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End of Year Sale! 25% off! Starts now!

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T&C SALE  - 25% OFF  end of year sale are prices as marked. Sale starts Thursday 9th December!  T + C's apply.. read blog for details

Christmas Glamping 🏕️ in the Great  Australian Outdoors with our toys!

Christmas Glamping 🏕️ in the Great Australian Outdoors with our toys!

With Australia finally opening up, now it's a great time to get away for the weekend. Spend time in the outdoors, catch up with family again, support local communities, and start planning gifts for under the Xmas tree! Or if you can't get away now, start planning a fun caravan or glamping adventure for you and your family to get away this Christmas. You can start to embrace the warmer weather by setting up for a day of play outside in the backyard with your kids - creating memories or new family traditions you'll all cherish. Check out all the fun and inspiration on our blog...
Christmas crafting fun with our iconic wreath

Christmas crafting fun with our iconic wreath

Looking for something really unique? With our step-by-step instructions you can create your own Iconic Xmas Wreath. The perfect decoration for your home or gift for someone you love and appreciate. And just incase you're not the crafting type, we have put together some simple steps and ideas to help get you started. See below for all the details...
Encourage play with their favorite doll to toilet train and grow their nurturing skills

Encourage play with their favorite doll to toilet train and grow their nurturing skills

Our Iconic Doll Nurturing Kit provides a beautiful set of accessories for your little one’s imaginative play. With all the things a mini-parent needs to encourage their favourite doll to toilet train. Watch them grow their nurturing, empathetic traits as they take care of their bub and share play-time roles amongst siblings and friends. Made with gorgeous natural timber and soft, neutral-toned fabrics, this kit can be mixed and matched with our Iconic Doll Accessories Kit to extend their play even more. 13 Piece wooden accessories kit for imaginative play with your favourite dolls or toys.

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It's time for some Cheer! 🌟

Ok, ok, we know we're only just feeling the first warm days of Spring... but we need to gently bring something to your attention: Christmas is just around the corner. And with the end of lockdowns in sight, we hope that this news brings you some cheer after a challenging 2021.
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Best kitchen 🍳 play ideas with our toys

Imaginative play with toys is such an important part of every child's learning and development. We are really loving the amazing play-kitchen inspiration for hours of school holiday fun. Kids always love getting creative in the kitchen. For some mess-free fun they can whip up all sorts of weird and wonderful meals or fancy drinks. We've got plenty of accessories you can add to your at-home kitchen play. Check out some ideas below for more inspiration...
Rachel from @immy_plays_and_learns brings some unique  🙌 play ideas to us!

Rachel from @immy_plays_and_learns brings some unique 🙌 play ideas to us!

This week we've had a chat to the lovely Rachel from @immy_plays_and_learns. We really love her insta and know you will love it too. While many of us continue to struggle through the loooong lockdown weeks, we wanted to bring you some unique play ideas to help bring more joy to your kids play. Check out the fun below for more details....
Fun craft activities with our friends from 👀@seemakeplay!

Fun craft activities with our friends from 👀@seemakeplay!

This week we have some exciting make-at-home activities from our wonderful Melbourne crafting friends at See Make Play. We know many of you are stuck in lockdown and may be looking for some simple at-home kids activities to help pass the time and keep everyone entertained. Check out the super cute and sparkly 'craft-licious tea bags'. Make some really unique and yummy tea for your next indoor tea party. And just incase you're not the crafting type, they have put together some simple steps and ideas to help get you inspired. Read below for all the details...
Father's Day Play Ideas for indoor Lockdown Fun at Home 🏠

Father's Day Play Ideas for indoor Lockdown Fun at Home 🏠

With Father's Day coming up next weekend we wanted to make sure all Dad's are feeling extra special this year. Some of our fabulous Dad's might be stuck in lockdown but we still want to make it a special day for them. We will share with you some fun play ideas and inspiration for making Dad's day great for whoever you might be celebrating this year.

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Our toys are gender neutral & designed for open ended play 👌

It's so important that children have fun playing with their toys as toys can also be such an important part of every child's learning and development. Here at Make Me Iconic we just love the open-ended nature of wooden toys. It's part of our passion to create a beautiful range of open-ended and gender neutral toys for all children to enjoy for years to come. There are so many benefits to wooden open-ended toys, we've highlighted a few of our favourite benefits below. Our aim is for kids to love the toys that we make (and also for us to have fun in the process of creating them)! You can head to the blog to find out more...
We LOVE sharing work of other 📷 inspiring women like @thevaratribe!

We LOVE sharing work of other 📷 inspiring women like @thevaratribe!

We love to take any opportunity to support other up-and-coming businesses and stay-at-home mums who juggle work, life and parenting. We know just how hard it can be! We also love to share the work of other inspiring Women and to build each other up. This week we've had a chat to the lovely Stephanie from @thevaratribe. Her images are just divine and we know you will love her as much as we do. Check out her work for more information on the gorgeous Steph... 
New Product: Iconic Aussie Food never tasted so good!  🍔

New Product: Iconic Aussie Food never tasted so good! 🍔

It’s finally lunch time with our iconic Aussie Munchies set, and what will your order be today? A sausage sandwich (tomato sauce of course) a serve of hot chips, or a good old fashioned burger with the lot? Finished off with your favourite Aussie treat, and you’ve just experienced a classic Australian feed. Made from beautiful wood and featuring soft fabric extras, this munchies set is all about celebrating the quirky treats that we love the most. It’s perfect for a long day of imaginative play at home, or as a gift for friends from afar..
FREE eBook on our most popular Crafts! ✂️ 🖌️

FREE eBook on our most popular Crafts! ✂️ 🖌️

This week we are featuring our FREE Iconic Arty + Crafty E-magazine. This fabulous digital magazine features some of our most popular crafting adventures that you might have seen before and just want them on one digital place to refresh your memory. Maybe you are in lockdown too and looking for some fresh ideas to spend some time with you kids while we all stay home. 
Get Crafty with our 🎨 our Post Box Letters Craft kit!

Get Crafty with our 🎨 our Post Box Letters Craft kit!

Our Iconic Post Box Letters Craft Kit is the perfect indoor winter activity to do at home with your little loves. We know just how much kids love crafting and making and decorating. Now they can make their own custom mail for their Iconic Post Box. And just incase you're not the crafting type, we've put together some simple steps and ideas to help get you inspired.
Get well soon Teddy 🧸 with our Iconic Doctors Kit 🩺

Get well soon Teddy 🧸 with our Iconic Doctors Kit 🩺

Our Iconic Doctors Kit provides a beautiful set of accessories for your little one’s imaginative play... I got a bad case of lovin' you, as Robert Palmer would say. So next time you need a doctor in the house to save the day, make sure you have this wooden iconic Doctors Kit on hand. Set-up a hospital scene at home and let your child’s unfettered imagination go! This fantastic role play kit helps children to become familiar with medical care, making trips to the doctor less painful for everyone. It also promotes imaginative play and encourages nurturing behaviour and empathy — after all, Kitty-Kat needs some help with her broken leg! We made our kit gender-neutral to celebrate the fact that these days anyone can aspire to be a doctor or nurse.

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iconic rewards program

Become a member and start earning right away...Join now to unlock all our exciting perks, being a member in our rewards program is your all access pass to earn exclusive rewards. All you have to do is head to the website and 'join now' or 'sign in' if you already have an account with us, to activate this new feature. Earn yourself 200 BONUS POINTS just for joining. How easy's that! Plus with a few extra clicks you can earn yourself up to 350 BONUS points when you share the rewards online.

new iconic doll nurturing kit 👶

new iconic doll nurturing kit 👶

Our Iconic Doll Nurturing Kit provides a beautiful set of accessories for your little one’s imaginative play.  With all the things a mini-parent needs to encourage their favourite doll to toilet train. Watch them grow their nurturing, empathetic traits as they take care of their bub and share play-time roles amongst siblings and friends. Made with gorgeous natural timber and soft, neutral-toned fabrics, this kit can be mixed and matched with our Iconic Doll Accessories Kit to extend their play even more. 

Getting to know Bec 😇 from @ocean_daze_

Getting to know Bec 😇 from @ocean_daze_

This week we've had a chat to the lovely Bec from @ocean_daze. Her images are just divine and we know you will love her as much as we do. As part of giving back to the community we really love to support other up-and-coming businesses and the people behind them who juggle work, life and parenting. We know just how hard it can be! Sharing the work of inspiring brands and building each other up is so important to us. Check out Bec's work in our Blog


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Craft: fun party 🥳 bags gift ideas for you

Kids birthday parties can be really fun to plan. But it's always hard to know what to put in the party bags! If you hate giving excess lollies or cheap toys that will only be put into landfill, why not invest in some small wooden toys that will last much longer and that kids will actually want to play with and keep. To help you out, we have put together some fun party bag crafting ideas for your next birthday.
NEW iconic goodies! Our natural healers kit 🍯

NEW iconic goodies! Our natural healers kit 🍯

Looking after the little scrapes and bruises that come from a day’s adventuring can be simple as a trip to the garden or the kitchen cupboard if you have your favourite natural products well stocked.

Healing can entail many different things for families that are natural-minded, and who enjoy a holistic way of life. Sometimes those aching muscles, scraped shins and energetic little bodies need only the simple things. Now you can easily soothe Teddy’s bruises with Arnica Cream, and keep your Dolly healthy with Vitamin C or help Bunny’s cold with Bone Broth soup.
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We LOVE sharing work of other 📷 inspiring women! We are getting to know Camille Hulm

We love to take any opportunity to support other up-and-coming businesses and stay-at-home mums who juggle work, life and parenting. We know just how hard it can be! We also love to share the work of other inspiring Women and to build each other up. This week we've had a chat to the lovely Camille Hulm. Her images are just divine and we know you will love her as much as we do. Check out her work and head to the blog for more info...
Craft: add a drink & fries to your wooden toy Burger 🍔

Craft: add a drink & fries to your wooden toy Burger 🍔

We love to help you to extend your wooden toy play with some fun and unique ideas that we have created with our toys in mind. With our latest crafting activity you can grab a tasty burger from our online shop and make it into a meal at home with our fries and drink DIY craft. Just read below to find all the easy step-by-step instructions! 
I Love Mum 👑 & celebrate all the amazing Mum's & Special Carers

I Love Mum 👑 & celebrate all the amazing Mum's & Special Carers

With Mother's Day coming up this Sunday on the 9th May, we want to celebrate all the amazing Mum's & Special Carers out there. We know you are all doing an amazing job! So to make it easier for you to put your feet up for a well deserved rest this Sunday, we've put together some iconic play ideas and be sure not to miss out on our I Love Mum SALE!
Autumn Glamping 🏕️ in the Great  Australian Outdoors!

Autumn Glamping 🏕️ in the Great Australian Outdoors!

With the weather cooling down it's a great time to plan a fun caravan or glamping adventure. Embrace the cooler weather and set up for a day of play outside, in nature. With some warm clothing and some favourite toys, you can create hours of play with your kids, creating memories and family traditions you'll all cherish. Check out all the fun and inspiration pictures below...
Feature Product: iconic candy jar 🍭

Feature Product: iconic candy jar 🍭

The days of going to the Milk Bar and asking for a bag of mixed lollies for only $1 will always be ingrained in our minds!  "I'll have 2 chocolate freckles please, 3 gummy bears, 2 musk sticks and don't forget my lollypop!" We never had pre-mixed bags of lollies; we always created our own mix of sweets no matter how long it took. We loved the feeling of the white paper bags in our hands and the delicious treats that were waiting inside to try. Those were the days... Now you can re-create these memories at home with our Iconic Candy Jar. Comes complete with all the yummiest lollies, paper bags and more... 

Outdoor family adventures with our toys & and the Boho rise ⭐ of @romydrew!

Outdoor family adventures with our toys & and the Boho rise ⭐ of @romydrew!

School holiday's are perfect for getting outdoors with your family. There are so many great times to be had and memories to be made. Make the most of the last of the warm Autumn days before we head into Winter. Kids always love exploring for treasures, burning off some excess energy and you get to relax, unwind and recharge your batteries in the fresh air. We sure love these amazing images by @romydrew. She is a mama, a damm fine picture taker and her pictures just make our jaw drop. Scroll down below to read more about the fabulous Romy.
NEW iconic goodies have just arrived! 🙌 Three BRAND NEW products for your home and play!

NEW iconic goodies have just arrived! 🙌 Three BRAND NEW products for your home and play!

Our NEWEST additions to our Iconic wooden toys range have finally arrived. These unique toy kits are bound to add hours of fun to your play! Be the first to check them out below. We love to bring your new and unique toys that last the test of time. Our wooden toys are unique and so much better than the cheaper copy-cats version out there - because you simply just get more play our of toys. Our toys have lots of function, and are smooth to the touch as well as a beautiful design which kids are drawn too. If you end up buying a cheaper version of a wooden toys then it ends up stuck in the cupboard or corner and no one plays with it at all.
Creative Easter 🐰 food with our toys! Yes, you have read that correctly!

Creative Easter 🐰 food with our toys! Yes, you have read that correctly!

To celebrate special occasions such as Easter, we always love thinking outside the box and creating fun new family traditions. These beautiful Easter cakes and hot cross bun creations are such a unique Easter surprise, or a fun holiday activity to prepare with your loved ones! Topped of course with some classic Make Me Iconic goodies from our online faves, you really can't go wrong this Easter!
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This Easter give more toys and less chocolate 🥚🐇

Easter is almost here so it's a great time to shop for your Easter gifts with is. Easter is just over a week away be sure to get in quick for your last minute gift shopping. We love giving toys as an alternative to chocolate at Easter. The fun of toys lasts so much longer and gives kids something fun and new to entertain them over the school holidays (and all our wooden toys don't contain any extra sugar!). Choose express shipping to ensure your order arrives in time. We have also got some great new Easter gift and crafting ideas for you. Head to the blog for the full details!

Get crafty with our iconic letters ✉️ posting craft kit!

Get crafty with our iconic letters ✉️ posting craft kit!

We know how much most kids love crafting so we've designed the perfect addition to our Iconic Post Box! The snail-mail lovers in your home will love this wood-based letter posting craft kit - is so much fun. Our craft kit includes all the bits and pieces you need for an engaging crafternoon with your kids. Start by decorating your own postcards and envelopes, then add the clipboard, receipts and parcel slips for hours of post-office play with friends. Designed for play with our Iconic Post Box, but just as fun when all you have is your imagination!
Celebrating International Women's Day 2021 🙌

Celebrating International Women's Day 2021 🙌

With International Women's Day just around the corner, it's been a great time to reflect on the journey I've been on over the last 10 years. I am so incredibly grateful to all the women who have both supported and inspired me since I first had the idea to start Make Me Iconic. From my very first market, to being stocked internationally -  there has been many many up's and down's along the way! I am always in awe of all the amazing women in this world, juggling family and business and also success. Strong women lift each other up, so today, in the lead up to International Women's Day I wanted to share with you two inspiring Women who have had such a wonderful contribution to my business #IWD2021
FREE eBook on family photography 📷 tips & hints

FREE eBook on family photography 📷 tips & hints

Do you ever flick through your photos of your kids and wish they looked a little... better? I’ve been a newborn and family photographer for about seven years now, in addition to taking countless photos of my own three children, so I’m here to share with you my best tips for capturing the best shots of your children, whether you’re using your smart phone or a DSLR or anything in between.
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Feature Product: iconic mini vehicles 🚗

They are finally back in stock! Check out one of our most popular toys - The Iconic Australian Mini Vehicles...To be an Aussie Kid you have to have the real Aussie stuff. So we felt every Aussie Kid should have a set of rare Aussie wood vehicles in their home. We usually get stuck with the London Bus or New York Taxi versions of toy cars So dream of being an Aussie Fire Fighter, or a Aussie Police Officer, or the local happy-go-lucky Posty. Any profession that involves wheels and the need to get somewhere quick to save the day. 

Craft: Valentine's Day ❤️ sweet felt craft cookie

Craft: Valentine's Day ❤️ sweet felt craft cookie

With Valentine's Day just around the corner why not make something unique with the kids for that someone special. Below you find the the easy to make instructions.
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Summer Craft: Australia Day craft for your Aussie Burger! 🍔

We are looking forward to having lots to celebrate about this coming year. There are so many new goodies on their way this year which we can't wait to share with you all really soon. But if you and the kids are looking for an excuse to make your own little Australia Day party at home this weekend we have some great craft ideas to add to your Iconic Aussie Burger set. This is one of our most popular toys so we can't wait to share these fun ideas to dress it up just that little bit more for Australia Day. Or get in quick if you don't have our stacking burger in your toy collection yet... we promise you won't regret it! 
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Our NEW Loose Change additions have finally landed!

Our NEW Loose Change additions have finally landed. These toys are so affordable and still great quality. Our Loose Change range makes great Christmas Stocking Fillers or small Birthday Gifts. Beautifully finished and best of all you only need a little bit of loose change to afford them.