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7 Ways to Keep you Happy during Lockdown (and in life!)

A winter lockdown is testing even for the most optimistic of people. But there are small things that are easy to integrate into our days to keep us more upbeat during these difficult times. Here’s our list of ways to keep positive during lockdown. Variety As they say, variety is the the spice of life. Obviously […]

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How To Use Zoom – a brief guide in paintings

It's no secret that Zoom has been a massive help to everyone since the first lockdown. It has become a great tool for friends and family to meet up in groups to do online activities or just simply chit chat. Not to mention, for companies that didn't know about Zoom, certainly do now. It has [...]

Lockdown Birthday Ideas

Life has certainly changed a bit over the last year and for the time being, we seem to be.. well... stuck. Stuck at home, stuck for ideas of things to do, stuck for stimulating creative ways that will just brighten up this situation we are in. There has never been more of a reason to [...]

The Art of the Civil Rights Movement

Originally published January 2018. When thinking about the Civil Rights Movement it is often photography and news footage from this period that dominate our visual thinking. These images succinctly capture the brutality of the offences committed against protesters but also the unfaltering resilience and determination for equality. The power of such images has meant that […]

9 Team Building Ideas

Team Building no longer has to be sitting in the office playing various versions of Who Am I. Team building can be exciting and employees can actually learn a new skill! We’ve looked far and wide and found some of the best team building ideas ever. Cooking Classes Get your team out of the office, […]

10 Festive Things to do whilst Self Isolating this Christmas

This may be our strangest Christmas yet, and many of us will be homebound for a while before we can see our loved ones for the big day. So to stop you all rom getting bored, we’ve complied a list of activities to keep you occupied whilst self isolating for Christmas. Here’s our list of […]

6 Online Team Building Ideas

After a year of uncertainty, one thing does seem to be certain; remote working will start to become the new normal. Working from home will have many benefits for a a team; people tend to work harder whilst working remotely, employees will be less tired from commuting and there will be fewer expenses of running […]

Benefits of Creative Thinking as a Team

The benefits of creativity are endless. However, not every workplace or job is so obviously creative. If you work in a more administrative team, spend some time to make sure yourself and colleagues are getting as much freedom as possible to be creative. Here is why it benefits to think creatively as a team, and […]

The PopUp Painting Gift Guide

With Christmas being just a few weeks away, it’s time to think about that Christmas shopping!This year has been incredibly difficult for all small businesses especially. The PopUp Painting team is made up of dozen’s of artists who create a range of unique products and we’ve got a great selection of unique gift ideas below […]

Benefits of Connection of the Workplace

For a majority, office work has looked a little different this year. It is brilliant to see how many businesses have managed to pivot their daily routine to adapt to the changes, but we can’t forget the importance of connection of the workplace and what we can do during this current climate to maintain it.