Live Life Vividly with Crochet, Colour and Creativity.

Ipswich, Queensland
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Last updated on 23 Nov, 2021

My hand dyed cotton and wool is now available in the VK Yarns shop right here.


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Mikaela Bates

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About VividKreations

Sales 3,779
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Vivid Kreations is all about living life vividly. A life that is beautiful, bright in spirit and full of creativity.

Hi! Welcome to Vivid Kreations. Thanks for dropping by and having a look around. I’m honestly so excited and honoured to be able to share some of what I do with you and tell you a little about myself here.

Who am I?
Well I might start in a traditional way by telling you what I do (and have done) and meander on from there.

I am currently a stay at home mum to my sweet (and energetic) 5 year old son Rory. I run a car detailing business with my fiancé Damian, as well as designing and making beautiful items for Vivid Kreations. I’m also a secondary English and Italian teacher.

Though I’m not currently working in Education it remains a passion of mine. I am always reading about the latest in education and am endlessly fascinated by how we learn, which has led me to start researching and writing a book to help kids study in a more effective and fun way. I also bring my experience in Education to all my crochet patterns, through clear, concise writing and easy to read formatting, a range of helpful links and resources for stitches and techniques, and extensive annotated photo tutorials to help with every step of the pattern.

I am blessed to have a supportive partner who is happy for me to stay at home writing my book, being super creative for Vivid Kreations (both the shop and the blog), cooking up a storm and being the best mum I can be.

Why Vivid Kreations?
Vivid for how I see the world and want to be in the world.
Kreations because I love so many different art forms.

I love creating beautiful everyday items that seriously make me smile when I use them and I hope they'll make you smile too.

It all began with my decorated boxes, which I personally love because they are so light, strong and versatile, as well as adding lovely layers of colour to such as practical thing as storage.

Crochet really has my heart though. The combination of colour and texture is just far to good to pass up! I wake up thinking about it and often fall asleep designing in my head too.
It is such a versatile art form, which means I can make items ranging from simple and practical coasters, to the soft and cosy looking scarves and hats which are actually wearable here in Queensland.

That’s probably enough about me for now. I hope you love my shop and if you would like something special just for you or you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. I’m more than happy to help you out.

If you’d like to see some behind the scenes, work in progress or gratuitous shots of my beautiful son helping mummy out, pop on over to my Instagram or Facebook page, hit follow and stay up to date.

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  • Mikaela Bates


    I am a happy, positive person, an educator, stay at home mum and entrepreneur and I am super excited to be following my creative pursuits here at Vivid Kreations.

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Last updated on 09 May, 2022
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