Category Archives: Oh Creative Lady

Oh Creative Lady: Meet Shelly

July 11, 2017

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Oh Creative Lady - Oh Creative Day Through blogging and Instagramming, I’ve been introduced to an amazing Virtual Sisterhood of Creative Ladies.

The Oh Creative Lady series is your chance to meet these incredible, kind-hearted, inspiring <insert ALL the happy, positive adjectives HERE> women.

I love a good Leap-of-Faith story. I also love a good Motherhood-Changed-Me-Forever-and-so-I-Took-a-Leap-of-Faith story. If you do too, then you’re going to love reading about this Oh Creative Lady.
Shelly is the Head Creative behind Creating Creatives, an insanely rad site for ideas on raising artsy and craftsy small humans. We first met on Instagram where we bonded over music, colour, British vs American English and the antics of her hilarious and adorable daughter. Shelly also happens to be just a wonderfully lovely and supportive human. Although I’ll overlook the whole Marmite-loving thing. #Vegemiteforever

It’s a pleasure to introduce, Shelly.

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Oh Creative Lady: Meet Chérie Arnegård

June 26, 2017

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Oh Creative Lady - Oh Creative Day Through blogging and Instagramming, I’ve been introduced to an amazing Virtual Sisterhood of Creative Ladies.

The Oh Creative Lady series is your chance to meet these incredible, kind-hearted, inspiring <insert ALL the happy, positive adjectives HERE> women.

Hej! Today’s Creative Lady hails from Sweden via The Cotswolds. Cherie’s Instagram feed often takes my breath away. It is infused with thoughtful captions, calming images and gives me a serious wanderlust. Cherie creates multi-touch eBooks… what are these, you ask? Read on and let the lady herself explain. Grab a cuppa and settle in- Cherie has many wise words to share.

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Oh Creative Lady: Meet Viv from @papercutmum

May 19, 2017

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Oh Creative Lady - Oh Creative Day Through blogging and Instagramming, I’ve been introduced to an amazing Virtual Sisterhood of Creative Ladies.

The Oh Creative Lady series is your chance to meet these incredible, kind-hearted, inspiring <insert ALL the happy, positive adjectives HERE> women.

Somebody recently asked me what motivated me to start the Oh Creative Lady series. I replied that it’s mainly because I’m nosy. I love getting an insight into the lives of others. I especially love seeing how ladies balance their creative callings with motherhood. It’s always interesting to see how these mummas then infuse creativity into the lives of their littles. Viv from @papercutmum embarked on the coolest project with her boys. I loved finding out that when she’s not cutting bits of paper with her boys, she works…. well, I’ll let her do the talking.

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Oh Creative Lady: Meet Emily Neuburger

May 3, 2017

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Oh Creative Lady - Oh Creative Day Through blogging and Instagramming, I’ve been introduced to an amazing Virtual Sisterhood of Creative Ladies.

The Oh Creative Lady series is your chance to meet these incredible, kind-hearted, inspiring <insert ALL the happy, positive adjectives HERE> women.

Strap yourselves in, people. Emily Neuburger is an artist, teacher and author who is passionate about helping people explore their creativity. Prepare to sigh at the loveliness sprinkled throughout this interview- Emily’s words, perspective on the world and creativity, her art.

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Oh Creative Lady: Meet Zanni Louise

May 1, 2017

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Oh Creative Lady - Oh Creative Day Through blogging and Instagramming, I’ve been introduced to an amazing Virtual Sisterhood of Creative Ladies.

The Oh Creative Lady series is your chance to meet these incredible, kind-hearted, inspiring <insert ALL the happy, positive adjectives HERE> women.

Did you know that I originally started this blog as a part of my dream of becoming a picture book author? ‘Tis true.
I have a few manuscripts gathering dust, and Life seems to have taken my blog and I slightly off-course from these aspirations. I have taken so much inspiration from this interview with Australian children’s author, Zanni Louise.
Even if you aren’t an aspiring picture book author, I can guarantee that you will find beauty, wisdom and inspiration in Zanni’s words. (I’m IN LOVE with her thoughts on Motherhood and Creativity. Talk about a shift in perspective for me!)

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Oh Creative Lady: Meet Catalina from Red Violet Studio

April 21, 2017

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Oh Creative Lady - Oh Creative Day Do you follow Catalina from Red Violet Studio on Instagram? If not, I’ll wait here with my cup of tea whilst you go and check out her feed. It feels as though each time I comment on her posts, I write something like “I wish you lived closer so I could send my kids to your studio.” I obviously need to work on the originality of my Instagram commenting, but Catalina’s feed is always filled with such glorious creativity for little people. She has just set up a home studio that makes me sigh with it’s loveliness.
It is a pleasure to introduce Catalina.

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Oh Creative Lady: Meet Samara from Purple Twig

March 29, 2017

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Oh Creative Lady - Oh Creative Day I dream of, one day, going on a huge trip that involves visiting the art studios of some of the amazing ladies I’ve met online. Samara’s studio, Purple Twig, is one of these dreamed-about destinations. Once you’ve read Samara’s words, and seen the images in this post of her creative space, I suspect you’ll understand. Once you’ve read Samara’s words, it’s easy to see how her philosophy permeates all that she does. It’s a pleasure to introduce Samara!

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OH CREATIVE LADY: MEET JOANNA FROM THE BLUE BARN

March 9, 2017

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Oh Creative Lady - Oh Creative Day Joanna from The Blue Barn and I have been Instagram friends from way back. I love her love-soaked tales and colourful insights into raising her brood of 4 in the countryside, fostering creativity in the Big Blue Barn on her property. I once asked her why it mentioned in her profile that she was an “occasional rally car driver.” She replied that it was an accurate description of the way she was often tearing around in her car, shuttling kids between activities. That’s when I knew she was my kind of lady. How fun it would be to hang out with her in The Barn, elbow deep in paint. One day.
Until then, it’s a pleasure to introduce this Oh Creative Lady, Joanna.

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Oh Creative Lady: Meet Rima

February 15, 2017

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Oh Creative Lady - Oh Creative Day Brace yourselves.
This Oh Creative Lady has an incredible way with words. Her purpose behind what she does is powerful and humbling. I strongly suggest you go and make yourself a cuppa and perhaps grab a few biscuits or a sweet treat. Make yourself comfortable, settle in and let the eloquence and thoughtfulness of Rima’s words wash over you. I’ve returned to her words so many times as I’ve put this post together. So many of her thoughts had me exclaiming “YES! EXACTLY!”
It’s a pleasure to introduce Rima.

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