Updated: Aug 18
It's time for another spotlight on an awesome creative.
Beth creates wonderfully colourful artwork in the form of hand-painted terracotta plant pots to spice up your home and garden. Combining her passion for painting and gardening, she also offers custom pots tailored to your tastes.
Name: Beth Davies
Business: Little Shop of Terracotta
Where are you based?
All over my living room.
Who lives with you in your house?
My boyfriend (Luke) and dog (Zeus).
What were you doing before you started your business?
Working currently as a receptionist at Leviticus Emporium tattoo parlour in Loughton.
What inspired you to start your business, was there a lightbulb moment?
I wanted to paint my art on something useful and I love gardening so I thought to merge the two together.
How has lockdown changed the way your business operates now?
I started my business at the start of January and it's been going pretty well for my first start up.
What are you most looking forward to when things go back to normal?
Seeing my family, as we are very close, and taking my brother to the seaside.
Name a product that you'd never bought until Covid happened.
Expensive bubble bath.
Best piece of advice you were ever given; or perhaps a motto or saying that you live by.
You never know until you try.
Any advice for aspiring entrepreneurs?
Just go for it, what's the worst that could happen?!
Any words of wisdom for new or expecting parents?
You got this!
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