We are always on the lookout for the remarkable stories that define our vibrant region. Today, we're thrilled to introduce you to a hidden gem right in the heart of Mornington - Artisans Alley, a place where local Mornington Peninsula creativity takes centre stage.
A lifelong ambition to create a quality experience and product is the Red Hill Candle Co to a tee. Follow your nose to Red Hill Candle Co; we'll guarantee you leave better for the experience.
JAG Plumbing Services offer Peninsula Wide, General Plumbing, Maintenance & Emergency Services. Jack Gill prides himself on providing trustworthy old-fashioned service for dependable, fully licensed plumbing services - from new builds to renovations or emergencies.
Organic Crew wear their values with pride. Born and bred here on the Pen, we love nothing more than supporting locals who are pioneering the way with ethical, sustainable, and organic philosophies. Organic Crew is an ethical, sustainable and organic apparel brand. They do not compromise on quality and their philosophy is based on the production of luxurious designs, without compromising the planet.
Floral design is an innate and acquired skill, and Leanne from Bodhi and Me - an adorable florist in Mount Martha - has turned it into an art form. Leanne's extensive interior design experience allows her to craft extraordinary seasonal bouquets - it's impossible not to feel soothed by the beauty of her arrangements.
Moyo Living was born out of a desire to counteract mass-produced furniture, which significantly impacts our environment. Their philosophy is simple; commission small artisanal furniture makers to make unique, handcrafted furniture pieces that are designed and manufactured to last.
Since opening in 2008 - in Flinders and moving to larger premises in Balnarring - The Enchanted Child (TEC) reminds you why it's great to support local stores like this.
A successful freelance food stylist, Fiona Rigg loves all things organic, natural and aesthetically pleasing to the eye.
Olieve and Olie produce soap products from beautiful Australian-grown olive oil - measured, mixed, poured, bottled, labelled, packed and sent all by hand. Pure and natural, Olieve and Olie’s products are completely free from artificial additives and preservatives.
Flinders in the past 12 months has undergone a renaissance with the addition of galleries, restaurants, cafes and bars but a standout over the years has been Flinders Shed. Head here if you wish to check out this cool shop that stocks contemporary and avant-garde brands. Inconspicuously tucked between two art galleries, this family-owned boutique - run by mother and daughter team Chris and Nat Lawrance, Flinders Shed has created something of a cult following as the boutique is known for showcasing independent designers and is widely considered a haven for those seeking hard-to-find labels.
Trudy Baker's 'Little Alpaca' boutique is almost as endearing as the collections of wonderfully soft luxury fibres she stocks. To us, it's a one-stop natural fibre destination. It's the kind of store that specialises in original products with traditional craftsmanship designed by true creatives, and that's what makes it tick. Trudy stocks elegant, hand crafted women's & men's fashions. All products are made with the highest of standards. The fibres in the shop are always soft and easily worn against the skin, and you will find alpaca, merino, possum, cashmere, mohair, silk, cotton, and linen.
To us, Farrell’s Bookshop is everything Jen Campbel describes and more. Currently celebrating their 40th year of service in the heart of Mornington, Farrell’s was founded in 1978 by Roy and Liz Farrell, who set up the shop initially in Mornington’s Woolworth’s building. Today you can find it on the corner of Main and Barkly Street and has recently undergone a significant transformation - get in there, good will come of it, we promise.