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
Queensland based Lisa Schiffermuller works as an interior designer by day, but by night she runs her incredibly creative stationery business Ivy Invites. With a new born in tote, we recently chatted to Lisa about her work, where she finds inspiration and what being creative means to her. Can you tell us a little about you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on creative spotlight: lisa schiffermuller // ivy invite
1. Learn something new How many times have you said “I’d really like to try that” or “I wish I knew how to use watercolours”. Stop saying “one day” and make it this day. 2. Hang out with your kind of people We have so many creative (and less creative) people attend our events. Many of […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on 10 reasons why you should attend a creative workshop
We met Keshena Libbis when we ran our first Unleash Creative event in Brisbane in 2014. Keshena had reached out to us to be involved in the event as a volunteer. A passionate creative who was keen to lend a hand. How could we say no. As time has passed, we have developed a real fondness for […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Sitting on a recent flight, I nestled into my seat, pulled out my reading material (I like to have a new magazine or a book to read on flights) and waited impatiently for the flight to take off. The safety announcements, the delays, the overwhelming feeling of stuffiness. All an uncomfortable part of air travel. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on creative spotlight: craft for the soul [book] by pip lincolne
I created a fun kaleidoscopic wall hanging for Popsugar recently and thought I’d share it here too now that it’s gone live! It can live on a wall, above your bed, suspended from a window or make a stack and create an impressive gem mobile. Supplies assorted coloured paper paper scraps from old magazines, newspapers […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Last year Michelle Mackintosh put a callout on Instagram asking for people to decorate an envelope and send it to her specially set up PO Box. It was called the #PObox26 project and if you look up the hashtag on Instagram you will see some of the crafty submissions which were sent in from all over […]Continue Reading... 30 Comments.
The art of hand-drawn lettering (as opposed to typography which refers to printed typeset rather than hand-drawn decorative letters) is trending all over the world and it’s easy to see why. Allowing shapes to form a recognisable letter of the alphabet is a creative way to inject a little picture-worth-a-thousand-words into a letter or even […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on creative challenge: illustrated initial
Tell us a little about you and your work Hello! I am Danie Pout, graphic designer and founder of online store Blank Goods. Blank Goods is your toolbox for personalised goodies, projects and creative play. Our simple but inspiring range of blank packaging and project supplies are ready for you to create and decorate just the […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Settle in with a drink of choice, because we chatted with the very real, kind and honest lady behind Little Paper Lane, Jayde, on all things creative, her passions, work and how she started out. And she had a lot to tell us. Tell us a little about you and your work I am a creative […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.