Gorgeous Renelle from Pop Up Succulent Shop is generously giving away two tickets to one of her workshops so you and a friend can have a great afternoon together creating something beautiful. I tell you what, I desperately want to keep this prize for myself!
This is one of my absolute favourite businesses in this year’s giveaway, in fact, I am smelling one of her incredible candles as I type this!
Firefly Earth is owned and operated by the gorgeous Trudey Bailey and offers pure soy triple scented candles.
Firefly was born 10 years ago, when Trudey’s baby was 11 months old and after a trip to Canada to visit family, Trudey noticed just how many homes she visited had candles burning. The candle culture was massive in the northern hemisphere, and she says she was all in after that trip.
Trudey says the problem she faced back in Australia was that if she wanted a triple scented candle that packed a fragrance punch, she could only find them in paraffin. Australia had various ranges of soy candles but the fragrance seemed to be a little light on. Trudey says she didn’t feel comfortable burning paraffin around her baby so decided to create her own!
The thing that sets Firefly Earth apart is the brilliant business strategy. She has streamlined all her products to make it so much easier for consumers. Some companies may offer up to 30 different fragrance’s which is great for consumers who love bulk choice. Trudey says that after observing her sale trends over the years she made the decision to take more of a minimalistic approach and not overwhelm the bejesus out of her customers. Trudey says she quickly realised that it didn’t matter what she offered up, her customers always returned to the top 3 sellers. Angels Milk, Bondi & French Pear.
Having said that, this year she is offering a super special Christmas edition candle! It’s called Christmas Caramel, its the Angel’s Milk Blend with swirls of hot salted caramel notes. You won’t regret purchasing that one!
It you want to smell some joy this Christmas get in contact with Firefly Earth today:
Tanya is a qualified Makeup Artist completing her certificate at the Canberra Makeup Academy in 2002. After many years of working in and out of the Beauty Industry, in 2015 her passion for making people look and feel beautiful for weddings and special occasions led to the establishment of New Bloom Makeup Artistry, a mobile makeup service designed to enhance your natural beauty for your special day. Whether your desired look is natural or glamorous, New Bloom Makeup Artistry can create that for you, ensuring that you look and feel your most beautiful self!
What I absolutely love is that New Bloom Makeup Artistry will come to you, free of charge within the Bathurst area. If you’re outside that area she will still come to you but for a small fee. This makes getting ready for your wedding or special event much more relaxing and hassle-free!
New Bloom Makeup Artistry will take the time to find out your personal makeup preferences and individual style, to create a makeup look that you not only feel comfortable in, but enhances your natural features to create the most beautiful version of yourself.
You can either bring along your own lipstick or the thing I adore about New Bloom Makeup Artistry is that if you use one of her colours, Tanya will provide you with a small pot of your chosen lipstick and a brush to use for touch ups throughout the day.
New Bloom Makeup Artistry only use the most superior quality make-up and skin care, such as Clinique, Nars, Hourglass, Tarte, Smashbox, Becca, Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics and Modelrock, giving you a flawless and long-lasting finish.
New Bloom Makeup Artistry was recently awarded Highly Commended at the 2019 Central West Brides Choice Awards which is nominated by bride’s that were married in the previous 12 months.
New Bloom Makeup Artistry is currently taking booking for 2020 weddings and your can email or message Tanya via Facebook, or Instagram for more information and a quote!
New Bloom Makeup Artistry wants to make one special nesters feel super special this Christmas so is offering a free makeup application (including lashes) to the value of $90! This would be a great trial for any brides getting married in 2020!
Mower Pro is your local small engine and outdoor power equipment repair specialists. Owned and operated by Shayne Theobald and his impressively brilliant wife, Kayana (read: me).
Mower Pro has been operating for over 13 years and is your go-to for all spare parts and repair needs. It’s a little family operated business and you will often see one of our kids in the workshop covered in grease offering to help or answering the phone.
Shayne has been a mechanic for over 20 years and has fixed many machines that the other guys have simply given up on. He prides himself on his attention to detail, customer service and the quality of his repairs.
Mower Pro doesn’t run fix lawn mowers and ride-ons but also chainsaws, water pumps, golf carts, air compressors, generators, whirrly birds and concrete mixers plus so much more.
If you pick up any style or design magazine you will see them strewn with chunky and comfortable throws and now with the help of Handmade Country Blankets you can bring that look (and comfort) into your own home.
Handmade Country Blankets is a local business that loves nothing more than keeping the locals warm! If you need some warming up contact Nicole today:
We love local mamas who are creative, clever and talented and Tara from LaserAntix is one perfect example.
LaserAntix is your go-to shop for all custom laser cutting and engraving.
LaserAntix can create a wide range of products for you including cake toppers, gifts and home decor such as name plaques, wall plaques, name discs, decorative cutouts, Christmas decorations and business signage.
They can even help decorate your dream day by creating wedding decorative pieces such as Mr & Mrs Signs, place cards, invitations and menu boards.
LaserAntix offers natural bamboo as well as a wide range of acrylic colour so you can be sure you will find something to suit all tastes and needs.
Tara says she loves nothing more than working closely with people to design and create something perfect for them.
A big bonus is that LaserAntix is local so the turn around is a lot quicker than buying online from somewhere else. Plus you save on shipping fees! Tara is also happy to accommodate urgent orders and you can even sometimes find her completing an order within hours of being contacted.
We had one of Tara’s creations atop of Tommy’s Christening Cake and not only was it was a showstopper, I was able to keep a special reminder of his day!
LaserAntix is a business you should watch because I guarantee it’s going places! If you want your very own personalised creation get in contact with Tara today:
Petite Sculptures is a home based studio that provides framed hand and feet castings of babies up to 3 months old.
It is so easy to forget just how small your little ones are so this is a great way to remember their tiny little fingers and toes.
Petite Sculptures can be made with or without a photo and commemorative birth certificates can also be framed. Donna has been creating memories for parents for over four years.
Petite Sculptures also offers Angel baby frames for any age as well a memorial paw frames for dogs and cats.
One of the amazing things about Petite Sculptures is that she has teamed up with the Simon Williams Memorial Charity to provide free of cost angel baby memorial frames to grieving families. They can be for babies still born (from about 20 weeks) or for older children. She will travel to Lithgow or Orange to take the moulds. It really is a beautiful keepsake for families who are brokenhearted.
What sets Petite Sculptures apart is that Donna ensures she is really flexible to help her customers, there is no rush as appointments and the whole process is calm and fun!
If you or someone you know would like to capture the smallness of their new little bundle contact Petite Sculptures today:
Petite Sculptures are giving away to one lucky nester a half set with photo and plaque (5x7inch photo provided by customer) in their choice of colours. Valued at $220. This is for baby up to 3 months of age and valid for 12 months.
This is genuinely one of my favourite local businesses and I am thrilled to have them on board this year. Tinbum and buckethead (soon to be known as T & B Bespoke Furniture) create incredibly unique and practical furniture.
Owned and operated by Nick (Timber – Builder) and AJ Cook (Metal – Boilermaker) and located in Bathurst Tinbum and buckethead can create a masterpiece for your home.
Tinbum and buckethead strives to create unique and attractive furniture and home wares that are made from mostly recycled or reclaimed materials.
They create a wide range of items including dining tables, vanity tops, kitchen benches, coffee tables, front doors, barn doors, starts, balustrades, bedroom furniture and desks. Having said that they will create just about anything you want!
Tinbum and buckethead has a new range of timber vanity bench tops that are not only made to standard sizes but can be made to order.
Tinbum and buckethead pride themselves on creating custom furniture that is respectful to natural finishes and fit perfectly in a practical home. They source much of their material from old buildings, bridges and factories. They have a magic way of marrying together both timber and metal to create pieces that will endure the test of time.
Owned and operated by the gorgeous Joss Emanuel, Strawberry Swing Cards & Designs offer hilarious and inappropriate greeting cards and wine labels. On top of that she also offers personalised cards and labels that are custom made for your special occasion.
A crazy idea back in January 2017, led to the launch of this completely awesome little business. Joss says without the support of her wonderful husband her crazy little idea would have stopped there, but in August 2017 she launched her online store with is growing every day! Proof she says that even the craziest ideas came be bought to life!
You can find Strawberry Swing Cards & Design available for sale at Vanessa Pringle Floral Design in Keppel Street, Bathurst or at one of the local markets! You can also buy some from Blue Mountains Ugg Boots in Faulconbridge or Ramjet Assortments in Newcastle.
Of course you can also message Joss on Facebook or Instagram. She prides herself on fantastic customer service so will get back to you really quickly!
If you’re looking for something just a little bit different and want a quality product that can be tailored to suit any needs (all made with a good sense of humour) then you need Strawberry Swing Cards & Design.
There is nothing better than someone who is not only good at what they do but also really enjoy it and that’s exactly what you get from Jamee Stair Massage Therapy.
After graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor in Health Science – Musculoskeletal Therapy. Jamee has plenty of experience working as a remedial massage therapist. While living in Brisbane she even did some work with the Brisbane Lions!
Offering remedial massage (including myofascial release, deep tissue massage, friction, trigger point therapy, stretching and Muscle Energy Techniques), Relaxation/Swedish Massage, and Pregnancy Massage.
Jamee Stair Massage Therapy offers $10 discounts for concession card holders and health fund rebates are available too. She can even organise a home visit if that’s what you need!
If you need someone to help put the well back into your well-being contact Jamee today: