The Podcasts That Get Me Going on a Monday Morning

Yawn, Monday again… That’s what I used to say anyway. I mean, I’m not saying that as if I’m on the other side of some long, spiritual journey – it’s much simpler than that. In the last few months, I feel as if I’ve actually been trying at the things I want…

Creative Makers That We Should All Be Obsessed With

My new favourite pastime is seeking out and falling in love with independent artists and makers. It’s somewhat of an expensive habit, sure, but a positive one nonetheless. Even though you probably have your own pool of favourites, I thought that you deserved to hear who’s work I’m currently super into –…

A Few Personal Goals For the Year Ahead

Resolutions smesolutions. Making new year’s resolutions has been out of fashion for at least a couple of years now, haven’t they? Goals have been the big thing since then and although they still get the occasional eye roll from those of us, goals are actually super important. I’ve lived without goals for a long time (mostly…

Everything Is Better On A Sunday

Before I get into life updates, plans and other business, can we all just appreciate how wonderful the first Sunday in December feels? Sundays are ace anyway (yes, I do still think this even though I know work on Sundays), but Sundays in December!? Double up on the fluff, the glitter and the hot chocolate, please.…

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…

100+ Instagram Hashtags That You Need To Be Using

You can use up to 30 hashtags on every Instagram post. You probably knew that, right? Although it’s officially popular knowledge, I’m still surprised to see so many people who are trying to grow their Instagram accounts not making the most of hashtags! In all honesty, I definetely used to be one…