Jen Leheny from Red Instead in Canberra, Australia

Hello! Nice to see you. I’m Jen Leheny, a blogger, designer, photographer, and maker in Canberra, Australia.

Welcome to Red Instead, where I help people live creatively and blog sustainably. I write about craft, design, photography and blogging. I also create and sell accessories including necklaces, bracelets, and hair clips. I hope you enjoy your visit! – Jen

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Red Instead Is Now Stocked At Trove Canberra

Red Instead is now stocked at Trove Canberra

Select handcrafted items from Red Instead are now stocked at Trove in Canberra, located upstairs in the Garema Centre, Canberra City. Trove is a collective of Canberra artists and designers and provides a shopfront space for some of the most beautiful handcrafted creations in Canberra.
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Spanish Pear Tart With Pedro Ximenez Syrup

Spanish Pear Tart with Pedro Ximenez Syrup

This pear tart recipe has a gorgeous Marscapone filling and crumbly almond pastry, amazing tasting pears and then it is topped with a simply lovely Pedro Ximinez syrup.
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How To Draw Fashion Girls Using Stencils

How to draw fashion girls using stencils

Here's a great tool to help you learn fashion illustration. I'm an adult teaching myself to draw and I don't mind using tools designed for children.
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