So many talented individulas have made the Surf Coast their home and established creative, thriving, businesses that excite us. Sharing their knowledge, skills and passion for the outdoors, health and well-being, events, arts and photography, we thought we would shout out five favourite businesses owned by bright women that you may not have discovered yet.
Bel-Co. Events, Styling & Flowers
Bel Co. is a specialist event, styling and design company owned by creator Annabel Bullen. Bel Co. is passionate about bringing your party, wedding, lunch, kitchen tea or baby shower dream to life. It’s all about creating a stunning occasion you will always remember. Based on the Surf Coast servicing Geelong and surrounds, Bel Co. will source the perfect styling pieces and deliver a flawless and seamless day for you to just enjoy. Bel Co. caters for any size budget and any occasion that needs a special touch to make it unique and unforgettable. Visit Bel Co. online for more.
When two life-long friends came together with a smart idea, Buddy Wagon was born. Jenny and Danni have launched a product that will make your life a little easier. And you’ve got to love that! Life is full of stuff and getting that stuff to and from places can be a struggle. Made from sturdy materials including multi-directional wheels, a telescopic handle and brakes, this collapsible trolley is ideal for garden, beach, backyard, market, party and park play. The Buddy Wagon easily stores away, fits into the boot of your car and is made in a vibrant red nylon Oxford material. You can purchase your Buddy Wagon from their online store.
Freelance photographer Anita Beaney captures the Surf Coast and other grand landscapes superbly using classic, past photographic processes. You may spot her on the cliff tops capturing moments of beauty with her favourite vintage film cameras. Anita also shoots portraits, weddings, beauty and fashion. She has been a finalist, multiple times, in the National Photographic Portrait Prize with work on show at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra. Anita’s folio of work can be viewed online and also at Boom Gallery, Geelong. You can contact Anita directly via her website.
Whole Self Kinesology
Whole Self Kinesiology is Attalia Egerton. A Professional Kinesiology Practitioner and Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner based on the Surf Coast. Attalia works with women in pregnancy and throughout the journey of motherhood. What is Kinesiology? Kinesiology is a gentle, natural and non-invasive mind-body science. It encompasses holistic health disciplines which use the gentle art of muscle monitoring to access information about a person’s well being. Kinesiology combines Western techniques and Eastern wisdom to promote physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health. Learn more when you visit Whole Self Kinesiology online.
Kirsten Walsh has always loved to draw. She recalls fond memories as a child carrying a tin of coloured pencils with her everywhere she traveled. Achieving a successful career in Building Design, Kirsten has returned to her first love, drawing. As a fine artist, she delicately creates detailed, photo realistic, portrait drawings in premium coloured pencils. Her favourite subjects include family, children, wildlife and your special furry friends. The custom illustrations are commissioned works. You can contact Kirsten via her Facebook page.
All images shared courtesy of Bel Co., Buddy Wagon, Anita Beaney, Whole Self Kinesiology & Kirsten Walsh.