Friday, March 19, 2010

Cronulla A Hit With The Locals...

Allies Attic had a successful launch in the Sutherland Shire showcasing a large selection of local handmade designers. Local support come far and wide to have a look see at all of our talented designers who also happen to be mums!

Indoors and air conditioned we also had a wonderful craft area for the kids to play whilst mummies shopped. With so many new designers on board I couldn't help myself but to purchase some fantastic items I had been eying off for awhile now on blogs.. (shhhh I must remember to hide that bank statement).

We'll be back in Cronulla in May but in the meantime you can find us at our Mosman Location Easter Long Weekend. Magic in Fairyland will be making a Special Easter Fairy visit and of course there will be a Easter Craft Area. Only two weeks to go until Allies Mosman which also happens to fall on the same day as the monthly Mosman Markets!


10am – 2pm Saturday 3 April 2010
Mosman Art Gallery & Community Centre
Cnr Art Gallery Way & Myahgah Rd, Mosman NSW 2088 - FREE ENTRY

Monday, March 15, 2010

Allies Attic Is Coming To Cronulla!

Allies Attic arrives in the Sutherland Shire this Saturday bursting open with an amazing array of local Australian designers. You'll get to meet the makers direct and purchase items you won't find in retail stores. We search far and wide to give you Sydney's best and just know you'll be delighted with this Saturdays line up!

At Allies you'll find unique handcrafted items made in Australia showcasing everything from beautiful newborn clothing to the more difficult to find boys range. Generic ranges are strictly banned at Allies as is all things boring for baby & kids!

Allies is also a big supporter of local designers supporting local names including Cheeky Chickies, Tippie Toes and Ivy Designs. A favourite with Allies customers is always SummerBlossom and we just know you'll love BebeEtMoi.

Visit Allies this Saturday 10am – 2pm Saturday 20 March 2010
Sharkies - Cronulla Sutherland Leagues Club
461 Captain Cook Drive Cronulla NSW 2230
First 300 Customers Receive a FREE 1/2 Price Voucher to PlayTime Miranda

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Decorate Your Nursery With a Designer Touch...

Decorating your child's nursery doesn't have to mean you need to spend the big bucks for a designer touch. Whether you find out the sex of your baby or leave it as a surprise there's so many beautiful ways to help make it as special as your precious little person.

Add the designer touch with inspiration from Sydney designers including BLUCY, aka ex Disney animater who has a devine range of childrens artwork perfect for any nursery. Another faveourite of Allie's is Kaile Boutique Baby Linen who has recently launched a new range of fresh bold colors and The Indigo Elephant with a great range of amazing soft toys available as well as a great range of helpful items for mums!

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Before You Were A Mummy You Were You...

"Before you were a Mummy, you were YOU! A woman, a daughter, a friend and so on... You had hopes, dreams and things you liked to do for YOU ... ALONE... "

I read this recently on the new
SUNNY MUMMY website. Normally I scan through new sites half reading whilst thinking about a million other things... Its a female trait right, multitasking and all that.. Well this site actually made me STOP and read..

Created by Sydney Mummy, Stacey Sullaphen,
Stacey's philosophy is simple.. A sunny mummy is someone who looks after herself so she has something left to give her family.... And although skeptical I have to say Sunny Mummy site is so much more than fluffy peaches and cream!

Sunny Mummy celebrates motherhood and explores the many influences we as woman experience. Stacey has also designed her own simple effective tools to help everyday mums organise their time better!

Whilst Allies Attic is for all things handmade I am a advocate for products to make our lives as mums easier! When I see something I like, I'm like a little girl in a candy store eyes wide open giddy with excitement. Off I've gone to ask Stacey to bring her fabulous products to our Cronulla Market on Sat 20th March and she's agreed! Yay for Allies, we're so pleased to have her and just know everyone will love her as much as we do!!!