The Maker's Portrait

Writings & musings.

The Maker’s Portrait focuses on the stories of Perth’s creative small businesses and people who are helping the community told through photography, blog posts and short films. They are portraits of inspiration and encouragement towards a purposeful, more mindful life.

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Balingup Heights - A Little Bit of Magic

Balingup, in Western Australia's South West, is a community that is close-knit. A community where everyone helps each other out, supports each other and gets involved. "We’ve never felt like outsiders or newcomers...We ask for help when we needed it. We’ve been patient and persevered.."

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Community, Connection and Giving Back - The Stackwood Story

I remember first walking into Stackwood and feeling a calm, casual peaceful vibe. I love their ethos of community, connection and giving back and their supportive and connected community. So I thought it was time I sat down with Sarah Bell, founder of Stackwood, to talk about how she has grown this community, not only for those who work there, but for the general public to enjoy and be a part of.

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