Moonstone

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Hello, my name is ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป Kassy O’Shea. I am a 33-year-old Australian ๐ŸŽจgraphic design & ๐Ÿ“ท photography student who creates ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŽจ digital art, ๐Ÿ–ฅ makes websites and ๐Ÿ“• writes books.

I love to express myself through ๐Ÿ’–creativity, ๐Ÿ–ฅdesign, ๐ŸŽจart, ๐Ÿ“ธphotography and ๐Ÿ“šwriting. I care deeply about my family, friends and pets (I have a few cats ๐Ÿ˜…). I value honesty, compassion and equality and endeavour to share kindness and understanding.

I experience mental illness and was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, anxiety and depression in 2015. Living with a mental disability can be a struggle, with good days and bad days. I have found the key to managing my illness is understanding my triggers, celebrating the small wins and not blaming myself for something I can not control. โœจ

I am currently studying a ๐ŸŽ“Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (Graphic Design / Photography) with Charles Sturt University. I started my own ๐Ÿ’ผbusiness (Klue) in March 2012 and Cute Magic in September 2018. ๐Ÿ˜€

I have written, illustrated and self-published two ๐Ÿ“—children’s books; Tom and Geraldene (2015) and Peaty the Worm (2016). I enjoy the whole process of writing books and hope to continue to create many more. ๐Ÿ˜

Random Facts

  • My hair is dyed ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปblue-black
  • I have a nose & labret piercing ๐Ÿ˜Š
  • I have a geometric ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธmermaid tail tattoo on my wrist
  • My favourite colours are turquoise, blue, pink and yellow
  • My Hogwarts house is ๐ŸSlytherin
  • I like ๐Ÿ˜ฑhorror films
  • ๐Ÿฆ‰Owls are my favourite animal
  • Sometimes I use emojis too much ๐Ÿ˜‚

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About Moonstone

Moonstone is a blog where I share my life through words and pictures. Posts include a range of subjects from personal reflections, university recaps, dealing with mental illness, tutorials, freebies and more.

I started blogging in 2003 at the age of 16 and found it was a great hobby to share my thoughts and meet a lot of beautiful people. In 2006 I started the blog kya.nu under the online alias of Kya (in the early years of the internet, it was common to do this). After running kya.nu for almost 11 years, I decided in December 2017 to use my real name, and thus Moonstone was born.

I hope that my blog can be an enjoyable place to find out more about my life, my creative projects and provide an avenue to connect with the blogging community. ๐Ÿ’–

The domain kassy.blog was registered in November 2017 with Namecheap and is currently hosted by Siteground. Moonstone is powered by WordPress and the theme was designed by Kassy in Elementor Pro.

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Hey, my name isย ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปย Kassy. I am a 33-year-old Graphic Design / Photography ๐ŸŽ“ย studentย located in country Australia. I createย ๐ŸŽจย digital art, captureย ๐Ÿ“ทย photographs, buildย ๐Ÿ–ฅย websitesย and designย ๐Ÿ“˜ย childrenโ€™s books.ย ๐Ÿ’–ย My blog is my online home where I share my personal stories, university updates, freebies, tutorials and much more.ย โญ๏ธ

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