Gorgeous ones! 


In today’s podcast I’m talking all things creativity; the tools and habits I use to get my creative arse into gear!

Digital Tools: 

Physical Tools: 

  • Japanese Brush Pens (Kure Take)
  • Windsor and Newton Watercolours
  • Waterproof Uni-line pens
  • Magazines
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • A4 Mont Marte art books

Books + Resources: 


  • I don’t wait for the muse to hit
  • Parenting really kicks the precious out of you – you don’t get to be precious about when to be creative anymore
  • I keep a list of ideas and creative goals
  • I can just create without worrying about whether I’m good enough
  • Trust in the divinity of your creations
  • Social media negatively impacts creativity
  • Take FB and Instagram off your devices
  • Book in time to answer biz related DMs or hire someone to answer them for you
  • Have fun, ridiculous side projects
  • Fill your well
  • Wild Donkey technique
  • Creativity is intrinsically tied to self-love


Explicit AF

Just to reiterate: this is one sweary motherfucker of a podcast. So if you listen to it around kids… they will defo learn some new vocabulary from Aunty Leonie. MWHAHAHAHA. ENJOYYYYY!

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