17 Stunning Coffee-Table Books to Give This Christmas

Books can feel like an unexciting, unoriginal gift to give for Christmas. The risk of someone already owning the book, the panic that they won’t love it as much as you do, or perhaps someone not being as big a reader as you thought all pass through our minds when…

On Embracing A Fresh Start *Before* The New Year Hits

December is great and all, but sometimes it’s hard not to feel the weight of the year on our shoulders. Traditionally the festive season is the big party blow-out to celebrate a year of hard work – at least that’s what it feels like… but what if we want that clean slate…

5 Secrets For Staying Productive This Season

What do you do when you love blogging, writing and being a productive little nugget BUT you also love cosying up as soon as the sun sets, sleep and of course, spending time with actual not-on-the-screen people? Staying productive and maintaining your business, blog or online presence takes work – we all know that.…

5 Lessons I Learnt During My First Month Selling On Etsy

In the middle of the summer, I (very softly) launched my interiors brand, by Rouncefield. It turns out that I haven’t quite become the next handmade superstar after just a few months on Etsy. Instead, I’ve made a cheerful 6 sales, had at least 3 complete mental breakdowns and have had some of my…

Why I Decided To Start My Own Business

If for some reason, you have actually been aware of what I been pottering with these last few months, then you’ll know that recently I set-up my own business, by Rouncefield, and started making and selling colourful pieces for the home. For now, it’s more of a passion project than an all-out-business-hours-business, BUT, I’m still…