Sometimes bringing the sewing machine out just to run a couple of lines of stitches is more trouble than it’s worth. The kids are back at school and in a bid to be more organised, I came up with a super easy no-sew pencil case that does the trick using only four supplies. If you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on DIY: no-sew pencil case
Whether you’re on the new-years-resolution mission or preparing for back to school (in Australia and New Zealand), January is typically a month of getting organised. So over the next couple of weeks, I’ll be bringing you a series of organisational DIY’s which are bound to bring a splash of creativity + colour to any space. Today I’m focussing […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on DIY: pen holder
Creative or right-brained folks are generally messy, can be somewhat disorganised and more often than not, they are giant procrastinators. Or even pro-craft-inators. You know what I’m talking about. Unless of course you are the exception to the rule. But more than likely you’re not. Getting shit done can sometimes feel daunting. Especially if it’s […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Getting creative with recyclables can be fun, but making the end result look less like, well, rubbish, can be a challenge. Using cardboard and newspaper you can create a bright, fun Christmas wreath that looks like it’s straight out of the pages of an interiors magazine! Upcycled Modern Christmas Wreath Supplies a old cardboard moving […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on DIY: upcycled modern Christmas wreath
I think most of you are familiar with beauty boxes, fancy food and meal deliveries, mixed cartons of wine and of course the humble magazine subscription. But what if that’s not really what you’re into? What if you’re after something a little more creative and crafty? We’ve sussed out 3 phenomenal subscription services catering to the creative soul – yes, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on 3 subscriptions to feed your creativity
I’m generally a person who tries hard to never judge a book by its cover, however in this instance, I must urge you to do exactly that; judge Hello Tokyo by it’s insatiably adorable cover, because what lies between the front and back covers is as delicious as you would expect. If you’re unfamiliar with Ebony Bizys, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on creative spotlight: hello tokyo [book]
Tell us a little about you and your work I am a textile artist and educator. I play with bright, bold colours and thick fibres incorporating these into radical large scale artwork. How did you get started? I began knotting with macramé as a child in the 70s and then revisited crafting around 8 years […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on creative spotlight: natalie miller
Post sponsored by Scotch® Expressions Washi Tape What time is it? It’s DIY washi tape clock time! The lovely folks over at Scotch® sent us some Expressions Washi tape from their new winter range to play with. I wanted to create something functional and purposeful. As I’m in the process of planning out my new office […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Here at Unleash Creative we’ve had the pleasure of working with the team at Frankie and Swiss on a variety workshops and events. As a result, they were a natural fit for our upcoming workshop Collaborative Embroidery – Working with Digitally Printed Fabric. We recently had a quick chat with Jacqui, one of the two […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on creative spotlight: frankie and swiss
When we’re kids, we’re carefree, we don’t sweat the big stuff, we break into sporadic dance in crowded areas, we colour outside the lines, we dream and make believe. But somehow, somewhere along the way, when we become adults we sadly lose the ability to do all of those things. As though a tiny part […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on the secret to being more creative