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  • Thinking about money and being clearer about what I offer my customers

    My mind has been elsewhere over the last few weeks. What with the Easter holidays and the rest of my family being struck down with sickness I've had a lot of time to think. I have had to face the reality that I have not been able to get as far with this business as I'd have liked in the last few months.
  • Lesson I learnt from a successful day selling at The Somerset Collective Pop Up

    I had a successful day selling at The Somerset Collective even though I was nervous. I've jotted down some things I learnt about overcoming my social anxiety when selling my colourful prints in person to customers.
  • Transforming my bedroom with bold colours and shapes - the before!

    I've been living with a big magnolia box as a bedroom for four years - it's time for a change!
  • How I plan my time - part 3 - marketing goals

    This is part 3 of my blog series all about how I plan my business goals and my weekly and daily time so that I’m as productive as possible. You can...
  • How I plan my time - part 2 - day-to-day planning

    How I do my short term planning Last week I talked a bit about how I plan my long term goals/projects. This week I’ve got some thoughts on how I do...
  • How I plan my time - part 1 - long term goals

    After I shared that I was doing some planning on my Instagram Stories the other day, I thought it might be useful for some of you out there to tell...
  • Why I started making art again after a decade away

    In Year 6 we did an art project about The Blitz. A friend and I painted a picture of the London skyline with fires lighting up the sky. I remember at this point knowing that I wanted to go to art school when I grew up.
  • What I've learnt from working at home

    I’m now well into my second month of being self-employed. There’s lots of advice out there about how to manage your time and stay on track when working for yourself, but there are a few things I do that help me stay productive