Playing in the Attic

After six years operating out of Ballarat, Trudy McLauchlan relocated her lovely shop to the tiny hamlet of Talbot a year ago.

Playing in the Attic is a curious extraordinarium of papery delights and other wonderful things to encourage creativity and play. All items in the shop have been han...

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one hundred faces

Each year Trudy McLauchlan, proprietor of the delightful shop, Playing in the Attic, invites selected artists to participate in a curated exhibition titled one hundred faces.

Participating artists are provided a 4″ x 4″ canvas board and tasked to paint an image that relates to the concept of...

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Knit Queen

Nostalgia, functionality and whimsy intertwine in Rosy Hardress’ fantastical knitted and crocheted creations, which she aptly describes as ”functional micro art”. Her gallery shop, tucked neatly off a laneway in Talbot, is populated by boldly coloured tea cosies and other sculptural wonders that...

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