Rhapsody Design & NOT A TOY @ Handmade Canberra Christmas Market

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There may not be snow... or mistletoe... but, the Handmade Market is still rockin’ around the Christmas tree THIS weekend, Saturday and Sunday at the usual place inside Budawang and Coorong Pavilions in Exhibition Park in Canberra, from 10am – 4pm both days... But wait, there's MORE good news. This year the event debuts a FRIDAY NIGHT opening!!! 'Whaaaaa?!', I hear you say. Uh. Yeah. That’s right. The twelve days of Christmas are squeezed in to two... and a half! With a twilight shopping evening from 5-9pm for those who wish to beat the crowds and shop by starlight.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we are spreading the crafty Christmas cheer. And it’s all handmade with love and joy... so no guilt if you buy a little something something for yourself too, promise *wink wink* Shop small and local this silly season, alrighty?!


Rhapsody Design pimps Zilpah Tart Spring collection

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I've recently been given the wonderful opportunity to have my Rhapsody dangles rocked by Devojkamodels wearing locally handmade Zilpah Tart frocks. Another Canberra based creative force, Tina Nikolovski, captured the Spring collection in all it's colourful glory and offered us a tantalising tease of what's to come down the catwalk this FASHFEST. You can then purchase these pretties from Yumi afterward at Floriade, the nation's biggest celebration of Spring.


Rhapsody Design & NOT A TOY @ the Spring Handmade Market

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The next Handmade Market at Exhibition Park in Canberra is just around the corner on September 16 & 17 and the perfect opportunity to start your Christmas shopping... there's only 100ish days until the fat man 'ho ho ho's'! The event coincides quite conveniently with Floriade too so you are able to enjoy art, design PLUS celebrate Spring with a frolic amidst the one million blooms down the road.

We recommend you start planning your visit (and shopping list) now ;)


Rhapsody Design & NOT A TOY @ the Winter Handmade Market

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Beat the Canberra chill in the cozy indoors Handmade Market Winter haven, at Exhibition Park in Canberra [EPIC] in BOTH the Budawang and Coorong Buildings. Two big days of sensational shopping, this Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of June, from 10am until 4pm both days. You will need the public holiday on Monday to recover!

Rhapsody Design & NOT A TOY @ the Handmade Markets

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Did you miss the first Handmade Canberra event for the year, hmmm? Well... looky here! There are THREE more opportunities in twenty seventeen to get your shop on with handcrafted homegrown brands and the next market is only a hop, skip 'n' jump away - YAYNESS :)

Guest photographer Emma Holland

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Posting daily can lead to flatlay fatigue... so I enlisted the talented young multi-disciplinary artist Emma Holland to style and shoot the Rhapsody range for some fresh new flavour. Her images proved this lover of colour is a great storyteller. What do you think?