Putting Pencil to Paper | The Importance of Drawing

This week’s #TheBlogRace challenge asked us to create a multi-platform campaign raising awareness to an October-specific cause. Wow, that’s quite a mouthful, isn’t it? My fellow contestants have so far created some amazing and inspiring campaigns, raising awareness for many things including Dyslexia, Breast Cancer and World Ostomy Day. There have…

The Blogging Starter Kit

When I started blogging, I quickly felt as if I probably should be exploring more than just my own homepage, I didn’t have the faintest idea of where to start. I mean, when you started blogging, did you? With a million-and-one blogs at our disposal these days, it’s hard enough to pick…

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…

5 Reasons Why I Love Talking About Interiors

By now, you’ve probably realised that I am quite partial to an interior or two. This blog has gone from a (bad) beauty blog to a travel blog, to a lifestyle blog and finally to a lifestyle, wellbeing, interior hybrid. I’m nothing but proud of the journey that me and…

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…

Some Thoughts On Instagram

Mention the ‘problems’ of Instagram in the last few months and you’ll likely be met with a storm of opinions about shadow banning, the evil algorithm and the waves of people who are revolutionizing the way we use Instagram in 2017. Even though everyone and their dogs have put in their two-cents…

A To-Do List for the Soul

During big life changes or stressful events, we have the tendency to lose ourselves just a little. I think it’s pretty normal and most of the time we probably don’t even notice why we’re feeling a little flatter than usual. Sometimes it truly is easier to just grin and bear it, waiting…