About Home Vibes

Welcome to Home Vibes where the free spirit and creative soul are celebrated! Make yourself at home....

HANDWOVEN MACRAME ART
Here you will find unique, textured wall pieces that speak of gratitude for the simple, authentic life. Each piece of Home Vibes Macramé is made by hand utilising natural products like unbleached cotton and revived driftwood from local beaches along the East Coast of NSW and Queensland, Australia.
Why choose handmade art?
> Your piece is unique. Natural differences in driftwood and the handmade process ensure that no two pieces are identical.
> Your piece is high quality. many hours are put into each wall hanging and I take pride in the pieces I create. The driftwood is cut and sanded, the copper is polished and coated and ends of cotton are fastened to ensure each product will not only look great, but will last. If I am not happy with the aesthetics or the durability of a piece it will not leave the studio.
> You are directly supporting a real human via more than just an income, see my story below.

FOR THE MAKERS
This is your one stop shop!
For beginners:
>DIY KITS for wall hangings and plant hangers
>Patterns
>Online Video Tutorials
For all levels:
>Natural cotton cord - shipping worldwide!
>Coloured cotton cord
>Metallic cotton cord

WORKSHOPSTeaching is one of my favourite parts of this macrame journey,
I run workshops in South East QLD and also occasionally travel down to Port Macquarie to teach. 
I run both public and private workshops so if you have a special event like a hens or baby shower you'd like to add a bit of macrame to, please get in touch!
If you have a venue to suggest for a public workshop or if you're a venue interested in hosting, please send me a message.
I also teach online through my video based Learn To Macrame program if you're in a rural area or can't make it to an in person workshop!

CUSTOM ORDERS
I love creating custom art pieces and large installations. I have created wall hangings and plant hangers for shopping centres, restaurants, offices and homes. If you have something in particular in mind please get in touch! Once you provide me with some information about what youd like, we (or I) can draw up a sketch and give you a quote with no strings attached. I love making new things so I would be so happy to hear from you!

WEDDINGS
The large "DOMONI" macrame arch is available to hire Australia wide. I am also taking custom orders for weddings backdrops - instead of hiring you can keep your macrame and hang it on your wall as a reminder of your special day for many years to come. They look fabulous above the bedhead.

WHOLESALE MACRAME SUPPLIES
Please contact me if you would like to be a Home Vibes retailer. Natural and coloured cotton is available for wholesale.

MY STORY
After losing touch with my creative side while I studied at university, I began to dabble in fibre art a few years ago when my Nan taught me how to knit (not knot). After breaking my knitting needles half way through a project (how annoying!), I started experimenting with crochet and weaving. I stumbled across macramé somewhere down the fiber art road and I fell in love instantly due to its creative freedom, versatility and non-reliance on rules or fancy equipment. I really liked that there was not much of it around either - it meant that I wasn't comparing myself to other peoples work - I was just able to let my creativity flow and through trial and error teach myself to create work I loved. After many months of experimenting with different types of rope, mountings and patterns I opened my online shop in 2015 with just a couple of wall hangings.
It's been an exciting journey since then! I really enjoy encouraging and empowering others to take time out for themselves and to connect with their creative side so it has been a natural progression to also being a supplier of quality macrame supplies and a range of learning resources including video tutorials, patterns, DIY kits and workshops.
Macramé encourages me to slow down and embrace the moment; it gives me time to reflect, time to unwind and time to just be. In those quiet moments creating, I am content and I guess in a way, it is my kind of meditation. It's something I truly believe in.
I hope the piece you choose to hang in your home or the project you have decided to create uplifts your spirit as much as it does mine.

Let the Home Vibes shine!

Krystle

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