Published 15th February 2021 by Nice People Magazine.
When she first started designing nostalgic keepsakes for lovers of Leeds, illustrator Milly McDougall never imagined that she would be surpassing five-thousand sales so quickly.
Milly founded her small business, Millistrations, on Instagram and Etsy just less than a year ago. After seeing the digital drawings she had been creating to fill her time during the first lockdown, Milly’s family and friends started asking for commissions. Ten months later, business is booming, and she hasn’t looked back once.
“I wouldn’t say I planned to open a shop or to sell my photography and illustrations,” Milly reflects. “But I’ve always known that I wanted to have a small business one day.” After struggling to get…