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Planning my Dream by Checking on My Goals

If you’re anything like me setting your goals for the year can be daunting and exhilarating, a fabulous way to set your focus for the year ahead. But when it comes to checking up on progress with achieving your goals that can be left for another 11-12 months, reminding you a bit too late what […]

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Inspiring New Stationery and Cards Designs Launch

Since I was a little girl I’ve loved cards, all manner of cards, birthday cards, art cards, greeting cards, anniversary cards and every thing in between so it’s no surprise that I’ve had the dream of having my own stationery range of cards for years. With a chunk of focus and determination I’ve designed and […]

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When Finding Out at a Workshop That Your Plan Sucks

I’m a big believer in constantly learning so I can keep living this independent and creative life I value so deeply but there are times when it is a bumpy road that really knocks my faith in myself around. A recent workshop I went to certainly did that, forcing me to reassess my plans and […]

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5 reasons why makers need to do weekly art classes

5 Reasons Why Makers Need to Go to Weekly Art Classes

It’s been a year since I started going to weekly art classes and the biggest surprise from it all has been how much learning how to paint has informed all my other creative outlets. As a ceramist making her full time living from what I craft I thought I was living quite a creative life […]

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My Business Failed, I’m a Failure!

I think one of the biggest fears people have going into their own precious business is what they’ll look like if they fail, if the business fails to take off and they’re ruined. We all hear about the amazingly successful businesses that are doing so tremendously well and feel dreadful when we compare our own […]

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Adventures in the Tasmanian Tarkine Wilderness

Sometimes I think that my soul is more wilderness girl rather than the city I was born into. I love going exploring in wilderness areas and it lights up my soul and sets my creative muse afire. When I first ventured over to Arthur River on the Tasmanian north west coast I had no idea […]

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5 Things I Love About Having My Own Creative Business

After a rough few months with my little creative business I’ve had to take a serious look at what I love about this alternative life of mine. With my living primarily made from an outside market, 14 weekends of bad weather that is unprecedented in all the years I’ve done markets (and I started in […]

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Finding Lasting Easter Morning Treasures

Finding that right balance between indulgence and meaning can be a bit tricky with Easter and all that chocolate. I love the traditions many have of giving a mixture of chocolate with lasting treasures, little presents that come to symbolise the family time shared over Easter. So to help with your own Easter present hunt […]

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