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Jumbled to appear at One Fine Day!

We are super excited to be attending the extremely cool, visually 'out of this world' (and not to mention an informative one-stop-shop) at the One Fine Day wedding fair this coming September.

But before you say 'Oh not another bridal fair' we need you to know that this is far from the usual stock standard bridal show - oh no, this is something else!

One Fine Day turns the traditional bridal fair on its head, and instead brings together the most creative and most innovative boutique stores under the one roof. It's a showcase of all that is lovely in the world of weddings - and it means brides, bridal parties, shoppers and lovers of fine wares can all come together on One Fine Day!

Gone are the days of traipsing from one end of town to the other, trying to communicate your ideas of 'exactly the right shade of pom pom!' On one fine day in September, anyone who is looking to create a memorable event or find a creative outlet will be surrounded by those that know best.

And cue Jumbled! We will be taking the trip to Sydney to show off our wares and to mingle with many of our loyal city customers. It's our chance to pay them a visit! But most importantly it will be the launching pad for our Wedding Registry that is now helping happy couples in sourcing memorable gifts for their guests to purchase.

So if you are in the market for getting hitched - or you just love the thought of being surrounded by beautiful inspiration - then come and say hello. It's the perfect opportunity to plan a trip to Sydney and we inspired at this one stop shop for all things wedding related.

Here are the fast facts:

When: Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2013. Doors open at 10am and Close at 4pm

Where: Sun Studios, 42 Maddox Street, Alexandria, 2015, NSW.

Travel: Parking is limited, on street parking is all day on the weekends but it is suggested that you catch public transport. (Sun Studios is approximately a 15min walk from Green Square and St Peters train stations.)

If you would like to know more about our Jumbled Wedding Registry, pop over here for the low down.

 

 

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An interview with Pip - Paris Style

Many of you may know Pip recently travelled to Paris in search of some inspiration and for a well deserved rest! We all agree she works super hard to find products from all over the globe and it is one of the reasons Jumbled looks so happy and fun. We were all dying to hear about her trip and so we sat down and had a chat about the things she saw and loved, food she indulged in and European trends she would like to see more of in Australia.

Tell us a little bit about your itinerary - what would your day in Paris look like?

My husband and I flew to Paris for a 10 day escape. Orange was having a really cold snap and Paris was warm, summery and the perfect place to re-energise and seek out new trends. We would sleep in every day as nothing opens until around 11am. We'd grab a cafe au lait and croissant before beginning our marathon along the french streets. I don't mind lines, so if I saw a line outside a shop or into a boulangerie I would join it just to see what was inside. Around lunch, whichever district we were in I'd ask the locals where the best baguette was located and I'd make a bee-line for that place! We checked out local shops, window displays, gardens and did a lot of people watching! Of an evening i'd drag my poor husband (which he always ended up loving!) to different bars I'd read about in a book or mag for cocktails and champers and we'd settle into the Parisian scenery.

Do you have a favourite store in Paris you go to when you're in need of a blast of inspiration?

YES! The shop is called Merci and it is all kinds of fabulousness. Merci is an amazing concept store with three levels of loveliness. It has concept art, kitchen goodies, furniture, lighting, a bookshop cafe and really cool clothes. It is elegant, creative, fun and colourful. All things we aspire to be in Jumbled. I went there every day for one reason or another!

Did you find any secret places you can share with us?

They have just opened a pizza joint near Merci called Grazie and it is AMAZING - I had the best gin and tonic of my life which had a sprig of rosemary, some fresh basil leaves and Mediterranean sea spray... It was the bomb. Totally life changing.

What was your impression of the interior styling in Paris? Were there any particular items you fell in love with?

I think it is such a global market out there, so African inspired chandeliers, Indian textiles and interesting pops of colour were big in Paris. It was great to see we are definitely on par with what is going on. There is a big focus on feature lighting and big chandeliers, interesting bulbs and colourful pendants were everywhere. It is amazing how a good light can transform a space! In Merci they had the most amazing beaded chandelier, but very similar to our chandelier available in store and online. Restaurants were styled with rustic tables, colourful restored chairs and lots of mix and match dinnerware. Everywhere felt homely and welcoming and interesting. I did see some fabulous brightly coloured bed linen. Bright blue fitted sheets with orange flat sheets and pink pillowcases! So fun.

The other big trend was realistic wallpaper! I saw wallpaper that seriously looked like pressed metal, weathered bricks and filed wood. It was really cool - I could hardly tell it was wallpaper! They had the pressed metal wallpaper on the roof of Grazie restaurant and it was so realistic.

Many of us know you are one seriosuly stylish lady with your fashion store Iglou stocking some really cool international brands, what is your opinion of Paris street stlye?

Everyone looks so stylish. I would sit on the metro and stare at people and really disect their outfit. Imagine very simple - skinny jeans, ballet flats, printed tee's and a leather jacket. Minimal makeup, natural hair colour and simple accessories. There were little pops of neon in sneakers, a scarf, or beaded bracelets. It all looks so effortless...

We are often found drooling over the amazing cookbooks in store - were there any stand out meals during your trip?

Anything from the local boulangerie! Pain aux raisons, pain au chocolat, croissant au beurre, little mini raspberry tarts, brioche, baguette with local jam and lots of cheese. Oh, I did have an amazing falafal in the Marais Latin Quarter!

O.K... lastly Pip, what was the most wonderful thing you bought whilst on your sojourn in Paris?

My new yellow pony skin sneakers from Merci. Ridiculously comfortable! They don't go with anything but I love them.

 

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We're hiring!

Both Jumbled and our clothing store, iglou are growing and we are looking for the perfect person to come on board to help us achieve our goals.

You will play a vital role in the day-to-day successful management of our growing business.

Our ideal team member must have a passion for both fashion and interior design products, and pride of ownership for every task they take on.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Manage all social media – with the ultimate aim of creating awareness, strong and consistent branding and the generation of sales as a direct result.

Work closely with the in store team as to new arrivals, what customers are asking for etc. Direct the girls of what content is needed. Duplicate the in store experience online.

First point of contact with all customers - prompt replies that use the language of our brands. You will be expected to answer all email, Facebook and Instagram queries swiftly. Our customer service aims to go above and beyond.

Work closely with Management in our online strategies. Take direction, but also use your own creativity and ideas.

Blogging and creating content – interviews, styled images etc.

PR AND MARKETING

Generate press, brand awareness and sales

Create strategies and goals with measurable targets

Liaise with magazines, press, bloggers and influential

Create e-newsletters

IGLOU ONLINE (www.iglou.com.au)

Online shop to be launched at the start of 2014

Liaise with suppliers to obtain all images and info to be uploaded

Upload all info into the system

Ultimately manage the site and data

Attend buying trips so that you know exactly what is arriving

SKILLS

Highly motivated

Excellent time management skills.  A perfectionist is preferable.

Creative

Good communication and written skills

Understand social media

EXPERIENCE (required)

Sales, PR, online marketing, photography and eCommerce management

But really what we are after is a highly motivated person with bucket loads of enthusiasm and drive to help us generate growth and achieve our dreams for both businesses.

Iglou and jumbled is an exciting and rewarding workplace. We are passionate about design and customer service. We want to create the BEST in store and online businesses, so if you think you are the right person….please apply for this position!

We are located in Orange, New South Wales. If you are not in directly in Orange but close by and flexible, we would love to hear from you too.

Send us a cover letter telling us why you want to join our team and your CV to info@jumbledonline.com

Applications will only be accepted if you have experience in marketing and PR.

Applications close Monday 17th June 2013.

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Shipping

We have been working hard at Jumbled to reduce shipping costs for you and we are very excited to announce that for all Australian orders shipping is now $9.95 flat rate and FREE on orders over $150.

Feel free to send us any feedback. We love to hear what you think and do our best to make shopping online easy for you!

(Images above via Pinterest)

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Happy Australia Day

Happy Australia Day! Jumbled loves Aussie designers! Best in the world - Spacecraft, Penny Farthing Design House, uimi, blacklist and canvas home!

R to L:
1. Bowerbird by Sibella Court available here (Image via decor8 blog)
2. Polka Spacecraft backing cloth available here
3. Penny Farthing Elephant profile available here
4. Vintage School Map of Australia - Decorate your walls while being educational. Shop online here

(Cover image via Pinterest)

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We are on Instagram

Better late than never... We have joined the Instagram community and very excited to be apart of it. You can follow us for all our pictures and inspiration with our username @jumbledonline. We would also love to see all your purchases where they belong... in your home! So use the hash tag #jumbledonline to show off your place!

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Welcome to Jumbled

We are expanding and it is time to celebrate! We are excited to announce the launch of Jumbled Online!
You can now shop from the comfort of your own home at any hour. For those who don't know Jumbled or have not yet visited our bricks and mortar store in Orange, Jumbled is an eclectic mix of all things gorgeous and wonderful for your home. It's all about mixing, not matching!
For daily news and updates on our product range, like us on Facebook and to see what we are inspired by, follow us on Pinterest. We love pinboards!
If you have any questions or would like to say hello, send us an email: shop@jumbledonline.com

 

 

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