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Meet Sharnee... WF Founder

To celebrate NSW small business month, we thought what better way to do so than introduce our amazing boss lady! Sharnee Thorpe, our very own talented wonder business woman, mum and freelance textile designer. Sharnee has been creating and designing since before she can even remember. Wandering Folk was born from her love of the outdoors, camping and mostly picture perfect picnics. With her desire to be surrounded by beautiful prints and textiles, the idea of Wandering Folk was brought to life. For many years Sharnee was running her business solo, packing orders in her bedroom, replying to customer emails and working her usual busy freelance life on the side. Now, in 2020 she has 3 employees, a beautiful showroom...

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Q & A With Paris Verra

Paris Verra ~ traveling goddess of the Middle East, takes her Wandering Folk on some dreamy adventures. We were curious to know more about her life - living in Saudi Arabia with an addiction to travel. She has an incredible story to tell, not to mention the mind blowing photos she captures along the way...   Paris… our dreamy travelling goddess! Your photos are the most divine we have ever seen, it’s so interesting that you are based in Saudi Arabia. Can you tell us a little about your life in Saudi and where you are from originally? Thank you so much for your love and the beautiful compliments. I love sharing how I see the world and to hopefully...

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On the road with Banjo...

Megan is the ultimate travelling mum, wife and owner of bohemian clothing brand Daughters of India. We step inside her life in the Banjo bus for a while and ask her about her recent adventures.   Can you introduce yourself and your family and tell us a little about your everyday life? My name is Megan & our family consists of my husband Greg along with our four children. Jarvis, Mabel, Bonnie & Milli.  We packed up our life & our home last year & in December 2019 we took off in our bus to show the kids Australia & live life in the slow lane! As each week & month goes by we fall into a deeper flow of...

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Plastic Free Picnic

It's plastic free July! We wanted to share some Wandering Folk tips for your plastic free picnic. THINK ABOUT YOUR SNACKS..... Plastic wrapped snacks can be an easy & convenient go-to, but with a little extra thought your picnis can be eco friendly and oh so delicious!! Let's face it... no one likes to drink out of a plastic cup. Take your own glass, feel a little classy and the earth will thank you! Our vintage glassware is perfect to accompany you on your picnic. Take your esky or cooler bag with re-usable ice bricks instead of single use ice bags. BYO cutlery and straws! Plastic cutlery takes up to 1,000 years to break down. By taking your own you...

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Slow motherhood with Kristi Reed

Kristi is a vision of slow living, an inspiring mother, conscious creator and the owner of Windy Peak Vintage. She lives with her family in the mountains of Montana, USA. Living life slowly and intently.. they grow their own seasonal vegetables, raise chickens and enjoy cosy fires in the winter. Amongst the mountain life and raising her little ones, Kristi spends her time running her own vintage store, she is a lover of all sustainable and earth-friendly things… in the next few paragraphs she shares with us stories about her life, her ethos and some inspiring moments on her journey.    We are obsessed with the beautiful scenic part of the world where you live.. what have been your most...

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