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Weave A Message

Our Barro Baskets in White ZigZag, Black, Black ZigZag & Natural (pictured) Barro is a Spanish word meaning ‘mud’, a word that implies being from-the-earth, simple living, handmade fair and natural forms. In fact our Barro baskets have been handwoven out of seagrass, which we can only imagine was hand picked from the bottom of the ocean by mermaids (and not those look-nice-but-turn-out-to-be-evil mermaids from the movies - the friendly kind. Obviously). Use them to house your plants and greenery, store magazines or towels, carry things on your head, or collapse them down to create a decorative woven bowl for your produce. See how some of our clients and customers have styled theirs.. Got your fill of inspo yet?  ...

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Soy Candles, Soy Delicious

We hand pour and create all of our soy wax candles in store in a range of unique flavours that bring to mind memories of summers past, growing up by the beach and even a warm hug in winter. Soy is a natural and renewable resource made available by Australian farmers and in wax form it provides a cleaner, longer lasting candles that burns with less soot and smoke residue. Soy wax also heightens the fragrances and essential oils we use in our candles giving them a richer aroma and creating the perfect atmosphere in your home or office space. We advise trimming the wick of your candles to ensure an optimum burn and smelling pleasure. Come in store and...

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A Little about The Whole Leaf

For those of you that have been welcomed with open arms into our Narrabeen store, you'll see that we are in fact attached to The Whole Leaf Cafe on the corner of Lagoon and Waterloo. This is where the early days of Electric Eyes really began with many of our wares being displayed there. Nowadays they keep us caffeinated and well fed with their delicious and nurturing whole foods and beverages. So today we return the favour and answer two of the questions they are regularly asked.. What exactly are Whole Foods? This seems to be a modern term bandied about these days when actually the concept is as old as the hills… Whole foods are plant-based foods that are...

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GREEN: A brief guide to indoor plants

It’s safe to say that plants are our thing, just like coffee filled mornings and a good wine in the bath.. Let’s introduce you to a few of our faves: Fiddle Leaf Fig The Ficus Lyrata or commonly known Fiddle Leaf Fig is a bold leafed beauty that has seen a surge in popularity over the last few years and boy does she love the attention. There are roughly 850 species of Ficus, but somehow the Fiddle Leaf just stands out. The large glossy leaves and slender woody stems can sometimes climb up to 6 metres in a home environment given the right TLC but they also look just as cute in smaller pots and baskets. Fiddle leaf figs prefer...

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Wild about Harper & Wilde

“Harper + Wilde pieces are designed as a work of art. A statement piece to which all attention is drawn; its presence becomes a part of your story; a piece you can treasure forever. Each piece will infuse your space with soul, warmth + character.” – Harper & Wilde

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