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I don't know about you but I love sneaking a look into the homes and workspaces of other people, particularly those who are creative. This week I stopped by the studio of ceramicist Kim Aitken, who makes all of the lovely ceramics you will find in our online store or at our Handmade Uki shop. Kim's super organised studio space. Tools of the trade. Adorable little trinket dishes, we have plenty in our Handmade Uki store together with a beautiful range of plates, bowls, cups, dishes, trays - mix and match for the perfect gift for yourself or a friend!...

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Spring has arrived and there's no better time to refresh your home with some bright & colourful accessories. We love these fun hand-printed pineapple tea towels from Brisbane maker Yardage Design. Made from 100% linen, these tea towels will add a burst of sunshine to your kitchen. They also make great gifts! Available in neon pink, ocean blue or tropical green. Shop online or visit us in-store at Handmade Uki.

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  Sunday 6 September is Father's Day in the southern hemisphere and Handmade Uki have a great selection of gifts that Dad will be sure to love! Beautiful timber chopping boards to inspire him in the kitchen… delicious local macadamia nuts to snack on… and lots of manly soaps and personal grooming products including our popular shave and beard soaps from Dindi Naturals. Handmade Uki is open Wednesday-Sunday and yes, we can also wrap Dad's gift for you!

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Apiwraps are reusable beeswax kitchen wraps, perfect for storing food in the fridge or on the go! Each wrap is made by hand using natural ingredients (beeswax, organic coconut oil and pine tree resin, on organic cotton fabric) which keep your food fresher for longer.  Eco friendly, reusable and free from harmful chemicals, Apiwraps can be used again and again for a year (or often longer!) before they need replacing, which is great for the environment.  You'll find the range of Apiwraps at our Handmade Uki store - choose from a great selection of patterns and colours to compliment any kitchen! ...

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  How to make a creative use out of a noxious weed?  In Northern New South Wales the rainforests were raided for cedar and hardwood by loggers in the late 1800's.  This forest degradation then was fertile ground for the introduced species from China - Camphor Laurel. Camphor laurel has the ability to adapt and with it's prolific seed production and rapid growth and with no predators or diseases makes it a weed in certain areas. Illusive Wood's creator and designer Liam has turned his attention and talent to making something functional from this tree.  By making a range of...

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