Leana is the talented maker behind Maya Lane a crochet and accessories business beautifully handmade in Canberra. We love popping on her instagram to view her bright creations! She juggles motherhood with a super sweet creative practice that keeps on blossoming. Here she is talking about how she discovered crochet, who her go to crafters are for inspiration and what the best thing to do in her city is! Read away!!
Sasha is the creative behind Bukiyou Designs a gorgeous polymer clay business which is constantly growing all things lovely. She talks to us about where she is taking her business, exciting new materials she’s found a love of and how she prepares for a Rummage! A very enjoyable read!
The Little Hoarder is Chanice who lives in the ACT which has become a vibrant and busy community arts hub. You’ll find her at a local rummage selling her handmade earrings which are a delight to the eye in all sorts of beautiful colours! Chanice is a sentimental soul who loves the stories that belong to items that have been in circulation. Her love of pattern and colour shines through and her accessories are stylish and bound to brighten your outfit and your day!
Whilst being in lockdown presents it’s challenges, here at Suitcase Rummage HQ we have been trying to see more time indoors as a chance to catch up on creative and stimulating literature! There’s so many books we’ve had piled up on the dresser and movie recommendations from friends that we’ve meant to see. Scheduling something in each day has been a nice way to feel engaged and learn new information in a time that’s uncertain and stressful.
Ruby is a multi-disciplinary artist from Brisbane. She balances a university degree with a super active home art practice! Ruby really stood out to us for her beautiful illustration work and quirky sticker sets which are perfect to decorate your laptop case or pop onto a reusable drink bottle. Check out how she spends her time and what art and design mean to her in our lovely interview with her below.