Creative Diaries by Breanna Rose | Featuring Corina Nika

I’ve been following the flourishing work of Corina Nika for some time now. Her blog, Cocorrina, provides the perfect backdrop for a daily dose of beautiful photography, snippets from her life on Kefalonia Island, and a whole lot of good design. Seriously, you should go stop by. ;) For this creative diary entry, she was to focus on one single work day and answer a few simple questions about the good, the bad, and the inspiring. This is what happened, truthfully.

WHAT IS THE FIRST THING THAT YOU DID THIS MORNING Every morning, i wake up 30 minutes before i start getting ready for the day. Although it counts for less sleep, i get to start my day in an inspiring, non stressful way. No emails are allowed. Instead, i browse through Pinterest, Instagram, catch up with Twitter and quickly browse my go to blogs while having some tea and cookies on the couch.

Creative Diaries by Breanna Rose | Featuring Corina Nika

DESCRIBE ONE CHALLENGE THAT YOU FACED Today, was one of the most difficult days, in terms of schedule. Sometimes, no matter how good your organise your schedule, things just get out of hand. My challenge was completing all the client projects as scheduled, and firing in the day some me and family time.

DESCRIBE ONE ACCOMPLISHMENT Sticking to my timer! I always calculate the amount of time i have to spend working on every project, and the amount of time i get to have a break. Although lots of times i do loose the track of time, whenever my day is as tight as today, not a second slips my hands.

Creative Diaries by Breanna Rose | Featuring Corina NikaCreative Diaries by Breanna Rose | Featuring Corina Nika

DESCRIBE ONE THING YOU LEARNED To be polite. I’ve talked a lot about how being polite would make our world such a better place. It’s something that comes naturally to me, but my challenge is to be polite and show kindness even when someone doesn’t deserve it.

WHAT IS THE LAST THING YOU DID FOR WORK Today i got to work on one of my favourite rebrands ever. Always leave dessert for the end :) It’s a gorgeous mix of modern ethnic, classic, fun and natural at the same time. That project captivated me from the very beginning, since it’s so much fun playing with ethnic patterns and all.

Creative Diaries by Breanna Rose | Featuring Corina NikaCreative Diaries by Breanna Rose | Featuring Corina Nika

AND JUST FOR FUN, DID YOU EAT ANYTHING TASTY Yes! I’ve turned into a passionate breakfaster through the past month. So i completely love having a royal breakfast to get me through the day. Today i had a bowl of oat, raisins, honey and fresh pomegranate.

Creative Diaries by Breanna Rose | Featuring Corina Nika

  1. Neha says:

    I love Corina’s work! I’ve been following her for a long time and I’m constantly inspired by her beautiful work. Love it when you do these creative diaries with people whose work I already admire! :)

    Neha //

  2. I’m really enjoying this series! And now I’ve become a subscriber to Corina’s blog as well … Thanks for the inspiration. :-)

  3. Erin says:

    I love these blog posts, and I also love Cocorrina, everything she touches seems inspiring and golden.

    Erin | comadiary

  4. Jessica says:

    I love Corina’s work, this post is perfect x

  5. noor says:

    We have the same morning routine. I never check my email before noon.

  6. Yuni says:

    I’m a HUGE fan of Corina! She is such an inspiration to me. Thanks Bre for featuring her here! :D

  7. Kelly Brito says:

    Who doesn’t love Corina? One of the cutest and kindest people I’ve known. And really darn talented!
    Thanks for the interview, Breanna! It’s always great to know the little details about the creatives/people we admire. :)

  8. Laura says:

    Oh, I love this post. I absolutely love Corina’s work!

  9. Been following her work for a little bit now. Really inspiring stuff! Really enjoying this series! Thanks for sharing insight into other creatives lives.

  10. Kaitlyn says:

    Thanks for featuring Corina!! I’ve followed her work for a while and recently had “Do Epic Shit” as my phone background. Love her style.

  11. Vicky says:

    Ohh! I love Corina´s work! beautiful post! have a nice weekend! :)

  12. Kathrynne says:

    This post is so inspiring! I was just wondering if I could copy the questions and answer them then post it up on my blog? I will give credits! :-)

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