19 Covid Prepared for lockdown in Motueka NZ

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I made this video 2 days before full lockdown to Level 4.

It's now almost 6 weeks later.

A lot has happened in the past 6 weeks. 

This is what I have experienced:

I have been able to help several families with their grocery shopping. I've been baking and cooking lots of new meals as several months ago I gave up eating meat, wheat, dairy and junk food. My new lifestyle is going really well and my health problems have subsided. (Winning)

Aided with "Female" tea created by Heke Homemade Herbals

Huge amount of creative energy, so I've created lots of new "Functional Art" pieces.

I got the glory box lid upholstered beautifully.

Before and after pictures of the: Pink Glory Box 

I created 2 very stunning up cycled kitchen chairs using my dear friend Bee Sparkles fabric. Her business is called My Heart Sings NZ she makes these

Map Cushions I sell a small selection of these beautiful map cushions.

End results are absolutely stunning pieces of functional art. 

The linen I showed in the photo I used to make a pretty cool Footstool / Seat

ABC Beer crate Footstool / Seat

 Worked a lot on my website updating my shop so everything is available online

now.  My Shop

Joined a few new Facebook groups:

New Zealand Made Products developed by Sarah Colcord

Since joining the NZMP page a few weeks ago on April 21st 2020

I've been overwhelmed with the support from New Zealanders wanting to

BUY NZ MADE. I've gone from 20 visits a day to 1700 on the first day.

An extra 1000 followers on my Facebook Page Vickies Funky Cushions

I've been in the news on TVNZ

I've created a few tutorials on YouTube  1st Tutorial2nd Tutorial

 I have been getting lessons from Shopify on how to improve my SEO

So this is my first blog.

Kiwiana inspired "New Zealand Made Cushion Covers" and "Shoulder Bags" is what I'm all about. I LOVE creating functional art by up cycling retro furniture into one of designs. 







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