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Stress-buster time!

Wow, I checked in today and realised it’s been over a month since I posted; I’ve been so flat out with work that I didn’t have time for anything really. 733 more words

Brisbane Culture

Anticipating the Monday Blues

On Sunday afternoon you may find yourself thinking, ,,oh no, tomorrow is Monday again…”, you think of the Monday morning meeting, the appointment with your client or that issue you didn’t manage to solve last week and that is likely to bubble up again. 889 more words

Creative Business

My Creative Business One Year Anniversary

One year ago this month I decided to start my own small creative business,  custom painting antique and vintage furniture and home decor and then selling it.   1,216 more words

Creative Business

New painted furniture creations.



Vintage desk and night stand painted for customer.  I used satin latex for both colors.  I did not distress this piece.  Customers preference.  Flower stenciling and a new glass knob on drawer.   86 more words

Custom Orders



I felt very odd this morning walking out the door. For the first time in months I was wearing something other than sandals on my feet! 356 more words


Duck Egg Vanity

                      Here is the before photo of the antique vanity.


Here is the vanity after it’s transformation.  It was painted with Annie Sloan Duck Egg, distressed with 220 grit sand paper and clear waxed.


Mastering the art of the follow-up: tips for freelance designers

Have you ever pitched to a potential client or perhaps responded to a request for proposal and then never heard back from anyone on the project? 571 more words

Web Designing