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Each To Own + Meet Me At Mike’s + Etsy : #MakeForGood

November 17, 2015

  Sometimes you meet someone and you think they are ace and you want to make a thing with them? I’m not talking about a ROMANTIC thing (although can be good too!) Rather, I’m talking about a CREATIVE thing. A collaboration. A joint project de fun. That’s what happened with Kristen of Each To Own and me! We met in Brisbane when I was invited to speak at the Brisbane Library (thanks to BrisStyle, the library and The (ace) Brisbane…

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Flying The Weirdo Flag + The Frankie Garage Sale!

October 23, 2015

Guess what? (I feel like I am always saying ‘Guess what?!’) The Frankie Garage Sale in on this weekend! We are super lucky because we are representing for the SECOND time (we had an ace time Frankie-ing along LAST year!)  I feel so lucky to be in the Frankie family. I have been writing craft projects for them for many, many years and it’s always really lovely to be included in special events like this. As an aside – I…

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Softies For Mirabel 2015 Launch : Our 9th Year!

October 21, 2015

Yay! It’s finally time for Softies For Mirabel to roll out for the year! This is one of my very favourite Meet Me At Mike’s ideas. Who knew, 9 years ago, that ace people would make thousands of soft toys for The Mirabel Foundation kids? Not me, that is for sure.  (Remember when Vogue Japan made a video about it?! That was pretty nuts!) So what’s it all about? Softies For Mirabel is a handmade toy drive to benefit The…

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Join The Creative Kindness Revolution!

October 14, 2015
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We live in (supposedly!) democratic times. The internet (and social media) have given us a voice many of us might never have had, a way to broadcast our views and introduce ourselves to people we may never have previously encountered. What a wonderful opportunity to make friends and influence people! Thanks internet! It’s interesting, though that so many of us (especially the creative us) are so reluctant to back ourselves and proudly share our work. Why, when we’ve been given the…

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