Smile Create Repeat Review Box 1/4: White and Blue


Hi everyone! I shall be reviewing and making art with Smile Create Repeat art boxes and sharing the process here and on my instagram @surelysimpleblog, @surelysimplechallenge and my new account @surelysimplewords. (A lot of accounts, just keep up with me :P) Smile Create Repeat is a great art subscription service because of it’s emphasis on fine art supplies. If you…

Mixbook Stationery Review: Good Quality (Doodles + a Free download!)


Hey everyone! I’m reviewing Mixbook’s stationery collection today. Get ready for lots of doodles 🙂 Mixbook is a photo printing service where you can get your own photos/ art printed along with their many templates on their site. In the past (here and here), I have designed cards and products on Mixbook‘s easy software filled with designs, stickers, text and…

11 Free Summer Phone and Desktop Wallpapers! | 3 | Pattern Chic via Surelysimple.com

11 Free Summer Phone and Desktop Wallpapers! | 3 | Pattern Chic


Hey everyone! We’re back (after a while) with some gorgeous (free!) wallpapers for your phone, computer and tablet/ iPad. Bettina Balboa of @faith_sketches created these for all of you, so be sure to check her work out and give her a follow on instagram (it is a nice way to say thanks, isn’t it? Also, she’s a lovely artist!). Read…

Five Holiday Gift Ideas with Mixbook (+ Free Christmas Doodles Worksheet!) via SurelySimple.com

Five Holiday Gift Ideas with Mixbook (+ Free Christmas Doodles Worksheet!)


Hey everyone! Today, I wanted to show you some great customized holiday ideas with Mixbook products. Mixbook is a photo printing company with a special approach- YOU get to create your products and they print it and get it delivered to your door. You may be in charge of deciding how your product turns out- it’s not as tricky as…

Jetpens review (+ a funny story!) via Surelysimple.com

Jetpens review (+ six wreath doodle ideas!)


Hey everyone! I am starting a stationery review series here on surely simple so be prepared to see a lot of cool stationery and fun art experiments! Let’s start with a set of supplies Jetpens sent me a while ago. There’s actually a little story attached to it! First, let’s see what Jetpens sent me… Gansai Tambi paints Zebra Fude…

Watercolor Review: Prima Marketing Inc Vintage Pastel! (New Release!) - via surelysimple.com // IG: instagram.com/surelysimpleblog

Watercolor Review: Prima Marketing Inc Vintage Pastel! (New Release!)


Hey everyone! Today, I’m reviewing a sweet new release from Prima Marketing Inc! You may know that I am part of the Prima Watercolor Design Team and we have been all in the know for a few months now about a new set of watercolors! Aptly called ‘Vintage Pastel’, this newest set is a subtle take on the already popular…

Bullet Journaling Essentials : What works (and what doesn't) // via SurelySimple.com

Bullet Journaling Essentials : How to get started!


Hey everyone! Today, we have Lyssy talking about the bare essentials of starting (and maintaining!) a bullet journal! What is a bullet journal and how do you start one? She discusses it in detail below! Take it away, Lyssy! -Aaria …. Bullet Journaling: Separating the Must-Haves from the Pretty Hey! I’m Lyssy, and today, we’re talking bullet journal. Bullet Journaling…

How to Draw // Monstera Delicious Plant - via SurelySimple.com

How to Draw // Monstera Deliciosa Plant


  Hey everyone! I’m starting a new step by step drawing series for you- check it out fresh at @surelysimpleblog on IG, and I’ll update it here too in case you prefer seeing it on a website, along with some commentary by yours truly and some more inspiration!  Why I love monstera (well, who doesn’t love a monstera plant?) Apart…

Free Download : Girls Coloring Book vol. 1! surelysimple.com

Free Download : Girls Coloring Book vol. 1!


Hey everyone! I’ve got a cute little surprise for you. Do you enjoy coloring? I personally like drawing my characters and then colouring them, but sometimes I feel so lazy that I wish I had characters drawn out so then I can directly color them in, lol. So, I figured you may have felt like this, too? That’s why I…