Quirky and unique art prints created from
beautiful watercolour paintings.

Quirky and unique art prints created from beautiful watercolour paintings.

Meet Debbie Lakin...

I’m Debbie, 42 years old living in Staffordshire with my husband and a bonkers seven year old. I set up my small business Lookwhatdebbiedid in 2018 and I genuinely love it.

I fell into this completely by mistake, and although its a bit of long story here’s the shortened version. It all went a bit like this!

Left Uni at 21 with a 3D interior architecture degree, worked as a commercial interior designer for 19 years. Loved it, but generally lived life stressed, got married, became pregnant. Tried juggling a 2 year old and a hectic, competitive career. Epic fail…ended up sad, stressed and not myself at all. Went to my village painting classes to mentally escape….fell in love with painting. Sold a painting! Then another…then got brave…said goodbye to Interior design…and hello to a new career.

And although it wasn’t quite so simple in reality…..here I find myself!

I paint in watercolours and am aware this can seem quite old fashioned and stuffy but I just don’t see it that way. My paintings are fun and a bit quirky. I paint what I would like to buy. Art can be seen as elitist but I really think it should be changeable and accessible. My thinking is someone can buy three of my prints and then three years later when they redecorate they can change them, trends change, people change and I think my art has to change too. So about four to six times a year I upload new paintings.

I’ve never been very good at being told you can’t….there is always a way and I feel very lucky to do what I do everyday. Its never too late to change what you’re doing and you’re definitely never too old.


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Last updated 9th April 2020

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Last updated 9th April 2020

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