By Melina Byrne.
We shine a spotlight on Cubbies for a Cause, the inspiring creation of Kerrie Maclary. Cubbies for a Cause create custom handmade table tents using pre-loved, sustainable materials. What inspired this business?
Kerrie said “After speaking with a staff member of an op shop/thrift store, I discovered that linens are hard to sell and many end up being sold for rags. As a result, I now have a lovely little side business creating custom-ordered kids’ table tents (forts/cubbies). We use almost exclusively repurposed fabrics and donate a significant proportion of each sale to local charities that support disadvantaged families.” (source: the Upcycleit Facebook group).
Kerrie’s cubbies look amazing and she said “our creations inspire screen-free, simple, creative play."
Kerrie also said "a minimum of $50 from each table tent sale is donated to local charities that support disadvantaged families.” Cubbies for a Cause’s latest creation:
On her Facebook page, Kerrie said “we had so much fun designing and creating this Thomas Full Bells and Whistles table tent for a very precious little boy.
This one-of-a-kind cubby was created using 2 different vintage Thomas fabrics from the 80s and 90s.”
Want to order one?
Kerrie said “we often get asked for ready-made table tents, but typically only do custom orders.” Check out her Facebook page for more information.
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