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January 2016

Fashion, Video

Billy Blue Scholarship

I’ve entered 2016 feeling strangely optimistic, despite the fact that I have almost no idea what I’m doing with my life. Being someone who usually has a concrete idea of where she is going, the freedom to make my future whatever I want it to be can be pretty crushing sometimes. I turned, as I so often do, to Instagram for ideas and inspiration and stumbled across a Scholarship promotion at Billy Blue College of Design.

When I was running The Happy Cabin I had considered undertaking study so I could start my own unique Happy Cabin In-Store Label. I was constantly listening to the requests and concerns of my customers, and felt there was a gap in what I could source from my suppliers – this lead me to think, “What if I made it myself?” However, despite attending an open day, I realised that managing the store 6 days a week and taking on study would most likely run me even further into the ground. So I shelved the idea… Until a few weeks ago, when this add popped up. I had nothing but free days ahead of me, so I decided to give it a crack. The competition required a short video that explained what you’re dreams are, and what The Greatest Degree on Earth would look like…

Mine went a little something like this…

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