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2022 is nearly OVER

Hi there Vintagy and Fabulous peeps,

I have not blogged for most of the year.  So sorry for being slack.

Our Flower Power Event was insane with people visiting our garden, perusing the mural, eating high tea and generally having a super dooper flower power time in their funky flower power threads.  We will be holding another event in late April so watch this space!!!

I am filling the website with funky new stock over the next few weeks and hoping that you enjoy what we have chosen for your enjoyment.

May you all have an amazing end of year break and we look forward to seeing you all on line or in person in 2023.

Octopus and Queen



Happy 2022!!!

Dear Everyone,


Happy 2022 and lets hope it is a bright and beautiful one for all.  We were very busy for the second half of last year - so busy that I forgot to blog!  Many of our items have sold and have been marked as such.  I will be uploading fabulous new items for the next few days.

The 23rd of April is our 1st Anniversary as Octopus and Queen!  The weekend of the 23rd to 25th is a long weekend in Victoria and we are proud to announce that we will be part of the amazing Tiny Towns Arts Trail (google it, you will be astounded).  We will have the shop and garden open for the 3 days which will include:

 - Garden tours of our bright, cheerful and colourful upcycled garden

 - Garden Art Exhibition titled Flower Power which references the late 1960s to early 1970s through a contemporary lense and

 - Sumpttious High Teas in our garden at 11am Saturday and Sunday and 1pm on Monday.  The dress code is Flower Power and you would love the food and vibe.  All catering is provided by Tarnagulla Supply Store - YAY.


You will hear from me soon,


The Queen xxxxx


Happy Queen's Birthday Monday to all!!!

Hi O and Q People!

We have been open now for 6 weeks!  We have had amazing support from so many people.  Thank you.  

We had a week of COVID19 lockdown in the middle and we are not able to receive visitors from Melbourne due to their restrictions although we have had many visitors from regional Victoria who are free to travel.

Please pop onto our Facebook and Instagram pages to see what we are up to.  I am also uploading new stock onto the website today for your enjoyment!

Our gift cards are proving very popular too enabling the recipient to choose their own piece of vintage, home and garden fabulousness from our range.  

Thank you for sharing our very own brand of Kitsch-orama!

Octopus and Queen




We are OPEN !!!!!!!!!!!

HI there gorgeous people,


We had an amazing opening weekend with hundreds of people visiting, purchasing and generally supporting our new venture.

We are officially open to the public Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm and other times as announced on Facebook.  

Check our facebook page for times.

We love assisting people enhance their spaces.  Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates on our range and stock.

We love meeting and interacting with you all so we hope to see you soon.

89 Commercial Road Tarnagulla Victoria - only 1.5 hours from the centre of Melbourne, 40 minutes from Bendigo and Castlemaine and surrounded by other gorgeous towns including Inglewood, Bridgewater and Dunolly.  All of these towns contain vintage and funky home shops for your enjoyment..

If you are planning a stay in the area try the Pebble House Tarnagulla or Bendigo Unique Stays.

See you soon,

Octopus and Queen

We open this Friday the 23rd of April at 10am!!!

Dear All,


After months of rebuilding and redecorating we are ready to share Octopus and Queen with you!

This week we are part of the Tiny Towns Arts Trail (April 23rd to 26th) which includes our Town, Tarnagulla, and surrounding small towns including: Bealiba; Avoca; Bridgewater; Dunolly and St Arnaud.  The Tiny Towns Arts Trail showcases the multi-talented people that live the art life in Central Victoria.  

Our beautiful garden is included on the trail and you are welcome to stroll around admiring our plants and collection of found objects. We are also hosting the Hearth and Home exhibition by Yvonne Wells Artist.  Yvonne's work is vibrant and exciting and fits in well with the vibe of Octopus and Queen.  




We are looking forward to meeting you.

Octopus and Queen xxxxxxxxx

We are Octopus and Queen

Octopus and Queen is located in a tiny goldrush town in rural Australia and we are so excited to share it with you!  We are passionate about creating inviting spaces to share with family and friends.  Our shop, garden and website are full of vintage, home and garden fabulousness.  Our retail space is opening on Friday the 23rd of April 2021.  

We will keep you posted with news and information!



Octopus and Queen




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