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on surviving Christmas as a creative business

creative business life

on surviving Christmas as a creative business

How is it October already? For many small businesses and makers the festive period, and the run up to it, can be both magical and stressful. For me, a working mum running my jewellery and accessories business Oak + Whistle as a side hustle, preparation is key once autumn sets in. Last year I was lucky to have my busiest Christmas yet for the shop but it also translated into many late nights and early starts. To be honest, by the time Christmas rolled around I was exhausted, probably close to burn out. Whilst I loved making every item in...

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