Aaria's Diary: Reflecting on August 2017- SURELY SIMPLE.COM

Aaria’s Diary: Reflecting on August 2017

Hi everyone. A blog is the best place to get all your thoughts down, isn’t it? I guess I’ve been too distracted before with all the art priorities I have running through my mind. The irony here is when I started ‘surelysimpleblog’ the idea was I have always had a love affair with both art and words. Art took prevalence (as you can probably see on my four instagram ...
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Starting again

Hi everyone. I shall be updating the blog regularly now! Thank you for your patience! Stay tuned, some pretty cool stuff coming your way! Watch out for a new post. xx Aaria PS- follow me on IG if you aren't already! @surelysimpleblog @surelysimplechallenge @opinion9 @patternvilla           SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave ...
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5 Free Summer Phone and Desktop Wallpapers! |

5 Free Summer Phone and Desktop Wallpapers! | 2 | Summer Fun!

Hey everyone! Download these summery wallpapers for your phone/ desktop to use all summer long! There are five awesome designs..and I'm pretty sure you're gonna love all of them! Today's downloads are brought to you by Caytie Frampton! I really like the bright sunny vibes of all the art she created for ya'll! I may have one of them on my phone right now 😉 Read on to get to ...
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5 Free Artistic Phone and Desktop Wallpapers! | 1 | Magical Woodland

Hey everyone! This is an exciting post to write, because it's the first of a freebies series starting here on Surely Simple. You shall be introduced to a wide range of artists - who shall be making some gorgeous art to dress up your laptops/computers/phones! Today's featured artist is Kelsey Yurkow, and she has created a wonderfully magical set of forest themed designs for you to download..all for free! Read on ...
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House / A Creative Home..with Artist Katie in Carrollton, Virginia - a home interview series via SURELYSIMPLE.COM

A Creative Home..with Artist Katie in Carrollton, Virginia

Today, I'm sharing a lovely home with you all- oodles of rustic charm mixed with modern living. Katie is an artist with a classic and crisp sense of design; and you can see that both in her home and her art. Hope you enjoy this feature and get some inspiration! To me, her space is all about bright (natural) lighting, structured simple elements and coastal vibes integrated with an artistic approach. Let's ...
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Leaves / #SurelySimple LEAVES Theme Winners via

#SurelySimple LEAVES Theme Winners

Hey everyone! The winners for the @surelysimplechallenge theme LEAVES are:   New Art Contest Theme! 🌿😍🔹 I, Aaria (@surelysimpleblog ) have been on a painting/doodling leaves 🍃 kick lately and I thought it would be great to share this topic with y'all! So this week's theme is LEAVES 🍃! • - entries eligible when posted from today to next Monday - make sure you mention in the caption that IT'S ...
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#SurelySimple COFFEE Theme Winners | Feb 16-23

Hey everyone! The weekly art/lettering theme was COFFEE and there were some awesome entries! Stay tuned for the next theme announcement on instagram. Let’s look at the winners for this awesome and versatile theme! #SURELYSIMPLE Coffee THEME WINNERS You all know how it works, 1 like = 1 vote. The top four winners are listed below along with my thoughts on their work!  First Place: @by_the_lakeside with 7328 votes! Title chosen by ...
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A Creative Home with artist Menw from Maastricht, Netherlands- a home tour and creative interview series via

A Creative Home with Paperhugger Menw from Maastricht

Hi everyone! Today I have a fascinating home tour lined up for you! Menw is what she calls a 'paperhugger' because she loves and collects all things paper! Her interests are diverse though- from vintage stationery, stamps, wax seals, art, botanicals, pens, postcards, snail mail, and so much more. She is also a hoarder of stationery and art supplies, but let me tell you- this is the neatest and most amazingly complex ...
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New Handlettering Quotes Project! daily quote series on

Quoted// Beauty Isn’t Exclusive To Goodness

Hey everyone! I'm starting a regular quote series on! You'll get to see peeks at my experiments with lettering, doodling and also read a lot of quotes. I absolutely love quotes - from movies, books, classic sayings, all kinds of quotes basically. Be sure to check everyday for a new one! I shall also provide links to the art supplies I use- since so many people ask me (especially ...
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A Creative Home..with Melike of Easy Interior - a Creative Home tour + interview series via

A Creative Home..with Melike of Easy Interieur in Berlin

Today, we have Melike of Easy Interieur sharing her gorgeous Scandinavian inspired home with us! I've included pictures of her home from last winter and right now in spring to show you how versatile her decorating is. (Key: The darker tones are clearly winter times and the bright images are beckoning spring!) What is really captivating about this stylist is that she flawlessly switches styles with a minimal yet go big ...
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