Janiene’s designing career continued working for Sabian Interiors, and as a soft furnishing consultant for Andersons Curtains. Having to move states, with her husband’s work, she ended up living in Darwin and achieved success graduating with a Certificate of Fashion Technology and winning awards in both 1989 and 1990 Darwin Fashion Awards. Currently Janiene is the co-owner of it’s paint with her husband Shane of 31+ years, which gives her access to an infinite amount of colour resources from Resene and Porters, both innovative paint companies, which are both exclusive to Townsville. During 2010/11 Janiene assisted other people achieve their decorating goals by holding decorating courses with the same school now owned by Tracie Rodwell-Dunne from Tracie Dunne Design. In 2012 she upgraded her skills graduating with a second certificate in Advanced Interior Decorating and Design.