Turn Your Coffee Addiction Into Your Skincare Routine: Recycling Your Coffee Grounds

After hearing I could use my used coffee grounds in my garden, my plant pots are now filled with more coffee than soil… So I had to find a new zero-waste use for them. My partner dried out an 8 oz jar of used coffee grounds to use as a scrub for the stovetops, but… Continue reading Turn Your Coffee Addiction Into Your Skincare Routine: Recycling Your Coffee Grounds

What do I do with my time?

**AN: This is an un-cut piece I wrote as a submission for ‘An Invisible Work Day And The Gig Economy’, a standalone-issue zine covering experiences of different self-employed people and the impact of the Gig Economy on our daily lives. Some famous person once said, “If you love what you do, you won’t work a… Continue reading What do I do with my time?

November 2020 Playlist: Grunge Girl Fall

my work/study playlist for November 2020

It’s been a few months since I’ve posted a new monthly work playlist. That’s simply because I’ve had the same music on heavy rotation for the past 4 months. It wasn’t until about mid-October that I needed to change things up. My work days now look a lot different now than they did a few… Continue reading November 2020 Playlist: Grunge Girl Fall

How To Prepare Yourself For Taking On New Design Clients

Taking on new clients can be a dream for fresh freelancers… or a dreaded endeavour for the inexperienced. But what if you knew what to ask these higher-paying clients? I’m going to share how I started asserting my worth as an artist and exactly what to cover with your new client to give them the best product possible!

Questions To Ask Yourself When Trying To Nail Down Your Niche + Why You Need To Envision Your Success

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As artists and creative people, it can be easy to forget why we began creating in the first place. It can so easily feel like you’re talking into the vacuum of space, posting all your hard work into a black hole. So how you do get noticed? I’m going to tell you how!

The Best Way To Spend Your Time As A Creative Business Owner

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Before I started this project, I really had no clue what I did in a day…

How You’re Using Your Day-Planner Wrong: Get Better At Working From Home (Part 2)

Read about Starting Your Craft Business With What You Already Have here!

Do you struggle with time management?

If you often find yourself scrambling to get out the door in the morning, arriving late for almost everything, missing meals, forgetting important dates; you most likely are bad at time management.

Being bad at managing our time can not only hurt our productivity, but also our relationships and quality of life— it can even lead to us disappointing the people we care about most.

I don’t often miss my bus, but when I do it puts a damper on my day because the next one won’t come for 30 minutes, making me late.

What if this happened every day?

Why Instagram Stats Are Ruining Your Artwork

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My best tips for dealing with “posting anxiety” as an artist on Instagram: Creative and emotional people: Don’t look at your statistics! There’s a new phrase I’ve heard recently, as I was speaking with a friend and colleague about social media management — and mainly the stress of constantly creating content. After a while, we… Continue reading Why Instagram Stats Are Ruining Your Artwork