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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Saturday 3 August: Come, Celebrate!

Saturday 3 August: Come, Celebrate!

Posted on Wednesday, 24th July, 2013 in In Store Events, Inspire Me, The Window by

We asked you to save the date, and we sure hope you did, because here is your official invitation! Come down to sarbe on Saturday 3 August and join in our super exciting 8th Birthday celebrations!! All day we’ll have our Birthday Wheel spinning up prizes just for you!  If you come down between 9am - [...]

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Pretty Paper Peonies

Pretty Paper Peonies

Posted on Monday, 1st July, 2013 in The Window by

Our latest window installation features gorgeous paper peonies made from very lovely textured Japanese washi paper! We are absolutely loving the vibrant colours which brighten our day and make us smile each time we walk by. The installation has been designed to promote our Paper Peonies Workshop in July where you’ll learn how to make these beautiful [...]

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The Last Days of Autumn

The Last Days of Autumn

Posted on Thursday, 9th May, 2013 in The Window by

We asked for your help, and you answered our call… 76 volunteer crafters, 2714 hand decorated leaves, one amazing paper dress! We are absolutely delighted with the beautiful paper masterpiece that resides in our window for the month of May, and we urge everyone to come down and see her if you can! A huge [...]

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Come Craft With Us!

Come Craft With Us!

Posted on Tuesday, 16th April, 2013 in The Window by

“The Last Days of Autumn” To commemorate the last month of Autumn, our window for May will feature thousands (yes thousands!) of hand-decorated leaves in the beautiful shades of a bright and cheery Autumn! We are searching for volunteer crafters again and this time you can do your crafting at home or in store. So [...]

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The Great Bunny Search!

The Great Bunny Search!

Posted on Monday, 25th March, 2013 in The Window, Winners are Grinners by

This is Bobby and he’s a special little Sarbe bunny. His friends are hiding in the Sarbe Eggstravaganza window and he needs your help to find them! Come down and visit our store to see how many Sarbe bunnies you can find in the window. Tell us how many bunnies you have counted and you could win a [...]

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Sarbe’s Easter Eggstravaganza!

Sarbe’s Easter Eggstravaganza!

Posted on Monday, 25th March, 2013 in The Window by

500 foam eggs + a bunch of lovely volunteers = an awesome Easter window! A bunch of very, very lovely volunteer crafters have donated their creativity and crafty skills to hand decorate 500 foam eggs to fill our window for Easter!  And we think you’ll agree that the end result is amazing! A big thank [...]

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Wanted : Volunteer Crafters

Wanted : Volunteer Crafters

Posted on Wednesday, 13th March, 2013 in The Window by

We need volunteer crafters to help make pretty things for our windows! As our windows are becoming more elaborate and very hand made, we are on the hunt for some friendly folk who love to get hands on and have a few hours to donate towards making wonderful things to feature in our windows. If this [...]

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Valentine Love

Valentine Love

Posted on Friday, 15th February, 2013 in The Window by

You’ll find all sorts of love-inspired pieces in our window this month! We have cute little love letters, Origami hearts, mini paper bunting, paper heart garlands, giant paper bows, Origami stars, lovingly decorated glass bottles and candles, plus lots of love-inspired doodling in white pencil and white crayon on kraft paper for our backdrop. Come down and see [...]

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Something Wonderfully Neon

Something Wonderfully Neon

Posted on Thursday, 10th January, 2013 in The Window by

  Check out our January window! It features 90+ neon paper gems, neon paper garlands and neon glitter for January’s mantra : Always believe something wonderful is about to happen… The neon bits on our backdrop were hand cut and attached with foam tape, and all the cardboard pieces that form our backdrop are linked [...]

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The Woodlands Challenge for Kids!

The Woodlands Challenge for Kids!

Posted on Wednesday, 12th December, 2012 in The Window, Winners are Grinners by

Hey Kids! Enter our Woodlands Challenge and you could WIN a Kids Craft Party for you and 3 friends! Just answer 5 easy questions about the sarbe woodlands and pop your entry form in our mailbox to win! The Rules: One entry per child. Children must be 12 years and under. The first correct entry [...]

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The Sarbe Woodlands – Christmas 2012

The Sarbe Woodlands – Christmas 2012

Posted on Tuesday, 4th December, 2012 in The Window by

We’re excited to welcome in the holiday season with our latest window display, the sarbe woodlands - a magical place where wonderful creatures big and small gather to celebrate Christmas! All items have been lovingly made by hand, and most are also cut by hand (the only exception being the paper leaves which were cut by [...]

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Trick or Treat?

Trick or Treat?

Posted on Monday, 15th October, 2012 in The Window by

We had lots of fun making our Halloween window this year!  Filled with Bat Masks, 3D Jack-O-Lanterns, Spooky Ghosts and Origami Bats, the window was a friendly fright for young and old.  Our Trick or Treat bunting was made with old encyclopedia pages for something a little different.  Mini paper bunting and paper garlands added the finishing [...]

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