Tuesday, July 7, 2009

BrisStyle Indie Designers Market

Had a wonderful day out on Saturday. It was a beautiful cool, clear winter's day; just right for day tripping. Called in to the fabulous BrisStyle market in Hamilton ('posh' leafy suburb), beside the Brisbane river. The market was held in the hall and grounds of St. Augustines.

Sandrine was there with her beautiful handmade felt scarves and hats. She had a fantastic trading day and sold out! Wow!

The hall was packed!!!! I had to go round a few times so I could see everything!! (Didn't want to miss out on anything!) Outside was just as busy. Looking up, a skywriter was writing a romantic request 'Marry me Leelee' (wonder if she said yes?)

We had an excellent brunch at one of the trendy cafes nearby. They had luscious bouquets of fresh flowers out the front.
Next, we headed for Chinatown near the city. Found a favourite sweet, sesame-peanut candy, in one of the chinese supermarkets there. By now, it was lunchtime, and being in chinatown, of course we had a yum-cha lunch. Lots of different things to try (not the chicken feet or the tripe though), and me being very un-co with the chopstiks ^ ^. (Hubby just asks for a fork, and laughs at me with the chopstiks - hey, I'm getting better!!!)
Sandi xx
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Jo in TAS said...

Brissie's changed in the 7 years I've been gone.
The link to Sandrine's didn't work I'd love to check out her blog or website?

CurlyPops said...

Great market photos. It's always lovely to be able to see what the markets look like in other states.
Sounds like you had a wonderful day out!

jannimary said...

You're going to some great markets lately. There are some very talented ladies up your way. It sounds like you had a great time.

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Looks like a great market and a fun day out! Great news about Sandrine.

Guðrún said...

Sounds like a great day.

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

What a great day and great market...I'm not good with chopsticks either♥x

Lynne said...

Sounds as though you had a busy but enjoyable time. Great for Sandrine to sell out. I don't think that happens a lot to most sellers.