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  1. Naturally Inspired Book Launch Come along to this inspiring session with Krissy Ballinger and learn how to make small and simple swaps for both your home and body. Krissy is a passionate and dedicated advocate for health and a session with her will leave you feeling motivated and empowered! Listen to Krissy talk about why she wrote Naturally Inspired and what is next on her radar. Discover some very simple and achievable DIY alternatives that will hugely benefit your body, home, planet and wallet! Feel, touch, smell & ...
  2. New Store - Now Open Hi Everyone, Well we've done it again - our new store is (almost) ready but we're opening as of Saturday August 27 from 10am. Shop 91A Boronia Rd at the other end of the carpark from the Mall next to EACH and the Chandler Arcade (near the Boronia Cinema end). This is the Dorset Road side (we do have one sign up but there's more to do). Go around the back to park and it looks like this - it's the main shop entrance. Bear with us as we perfect our layout etc but we think you&...
  3. We have BIG news! We have BIG news, we are on the move again in the next 2 months. Unfortunately we have come to the decision that Boronia Mall is not the right place for our business and will be moving AGAIN to 91A Boronia Rd. This is the shop next door to EACH down the cinema end of Dorset Square. The premises has an entry in Dorset Square and Boronia Rd. This move will give us more space to again be able to offer Sewing, craft and sustainability focused workshops as well as have Days for Girls Ferntree Gull...
  4. Important News, We're on the Move It is nearly Moving Day at Here & There Makers. We will be closed for in-store shopping from Monday 22nd August-Friday 26th August & reopening in our new location on Saturday 27th August. We will still be taking online orders for shipping or click & collect during our relocation. If you missed it earlier we are moving to Shop 91A Boronia Rd at the other end of the carpark from the Mall next to EACH.
  5. Grand Reopening This Saturday Sept 3 Come and check out our new premises including our Makers Workshop Hub. There will be cake & cuppas and free Father's Day card making, dry wool felting demo, DIY cleaning & personal care recipe demos and Sachiko embroidery / visible mending demo with tutors, Sheridan, Shellie and Michelle. Spend $50 or more in store on Saturday and receive a free greeting card (from Earth greetings) or packet of seeds (from the Little Veggie Patch Co). We also offer free gift wrapping! Open 10am...
  6. Easter Eco-Fancies from HTM Easter is fast approaching and to save you from going hopping mad we have a number of great environmentally friendly gift ideas, especially for the little ones in your life. We really love the range of beautiful hand made soft bunnies from Second Chance in Bangkok, and our lovely gift boxed rabbit soaps from Urthly Organics. Click here to find everything related to Bunnies! Of course we also offer Gift Cards that can be used in store and on-line. If you haven't visited us for a littl...
  7. Last Minute Mother's Day Idea Can't think of what to get for Mother's Day? We have gift cards that are delivered instantly via email and can be used in store and on-line. When you buy a gift card, a unique code will be emailed to you. The gift card can be redeemed at checkout on any future purchase either in store or on-line. Buy a gift card here For locals, pop in and check our our large range of products and ideas for an eco-friendly Mother's Day. We're open 10am-5pm weekdays, 10am-2pm Saturday
  8. Store Move Update - Click and Collect Hi Everyone, Well the last two weeks have been quite busy with moving but we're in and now in the process of sorting everything out, doing signage, electrical and plumbing work. We can now do click and collect again for locals, but until our new signs arrive we may be tricky to find so here's a guide! We are now in Boronia Mall, upstairs next to the Veterans' Op Shop. Boronia Mall is in Dorset Square (50 Chandler Road Boronia) adjacent to Kmart and Coles. The Mall is very dated...
  9. New Signs and Opening Info Hi Everyone,We now have store signage in place and it looks great! You can't miss us when you enter the Mall, plus we've received approval for some signage on the outside of the building. More on that later. Lockdown restrictions have eased in Melbourne but we aren’t able to open just yet. Non essential retail outlets will remain closed until the 80 per cent goal is reached. At the moment it looks like November 5 but 🤞🏻 fingers crossed we get there a bit sooner. For now we're sti...
  10. Welcome to 2022 - HTM Update Here & There Makers is open and trading during January and we have lots of new products that have been added over the last few weeks. We have two new ranges of cleaning products from Euca and Abode, including air freshener, smell expell, bathroom cleaner, fabric softener and commercial grade disinfectant. As always, all of the cleaning products we sell are refillable in store and your containers are refundable if they come back to us. The Boronia store is operating on reduced trading hou...
  11. Update re Trading and COVID Restrictions Hi everyone, I'm sure you've seen by now the latest announcements about the reimposition of state 3 restrictions across Metropolitan Melbourne. At this stage, we will be remaining open for business given we sell some essential items like cleaning products and bulk refills. Of course, physical distancing and cleaning practices remain in place so we do ask for patience (we all need a little extra during these difficult times). We will issue a further announcement based on how things go...
  12. Face Mask Update and Store Trading Hi Everyone, Today's announcement by the Vic Government about compulsory masks from midnight on July 22 saw our website traffic skyrocket and the stock we placed online late this morning sell very quickly. Our notification system simply didn't cope and some folks were getting notifications after the stock was gone, for which we apologise. We have now turned off the notification function, and will simply place a post on our Facebook feed as we're about to place new stock on-line...
  13. Trading Hours Update Hi Everyone, Just letting you know we are slightly reducing the click and collect hours for the Boronia store during Melbourne's phase 4 restrictions. Collection Hours: 2-5 pm Weekdays 10am - 1pm Saturday Just a reminder that we are doing click & collect and on-line only sales at this time. We'll let you know when we have the opportunity to extend trading hours again. Freight Challenges During Lockdown We're posting updates on our Facebook Page when we have Face Masks ava...
  14. January Trading Hours Hi Everyone, We love being open again and seeing so many of our regular customers as well as loads of folks discovering us. As always, we thank our loyal online customers from all over Australia! January Trading HoursMon-Fri - 10am-3pm Sat - 10am-2pm Jan 25 & 26 - Closed Jan 27 Onwards Regular Hours (see our home page) If you haven't been back in a little while, you'll see lots of new things, such as candles made from upcycled wine and beer bottles, to jewellery, spec...
  15. We Love Fair Trade! As Christmas rapidly approaches it's a great time to think about ethical gifts, and Fair Trade products are an excellent place to start. You know by now that HTM supports Days for Girls. In doing so, we also sell many Fair Trade products which directly support other social enterprises lifting people out of poverty, providing employment opportunities or simply giving producers a fair wage for their labour. We have been stocking wonderful, unique products from Second Chance Bangkok since...
  16. New Bigger Store Space Opening Friday Oct 30 We are really looking forward to welcoming you back into our store. If you've been following socials you will be aware we have leased the front half of the space to greatly expand the shop. We have been working very hard to put it all together and we've expanded the product range in many areas including hair and beauty, soaps, cards, ingredients, refills, oils and books. We have lots of new ideas for Christmas, including super cute toys and a whole bunch of new fair trade products ...
  17. Stage 4 Restrictions - Here & There Makers Update Hi Everyone, Just letting you know that with the Victorian Government's announcement of Phase 4 Business restrictions, Here & There Makers will keep going as we have been - given we've been effectively operating in "Phase 4 Mode" for the past couple of weeks. The only change will be that in order to come and collect your order you'll need to be within 5kms of the store. Contact us if you have a pickup order you can't collect and we'll organise to ship it out t...
  18. PayPal Express is Back! Update 28 October, 2020 Hi Everyone, As you may be aware, we had an issue with PayPal Express a couple of weeks ago not working properly (we weren't the only ones) so we turned it off temporarily. Very happy to say that PayPal payment functionality has been restored, so go ahead and use your balance to save the planet :-) Thank you for bearing with us while PayPal was sorting things out.
  19. HTM During the Coronavirus Pandemic Obviously the current situation is concerning for everyone. Please see this post about our storefront - we are now working as a collection point for on-line orders only One of the most common questions we are receiving is about cleaning ingredients like Isopropyl alcohol, which we sell in-store only. We are limiting quantities of Isopropyl to a maximum of 500ml per customer. Of course, we will continue to order stock from our suppliers as quickly as we can, however as you can imagine this...
  20. Update - HTM Operating On-line Only and as a Click and Collect Point Hi Everyone, With the COVID-19 pandemic issue becoming ever more of a concern, we have taken the proactive (yet difficult) decision to close our shop front for the time being. We will, however, use the shop as a "click and collect" point for on-line orders. Please read this post carefully as it contains important information. How will this work? Place an order here on our website. Select "Store Pickup" as the shipping option. We will contact you and let you know your order ...