Author: Kathryn Wheeler

LISTEN UP, I’M NOT THE GIRL I USED TO BE.

My mama always said I was a poet That didn’t know it But saying these words out loud fills me with dread And I’ve been bottled up For too long Gotta sing my song All these emotions have been piling up So, listen up: Don’t blame me for what you’re too afraid to do Don’t hate me ‘cause I’m not like you The best things in life are on the other side of terror Jump, don’t jump; the decision is a horror...

WHY MAKING MISTAKES ISN’T ALWAYS A BAD THING

I was recently reminded that I can be impulsive, indecisive, and at times, chaotic. Generally, these are not great adjectives for a business owner — or anyone — to have. But I am who I am, and despite others’ opinions, I am okay with that. In fact, I admit that I have never been more proud of myself than I am today. Over the past few months, working for myself has provided me with a lot of t...

HOW I STARTED MY OWN BUSINESS, Part II: Finding the time

   Let’s be honest, it’s a little ironic that the sequel to my first post, How I Started My Own Business, Part I: Finding the Courage to Start, is about finding the time — because it’s been about three to four months since I’ve found time to write this post. (Oops!) Unfortunately the world doesn’t have an emergency pause button, which can make trying to balance work and life extremely difficu...

FINDING THE COURAGE TO START MY BUSINESS

Hello, fellow bloggers, entrepreneurs, designers, DIY-ers, and everyone inbetween! My name is Kathryn Wheeler and I’m the owner of The Paper Studio, an online business for all your printable, décor, and design needs. I’m brand-new to blogging and even less experienced in running my own business. That being said, I know I’m not the only one. I hope that sharing my process of opening a business will...

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