Cocktails & Chat Podcast
Teresa specialises in fun, cheerful embroidered pieces that bring a smile. We chatted over strawberry daiquiries about spontaneity, photography, community, joy, and more.
If you know nothing or very little about aromatherapy, this is the episode for you! Caroline and I geeked out about aromatherapy, how it works, some of the science behind it, CBD, the wondrousness of plants, our shared joy of connecting through story, natural skin care, some of her top tips of scents and favourite blends, and so much more.
Temi and I chatted about diversity, business, vision for the future, sales platforms, languages, the importance of understanding that beauty is intrinsic rather than something acquired or consumed, wholesaling, and much more!
Misha has been crocheting for 20 years and started her business in 2010 making hats. She then branched into dolls and now mainly makes dragons. It’s a niche market, but she loves that what she makes brings joy to people, and her enthusiastic fans/friends are who inspire her and motivate her to keep doing what she does.
Journeys with Jacqueline: Artistic style journeys, The journey of growing a business, The journey of making an idea into a card – Paper Willow | Cocktails & Chat ep7
It was such a joy to meet and interview Jacqueline, master graphic designer and stationer of Paper Willow. I just adore her work – I love stationery, and I love her style for my personal correspondence. I could easily bankrupt myself in her shop!
Join Sophie Abell, The Dye Wizard of The Stitchy Ferret, and me. We chatted about cocktails, business, dyeing fabrics and more, balancing the demands of family and business, and her exciting new projects and plans!
It was such a delight to chat with Sophie. I learned a lot about her craft and journey, and I just loved getting to know her. I hope you do, too!
Louise Lewis, Nutritionist, the first guest expert on this show designed to build community among makers & artisans, shared some top tips for getting better nutrition without spending hours in the kitchen every day, her favourite health podcast, what she loves about being in business for herself, what she finds challenging, the importance of role models, and more.
Being yourself, running your own business, and horses with Chelle Mullen of Storm and Grace | Cocktails & Chat ep4
Jeweller Chelle Mullen of Storm and Grace and I chatted about all things jewellery, business, horses (and cats and raccoons), eco-consciousness, and gin.
Candle science and the ups and downs of running a handmade business with Krista Mansfield | Cocktails & Chat ep3
Krista of Crystabelles and I had a lovely chat about all things candles, business, community, and a little bit about weddings! She makes exquisitely scented luxury soy wax candles with crystals. She carefully matches each scent to a crystal so they work together in perfect harmony.