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Inspire Me: Safari Birthday Party

Inspire Me: Safari Birthday Party

Posted on Monday, 6th January, 2014 in Inspire Me, Show and Tell, Weddings + Events by

Here at sarbe, we often get to help out with picking papers and all the tough decision making, but seldom do we see the end result. Josephine came in a few months ago looking for bits and pieces for her son’s second birthday party. To our delight, she came back and showed us photos of the [...]

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Design Spaces: Hand Made Craft Creations

Design Spaces: Hand Made Craft Creations

Posted on Saturday, 21st December, 2013 in Design Spaces, Inspire Me by

Introducing Chisayo Lewis – the creative lady behind Hand made craft creations, one of our newest residents in our Design Spaces. Looking for cute, quirky gifts? You won’t be disappointed! Her re-creation of the real into soft toys will be a delight for your inner-child. Who couldn’t resist a felt (fat-free) hamburger and fries set?!    [...]

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Brickworks Window Competition

Brickworks Window Competition

Posted on Saturday, 21st December, 2013 in Inspire Me, The Window by

The Brickworks is holding a competition for the best window display! Vote for our window from now until Christmas Eve (24th December) and you can go in the draw to win a $500 Gift Voucher to spend at the Brickworks! (Entry forms available in-store) We would also like to send a massive THANK YOU to everyone who helped us decorate the [...]

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A Sarbe Christmas

A Sarbe Christmas

Posted on Saturday, 14th December, 2013 in Inspire Me, Weddings + Events by

As Christmas gets closer it’s always hard to find a day when everyone can get together for an end of year celebration.  So we thought we’d get in early and on Sunday 1 December here’s what happened… Leaving the traditional fare for Christmas day, we opted for a champagne afternoon tea to celebrate the year [...]

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Check it Out: Advent Calendar Idea

Check it Out: Advent Calendar Idea

Posted on Monday, 2nd December, 2013 in DIY, Inspire Me by

It’s December already and we have no idea where the year has gone! There’s something special about this time of year - something about it takes us back to days at the beach, good times with family and friends, relaxing (or stressful!)  get-aways and gifts both given and received. We love how it’s so inclusive of the whole [...]

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4 Fab Uses for Fabric Tape

4 Fab Uses for Fabric Tape

Posted on Friday, 29th November, 2013 in DIY, Inspire Me by

There are many ways you can use Fabric Tape – so we thought we’d share a few ways you can decorate your next event using the versatile cuties – read on.   1. Seal it Add an extra touch by sealing your envelope with a strip of Fabric Tape! This is a perfect way to avoid [...]

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diy: recycled cardboard christmas decorations

diy: recycled cardboard christmas decorations

Posted on Tuesday, 19th November, 2013 in DIY, Inspire Me by

  This is a super cute and simple Christmas craft idea to do with the kids during the upcoming school holidays or for those of you who just can’t help but be crafty yourselves! Supplies Needed: Cardboard Boxes Pretty Ribbon Glue Metal Ruler Blade or Scissors White Pen (we used ZIG Posterman Extra Fine White $5.95 [...]

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Design Spaces: Paintings by Kaz

Design Spaces: Paintings by Kaz

Posted on Monday, 18th November, 2013 in Design Spaces, Inspire Me by

Introducing Kaz – an artist who has some of her beautiful mini canvases in our Design Spaces! We asked her a few questions about her little artworks. 1. Where are you from and how long have you been living on the Gold Coast? I was born in Brisbane, and have lived here on the Coast [...]

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atelier: Christmas Ornament with a ‘Green’ Use // Earthy Little Fingers

atelier: Christmas Ornament with a ‘Green’ Use // Earthy Little Fingers

Posted on Monday, 18th November, 2013 in Atelier by

We are excited to have Earthy Little Fingers in our atelier again for a new Christmas workshop in December! Kids will make an earthy, sensory and sparkly Christmas ornament with a “green” use in your home for 2014. Date: Saturday, 7th December No bookings required, just pop in any time between 10.00am and 12.00 noon [...]

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Sarbe’s Sweet Christmas – Volunteers Needed!

Sarbe’s Sweet Christmas – Volunteers Needed!

Posted on Saturday, 16th November, 2013 in Atelier, The Window by

  >>> CALLING ALL LITTLE HELPERS <<< Our Christmas window is going up in less than 2 weeks and we would love for you to help us out! This year we are building a gingerbread house and we need your creative talents to help decorate tiles for the roof. We’ll provide all the materials, just [...]

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MYOB Shop Small – Vote for us!

MYOB Shop Small – Vote for us!

Posted on Friday, 8th November, 2013 in Inspire Me by

As a small business, we are so grateful to our wonderful customers, many who we now can call friends. With much excitement we are letting you know of an amazing chance for sarbe to win $10,000!! We have entered the MYOB Shop Small competition to win a Love Your Work Business Grant and this photo [...]

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Sarbe Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Sarbe Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Posted on Friday, 8th November, 2013 in Inspire Me by

We can’t believe Christmas is so near… But at the same time we can’t wait! There is so much fun in finding the perfect gift for the special people in your life and we have put together a little gift guide to help you! The sarbe Holiday Gift Guide features some of our favourite products, [...]

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Design Spaces: Beställda

Design Spaces: Beställda

Posted on Thursday, 31st October, 2013 in Design Spaces, Inspire Me by

We introduce to you – Letterpressed Leather. Beställda is a collaboration between Marvellous Stationery and Birds of a Feather – A Letterpress Co. and was born out of the desire to combine two beautiful and historic forms of craftsmanship, capturing the tactile beauty of letterpress and the sensuous texture of natural vegetable tan leather. We have [...]

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atelier: A Magical Garden for Fairies & Elves // Earthy Little Fingers

atelier: A Magical Garden for Fairies & Elves // Earthy Little Fingers

Posted on Tuesday, 29th October, 2013 in Atelier by

What better way to teach young minds about the natural world we so often look past, than to do so dressed as fairies and elves! Earthy Little Fingers is hosting ‘A Magical Garden for Fairies & Elves’ – a workshop for children to get creative AND have fun learning about organic gardening. Children will learn [...]

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Thank you for joining us!

Thank you for joining us!

Posted on Friday, 25th October, 2013 in Inspire Me, Sarbe Community Library, The Window by

What a night! On October the 10th, the Sarbe Community Library was officially opened! We now have shelves of books and magazines for you to read and be inspired from – you are more than welcome to browse through the pages, and for a small donation we can also photocopy anything you want to take [...]

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Design Spaces: Valerie Vydler Emporium

Design Spaces: Valerie Vydler Emporium

Posted on Friday, 25th October, 2013 in Design Spaces, Inspire Me by

There’s something luxurious and relaxing about candles, and Enola Robinson’s Valerie Vydler Emporium range definitely draws your attention – from the beautiful teacups they are made in to the attention grabbing scents. They are a treat to have in our Design Spaces! We got to know a bit more about Enola and her amazing creations. [...]

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atelier: Pastel Nagomi Art Workshops // Cocolo Colour

atelier: Pastel Nagomi Art Workshops // Cocolo Colour

Posted on Tuesday, 15th October, 2013 in Atelier by

“Nagomi” is the Japanese term for something that makes you feel relaxed, calm and warm at heart. At the Pastel Nagomi Art Workshops, that is definitely what you will feel after creating beautiful artworks using pastel powders and your fingertips to draw. Local Japanese teacher Ayako Iwasaki is hosting workshops for both kids and adults [...]

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design spaces: Anne Mossman

design spaces: Anne Mossman

Posted on Tuesday, 15th October, 2013 in Design Spaces, Inspire Me by

We introduce to you, Anne, the talented maker of these finely carved and coloured porcelain vessels! Aren’t they gorgeous? Here Anne shares with us a bit about herself and her work.   Hi Anne, where are you from and how long have you been living on the Gold Coast? I’m a Kiwi, ex Sydney and have [...]

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atelier: iPhoneography Workshop // Melissa Pratt Photography

atelier: iPhoneography Workshop // Melissa Pratt Photography

Posted on Tuesday, 15th October, 2013 in Atelier by

We see amazing photos everyday, whether on Facebook or on Instagram – but when it comes to taking one ourselves, nothing seems to look good enough! Fear no more, Gold Coast photographer Melissa Pratt from Melissa Pratt Photography is hosting a workshop, teaching the how-to’s of photography with an iPhone, using the principles of photography that apply to a ‘fancy camera’. Spaces are [...]

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Grand Opening Update!

Grand Opening Update!

Posted on Wednesday, 9th October, 2013 in In Store Events, Sarbe Community Library by

We have so much to share with you at the Grand Opening of our Sarbe Community Library on Thursday night! To start with we have 15% off storewide (excluding the Going Dotty Sale and Design Spaces), so you can stock up on your favourite papers and ribbons. Then look out for orange dots, as our Going [...]

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