august bend and snap market.

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(happy snaps from our august market date, see more snaps here).

Goodbye winter! We farewelled our winter blues with another fun market day. And boy what a market day, with a host of marvels from our talented artsists, designers and all round creative darlings.

We had our own beautiful bling ring with designers EELAV MCBEE, FORGET ME NOT ENGRAVING, JUX, ME-U, RUN WILD HORSES, SABRI DURSI & SEBO-HANDMADE JEWELLERY (collectively, these designers use various mediums and materials from textiles, pyrite, copper, coins, engraving, swarovski crystals, glasswares, semi precious stones and more).

We had purrrrred getting our claws did in our pop up nail bar by the perfect CRITTER CLAWS, creating custom gifts with LOVE MY PRINTS, admiring the artwork from LAUREN NICHOLSON ILLUSTRATION, falling in love with the wildest bunches of posies and floral displays by FOXGLOVE BOTANICALS, the most magical mushrooms by LOW GLO LUMINAIRES, gorgeous handmade notebooks from THE RED FOREST, sophisticated design and illustration by BERNAVUE, exquisite terrariums from BONNIE and tying the knott with FORGET ME KNOTT.

We had our favourite crafty folk THE CREATURE WORKSHOP, THE GIRL AND HER NIGHTINGALE, JACKIE MADE THIS, MELBOURNE ALT CRAFTERS, PRECIOUS LITTLE SAKURA & SCRABBLE KITTY with their wonderful wares on display whilst simultaneously stitching, knitting and creating all manner of undisclosed frenzies!

And we were deliciously spoilt with sugary sweetness from BONNIE BIX QUALITY SHORTBREADS, SPOONFULS OF LOVE, SWEET TREATS &
WAFFELIER. Oh and did we mention the shortbreads, moon cakes, chiffons, tarts, creme brûlée, cupcakes, macarons and waffles? Hello sugar coma! (I still have not recovered!)

A wonderful day, thank you to all involved, all of the 1000 £ Bend staff, the helpers, the friends, the family, the visitors, the music makers (thank you for the smooth tunes SEAN KIRKWOOD), the market lovers and of course to each and every one of our amazing August stall holders: BERNAVUE, BONNIE, BONNIE BIX QUALITY SHORTBREADS, THE CREATURE WORKSHOP, CRITTER CLAWS, EELAV MCBEE, FORGET ME NOT ENGRAVING, FORGET ME KNOTT, FOXGLOVE BOTANICALS, THE GIRL NIGHTINGALE, JACKIE MADE THIS, JUX, LAUREN NICHOLSON ILLUSTRATION, LOWGLO LUMINAIRES, LOVE MY PRINTS, ME-U, MELBOURNE ALT CRAFTERS, PRECIOUS LITTLE SAKURA, THE RED FOREST, SABRI DURSI, SCRABBLE KITTY, SEBO-HANDMADE JEWELLERY, SPOONFULS OF LOVE, SWEET TREATS and WAFFELIER.

Hello Spring! IT IS OUR 2ND BIRTHDAY THIS MONTH!!! Check out a little bend and snap retrospective of our first year here and come celebrate our second fabulous year of creation and wonder and feast on a big delicious banquet of art, design, fashion and vintage. Play with us in our steamy Crafternoon Corner presented by the MELBOURNE ALT CRAFTERS see the steamy deets here), binge on sweet treats all day with us and let your inspiration burst with all the wonderful wares on display from all of our darling stall holders: AGNES & I, BEDFORD GROVE, BIND I FOLD, BOHO BIRD JEWELLERY, BONNIE BIX QUALITY SHORTBREADS, THE CANARY PRESS, THE CREATURE WORKSHOP, CRITTER CLAWS, EELAV MCBEE, FORGET ME KNOTT, FORGET ME NOT ENGRAVING, FOXGLOVE BOTANICALS, FUTUREKIND, THE GIRL & HER NIGHTINGALE, HANNAKIN, HANDMOOD, HEARTBEAD, HELEN FLEUR DESIGNS, HONEY & VINEGAR, JUX, LORETTA D’ONOFRIO, LOW GLO LUMINAIRES, M’AGAPI, ME-U, MELBOURNE ALT CRAFTERS, OF WOOD AND ASH, PRECIOUS LITTLE SAKURA, RUBY LOUISE, RUN WILD HORSES, SAHAURA, SEBO-HANDMADE JEWELLERY, SCRABBLE KITTY, SPOONFULS OF LOVE & TOM CARTOONIST.

RSVP here.
See our sneaky peek album here.

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See see you all for our market birthday bash this on Sunday 29th September 11:00am to 4:00pm at 1000 £ Bend 361 Little Lonsdale Street in the city.

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