Wishing every one a very happy first of May! A day to wish happiness to all. The tradition is to bring a lovely little bouquet to your nearest and dearest. It’s one of our favourite French traditions.
We are also getting ready to celebrate Mother’s Day and the place of Mothers in our lives. Whilst our great baskets are not the only for woman, they do make up the largest part of our client base. A basket is just the most perfect accessory in every womens life. From our classic baskets, round and rectangle baskets to the blings we have got you covered.
More French inspired fun – if you want to prepare for a French inspired Mothers Day join us at the La Belle Vie French market Sunday 5th May for all things French. Details below.
Basket of the Month
Silver sequins in stripes on our classic double handle basket – a fun touch of bling on a great classic basket. $65 for the month of May. See this and all our other baskets over on the shop page.
Markets for May
Find us every Wednesday and Saturday in the Showring at the Entertainment Quarter from 8-2pm. Saturday 11 May
Cambridge market is putting on a super special Mother’s Day event which we are delighted to be part of – there will Golden ticket giveaways and lots of extra fun.
We attend Carriageworks market the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. Bringing baskets and full range of sustainable bags to the market. In May it is Saturdays 11th and 25th, from 8am to 1pm.
For May we will be at Northside on Saturday 18th from 8am to 12 midday.
Join us at Taren Point school Sunday 5th May to celebrate all things French with their now annual French school market. Food, wine, shopping, cheese, bread and so much more to share. from 9am to 3pm. This is a school fundraising event so come and enjoy.
Unexpectedly 2 duck trading is off to France for the first 2 weeks of October. We hadn’t planned to go this year for family and other reasons but the fates had other ideas. So you won’t find us at the markets til 17th October at EQ. Apologies for those who are looking for us or want a basket. Online shopping is unaffected.
After that it is all hands on deck as we get ready for the arrival of our new shipment ( mid November), and take part in all the markets, events up until Xmas.
Basket of the Month
Time to start thinking festive thoughts and what better way than with a bling star basket. Our baskets of the month!! It also comes in gold and blue stars see them all over on the shop. This is a great basket that combines our famous double handled baskets (with the short and long handles) and all the style of the bling sequin star. Perfect. Also a great alternative while we wait for the classic baskets to be back in stock.
No North Sydney or Carriageworks market in October – sorry folks.
We return to Cambridge market EQ on Wednesday 17th October and will be there every Wednesday and Saturday there after from 8am to 2pm.
William Street Festival
We are joining forces for the William Street festival with Ian from Ian Hadlow Antique Decorative Art to take part in the festival.
We will be bringing baskets, some fun brocante, loads of vintage linen teaming up with Ian’s treasures. Saturday 20th October. 94 William Street.
CMRI Christmas market Wagga Wagga
We can’t believe it but it is almost time to load up the duck truck and head down to Wagga Wagga for the annual CMRI Christmas Fair.
Friday 26th and Saturday 27th at the Murrumbidgee Turf Club Wagga Wagga.