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About

 
I'm a stay at home mum but was previously a graphic designer working for a marketing company in Melbourne.
I love all things arty, crafty & divine.
 
merry-go-round is my handmade 'Made It' online store. It's about a 'rotating platform' (so to speak) of quality handmade items that are displayed for sale.
Many of the items are New, Retro or Vintage.

I try to upcycle/recycle/repurpose where I can to create an unique item - usually one of a kind.
All Items handmade in Melbourne, Victoria.
I offer a great handmade product with a good personal, speedy service.
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http://merry-go-roundhandmade.blogspot.com/
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http://instagram.com/mgrhandmade/
 
Payment methods accepted:
AUSTRALIAN BUYERS: Paypal, Credit Card & Bank Transfer payments
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Paypal, Credit Card - No bank transfer
 
My Metro Retro Aprons are all OOAK - that is, One Of A Kind. Each one is never to be repeated, never to be exactly the same as another.If you like something you see, purchase it NOW!
All of these aprons are handcrafted originals and unique! The ideal gift for someone special or for spoiling yourself.
My aprons can be washed by Hand or Gentle Machine Wash.


Vintage Fabric Flag Bunting.
Made from Upcycled, Reclaimed Fabric & often NEW vintage fabric.
 
We also have bunting made from new fabrics.
 
I am often asked....Do I make custom flag buntings?
Yes, I do make custom bunting in requested colours / lengths.
It depends on the fabrics you request & what I have in stock, etc
Contact me, to discuss more.
If you need to wash your bunting after use - I recommend Hand Wash ONLY.
 

Handmade Knitted Beanie Hats
We have Retro styled handmade knitted Beanies, most of them are made from Australian 100% wool.
The girls sweet beanie hats have a flower sewn to the hat, the flower are embellished with sewn on buttons.
Add a dash of colour & fun to your little ones’s wardrobe!
These beanies are just divine & will keep your little sweetheart’s head warm all winter long!
OOAK: All of our beanies are One Of A Kind. Never to be repeated and all of them special in their own way.
The beanie style, colour of wool, choice of flower & button embellishment gives each hat it's unique style.
They also make a great gift idea.
These beanies are truly a family affair.
The wool is bought in very limited quantities and hand knitted by my mother. The flowers are mostly done by my mother & grandmother. I have done the hand sewing on the flower & buttons!
Have you seen something you like but not in the right size? We may be able to help.
Just let us know, we may be able to make something similar in the correct size that you will love!
Our Beanies can be washed by Hand, ideally using wool detergent. Dry flat in shade.
 
 
Taggy Snuggly Comforter Toy Tag Mini Taggie Blankie
These Taggy Snuggly’s are soft, cuddly, and fun and are a great size for taking along wherever you go.
Perfect for the pram, car, high chair or cot. You have probably noticed that some babies love the tags on items (bibs, blankies, clothing, soft toys etc) more than the actual item itself. Here is the perfect tag toy comforter your bub will love.
They are made with lots of assorted ribbon tags of different colors, fun textures, and various sizes for little fingers to play with - this sensory experience helps with a babies fine motor coordination.
All Taggy Snuggly’s are one of a kind (some are similar) but no two are the same.
A fun pattern on one side and super soft minky dot fabric on the other. Made from ALL NEW materials.
Your Taggy Snuggly is Washable & should be (Warm, NOT hot) Ironed on the patterned cotton side ONLY.
Do NOT iron on Minky Dot Fabric as the fabric may lose it's dots.
Taggy Snuggly’s are suitable for all ages from newborn to toddlers, portable, durable & made from quality materials.
 
 
It's 'Show Time' ....So please 'come on in' and 'enjoy the ride'.
I hope you have fun & like what you see.
 
 
http://merry-go-roundhandmade.blogspot.com/
 
www.facebook.com/MerryGoRoundHandMade2
 
http://instagram.com/mgrhandmade/

A few of my favourite things......Tea Towels, Aprons, Babushka Russian dolls, cupcakes, well made beautiful items also craft & handmade items, Craft & Design Markets such as Magnolia Square, Cavallini Co stationery including Rubber Stamps, Websites such as Etsy & Flickr - my favorite blog - moline's photostream, British Blue Cats, Christmas, Butterflies & Dragonflies, Mosaics & Gaudi, Fornasetti faces & plates, beautiful Rubber Stamps for craft, Gisela Graham Christmas Ornaments, Retro fabrics & Vintage florals, Beach related items, Coffee, Lindt Chocolate, Wine & Wineries, Melbourne - Australia and the 'MADE IT' website!.

Favourite sayings: ‘Happy Wife - Happy Life!’ and 'Life is a journey, not a destination'.
Also‘Home is where the heart is’.
Favourite Motto: Remember the three ‘R’s ........   ReThink   -   ReUse   -   ReCycle
 
 
*** Do NOT EMAIL SPAM to me. ***
✿ Do NOT Send Spam OR requests for Charity Auctions or Donations
✿NONE of these requests will be answered / replied as refusal often offends.
I am NOT a corporate company, just a housewife trying to pay the house Mortgage.
Genuine Inquiries about MY items are most welcome :)
Thanks for your understanding.