Workshops are underway 🌻🎨

chalk paint and drawer lining

Well 2018 has started strongly here at Unvaled with chalk paint workshops well underway and bookings coming in ahead of time.  My chalk paint workshops are truly great fun.  I hope some of the reviews I have been receiving on Facebook and a couple on Google can convey this better than I can.  These past […]

Maine Beach – Luxurious Local Product

Maine Beach hand and body creme

Maine Beach is a local brand that we are very proud of.  As their local retailer, I am really happy to have the range in my shop at 122 Main Road McLaren Vale.  If I haven’t got what you need, just let me know.  I drive over to Mclaren Flat where the Head Office is […]

The Oyster Pot

The Oyster Pot

Here’s a great story from Mum’s recent estate clearance… she had a number of old pieces of pottery that always lived up on top of the fridge or kitchen cupboard. After she died, when gathering these old pots up I noticed a note in Mum’s hand saying ‘ this could be worth something, it is […]

The stories reside in the timber

Last time I wrote about the respect for and desire to re-cycle, re-purpose, re-create based on an upbringing of no tolerance for waste. I really value this as a deeply good principle for many of my choices in life. To me, it seems that it is in the ‘DNA’ of any object to transmit something […]

Tour Down Under

Tour Down Under

It’s almost the end of January already! I hope you have enjoyed some down time holidaying. Lucky Barbara is still on holiday and has recently arrived in town, as usual, joined by Barry and now Bob….all of which can only mean ONE thing – Yes, it’s time for the Tour Down Under 2017. Next Saturday […]

Ah Italy

Many of you may be aware of my almost obsessive love of all things Italian – nothing more than Italy herself of course.  One day I will visit there on Your behalf specifically to source more beautiful unique things to bring back to McLaren Vale. When you think of what you want me to find […]

Palas Christmas

We have ready made Palas gifts here for you.  Order ONLINE for free gift wrapping AND free postage.  Or come on in and construct your own special Palas gift.  We have a great range of Palas bracelets, necklaces and, of course, the ever popular charms – So Beautiful! Choose from our special 2016 Christmas range […]

Personal Christmas Shopper

Personal Christmas Shopper

 Christmas is coming, the pressure is ramping up, work is even More demanding and you can’t even Think about Christmas shopping, Right? I get it. Let me fix it all for you. Send me your list – who do you need to buy for? Tell me their gender, age and relationship to you and a […]

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New things are happening all the time at McLaren Unvaled and we’d love to keep up-to-date with the excitement. We’ll share with you gift ideas, product launches, happenings in McLaren Vale and, of course, Anni’s upcycled furniture projects.