about

Welcome to Etzcetera. Or you can just call us Etz.

Etz is a fresh, fun lifestyle website for creative people just like YOU who love family life, home decorating, food, craft, parties, ideas + pretty pictures.

We’re always up for a chat around here and love to share ideas, stories, pretty finds and craft projects. It’s also the home of our pride and joy – Etzcetera Magazine – our online publication which we publish four times a year. So come on in..grab a cuppa and take a look around and make yourself at home. There’s always something to see, make and talk about here at Etz.

Meet the Team

Kim Archer – Publisher

As the publisher and editor of Etzcetera, Kim’s background as a graphic designer has come in handy as she’s responsible for the overall design of the website, magazine and ebooks. She is also responsible for managing and growing the Etzcetera brand.

Having worked in the craft industry for many years, Kim’s written articles and designed projects for a number of Australian magazines. She’s designed scrapbook product, co-authored the craft book, Celebrate with the 2004 Elite Team, worked as a tutor at various craft retreats and conventions here in Australia and New Zealand and has also taught online craft workshops.

As well as working on the business side of things, Kim’s job consists of coming up with ideas, writing and sourcing content, handling social media/advertising and marketing as well as editing the magazine and website. She’s always on the look out for new ideas, products and stories to feature. If you would like to pitch a story/article idea or have a project you think we might love, email Kim here.

Lisa Pate – Editorial Assistant/Advertising Manager

Lisa our raven haired Ed Assistant, spends her time crafting pretty projects for Etzcetera and putting together our In The Mood regular feature in the magazine.

An all rounder, Lisa writes articles, brainstorms ideas, researches and seeks out potential stories and projects and generally rolls up her sleeves and helps wherever she can. And is as if she isn’t wearing enough hats around here,  Lisa is also our Advertising Manager. To talk with Lisa about advertising opportunities, send her a hello email here.

She also makes sure Kim isn’t living and breathing Etz 24 hours a day by reminding her to take a break now and then!

Tamar Bostock – Style Editor

What’s new, in, hip or happening – Tamar knows.

As Style Editor, Tamar is a non stop, ideas flowing gal who searches out all sorts of interesting tidbits, products and ideas for Etzcetera.

A lover of all things quirky and crafty, Tamar always has an idea brewing and is known to send Kim texts at crazy times whenever inspiration or an article idea strikes.

Tamar creates our regular Style Folio feature in the magazine and is always on the look out for pretty ideas, crafty tutorials, unusual finds and interesting designers/crafters.

Creative Team 2012

While Etzcetera features the work of many talented crafts people and designers and always welcomes story + project idea submissions, we are fortunate enough to have a regular team of talented contributors who form our Creative Team.

Our current Creative Team consists of contributors Mardi Winen, Yvette Adams, Sheree Forcier, Janelle Wind, Tatum Woodroffe, Mel Nunn, Shari Brewer and Leanne Allinson who all work hard to produce additional craft samples, to write articles and design projects for each issue of the magazine.