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Saturday, November 21, 2015

on this weekend

Come say hello and start your Christmas shopping this weekend at Made on the Left! #motl

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

etsy christmas markets return


Etsy Christmas markets return!

On 28 November 2015 join local makers & designers at a one day event in the State Theatre of WA Courtyard.

From 10am – 4pm this vibrant location will host over fifty market stalls, craft workshops, live music, food and drink and a chill out zone.

This is the Perth component of an amazing national Etsy event happening right across Australia on 28 November.
Visit etsy.me/etsymadelocalaustralia for full details.

The State Theatre Centre is in the heart of the cultural centre and surrounded by the buzz and excitement of Northbridge. Other events will be running just on the doorstep of the Courtyard in the Cultural Centre, and we will present a little oasis to chill out in - with live music, giveaways, crafting activities, food and beverages and of course handmade goodness galore!

The event will also being doing their bit for charity with a gold coin donation raffle, and wrapping stand, plus, #makeforgood items being sold by select artists throughout the day. Proceeds for these initiatives will go to Plan International’s + ETSY Australia's ‘Because I Am A Girl’ #makeforgood campaign. For more about this campaign visit  etsy.me/makeforgood.

This event is all about Etsy sellers and supporters having a fabulous offline experience for a day and getting together for our local component of this really exciting National initiative!

For full details, visit their facebook page, team website, and Facebook Event page.

view all stallholders >

For details of Etsy Made Local events happening throughout Australia, visit etsy.me/etsymadelocalaustralia

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

subscriber gifts

If you subscribe to or pre-ordered issue 21 of tickle you will have found a bonus gift with your delivery! These lovely surprises were brought to you by Ashleigh Perrella, Kylie Loy, Games to Go, The Little Makery and Two Pin Cottage!
 We would love to see which gift you received! Please share a pic on facebook or instagram and tag @tickletheimagination so we can see!
We have more gorgeous gifts in store for subscribers and pre-orders of issue 22! Pre-order your copy today here

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

{sweet treats} shortbread cookies

image & styling by Vintage Pie Photography | family recipe by Tanya Collier
cookie ingredients...
+ 250g butter
+ 2tbs rice flour
+ 1/3 cup icing sugar
+ 2 cups plain flour

icing ingredients...
+ icing sugar
+ warm water
+ food colouring
+ edible pearls

to make...
1. Pre-heat oven to 150C.
2. Rub butter into sifted dry ingredients.
3. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead lightly until smooth.
4. Roll to approx. 5mm thick and cut into circles with a cookie cutter.
5. Place onto a prepared baking tray.
6. Bake in a slow oven for 35-40 minutes.
7. Allow to cool on baking tray.
8. Combine icing sugar with water and a few drops of food colouring. Spread icing onto cookies and sprinkle with edible pearls.

Package cookies in pretty vintage doilies and tie with string!

This recipe and image first featured in issue 15 of tickle the imagination magazine.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

issue 21 'Sprout' out now!

Issue 21 of tickle the imagination ‘Sprout’ has hit the shelves of stockists throughout Australia!
Inside you will find ideas for creative kids’ spaces, party inspiration, a healthy donut recipe, meet Claire from Schmooks, create your own art doll, lunch bag and so much more! 
Here's a little peek inside...

Order your copy today at www.tickletheimagination.com.au/issues/issue21.php or visit our stockists page to find a stockist near you!




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