Please tell our members a bit about yourself and what you do in life apart from Simming.
Hi, my name is Maggie and I’m a 28 year old from Scotland though I’m currently living in America with my husband and our almost 2 year old son. I used to have a government job back in the UK but since moving here two years ago I’ve been enjoying life as a stay at home mum. In the next couple of years I’d love to go to Uni to re-train as an interior designer. It’s sort of a new passion, I always thought of myself as a builder for sims but now I do more decorating than building. That was sim talk, I know lol but it’s only because of sims I discovered decorating was something I loved to do. Other than simming I like to read and I’m slightly addicted to the internet and chatting with my friends over at #create (the chat room for modthesims.info). I love watching HGTV and True Blood too...I guess I’m definitely an indoors activities sort of person, lol.
* Why do you want to enter DOTY 2012?
The prestige. The standards of entries are incredibly high and while I have a snowball's chance in hell of making it through the first eliminations I would be kicking myself if I didn't at least give it a shot, afterall they say to improve you should compete against those better than you! No matter how long I manage to cling on I think it will be a lot of fun, a great challenge and I hope to learn a few new skills along the way.
* What is your favourite style of decor and why?
I love mix and match, eclectic styles: shabby chic, Parisian apartment style, Hollywood regency etc. I love mixing old and new, worn and shiny, feminine and masculine. I definitely gravitate more towards classic styles than modern. That said I do love industrial sci-fi when it’s done right but sadly I can’t for the life of me get it right!
I love BPS because the standard of work produced by BPS creators is astonishingly high! I think somebody else already said it but it really is quite intimidating how good you guys are. Everyone always seems so friendly too though I’ll need to stick around the forums more to benefit from that, heh.