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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#SurelySimple Alphabet Challenge Artists vol.1 via - An interview series

#SurelySimple Alphabet Challenge Artists vol.1

Hey everyone! I recently hosted an alphabet a day challenge in January on instagram. I wanted to share some amazing series of alphabets with you all- along with the makers behind them! All the artists featured have their own distinctive and unique style- that's what art is all about, right? There are quite a few artists in this series and I'll be sharing their words and art with four in each volume. Grab ...
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Creating Original Characters with the Scrawlr Box Challenge via Surely Simple

Creating Original Characters with the Scrawlr Box Challenge

Hey! I tried out the Scrawlr Box challenge and it was a great experience. Check out my video (I filmed this in small snippets and wips): What is the Scrawlr Box challenge, exactly, you might ask? Well, it's a subscription box that gives you a small set of art supplies and some nice paper too, and a specific theme to create a whole art piece with! No cheating by using other ...
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CACTUS WINNERS // #SurelySimple Cactus Theme Winners | a weekly instagram art contest via

#SurelySimple Cactus Theme Winners | Jan 29- Feb 4

Hey everyone! The weekly art/lettering theme was 🌵CACTUS 🌵 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 Cactus 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: @honeybopsdesigns with 7565 votes! My thoughts ...
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Bamboo Slate Review + Valentine’s Day Instagram Giveaway!

Hey everyone! I’m excited to team up with Bamboo to celebrate Valentine’s Day! They sent me some products- a Bamboo Slate for me to demonstrate with and one for me to give away (to you! One lucky winner gets it- happening on instagram- @surelysimpleblog and @surelysimplechallenge- in a bit!). Let’s talk about the Bamboo Slate and then make some Valentine’s day doodles on it. #MakingIdeas It is a smartpad especially created ...
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Doodling dinosaurs, banners and florals (+ video)

Hey! A lot of people ask me about the tools I use to make doodles on the videos I share on my instagram @surelysimpleblog, along with requests to see the finished product. From now on, after I make a video, I shall also share photos and details- starting with this dino post-doodling dinosaurs, banners and florals! What do you call a dinosaur with an extensive vocabulary? Answer below ... I ...
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DIY Polaroid Clips Marble Display - via

DIY Marble Polaroid Clips Display

Hi everyone! I'm happy to have Jessica from Jemstory sharing a lovely DIY project today! Read on to get all the details on how to make this DIY polaroid display board! Take it away, Jessica! DIY Polaroid Clips Marble Display 📷✂️💕 by Jessica  During our stay in Canada I had seen a little Polaroid display that I liked but as I said, it was little. I wanted to be able to display more ...
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Meet Karin of iPad Lettering! A creative interview about lettering artists via

Meet Karin of iPad Lettering

Hello folks. You'll be meeting different lettering / calligraphy artists as a part of the 'meet the teachers' series on @surelysimplechallenge. Read on to find out more about each letterer's creative process, how they discovered their own distinct style, the tools they use and more.. Today, on the blog, we have Karin from iPad Lettering! Karin's whole account is a documentation of her journey with perfecting and working on lettering ...
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