Leona Thrift-ola - Blogtacular

Leona Thrift-ola

Creative Entrepreneur - Lucky Dip Club
Creative Genius Bar

Leona Thrift-ola is the owner of Lucky Dip Club the monthly subscription of pins and socks.

In May 2014, from the corner of her living room, Leona reimagined the Lucky Dip. No longer is it a penny sweet treat or a mystery bag of unsold products… it’s a colourful confetti cannon of fun and creativity exploding across Instagram and a magical box of good vibes popping through letterboxes once a month.

Since then Leona’s life and business have evolved in ways she couldn’t have predicted. With over 15 years experience in running various independent businesses, Leona is a passionate advocate for Community over Competition.

Alongside running her sub box Lucky Dip Club, Leona hosts a lively community called the Rollercoaster of Running an Indie Business. The Rollercoaster is an uplifting, open & honest space where business obstacles are discussed, incredibly useful information & contacts shared and an all round encouraging environment like a big heartfelt high hive!

Leona will be answering your business and community questions on the Creative Genius Bar.

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  • We love to showcase indie business at Blogtacular and give them the same space opportunity as big brands to connect with bloggers at conferences. You’ve met the goody bag contributors and now let me introduce our 2018 Market Place! We were joined by five indies all of whom were showing and selling their products at the conference. The whole space was buzzing with Yuk Fun, Notes Beauty, The Fabric Fox, South Island Art and Capture by Lucy Backdrops all showing at the conference. #blogtacular
  • We pride ourselves on how smoothly Blogtacular runs and it wouldn’t be possible without this team of wonderful people. Dora has been working with us over the last couple of months to plan the event, Sarah & Claudia have been with us since the very first event streamlining the customer experience and operations, Momtaz & Natasha joined us for a second year to host rooms alongside Alex who took on our third room this year and Hannah joined the ops team alongside Mr Kat to make sure everything was where it was meant to be. We are so grateful to our team for giving up their time, energy and ideas to make our conference the best it can be. #blogtacular
  • Holy moly - what an incredible event! We filled two days with colour, fun, friendship and so much learning. Huge thanks to everyone who came to the conference and everyone who worked so hard to make it a truly exceptional event. You really are what gives Blogtacular its spirit and the reason we’ve loved every minute of all five conferences. Over the next few days we’ll be sharing moments from the conference and some exciting news for future events but for now, we’re going to bask in the happy glow of your positive energy! #blogtacular .
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  • This year’s winning goody bag design chosen by our esteemed judges was created by........ @jacquelinecolley. We love the detail in the pattern! #blogtacular
  • This year’s goody bags were bursting with beautiful gifts. Huge thank you to the indie businesses who contributed #blogtacular
  • And finally, @natasha_nuttall led a colourful crew through the streets on North London with stop at @presentandcorrect for a stationery fix! Check out #blogtacularphotowalknorth to catch up on the fun #blogtacular #blogtacularphotowalk

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