Emma’s story: Day 153

Emma’s story: Day 153

Emma Semper Hopkins, Director of Semper Hopkins Upholstery and Interiors Ltd Specialising in design-led, custom-made upholstery and handcrafted furniture I bought a business premise before I’d even launched my new venture! Realistically, the former Methodist chapel...
Karen’s story: Day 140

Karen’s story: Day 140

Karen Rosser, Founder of Inspire My Soul Personalised hand stamped keepsake jewellery – designed and created with love in sterling silver Have you ever been a victim of your own success, where you’re so efficient that the bosses expect constant results without...
Stacey’s story: Day 130

Stacey’s story: Day 130

Stacey Brown, Founder of Lucky Penny Creations Specialising in book art and paper craft designs and creations  What started out as a therapeutic way of coping with a long-term health condition has evolved into a bona fide business venture! Being creative and making...
Lucy’s story: Day 119

Lucy’s story: Day 119

Lucy Rowland, Founder of Story Craft A group which encourages children to love books and reading through arts, craft and play Before creating Story Craft, I worked in sales as an account manager for over a decade. I enjoyed my job but over time it dawned on me that I...
Karen’s story: Day 108

Karen’s story: Day 108

Karen Brackley, Founder of KB Sewing Designs Introducing colour to the world one cushion at a time!  It’s the small things I enjoy about being self-employed, like being able to plan my own day! It still feels like a novelty after spending years working in healthcare...
Lyndsey’s story: Day 76

Lyndsey’s story: Day 76

Lyndsey Edge, Founder of Stitch Create Love Fun, friendly and supportive sewing classes to unlock your potential! I never really sat down and thought about what it would be like to have a baby. When our daughter was born in September 2015, I went into shock. Crippled...