Fathers Day 2019

Depending on which bit of the internet you believe Fathers Day is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year on June 16th.  Apparently it all began when a young woman in Spokane, Washington sat in church in May of 1909 listening to a Mother’s Day sermon. Sonora Smart Dodd decided she also wanted a day to honour Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago

May Birthstone – Emerald

Emerald is one of the ‘Big Three’ coloured gemstones, the others being Ruby and Sapphire – that together make more revenue in gemstone sales than the other coloured stones put together. It is by far & away the most expensive green gemstone and has been highly valued for over 5000 years. Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago

Shop Smarter

5 Shopping & Wardrobe Tips That Will Stop Wasting Your Hard Earned Cashola… hello eclecticats! Tis Jode’s here….& Yes, I’ll admit it, i’m a shopping fiend – my bursting at the seams wardrobe makes that pretty hard to deny! But..and it’s a big old BUT – there’s nothing I get Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Local Makers

Just a card

The eagle-eyed eclecticats amongst you will have spotted the ‘Just A Card’ poster we’ve had displayed in the shop – now accompanied by a swanky new door sticker, but you might be wondering what the heck it’s all about: Hence this blog! Started two years ago by Artist & Designer Sarah Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago