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Meet the Art Series 2020 Winners

Meet the Art Series 2020 Winners

  The Kip&Co ART SERIES competition gives artists the chance to have their design featured on a limited edition dish towel, and have their incredible talents recognised and celebrated. From hundreds of entries, we have uncovered the best of the best. It is with great excitement, we share with you the winners of our 2020 ART SERIES competition. The limited edition ART SERIES dish towels are available exclusively at kipandco.com (Amy Gibbs, 'Native Rainbow') AMY GIBBS   Tell us a bit about you!  I’m a 24-year-old creative from the sleepy coastal town of Point Lonsdale, VIC. By day, I’m a...

Meet the most incredible rainbow-tastic artist in the world!

Meet the most incredible rainbow-tastic artist in the world!

  We chat to colour lover and talented artist Julia aka @summer_svenson - take a sneak peek inside her home, and find out how she's styling her kids rooms, plus get your rainbow fix with her incredible art! Your artwork is so incredible, it’s like you’ve been doing this for decades, but in fact you started your career in an entirely different space. Can you tell us a bit about your “origin story”? I have always loved painting – somewhere along the way I sidestepped into my previous career. This started with a late night uni job, manually dubbing VHS...

Beauty secrets from Floral Remedia founder Maddy Dixon

Beauty secrets from Floral Remedia founder Maddy Dixon

In today's blog we chat beauty secrets with the talented Maddy Dixon, founder of Floral Remedia (pictured above). You’re a model, author and entrepreneur. Congratulations! That’s an incredible list of achievements. Let’s start with your business, Flora Remedia, can you tell us how that started and what the philosophy is behind the brand? Sure! My beloved business Flora Remedia is an extension of myself and what I feel to be important in life. I aim to reduce the separation between human and nature by creating heavenly smelling essential oil-based products. I believe that nature has the power to change how...

Choosing to challenge with Lady Brains for IWD 2021

Choosing to challenge with Lady Brains for IWD 2021

  This year's theme for International Women's Day is 'choose to challenge'. In celebration of IWD we chat with Caitlin and Anna, the founders of entrepreneurship podcast, Lady Brains. Having interviewed so many brilliant business women, and in turn having become business oracles themselves, they have great insight on taking on challenges in business!   What are your top five tips for getting things up and running, either from your own experience or what you’ve gleaned from others?   Get to know your customer on a deep level. We see lots of people starting brands who have an idea of their...

Magic Happens Founder's Edit

Magic Happens Founder's Edit

  Hayley We shot quite a bit of this range in my home on the Bellarine Peninsula. We actually just moved to a new place a couple of months ago, so this shoot is a bit sentimental for me as it’s the house that my husband and I designed and built ourselves. The fresh white loft, with the circular window is always a crowd favourite - and we love bringing the outside in with big indoors plants and our new Atrium print.   I love our big dining table - large enough for the whole Kip&Co family and all our...

Secrets of a baby sleep expert

Secrets of a baby sleep expert

      Got a little tike? Then chances are sleep, showers, and sanity are all seeming so last year. And that is ALL good, cause you’re raising this little legend, but if you’re starting to think a few tips from a sleep expert might be in order, then read on, help is at hand! Lisa from Cherish Your Sleep, is here with some pearls of wisdom to help you all get some more shut eye. Tell us a little bit about you! Me - I am first and foremost a mum to three beautiful little humans - I had...

5 best budget-friendly bathroom hacks | The experts at Bathware Direct spill the beans

5 best budget-friendly bathroom hacks | The experts at Bathware Direct spill the beans

    Is your bathroom in need of a refresh? Looking to add those spa vibes, but feeling limited in a rental? We chat to the bathroom experts, from Bathware Direct, who share their five budget friendly tips on taking your rental bathroom from blah to spa!     Is your bathroom in need of a refresh? Looking to add those spa vibes, but feeling limited in a rental? We chat to the bathroom experts, from Bathware Direct, who share their five budget friendly tips on taking your rental bathroom from blah to spa!   1. Give your toilet an...

Best shows to binge!

Best shows to binge!

We took a very scientific poll at Kip&Co HQ and as a result, have the definitive list of what you need to watch right now. It’s good for you, like vitamins for your eyeballs. Enjoy.     1. Schitt’s Creek (Netflix) On. Repeat. The story of a wealthy family who lose their cash and end up in a teeny tiny dreary little town that’s an endless source of entertainment - for six whole seasons, hurrah!   2. Queen’s Gambit (Netflix) If you’d told us last year that we’d be gobbling up a series on chess, we’d have told you were...

We are carbon neutral!

We are carbon neutral!

  We. Are. Carbon. Neutral! ***crowd goes wild, mother earth gives a little fist pump*** We really give a damn about what happens to our beautiful planet. We’ve spoken to you lots over the years (thanks for being such good listeners!) about the steps we’ve taken to minimise the harm in everything we do (ethical, social and environmental), but at the start of 2020, after Australia’s Black Summer that left us all shell shocked, we set ourselves an EPIC sustainability goal, to go carbon neutral by the end of the year.   We’ve partnered with a lovely bunch of nerdy...