When I heard about the block printing workshop being hosted by local textile lady, Cynthia Edwards, of Lichen and Leaf, I was VERY excited. I have had a thing for textiles since forever and have really been wanting to learn some print techniques.
In August, on a bit of a whim and a sniff of inspiration, I decided to run a month long course consisting of daily creative activations for stuck creatives. I put the word out there, and people seemed keen so I jumped right in and designed a daily creative exercise to send out for the month. It grew into something really special, and I ended up not just cheerleading from the sidelines, but really going through my own process of pushing to a new level of concentrated creativity.
When I heard Gumroad was hosting another Small Product Lab, I jumped at the opportunity to get involved. Everyone who signs up is working towards one goal, and one goal only - getting a product out there. It could be anything from a piece of jewellery, a painting, a music single, a podcast to an online course, a webinar or an ebook...
I'm putting together a series on quick photowalks in some of my favourite places in and around Cape Town. First up - Muizenberg. I could also have called this post 'Photo walks in Muizenberg that don't include the beach huts!
E-commerce Overwhelm... Lately I've had a few people ask me why I decided to go with Shopstar, so I thought I would share the rather rough thoughts I wrote while I was in the process of making a decision about which e-commerce solution to use for Furoshiki Dreaming, my own online shop.
My Thrifty Decor... You’ve spent far too much time on Pinterest looking at all the pretty things and you want to redo your bedroom. Or your lounge. Or your sitting room. And you want to do it right now. Then you look at the price of bed linen, throws, and cushions and weep. The dream gets put on hold.