gives you pleasure every day your eyes brush over it.

But this Edit is aimed to mess with your ideas and open you up to all the OTHER treasures that could find a special space in your home. I literally had to call a halt to this collection by the time I reached introduction number 15….the options and scope is endless (which will likely result in a Vol.II to follow!) and doesn’t touch on my own practice of “wall testing” everything at hand (eg. musical instruments, plants, silk scarfs, strings of felt balls, plates…..you get my drift.)

So please enjoy this eclectic gathering of independent brands and makers and all they offer as alternatives to add depth and richness to your own walls.

:{Image above featuring artwork by Jai Vasicek}:

Elemental Jewellery & Renee Boyd Ceramics

With their powers combined, these two talented kiwi artisans created jewellery for your walls….and it is stunning!
You can purchase each design online directly from both Renee  and Rosie.

Tammy Kanat

There is fibre art… and then there is the wonderfully textural and unique work of Australian artist; Tammy Kanat. Open your mind up to a whole new world of possibility for that huge empty wall!

Skinny Wolf

Leila Sanderson is a creative dynamo with many strings to her bow…and just one of these is making rosettes that FAR outweigh the humble one picked up with your pony at the local A&P Show!

The Dharma Door

Designed in Bryon Bay and striking a major chord in eclectic homes in the USA and Europe, The Dharma Door prove that bigger is mostly always better.

Jai Vasicek

Byron Bay artist Jai Vasicek sells his intricate painted wall tiles and decorated crosses via his online/in person store; Ahoy Trader. He also wholsesales so look out for stockists near YOU!

By @jaivasicek added to the website

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Kalindi captured by @mimpyandco

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Slowdown Studio

Australian born, LA based designer; Marc Hendrik collaborates with artists and designers from the world over to produce limited edition runs of fantastic woven blankets. Now who said these had to stay on the sofa……..?

Our Mooney Throw as a wall hanging in @katherine_ormerod’s perfect apartment 👌🏽

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Leanne Culy 

One of my most coveted pieces of art I am yet to own, is an intricate, nostalgic painted oar by Hawkes Bay artist and shopkeeper; Leanne Culy of Homebase Collections. Sigh…
(If interested, they are not currently listed online so enquire directly with Leanne)

It’s hard to leave but it’s home time! 📷 @brianculy

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Natalie Miller Design

An Australian based “texture architect” producing the most fantastical creations for your walls!

‘Spring’ 800 x1000mm Hand dyed wool & roving Available to purchase Nataliemiller.bigcartel.com

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Colour and texture 2014

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Katherine Moes

American maker; Katherine Moes produces beautiful, rustic wall hangings and totems … and I have been itching to collect those bells for myself!

I have a few clusters of sweet bells again. The day I collect my glaze ware is always a highlight to my week.

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I have a flock forming. If one catches your eye let me know 😉

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Hydrangea Ranger

The pressed flower sun catchers by Auckland based; Isabella Pachter are as delicate and precious as wall treasures come!

Beauties online now www.hydrangearanger.com 💕

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Pretty pressed flowers in store at @widdess_shop 🌙

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Maryanne Moodie

Perhaps one of the best known fibre artists downunder; Maryanne Moodie will open your eyes to the possibilities beyond framed prints. She is also a prolific workshopper so check out dates and places near you OR her online classes. 

Joy at the loom today. #weaving #weaveweird

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Woodfolk

With a soft, natural aesthetic Woodfolk are masters of wood and ceramic jewellery and homeware and those wall hangings……. have had my heart for a while now!

In Her Hands

I’m loving the subtle tones and natural vibe of the handwoven creations by NZ maker; Lizmari Cunliffe – all made to order.

Wrapping & warping day! Excited to start on the big frame on left.

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HAPPY MONDAY! This beauty is available for purchase today. $45 (not including postage)

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The Society Inc.

Textural, simple and graphic –  The Society Inc.  (as led by stylist/designer/author/rustic queen Sibella Court!) have 4 sea faring flags for you to choose from.

Studio Soph

Motueka based artist Sophie Holt has one awesome point of view! She applies her whimisical animal world to all sorts of mediums but its her ceramic wall tiles and plates that I think could find a cheeky corner in your home!

Don’t mess with the cat

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Hey kattenkop!

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Please feel very free to add more ideas and makers to the comments section to help fill the ideas bucket for eveyone!

Ju xo

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7 Discussion to this post

  1. evie says:

    Love your edits Ju! Though now I want to buy allll the things. Congrats on the relaunch, it looks smokin!

  2. Julia says:

    Love the new site! All that hard work has certainly paid off!
    The Dharma Door also – beautiful!

    Ju xx

  3. What an amazing group of artists, feeling super inspired and have bookmarked for future art buying! Thank you!

  4. Lizzie says:

    So so good! Love it Julia! x

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