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Etsy Made Local Hobart 2018 – bring it on!

Very pleased to announced that I will be at Hobart’s 2018 Etsy Made Local market! It’s back for the second year and set to be bigger and better than before!

When: 17-18 November 2018

Where: Princes Wharf 1, Castray Esplanade, Hobart TAS 7000

I’ll be there all weekend – my very first two day market! So excited! So mark the dates in your diary.  And with a bunch of new designs and products in the work, you get to strap down and enjoy the ride I’ll take you on with my preparing for this awesome event.

I’ll leave you to enjoy this little watercolour galaxy I painted recently. This one is destined to become a card – I’ll show you when it’s all done.

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Thousand crane count: 100/1000

Thought I’d do a quick update on my goal to fold a thousand paper cranes. I dug around my cupboards and found the few origami cranes I folded over the years – nearly as long as I’ve stored all my pretty papers.

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So my current count? 100/1000. That’s 10% done! Woo!

Most of those are also freshly folded. And goodness it doesn’t take long to improve. So of my older cranes I pulled out were terribly folded. Like REALLY bad. But I had to include them because they’ve been sitting around so long. But even comparing some of the first I folded this year to the ones I folded just the other day and there’s a noticeable improvement. I’m feeling less concerned about ruining the nice papers I’ve still got saved for later.

Hope everyone is having a great weekend!

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A belated Happy New Year! Plus other news…

A belated Happy New Year to everyone!

As some of you may have known, I attended my very first market end of November. Hobart hosted Tasmania’s very first Etsy Made Local market just in time for Christmas!

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The lovely group of people who volunteered their time to organise this market were phenomenal, and the day I attended went well. So definitely lots of kudos to everyone who helped to organise, vendored at or attended the market. All going well it’ll return again in the future.

As with many people I suspect, December is always a busy month for me. All the end of year celebrations, lots of feasting and staring at the Christmas tree and it’s growing pile of pressies underneath.

January was a month of deep reflection for me. After much debating what the new year should bring, I now have a plan! Not going to share this with you just now, but I have a few adventures I’d love for you to follow me on. Who knows, might even inspire you to do something for yourself.