Inspired By Paper

Based in her home in West Footscray, Kasey has been creating artwork for the walls of houses for over a decade. Using mainly paper and scissors, the extraordinarily pieces of paper art include everything from personalised, custom-made designs to modern geometric pieces. The unique name frames are popular as gifts from birth through to all ages of childhood and the combination of colours and themes to choose from is endless.

Instagram/Facebook – Inspired by Paper


Mini Maestros

During lockdown Mini Maestros has turned to online and Zoom classes from the comfort of your home. Enrol now and your children will have routine, fun, educational learning and something to look forward to each week. Both children and parents LOVE Mini Maestros’ structured music lessons for children aged 6 months to 5 years.

Call Michelle on 0408233420 or email at for more details.

Parent Effectiveness Training

If you are tired of juggling life, struggling with conflicts and pushback from your children, Parent Effectiveness Training (PET), promises you greater confidence in your relationships and more cooperation and connection within families. PET is a complete communication skills program. Lucky for us in the West, Australia’s master trainer Judith Richardson lives right here in Yarraville and she is running a program very soon.

Call or write to Judith: 0416036961, or,


Lady Light Electrical

A female owned and operated business specialising in the domestic and commercial sectors of the electrical industry and striving to deliver a down to earth, honest and brand new approach. It is all about listening to what the customer wants and delivering a finished product that you can always be proud and happy with. Attention to detail, workmanship skills along with diligence and care are what to expect when doing business with your local female ‘Lady Light’ electrician.

Contact Monica Arundell: 0415 302 522 or

Midnight Surfboards

For the last three and half years, Oliver Pritchard has been building high quality surfboards from start to finish locally in Seddon. The name ‘Midnight’ came from living the dream of working a full-time job and then creating custom surfboards deep into the night. Focusing on alternative designs that aim to challenge the surfer to think differently about their surfing and where they want to go with it. There is no better time to support your local shaper than now!

0402 225 838, or Instagram@Midnightsurfboards

Handmaker’s Factory

If you’re looking for something fun and creative to do while at home during lockdown, Handmaker’s Factory’s live online workshops have you sorted! Run by Nichola Prested who is empowering people to confidently create in a sustainable way, share their knowledge and learn new skills. With a craft kit delivered right to your door, you can use all the materials and resources you would if you were in the workshop in person. Choose from pottery, candle making, screen printing, lampshade making and more – a great way to stay creative!

Bright Smarts

Do less work with for more impact! Joyce has helped stressed and overwhelmed business owners to improve their digital marketing efforts and day-to-day productivity. It’s the result of 9 years of running Melbourne’s biggest family travel blog with over 1.4 million page views a year, a bicycles accessories e-commerce store, and creative events brand. Now she focuses on serving other businesses. Don’t spend time and money trying to DIY everything – Joyce is here to share her knowledge and experience of search engine optimisation (SEO), email marketing and social media. Shine Bright, Work Smart!

San Elk

A small family owned business, grown and developed in a home kitchen in the heart of West Footscray! When Loredana and her son developed food allergies, she and her husband decided to create their own all-natural stock with the aim of cooking healthy and creating nutritious meals without hidden chemicals. San Elk specialises in creating premium quality, certified organic stock for cooking. They are passionate about cooking healthy meals with fresh ingredients, sourcing ethical and sustainable certified organic ingredients that are all natural and full of flavor!

0403 232 411 or

Vicky Palmieri Photography

Vicky is passionate about connecting with people. Working as a lifestyle photographer for both families and women in business, she understands the need to capture authentic moments from the heart. Having worked with many families and businesses in the inner west, she carefully plans your shoot ensuring you feel calm and confident on the day. Vicky has a knack for drawing out all your personality quirks to tell your story through emotive photographic storytelling. Contact Vicky or take a look at her work via her website.


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