Tell us a bit about you, fabulous you!
I’m Belinda from Nest Design Studio and I have a fabulous job designing nurseries and rooms for little ones throughout Australia (and internationally!). I am married to a handsome man, Matt, and we have 2 handsome little boys; Hugh (4) and Charles (2). We live in Bendigo in Victoria.
Who inspires you?
I get inspiration from everywhere……I’m not sure there is 1 particular person or place.
What can’t you live without?
Obviously I should start with my family! But there are lots of other things as well….fat coke, wine, my mothers group, my girlfriends (and the occasional girls night out!) and body balance.
How do you like to spend your spare time?
I haven’t had spare time for a long time, so I’m not sure! When the boys aren’t around, I get stuck into designing rooms. I have always loved reading books and I do enjoy going to the gym (when I can get there!).
Best time saving or sanity saving idea/tip for mamas?
Online shopping is a godsend! Be it the grocery, clothes or presents…….saves getting kids in and out of car seats and any arguments!
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Hopefully our family will be complete (I think I’ve got room for 1 more baby!) and really enjoying the kids! We are fixing up a shack out at our farm for weekend visits so I imagine in 5 years we will be spending family time out there.
As far as my business goes, I hope it’s much of the same. I’ve been lucky enough to have had wonderful exposure and press (both nationally and internationally) and would love to be able to devote more time to designing rooms.
What is your favourite quote?
If you were to ask my sons, it would be ‘calm down’! Whilst it’s not a glamorous quote, I regularly say ‘suck it and see’… everything you want to achieve is worth having a go!