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A Creative Home..with Artist Michelle Fleur in Perth, Australia

Excited to have Michelle Fleur on the column, A Creative Home, today! I found Michelle's work on instagram (where else?) and let me tell you, she is an amazing artist. I really respect artists who take one subject and dissect it thoroughly, exploring every facet, every small detail. What's Michelle enthusiastic about? Whales! 200 of them, in fact. She actually illustrated 200 whales! That's an ambitious project, but what it means to ...
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#SurelySimple Pencil Theme Winners | Nov 23-29 via A creative Weekly Art Challenge www.surelysimple.com

#SurelySimple Pencil Theme Winners | Nov 23-29

Hey everyone! The second theme for this challenge was PENCIL. Now, a pencil is a very versatile tool and the entries showed it too. Here are the Weekly Top 4 winners, along with my comments on their work.  The weekly art competition at @surelysimplechallenge works on the premise of democracy- 1 like= 1 vote. YOU have voted for your favourites- and here they are!  Here are the 4 weekly winners ...
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#SurelySimple Feather Theme | Nov 15-21 - A Weekly Creative Challenge by Surelysimple.com

#SurelySimple Feather Theme Winners | Nov 15-21

Starting off the weekly art challenges with a bang! The theme for the very first week was FEATHER. I originally intended to shortlist 14 entries (2 for each day of the week) but there was some amazing talent so I posted 40! The weekly art competition at @surelysimplechallenge works on the premise of democracy- 1 like= 1 vote. YOU have voted for your favourites- and here they are!  Here are ...
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Four Festive Thank You Cards Free Download! (For any occasion!) via surelysimple.com

Four Festive Thank You Cards Free Download! (For any occasion!)

Hey everyone! If you follow me on instagram @surelysimpleblog, you might know- I love making cards! I think there's something extra special about a handmade card. A unique touch that no expensive store bought card can match. I think it's about the time, effort and sheer love that goes into it. It doesn't matter if the handmade card took 2 days to make or just 2 minutes to write down ...
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Free iPhone Wallpaper Download

Start Where You Are Wreath (+ A Free Phone Wallpaper!)

Just a little present from me to you, while I work on scheduling and organising my blog. Get your free wallpaper here! Just click on the link below- it'll take you to a new page and you can either drag the image to your main screen, or save it! This is a hand drawn design by yours truly ๐Ÿ™‚ -Aaria ๐Ÿ™‚ xo connect with me on instagram | pinterest | twitter ...
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A Creative Home..With Calligrapher Jen Sweeney

I'm so excited to start a new column on the blog! 'A Creative Home' aims at exploring the facets of living a creative lifestyle. One thing that I've been interested in for a while now is how creative folks live and work. Whenever I visit anyone's house, you can call me super-fascinated (or maybe a little nosey haha!) but I always ask if I can have a personalised home tour. And ...
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12 Reasons Why Creatives Need a JORD Watch (+ A GIVEAWAY!)

Wood watches are intriguing, itโ€™s true. Youโ€™re never going to believe what happened that actually started this whole post. A while back, a friend had mentioned that they had just recently bought a wood watch. And then, a week later, JORD wood watches contacted me! Is there such a thing as a funny coincidence?! True story. Itโ€™s been a crazy month with a lot of deadlines and hectic work timings ...
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Win The Essential Hand-Made Vectors Collection! A Design Cuts Giveaway (CLOSED)

Hey, hey! I'm so thrilled to announce yet one more collaboration with the lovely folks over at Design Cuts! This time around, they're offering a massive set of handmade vectors- which I absolutely love. Check out all these goodies! I'm really gravitating towards intricate patterns, detailed doodles and floral, mandala inspired patterns lately- so I really like this set. Originally valued at $4668, this set has everything you need to ...
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September Experiments Prompts Here! #SimpleAlphabets

Join us at the challenge venue: @surelysimplechallenge and find more cool stuff @surelysimpleblog. Follow to get the full scoop! And bring out your pens, paints and paper to start working on your weekly creations and tagging them with #SimpleAlphabets! Hope to see you there -Aaria ๐Ÿ™‚ ...
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My Doodling Wreath Videos July Compilation + Free E-book!

Hello! Here are some of the wreaths I doodled in July, and you can download a free mini e-book where I share how to make your own! Read on... FREEHAND WATERCOLOR MINI WREATH: CONTRASTING BETWEEN FREEHAND OR SLIGHTLY PLANNED:   Let's talk about this methodical wreath design I formulated in my head and it's kinda trending on instagram! 5 minutes of fame. That's cool. Laurels are slightly like wreaths, right? ...
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