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Fabric gift wrapping – the sustainable alternative

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Fabric gift wrapping – the sustainable alternative

The excitement of unwrapping a carefully selected gift is surely the best part of any celebration – whether it’s you doing the unwrapping, or you get to watch a loved one unwrap a gift you’ve selected. However the 150,000 kilometres of paper gift wrap that Australians use each Christmas (not to mention all the other occasions during the year!) is a significant amount of rubbish.

How can we retain the excitement of unwrapping gifts in a more sustainable way?

Stylish Australiana chats to Helena, founder of Bohemian Wrapsody about her innovative double sided fool-proof fabric wraps, with a special offer for readers.

 

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The social, emotional and health benefits of gifting

Gifting

The social, emotional and health benefits of gifting

It’s a lovely feeling, finding perfect gift for that special person - but did you know that gifting brings social, emotional and health benefits? Stylish Australiana explores why our brains reward us for finding the 'perfect gift' and how even just remembering giving a gift contributes to our happiness.

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A brief history of post in Australia and shopping from home

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A brief history of post in Australia and shopping from home

Today is World Post Day, a day to stop and thank your local postie for the amazing work they do – delivering joyful notes, unwanted bills and delightful online purchases rain, hail or shine. Today I thought I’d delve into a bit of Aussie postal history, and look into the evolution of buying stuff from the comfort of your couch.

 

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What is ethical gift buying?

Ethical gifts

What is ethical gift buying?

What exactly are ethics? And how are they applied to gift giving?   In this week's blog we look at some of the considerations we make when we buy a gift, and some questions to consider when searching for the 'perfect gift'.

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Welcome - and a little bit about us

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Welcome - and a little bit about us

Welcome, and thanks for joining us – its lovely to have you here.

Stylish Australiana is a place to find gifts and souvenirs made and/or designed by Australian creatives that you will be proud to give. We offer a range of carefully selected items by Australian artists, designers and craftspeople that celebrate Australia; our flora, fauna, culture and creative talent.

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