10 tips for small business start ups

I have been gathering ideas for this blog post for a while after noticing some improvements that could be made. These are for small business start ups, if you are unsure how to begin. We all have to start somewhere, luckily, I had my Computing degree and graphic design agency experience that both came in handy. Which is why I put together 10 tips for small business start ups that might come in handy.

1) Get a website

Even if you’re just starting up - having a website adds to professionalism. If you have nothing to put on there at the moment, you can create a ‘website coming soon/under development’ page. This adds anticipation for your followers. Buy a domain name and hosting. (Use the code SWB10 for 10% off hosting with my recommending hosting company - who I use too!) Continue reading

Calling all Brides

Maddy a freelance make up artist tells us her story about working for brands such as Bobbi Brown and the packages she offer.


“My name is Maddy and I’ve been a makeup artist for 20years. But a mum more importantly, for nearly 5 and she’s called Bella,she loves nothing more than to help mummy plan and create her business. We are getting excited and organised for school as well at the minute. But also we love being proper girls -baking, shopping, reading and spending time having fun with our friends. My partner and I met and have lived in London for 13years. We as a family unit felt it was time to make the move back to the Cotswolds,where I grew up! So I am based around Gloucestershire and will travel as far as the midlands, down to  Somerset/Devon and back to London also. Continue reading

DIY Centrepieces

Setting the scene for your wedding is a very exciting process of the planning, if you are on a tight budget then check out this fabulous infographic created by Hitched. It is full of brilliant money saving ideas including feather boas, twinkly lights and lots of DIY prettyness. Enjoy!


Hitched.com.au is a leading wedding planning website with lots of inspiration ideas and tools to help make your day the best day ever.