I am watching my favourite comedy film again tonight. I just don’t know what to see. So I simply watch my fave comedy again and again. I like watching comedies when I want to relax and have some laugh. I try not to work on my jewellery online store for just one night because I am working on my new startup business 24/7, pretty much. I can’t relax when my business is quite new. I want it to have a successful launch as soon as possible. Then, by that time, I can take it easy.
This weekend, if I have time, I also have to prepare my candle making. As I mentioned in my past blog posts that I am going to make and sell scented candles as well. I love organic candles. So my scented candles are going to be made with 100% natural ingredients such as pure soy wax, pure essential oils. It just makes me feel good when I know I am using things that are made of natural materials, which are harmful to both humans and environment. I think I’m not the only one. I think we all do. So the idea of making organic candles for people who care about wellbeing and nature as much as I do just comes naturally to me.
Besides working on my jewellery business, I’m also very busy with my acting and filmmaking career, mostly my own films and projects. I had just finished shooting my second short film last year “Blood Type O.” This year, I will try to finalise the post-production as soon as possible, so that I can also give my cast & crew the copy of the project as promised. I know it is important to them as it is to me, so that they can use it to promote themselves and to further their careers. I hope my short film could help them move their careers forward to some extent.
Once my second short is complete I will start shooting my first feature film as well, which I write the script myself. It’s a drama. It’s also based on a true story, just not mine. But some people who I know very well. I am very excited to make this feature film since it’s going to be a good film. Well, I just know it – partly because the screenplay is original, and partly because the story is based on a true event. So you can’t go wrong with that. I just can’t wait to start filming it soon. I just have to make this film. I can feel it. It has to be told. When you watch the film, you will know why.
I plan to make and sell candles as well. I love scented candles. I like the perfumes that make me feel calm, relaxed, invigorating, and make my home smell like a flower garden. It just feels so nice to surround myself with beautiful scents all the time. Good, natural fragrances can really fill you with lots of energy and positive thoughts. It’s so incredible how scents can do to your mind & soul.
That’s why all my candles will be made using just natural ingredients such as 100% soy wax, 100% essential oils. Natural components are good for your health, too. I don’t want to fill my home with lots of chemical and synthetic stuff either. So I try to avoid using materials that are not good for your well-being and the environment as well. I also want my scented candles to smell like the real flowers, and by using 100% essential oils I can achieve just that. Well, I just can’t wait to start my candle business soon!
Each jewellery I make is a piece of art because I have devoted my time and love to it (some of the jewels on my online store SparklyDolls I make them myself). Therefore each of them is something special since it’s being created by someone who’s truly passionate about it. I feel the same way about writing. I just don’t write something; I write because I love it and love telling good stories. Therefore I feel quite bad now because I don’t really have time to revise my drama screenplay. Well, I will finish it, at long last – one day. But soon.
Just finished adding more products onto my online store SparklyDolls.com. I must say, I work 24/7 on my new business startup. But I like what I do. So I don’t mind that much how many hours I have to spend on my jewellery business. Same with writing and acting. I can just keep moving forward. These things are my top interests. So, there’s no going back. Some of the jewels, I make them myself. I just enjoy creating art and craft.
This “Heart-shaped Engraved Name Ring” is so gorgeous! I didn’t make it myself, though. Another company made it. But I just love it! The quality is so good as well. So I wear it almost every day. It’s just so cute not to wear it daily. But I do take it off when I have to take a shower and things like that – just to keep it away from water as much as I can. I take good care of each piece of my jewellery like a baby, so that I can wear them as long as possible. I once accidentally sprayed a perfume on it. It then left a little mark on it, which you can barely see. Fragrances are not good for jewels since they contain alcohol. £40 for this heart-shaped ring is worth it (that’s the cost on my online store SparklyDolls) because whoever is making this heart ring is carefully crafting this masterpiece ring specifically to your order, with the name or initials you desire on it. The result is, a beautiful ring that you will love. I do, definitely.
I went to Chinatown the other day and wore my Dragon Necklace as well. Chinatown and golden dragon necklace seem to be the perfect match. This dragon necklace suits any jewels. You can wear it with almost anything, to create that chic look. There’s a new trend in jewellery today. Modern jewellery is a hit now such as Asian and religious jewels, personalised nameplate jewellery, for instance – especially in gold colour. They don’t have to be pure gold – just gold plated, gold filled, or gold colour will do just fine, as long as it’s gold colour. Then, you just layer various designs the way you like it, to create your own style.
Apropos of Australia, I was heartbroken when I heard the news about the bushfire, especially for those innocent people and animals who lost their lives in the Australia’s wildfires. I love animals, and heaving to hear that maybe half a billion animals in Australia are being wiped out completely, and some are, perhaps, already extinct as well because of the fires. Australia is very close to Thailand, maybe about 5-6 hours by flight. So we have quite similar nature and landscapes, with the wildlife and all that. It’s just so sad to even think about. I will continue to write a blog post specifically for Australia another day instead since it can be a long post.
I love drinking hot chocolate with loads of whipped cream – just once in a while, though. I don’t drink cacao drink that often. I don’t even remember, when was the last time I drank it. So since it’s been a long while since I drank it, I don’t feel guilty drinking it right now while I’m searching for a good film to watch on Netflix. I haven’t watched any movies recently either. I just joined Netflix and forgot! I just don’t really have time to even see a film.
But tonight, I will try to see a film. It has to be a comedy, then. I need to relax, have a good laugh after working constantly on my jewellery business. You need to work hard at the beginning of any businesses in order to get it off the ground. Then, later on, you can calm more down once it’s up and running. I am serious about my startup business. So I work day & night to move it forward. I’m getting there. It’s not easy. I just have to work harder and be persistent. Every success comes from hardworking, sweat, determination, and the like. It’s no bed of roses. I am aware of that.
I haven’t blogged much recently. I just work on my jewellery business constantly. Getting my business off the ground is my top priority at the moment. All other things can wait. I’m getting there. It’s not that easy to start a trade – big or small. So I have to be patient and run my new startup carefully. It’s the same like making films. You have to think hard what you do and where to invest your energy and resource in. You have to make a plan, draft an outline or business model/plan, market your business, increase the exposure of it, gain new customers, and more.
So by starting my jewellery project, I also train myself how to be a successful filmmaker. A filmmaker, actor, writer, and similar, is also a business person. You need to promote yourself as well, to be seen and noticed in order to be signed with agent (s) that can help further your career, get more acting jobs, sell more scripts, get hired as a film director, and so on. Therefore, for me, running my own business and being an actress/writer/director is pretty much the same thing. You need to have the same mindset, anyway.
Although I am busy starting my own jewellery business, but I still have not forgotten my dreams of becoming a director, screenwriter, and actor. I have yet to complete my drama screenplay. But I am in no hurry since I plan to make the film myself from my drama manuscript I have written. I so look forward to producing and directing my first feature film in the very near future! It’s gonna be exciting. I can sense it. The script is also very unique; the plot is also original and captivating. The ending is even more……So you can’t go wrong with a screenplay like that. Since this story is personal to me, I really like to direct it myself. But I have never directed a feature film before. Therefore my next feature film making project will be a total challenge to me. But I am passionate about films and filmmaking. So I think, I will be alright.
It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. I’m very busy at the moment with my new jewellery business, work, and many other things. So I can’t really blog as often as I would want to. I try to blog when I can, though. I love blogging and writing. So I just can’t stop blogging for good. Whatever I do, I always return to writing. Writing is my top interest. That’s why I want to become a screenwriter. I just know, this is what I want to be. I still have my drama screenplay that I need to finish….soon. I will finalise it, at long last. That’s for sure.
I may even produce the film myself after I have completed my drama script. I love filmmaking and storytelling. So, maybe making the film myself seems to be an excellent idea. I have made a few short films so far, and plus I have been working in front of a camera as an actor myself for 15 years. So I think I have enough confidence and experience to make my first feature. As soon as my drama manuscript is ready, I will plan to produce the film myself. I will be directing the film as usual. I may again play one of the characters in the film, too. I am an actress, after all. Some actors turned directors, they do also play a part in their own films. So it’s quite common.
When I don’t know what to eat, I always make spaghetti or noodle. These 2 types of dishes are time-saving, simple but yummy. So I always have noodles and spaghetti in my kitchen cupboard, so that I can make a quick, delicious dish in no time at all when I don’t have time to cook, or don’t feel like spending hours in the kitchen. Sometimes, simple dishes can taste super tasty and healthy as well when you make it yourself using quality ingredients.
Because, when I actually do cook, I like to shop quality produce and ingredients to make good food for myself. It’s my way of pampering myself by indulging myself once in a while in good food, spa, makeup, perfumes, fashion clothes, accessories, etc. I think, by giving myself a little gift now and then makes me feel fantastic, and my confidence and self-esteem increase accordingly. It doesn’t require much to feel genuinely happy. Sometimes simple things in life can make you feel you are at the top of the world.
Gold jewellery is in right now. Gold colour is just the hottest colour this season. Just in time for Christmas. It doesn’t have to be jewellery. It can be anything such as candles, makeup. Ready to give it as a Christmas gift as well. The gold jewels, they don’t have to be expensive, though. They can be just a brass metal flash plated in gold or gold filled 12-14ct yellow gold, or sterling silver plated in gold, or just 100% pure gold which can be a little more expensive, depending on how thick the gold is and the style, for instance.
Anyway, gold gems are just in this year. They just do. So you can’t go wrong wearing gold jewellery right now. The trend is to layer them, to create that chic look. It just looks so trendy wearing layered jewellery. It can be necklaces, bracelets, rings, or anklet chains. Anything works. You can wear inexpensive and expensive jewellery together. Or, you can wear sterling silver with yellow gold as well. The trend is to be unique and create your own style, as long as it looks good on you.
I was so excited to make the jewellery. So I got up quite early this morning, to begin to make the jewels. I just couldn’t wait! If I like doing something, I just can’t sleep. The idea of creating a piece of art just keeps me up all night, until I get up and do it. That’s a true feeling when you are passionate about something. You just can’t wait to bring it into being as soon as possible.
I’m too busy with my jewellery business that I don’t really blog anymore. I keep telling myself, I will blog more often. But when I start adding products to my online store MysticFullMoon, time just flies away. There’s no time left for nothing else. But I have to do it. It’s tough to start something and get it up and running. It’s always like this at the beginning of everything. Rome didn’t build overnight, so. Everything takes time. I must be patient.
As I’m very busy with my jewellery startup at the moment, I don’t really focus on my acting career anymore either. I have to start concentrating on it as well since becoming an actor is what I have always wanted to be. So I can’t neglect it. But I can’t be everywhere at once. So I just have to manage and organise my time wisely and efficiently, and be tough too, in order to be successful in both fields: Acting career & running a jewellery business.
I also make some of the jewellery myself. So tomorrow, I also have some jewels to make, take photos of it, and add it to my online store. There’s a lot to do tomorrow as well. As I always say, I work every day on various projects. I don’t really have a day off. I think, it’s not just me. It’s just the way it is nowadays. People are working constantly with many different things in this modern world. A day off may soon be something of the past.
Now I will have my late dinner and watch a good film before I continue to add more products to my online store Mystic Full Moon http://bit.ly/mysticfullmoon, or continue to revise my screenplay. But If I’m too tired, I may just go straight to bed.
I have been rather busy for the past 2-3 weeks trying to get my jewellery business off the ground. Today, I just need to start blogging since I haven’t blogged for quite a while, and I miss writing.
I make most of the jewels myself. The rest, I buy from various suppliers both in UK and elsewhere. I love creating my own jewellery. So, each piece is unique in its own. Since I make most of the jewellery myself, therefore you can always buy them because I only make it when someone orders it. Unless, the specific charms, chains, cords, and the like, from the suppliers I buy from are out of stock, then I can’t make them. Then, I have to wait for them to restock the goods before I can make them. But that rarely happens.
Tomorrow, I will make some more jewellery, including scented candles. Hopefully, by the end of next week, my candles will be available for purchase on my online store MysticFullMoon.com, too, because right now I’m just waiting for the labels. The finishing touch. I need to design the labels first, then order them. When I receive them, then I can start selling candles. So tomorrow, I will spend time on designing the labels as well. I’m so excited with the candles because there will be some wonderful Christmas scents as well for people to fill their homes with perfumes that harmonise with Christmas. I will start making travel candles first. I can’t wait to begin tomorrow!
So, this weekend, I will be busy again with lots of things relating to my business. I also plan to sell handmade cosmetics in the very near future, which I will formulate and make them myself, too. I also have to find time to complete my screenplay. I really want to finish it as soon as possible. It just seems to take me forever to finalise it because I start doing lots of things at once. But I want to run my own business. So, there’s no other way around. I may be busy for now since I just started my business. But by January next year, I won’t be that busy with starting up my business. By then, everything would have completely been set up.