Am I the ONLY ONE IN THE WHOLE WORLD WHO does not have a IPAD? Well it feels like it!! If I did own one I would be onto Gathered!! Gathered is put together by the makers of Mollie Makes. It‘s a weekly craft indulgence.
Are you a product based business that is looking at ways to increase your sales or does your business relying on your ability to attend Markets as a stall holder? Often this defeats the purpose for going into business in the first place, which was to give you more time with your family or the freedom to choose your hours!!!!!!
18 October 2012 Tags: Books, craft, Food Art, Homewares, Jewellery, kids , Little people, Papergoods, Stitch, Toys, Upcycled
Sweet NEW(ish) online magazine called, Tickle The Imagination. Released bi-monthly, tickle the imagination aims to inspire creativity, showcasing talented artists, crafters and designers, discovering emerging talent and sharing real-life stories and diy projects.
You will find so much handmade goodness in each item Chandika makes. She draws her inspiration from the beautiful things in life which allow her to create gorgeous fabric flower accessories. We had a little chat with her and we‘d like to share it with you!
I do actually enjoy my husbands company BUT social media is an all powerful thing. A friend left a comment on one of my pictures saying, ‘Every time you want to IG - Kiss your man!‘. So guess what? The phone went into my hand bag and stayed there for the rest of the day!
I have always been fascinated by why a lot of small businesses don‘t seem to make it past the two-year mark. Business success comes from recognising the difference between working IN your business and ON your business.
‘The Urban Diary of a City Miss‘ is the first solo by Melbourne artist Nicole Tattersall in over a year. Loosely inspired by the book ‘The Edwardian Lady‘ by Edith Holden, Nicole Tattersall has created a selection of works representing 12 months of her life.
14 June 2012 Tags: Books, craft, kids , Little people, Organic, Stitch
Crafty Mamas have a wide range of fabric, notions, patterns and books that you may not find any where else. Free shipping Australia wide also.
Here are our picks of things that have just landed or are about to land instore:
So Cake Pops are the cutest little bite sized pieces of cake that don‘t leave you feeling (too) guilty about eating them. They are basically cooked cake which is then crumbled and mixed with frosting then rolled into balls and then dipped into melted chocolate!
Set aside time before lights out to worry about the day, or commit your thoughts to a journal so that you don‘t take your troubles to bed with you. Shallow breathing can impair sleep so focus on the rhythm of your breathing making sure each breath comes deep from the diaphragm, or mentally repeat a soothing word or phrase to wind down.
Gingerbread Corner are two sisters who were just working the typical 5 days a week office job, trying to climb the corporate ladder. They had a sneaky suspicion there was more to life than that. They wanted to be their own boss while doing something that they were passionate about.
I believe having a hobby helps you manage emotional difficulties and ills. Having a hobby is like a safety valve. No one can give you a hobby, you need to find it yourself, look around - there is one for you out there somewhere. Keep looking if you have not found one yet - you‘ll be the one who benefits!
The Recapturist is one awesome storyteller/photographer. I love getting his little snippets of vintage sign history through my instagram account. The Neon Museum is a 501c3 non-profit entity dedicated to preserving the rich history of Las Vegas’ iconic art form, the neon sign.
This ‘aint no nanna quilting!Straight seamed designs - bold reinterpretations of old-school patterns by Boo Davis. Boo spent much of her youth cozied up under her grandmother‘s quilt listening to Ozzy.
Ok - we start tomorrow on The February Photo Challenge, are you in?
This will be so much fun, a way to connect with everything around you, to stop the daily grind and find inspiration in the simplest of things.
The suburbs are considered by many to be a barren wasteland devoid of culture, but in reality so much of the art hanging in trendy galleries and the music being played in hip inner urban venues was created in the garages and lounge rooms of suburbia so why not celebrate it in its place of origin.
6 weekly Modules each containing 5 lessons - 30 lessons in total. Some are theory but most are practical. Some lessons may only take 10-15 mins, others longer. Each lesson shows you step by step how to to complete each task.
The Mulgrave Makers Market is a new and exciting showcase for all things handmade in Melbourne.
The Mulgrave Makers Market is a great opportunity to discover local creative talent in a relaxed and sociable community hub, and to get your hands on unique gifts before they reach the shops. Meet the crafters themselves and get inspired with regular workshops.