Ep.13: Why to fear missed opportunities more than failure with Ani Cahwje from What a Curly Life

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Sep 21, 2017 •  Interviews


Anabella is the designer behind What a Curly Life. She is passionate about creating and loves to bring joy and smiles with everything she makes.

What a Curly Life is a result of that. Anabella spends her days making handmade adorable baby mobiles and unique items for the little ones. She creates each item with the utmost care with the intention of becoming a loved heirloom.The intention behind every product from What a Curly Life is to make your nursery unique, bring smiles and capture everyone’s attention.

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Key Takeaways

“If you want to do something and want to create, just go for it, don’t be afraid of failing. There is always a good chance people will get to know you and praise you! Just start, just do it, don’t waste your time … if you don’t try, you don’t know … if you don’t fail, you won’t learn”

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Special thanks to Ani for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Ani Cahwje, used with permission

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Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am an artist, illustrator, founder of Art Side of Life®, and Top Teacher on Skillshare. Since 2009 I've worked as an illustrator, character designer, art director, and branding specialist focusing on illustration, storytelling, concepts, and animation. I believe that we are all creative in infinite numbers of ways, so I've made it my mission to teach you everything I know and help either wake up or develop your creative genius. Learn more about me.