Why I’m Fed Up of Lazy Blogging

You know the sort… half-hearted favourites posts, hauls-after-hauls with no real opinion, writing a goals post for the sake of it being a new month. It’s lazy blogging. Blog posts that give no value or are following some kind of basic blogging template make me want to use that shrugging emoji.…

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…

The Importance of Social Media Breaks

Sometimes it’s only when the overwhelm of life hits us that we step back from the world of social media. If you’re feeling forced to stay away from social media or start to resent using it, you’re probably well overdue a social media break. Like holidays, staycations and just time out of…