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Welcome to my little corner of the internet!
I'm Jemma, a 28 year old Disney obsessed 'adult' (ish) with a deep love for chocolate, musical theatre and the colour pink.


I am engaged to my fiancé, Ben, who I always refer to as B on social media. We met on the dating app Bumble, which is SO funny as I was so against dating apps! I am currently pregnant with our first baby, a baby girl, who is due in August 2022. We also have a black cat called Nora, who is always getting into mischief.

During the summer after I graduated from university, I worked at Walt Disney World as part of their Cultural Exchange Program. As a HUGE Disney lover, this had always been a dream of mine and I still sometimes can't believe it really happened!

I love taking photos and writing about anything and everything that I'm interested in, which is essentially how this blog and my Instagram started! I really enjoy having 'my own little corner of the internet' where I can share my passions and interests with others.

I am very clumsy, sometimes talk in my sleep and overshare massively on social media.


 

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As a full-time primary school teacher, I always felt like I didn't have any hobbies outside of that. I spent my evenings and weekends obsessing over work, trying to get ahead, trying to stay on top of everything.  I also struggle with anxiety and depression from time to time and needed something to help me 'switch off'.

During lockdown of 2020, I decided to start an Instagram account as a creative outlet to help me to deal with my anxiety. There wasn't really a lot that we were allowed to do during lockdown! I started out under a different username (Jemma Illustrates) as I used the extra time to teach myself to draw digitally using my iPad and Procreate. I started an Etsy shop began selling illustrated prints, stickers, pins and more. I documented my journey on Instagram and eventually started a YouTube channel, where I made studio vlogs to share behind the scenes.

But, I still felt as though something was missing. I loved illustrating, but I had so many other passions and interests and things to say, but I felt like I couldn't. I'd heard a lot of people talking about having a 'niche', so I thought I couldn't share anything else outside of that, out of fear that I would lose my audience for being so broad.

Moving house in July 2021 forced me to have some time away from creating and posting content. With no flooring and my whole life packed up in boxes (coupled with having to self-isolate a few times due to bubbles closing), I had to take a step back because it was impossible to take photos, create products and package orders. It was during this time away that I decided that I wanted to be more myself. I wanted to share more of my passions and interests, I wanted to write about things that were important to me, I wanted my own safe space on the internet. I still wanted to design and create, but I knew that I would never be able to keep up with multiple social media accounts on various different platforms!

I know a lot of people have different accounts for their home, their art, their travels... but I'm going to attempt to share anything and everything that makes me happy in one place. So here we are. I guess what makes me different is that I am attempting to blend all of my passions and interests into one space! My name on social media is "Ohh Jemma", because it's something I hear a lot from my friends and family!

I hope you've enjoyed reading a bit about me and how I've ended up here. Feel free to follow me on social media to see more of me and my personality! If you have any questions, fancy a chat or want to work with me, you can email me at ohhjemma@gmail.com, message me on social media or fill in the contact form here!

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