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Closing our online store

Posted on Monday, 15th December, 2014 in Inspire Me by

With much regret, we have made the difficult decision to close our online store for sarbe. With the closure of our shop-front earlier this year I had hoped this would give me the extra time and resources needed for my new projects, however I am still finding it a juggle to manage it all (and [...]

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Our final clearance sale!

Our final clearance sale!

Posted on Sunday, 7th December, 2014 in Inspire Me by

We are having our very last sarbe sale this Saturday to clear all remaining stock. Everything is reduced to bargain prices and we hope you will come down to score some amazing craft and stationery goodies at awesome prices! Here are the details: Saturday 13 December 2014 8.00am – 12 noon 26 Sinclair Street, Arundel [...]

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Sarbe Pop-Up!

Sarbe Pop-Up!

Posted on Monday, 10th November, 2014 in Inspire Me by

Exciting news crafters! We’ll have a POP-UP SHOP at the Craft Alive Pages and Stitch craft show this weekend! Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th November 9.30am – 4.00pm Southport Community Centre 6 Lawson Street, Southport Come down and stock up on wraps, ribbon, envelopes, pens, tapes and crafty goodies for Christmas! SPECIAL OFFER – Buy [...]

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BrisStyle Etsy Craft Party Madness

BrisStyle Etsy Craft Party Madness

Posted on Friday, 13th June, 2014 in Inspire Me by

This time last week we were getting ready for a night of crafting happiness at the BrisStyle Etsy Craft Party. Here’s what we got up to… A worldwide crafting event pioneered by the creative folks at Etsy, the Crafty Party was hosted by BrisStyle in their brand new BrisStyle HQ and we got to spend [...]

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Garage Sale: 3 days only!

Garage Sale: 3 days only!

Posted on Wednesday, 21st May, 2014 in Inspire Me, On Sale! by

We have FINALLY gone through all of our treasure troves of stuff, stuff, and more stuff! We now have a massive collection of ex-classroom tools, props, display items, bric-a-brac, furniture, fixtures and random stock that we want to sell, sell, sell! So come on down and join us for the sarbe Garage Sale! The Garage Sale [...]

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What’s On: May + June

What’s On: May + June

Posted on Saturday, 17th May, 2014 in Inspire Me by

We are constantly amazed by the many wonderful creative and crafty opportunities that exist in our own backyard just waiting to be discovered. So we have taken it upon ourselves to keep you up to date with what’s happening in the creative world and hunt down exciting workshops, markets and get-togethers that we think you [...]

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Inside Out Magazine: Online Stores Feature

Inside Out Magazine: Online Stores Feature

Posted on Monday, 12th May, 2014 in Inspire Me, Media + Features by

We are sooooo super excited to be featured in the latest issue of Inside Out magazine! The May/June 2014 issue hit the shelves last week and you’ll find little ol’ sarbe in the “online stores” write up. Here’s a sneaky-peeky! A huge thank you to the very lovely Lee Tran Lam for including us alongside some [...]

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DIY: Mother’s Day Craft

DIY: Mother’s Day Craft

Posted on Tuesday, 6th May, 2014 in DIY, Inspire Me by

Have you seen these cute Mother’s Day Projects from the Dailylike Design Team? Time to get crafting! Rosettes 3 Ways by Magdalena Franco of The Craft Revival For this project Magdalena has used the Fabric Sticker sets in First Love and Red Ribbon, as well as Deep Yellow Twine. Click here to see how it [...]

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Sale is on 3rd – 10th May! Don’t miss out!

Sale is on 3rd – 10th May! Don’t miss out!

Posted on Wednesday, 30th April, 2014 in In Store Events, On Sale! by

This is it folks! Get your bargain hunting eyes ready to feast on our super-duper, epic closing down sale! Starting this Saturday our stock will be reduced to clear. So come down and stock up on crafting, party and creative goodies one last time! A4 paper, wraps, ribbon, envelopes, fabric tape, washi tape, tags, stickers, notebooks, [...]

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DIY: Easter Craft Projects

DIY: Easter Craft Projects

Posted on Wednesday, 9th April, 2014 in DIY, Inspire Me by

Looking for some crafty inspiration this Easter? Check out these amazing DIY projects created by the Dailylike Design Team! A clever no-sew Mad Hatter Easter Bonnet created by Magdalena Franco of The Craft Revival. {Magdalena has used the Childhood Collecting Paper, Alley Fabric Buttons and Lace trim} A super adorable Easter Bunny Costume created by Lisa [...]

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Follow the White Rabbit : Our Final Window

Follow the White Rabbit : Our Final Window

Posted on Monday, 7th April, 2014 in Inspire Me, The Window by

The Mad Hatter’s tea party is about to start, and what a colourful mess has been made! Our window features 298 teacups lovingly made by volunteers from our local community, and don’t they look stunning! We have an assortment of handcrafted teacups with ribbons, drawings, paint splatters and paper collages of all shapes and colours. Look in our window and you’ll [...]

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atelier: Easter Workshops

atelier: Easter Workshops

Posted on Thursday, 13th March, 2014 in Atelier, In Store Events, Inspire Me by

We have a range of fun workshops coming up for the month of April – these will be our last classes in the sarbe atelier space, so make sure you don’t miss out!   Easter Bunny “Sensory” Gardening Workshop – Earthy Little Fingers Join Roger Rabbit at sarbe for a sensory exploration of the plants [...]

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Sarbe Community Library

Sarbe Community Library

Posted on Thursday, 13th March, 2014 in Inspire Me, Sarbe Community Library by

Thank you so much to everyone who has donated books and magazines to our Sarbe Community Library since its launch last year. With our closure in May we will no longer have a home for these treasures. For those who made donations, you are more than welcome to come in and collect your books if [...]

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Sarbe’s Final Window // We Need Your Help!

Sarbe’s Final Window // We Need Your Help!

Posted on Saturday, 8th March, 2014 in Inspire Me, The Window by

This is our very last window installation and we would love your help! This year’s Easter window, “Follow the White Rabbit…”, will be the last window to be created here at sarbe. After 8 and a half years, we will be closing sarbe’s shop-front to focus on other exciting ventures we have been working on. Don’t fret we will still have [...]

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The Next Chapter…

The Next Chapter…

Posted on Wednesday, 5th March, 2014 in Inspire Me by

It is with both sadness and excitement that I share this news with you. After 8 and a half years, I have made the difficult decision to close sarbe’s shop-front to concentrate on my new business ventures, Alex Mae and choki choki. I feel sadness as the sarbe store has been my life for the [...]

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Hey Suga!

Hey Suga!

Posted on Tuesday, 11th February, 2014 in Inspire Me, The Window by

It’s that time of year again, where flowers, hearts, romantic dinners and those ‘three little words’ are on everyone’s mind. Ever since the heat set in, the team here at sarbe have been desperate to create a window with our favourite cold dessert – ice cream! We are so proud of our Valentines Day window – [...]

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how to: diy disc pocket card

how to: diy disc pocket card

Posted on Saturday, 25th January, 2014 in DIY, Inspire Me by

Today we had a customer (a photographer) who popped into our store looking for a unique way to present a disc of wedding photos for her clients. As we are always up for a challenge, this inspired us to think of a creative solution that we would love to share with you! Materials: – Alex Mae Tree [...]

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Radiant Orchid : Pantone Colour of the Year 2014

Radiant Orchid : Pantone Colour of the Year 2014

Posted on Friday, 24th January, 2014 in Inspire Me, We Love by

Radiant Orchid has been named Pantone’s colour of the year for 2014! Click here to read more about how and where this colour is making an appearance around the world. Clockwise from top left: Japanese Half Sheet, Mauve 25mm Jute Ribbon, Beetroot Recycled A4 Board, Zsa Zsa Eggplant A4 Board, Chelsea A4 Metallic Paper, Violet [...]

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Back to School // Ideas & Inspiration

Back to School // Ideas & Inspiration

Posted on Friday, 10th January, 2014 in DIY, In Store Events, Inspire Me, The Window by

Have you seen our new Back to School window!? Come in store and visit us for some great ideas on how to decorate your child’s new school books, pens, pencil cases and lots more! This month our window has been inspired by the exciting new products from Dailylike, including fabric tapes, stickers, wraps and fabrics. All of [...]

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Dailylike // Workshops + Pop-Up Store

Dailylike // Workshops + Pop-Up Store

Posted on Wednesday, 8th January, 2014 in In Store Events, Inspire Me by

To kick off 2014, Dailylike Australia is touring with “New Beginnings”, a series of DIY workshops and pop-up shop to celebrate the new year and inspire you to get creative! We are honoured to host the team from Dailylike this weekend (Sat 11 + Sun 12) as they share with us some super exciting workshops and even a [...]

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