10 gift ideas for the creative business owner (all from Etsy UK!)

I know you know how much I love supporting the little guy and shopping small when it comes to gift buying. With this in mind I’ve created a gift guide that both supports small businesses, crafters and makers AND is a list of what to buy the person in your life that runs their own small business, whether they are a freelancer, blogger, a maker. Make sense? When you work for yourself motivation can be…

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More podcast favourites for female creatives that work for themselves

Earlier in the year I shared with you my favourite podcasts for female creative business owners and bloggers, if you missed it you can catch up here (be sure to pop back when you’ve read it). I know lots of you enjoyed it and found some new podcasts to try so I thought it might be time to share a few more. Podcasts are perfect to listen to while driving or even cooking. If I’ve…

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My Start Up Story of Little and Fierce Kids

As you know my Start Up Stories feature has been going strong for a couple of years now and I’ve had the joy of sharing the businesses of fellow parents living the Start Up Life. While planning in the next few months of interviews I realised that I hadn’t really shared my own story of my business Little and Fierce! Some of you may know about my store while newer readers may not have read…

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Paper Joy’s Start Up Story with discount code and free printable

Stories like this one remind me just how much I love social media and what fantastic opportunities it has brought into my life. I discovered this month’s business, Paper Joy, through Instagram and became a huge fan straight away. The rainbow colours, unicorns and mermaids prints are mine.. I mean.. my youngest daughter’s favourites, but to be honest all of Kerry’s work is so bright and positive that it’s actually hard to pin point which…

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Beau Baby’s Start Up Story

I love this lady that I’m introducing to you this month, we met last year at a local event and really got on. We recently met up for coffee where I got to ask her a few questions about her business, Beau Baby. What strikes you straight away about Rebecca is just how passionate she is about supporting women and providing the best service for them. If I was going to have another baby I’d…

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5 things I do when I feel emotionally drained

I am naturally an introvert and can find spending a lot of time with people and socialising pretty draining. As much as I love a party or a long talk with friends there is only so much I can do before I feel the need to retreat. I find this can be the case when I’m feeling emotionally drained too. I love listening to people and helping friends work through problems but bizarrely I can…

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Fabric and home ware designer, Helen Baker’s Start Up Story

As a Cornish girl at heart I love homeware that is reminiscent of this coastal county, and this is just what Helen Baker captures. She designs fabric and homeware with a laid back coastal theme that’s just perfect for any family home. When Helen got in touch with me to share her story and business I knew she’d be a perfect fit for a Start Up Story feature. As a fellow parent and business owner…

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