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Cheers to 2 years of Creative Finds
November 1, 2019

Happy 2nd Biz B’day to me!

Two years ago on Nov 1st, the Creative Finds website was launched! Birthdays are the perfect time to both reflect, and to drink Rosè. So I invited a few of my best customers to join me in a business birthday lunch to thank them for their ongoing support…ie: their purchases!  Estimates are that one in […]

mateship mondays - Linda bon label - creative finds
September 16, 2019

Mateship Mondays – Linda from bon

Style maven alert! Linda is a friend, fellow business owner and one hell of a stylish lady. bon is her label where she proves that style and sustainability are not mutually exclusive.  Whenever I catch up with Linda, I immediately feel like a dag. Effortlessly chic, she knows how to rock the basics, but with […]

Mural Masterpiece Bali - Creative Finds
September 9, 2019

Mural Masterpieces

You wouldn’t want to come back as a blank wall in Bali unless you were partial to some paint. Mural Masterpieces abound. It seemed as though each blank wall, was seen as an opportunity to either make a statement, spread some love or simply to splash some colour about. Walls on buildings, fences, and inside […]

Spring Fairs 2019 - Creative Finds
September 5, 2019

Spring Fair Dates!

Come and say hi if you’re partial to a good ol’ School Spring Fair, as I’ll be bringing my Creative Finds to share with lots of lovely school communities over the coming months. Cake Stalls, Jazz Bands, Lucky Dips and Giant Slides; there is something for the whole family at a School Fair. The kids […]

August 14, 2019

Meet the Maker – Tassel Slides

Whilst in Bali on our girls vaycay, I made sure to visit the lovely makers responsible for bringing my leather slide designs to life. Tucked away in the back streets of Kuta, are Iwan and his wife Retno who have a family business that they operate in a shed outside their home. Here they make […]

good morning paradise - creative finds on tour
August 9, 2019

Bali de-brief

Oh my. Bali with your buddies. 5 days and 5 nights with no kids – which essentially means; no cooking, no cleaning, no washing, no grocery shopping, no car pooling, no mediating, no negotiating, no home-work supervision… I’ve been lucky enough to make a few trips to Bali over the years, some as a family, […]

Lauren Blundell - Mateship Mondays - creative finds
July 31, 2019

Mateship Mondays – Lauren Blundell

Relationships and Intimacy Coach Lauren Blundell came into my world as a fellow lady start up, as we navigate the joys and challenges of running our own shows. Each fortnight we catch up with a group of local biz babes to chew the fat, trouble shoot, cheer-lead and motivate one another in our businesses. Over […]

how to fold a pocket square - creative finds
July 13, 2019

How to fold the perfect pocket square

Gentlemen! This post is for you. Whether you want to channel your inner James Bond or Bradley Cooper, there is not a jacket or blazer that wouldn’t benefit from a cheeky pocket square. In the creative finds store under Gifts for Him, there are a few versions of pocket squares made in Melbourne by The […]

creative finds on instagram tv - creative finds
July 7, 2019

creative finds on instagram tv!

Introducing…. creative finds on instagram tv! Yes, creative finds has it’s very own channel on the newest platform by social media megalith Instagram; that’s IGTV. Video clips that appear in your insta feed have a limit of 60 seconds, but on IGTV videos of up to 10mins can appear. In order to show you some […]

Ballet Flats - Creative Finds
June 30, 2019

ballet flat inspo

Should you require any additional proof that ballet flats are timeless, classic, comfy and oh so versatile, well here it is, in the form of some ballet flat inspo via our favourite picture resource – Pinterest! The handmade ballet flats in the creative finds store are the softest pair of shoes you are ever likely […]