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New products, about our business, and other creative thoughts.

Custom Citizenship Gifts from Native West Australian Jarrah veneer

Posted by Daniel Foote on Thursday, 18 July 2024.

Recently, the City of Rockingham and the City of Kwinana contracted us to design a unique citizenship gift that they can give to the new citizens during their ceremony. The idea was something fun, that can be displayed easily, and is uniquely Australian!

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Two Ply Engraved Tags for long term outdoor labels

Posted by Daniel Foote on Wednesday, 3 July 2024.

So you need a label, with colour, that lasts outdoors a long time, or survives in harsh marine environments? In that case, you're after a two-ply engraved tag. The material is commonly known by a few different big brand names, but in essence it's just two-ply acrylic; where you laser engrave the top off to reveal the bottom colour, to make a label.

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We have made some changes to our Wholesale Earring Ordering!

Posted by Jennifer Foote on Wednesday, 26 June 2024.

At Foote and Flame, we love supporting small businesses with our range of Earring Components and Wholesale Designs. We provide all the supplies you need to create gorgeous and quirky earrings, ready to be sold online or at local markets! We love seeing our customers flourish, and we have spent the last couple of months making changes to the ordering system. These changes are designed to make the process more efficient and user-friendly, allowing you to order with ease and confidence. We've also added new products and options to our range so you can continue to create unique and beautiful earrings!

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Introducing... Minime!

Posted by Daniel Foote on Sunday, 2 June 2024.

We recently had a specific job come through - a repeat of a past order - where we had 550 wooden plaques, and each one required laser engraving on them. Due to the level of detail on the plaque and the area covered, each plaque spent 20 minutes in the laser engraver.

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The Spring Mechanism - Why and How

Posted by Daniel Foote on Monday, 18 March 2024.

Most of the things we make are flat - by the nature of the materials that we work from and the machines that we work with. But sometimes, you need to have two of the flat pieces at a right angle... to make something stand up. Like a sign...

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Teacher & Educator Gift Inspiration from Foote and Flame

Posted by Jennifer Foote on Monday, 23 October 2023.

Wow! This year is fast disappearing. Can you believe it is almost November? It won't be too long before the end of the school year chaos is upon us, and we will be trying to organise a million and one different things! Now is the time to organise your teacher and educator Christmas/Thank you gifts. Tick this job off your list now so you aren't chasing your tail in December!

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All of our earring options explained

Posted by Jennifer Foote on Friday, 13 October 2023.

Can you believe that October is already halfway over, and the pre-Christmas markets are getting busy? We know many people love creating Earrings and are selling them at markets in the lead-up to Christmas! In case you are new to ordering from Foote and Flame, we wanted to give you a rundown of our Earring packages. We have several ways of purchasing our earring components to suit our Wholesale Earring Makers, who sell finished earrings to their customers, and the Hobby earring makers, who make them for themselves.

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Wholesale UV Printed Earrings - artwork requirements and how we prepare them!

Posted by Daniel Foote on Sunday, 6 August 2023.

So, you want us to print your earrings for you, but you're not sure on what you need to send us to allow us to work our magic? This blog post is intended to cover off what we need, and as a bonus, shows how we take your artwork from what you supply to something that's ready to print!

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LEF2-200 and LEF2-300 precision alignment jigs

Posted by Daniel Foote on Sunday, 31 July 2022.

The Roland LEF2-200 and LEF2-300 UV printers are quite remarkable machines. Quick, reliable, and with consistently top quality results - we're really happy and lucky to be able to run two of them to make many of our products!

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New Wood Options for Birthday Boards

Posted by Daniel Foote on Wednesday, 20 April 2022.

We love the original European birch that we've been making our birthday boards in for quite a while. But some people have asked us for more options, and so we've found a way to do that!

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Wholesale UV Printed Earrings Pricing Adjustments

Posted by Daniel Foote on Saturday, 9 April 2022.

Our custom wholesale UV printed earrings based on your designs are incredibly popular, and we've loved producing your varied, bright, and unique designs! We've loved your support, kind words, and the honour of being able to produce your designs.

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March 2022 Earring of the Month Kit - Rattan!

Posted by Daniel Foote on Tuesday, 22 March 2022.

Have you seen our March Earring of the Month Kit?

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Cake Topper Pricing Adjustments

Posted by Daniel Foote on Sunday, 13 March 2022.

Yes, we're sorry, it's time to make some adjustments to our cake topper pricing! This has been quite a while coming, but is needed to keep our quality at the levels you have come to know and expect, and to make our business sustainable for the long term!

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What is UV printing?

Posted by Daniel Foote on Sunday, 6 March 2022.

You've probably heard the term UV printing, but what is UV printing, and how does it differ from other types of printing? Read on, and we'll explain what it's for and how we use it to create a range of bright, durable, and beautiful personalised products!

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"Oh Miss Delaney, what's the matter?"

Posted by Jennifer Foote on Monday, 19 April 2021.

Delaney is our 6 year old... we started Foote and Flame when she was about 6 months old!

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#faflove Instagram Winner - July 2020

Posted by Daniel Foote on Sunday, 2 August 2020.

Every month, we select an Instagram post that has tagged @footeandflame, and also has the hashtag #faflove, and contains a picture of our items - and they get $50 in credit for their future orders. It's really that simple!

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New Product: Flower Press

Posted by Daniel Foote on Tuesday, 12 May 2020.

Flowers are one of natures most beautiful gifts. Flower Pressing is an age old way to preserve some of that beauty for many years to come!

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COVID-19 and Foote and Flame

Posted by Daniel Foote on Tuesday, 17 March 2020.

Despite being named COVID-19, it's certainly making 2020 a challenging year for everyone. But it's time to band together and work together to flatten the curve.

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New Birthday Boards

Posted by Daniel Foote on Monday, 16 March 2020.

Our family birthday boards have been incredibly popular since we introduced them back in 2016. They're a fantastic way to celebrate and remember your family birthdays and dates! We felt it was time for an update to these boards, to bring in new materials, designs, and options!

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Updated Product: Birth Stats Wall Hanging

Posted by Daniel Foote on Sunday, 15 March 2020.

A stunning way to celebrate the arrival of a new member of the family! These birth stats plaques capture all those critical details in a beautiful, giftable way.

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Kind words from one of our customers

"Amazing quality product! Repeat customer who will always buy my cake toppers here as never fail to look special, arrive on time and wow my family and friends."