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Pop-Up Picks – Melbourne & Sydney

by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Thursday 23rd June 2011

Gorgeous goodies from Tractor Home and Curio & Curio for their joint Pop-Up warehouse sale this week!  (Cushion top left is Curio & Curio, all other product – Tractor Home)

I think I may have to start a regular POP UP SHOP OF THE WEEK post.   A Pop-Up press release seems to find its way to my inbox every second day. I’m sure it wouldn’t be too much of stretch to find a different Pop-Up shop to promote 52 times a year.  Sheesh.  It’s positively exhausting.  Yet AWESOME :)

SO Today I have TWO new Pop-Up tip offs for you, one Melbourne and one Sydney.  Both are underway today and running all weekend!

Tractor Home / Curio & Curio / Carnival Homewares Pop-Up WAREHOUSE SALE!

Remember my post about Tractor Home back here? Remember how everyone complained about how Tractor Home is WHOLESALE only?  WELL your dreams have been answered – they’re having a 4-day Sale in Melbourne this week!

Tractor Home’s stunning range of handcrafted African homewares, textiles and accessories will be on sale.  ALSO the lovely Clair Wayman of Curio & Curio will be there with her partner Nick Young, selling some of their cheerful pieces. Between those guys and Carnival Homewares it’s sure to be a riot of COLOUR – be sure to pop on down and say hello!

Tractor Home Warehouse Sale
Rear of 126 Franklin st
Melbourne CBD

Thursday 23rd – 11.00am – 7.00pm
Friday 24th – 11.00am – 7.00pm
Saturday 25th -10.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 26th – 10.00am – 5.00pm

It’s a little tricky to find (down a laneway of course!) so there’s a map below, courtesy of Nick Young.  Thankyou Nick!

Matthew Roland & Friends

Matthew Roland & Friends Pop-Up and workshops this weekend in Sydney

If you’re in SYDNEY this weekend, do not despair, there is some Pop-Up love for you too!

Matthew Roland Bannister is a young (and I mean PROPERLY young – like 20 years young!) designer with a penchant for PAPER engineering.  After exhibiting at the recent A4 Paper Festival which just wrapped up in Sydney, he is currently hosting his very own open studio / Pop-Up shop and paper craft workshops at Gaffa Gallery.  Over achiever alert!

The Pop Up looks super cuteness and I must say Mr Bannister seems so lovely and talented and passionate about his craft.  He is running two craft workshops this Saturday in conjunction with stupendously talented fellow paper crafter Bianca Chang.  All materials are provided for both workshops and tickets are just $30!  Outrageous.  Info and tickets here.

Much gorgeousness to be seen on both Matthew and Bianca‘s websites… do pop over and have a look!

Matthew Roland & Friends Pop-Up shop and Workshops
Arcade 4, Gaffa Gallery
281 Clarence Street
Sydney

Workshops – THIS SATURDAY June 25th

Pop-Up / Open Studio open 10.00am – 4.00pm  until July 2nd

Top – Tunnel Book by Matthew Roland Bannister, bottom – Bianca Chang made this O for OPRAH!

by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Thursday 23rd June 2011

3 comments

  • Claire 3 years ago

    I headed to the Tractor sale yesterday and walked away with an Obama print bag full of exciting goodies! Thanks so much for the tip. The Tractor people are so lovely and have so many beautiful things!

  • Birdy Popcorn 3 years ago

    we would love to be kept in the pop-up loop

  • Lisa 2 years ago

    It says “this week” but its in a couple of weeks is that right?

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