1. Vintage photobooths have been around long before the craze took hold. Starting in Echuca, they’ve now grown their business to most Australian capitals. The booths are Art Deco inspired design with lush fittings and plenty of props to have guests cramming themselves in.
2. Self Preservation showcases the talents of a selection of independent jewellery makers from around Melbourne (whilst serving amazing coffee). This is a fantastic starting point for those who are seeking individual pieces that stand out from the crowd.
3. Mr Lincoln (in the heart of Fitzroy, Melbourne) offer locally grown blooms that are a mix of the traditional and eclectic as well as a strong focus on sustainability (flowers are wrapped in a reusable calico that can be returned to the store for reuse).
4. The Hungry Workshop. In a sea of digitally printed papergoods, these two creatives and their rescued Windmill Letterpress are creating some awe inspiring creations. Their work is broad and extensive with their fingers in a lot of pies however they however they welcome custom projects with open arms.
5. Georgeous plan and style some of Melbourne’s most boutique events and weddings. Combining professionalism with elegance and innovation, they seem to make every event magical without barely breaking a sweat. Image by Sarah Wood Photography via Georgeous
About Maho & Pea: Based in the north of Melbourne, we are the head honchos in a modern day version of the Brady Bunch. Two teen girls, two tween boys, three cats and a dog and an ongoing discussion on the merits of getting another – it’s a life not for the feint hearted.