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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 🙂 ...
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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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Design Cuts x Surely Simple Giveaway! Win an Artistic Design Bundle!

Hello! Excited to have another giveaway on the blog, and this time DesignCuts has a wonderful bundle filled with some great graphics, designs and more that they are gifting to one lucky person!  Here's the giveaway details: a Rafflecopter giveaway Leave a comment at the end of this post to say you're done with all the entries and also answer this vital question: Head over to DesignCuts and tell me ...
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A New Creative Instagram Challenge In August 2016!

August Favorites Creative Challenge Happening! If you've been following @surelysimplechallenge, you may have noticed that in August, there will be a new challenge and it's all about our favorites!  .... This challenge stemmed from a thought that we should be more grateful in our daily life, and what better way to celebrate than to discuss our favorite things for the whole month? HOW TO PARTICIPATE! - keep up with the ...
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Simple Alphabets Letter Study| E, F, G and H

Hey! Continuing with the letter studies. Let's talk about E, F, G and H. Drills, please: Different versions with only crayolas: I used: Crayola supertips and Classic Crayolas here. Video demonstration with crayola super tips! Hand drawn: Join in with the challenge at @SurelySimpleChallenge and @SurelySimpleBlog. Also, follow @Opinion9 for exclusive details coming up about #SimpleAlphabets. Here’s the list of prompts to get you started:   ...
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Simple Alphabets Letter Study | Stuff about C and D

Let's do some quick catch ups for C and D! Here are the letters broken down into their drill counterparts: And here's D: Videos:   Hand drawn : D: Letters + Tools: Join in with the challenge at @SurelySimpleChallenge and @SurelySimpleBlog. Also, follow @Opinion9 for exclusive details coming up about #SimpleAlphabets. Here's the list of prompts to get you started:   ...
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Simple Alphabets Letter Study | Stuff About B

Hey! Due to technical issues (read: my Mac crashed and it took me 2 days to repair, reinstall and fix it!)- this series is off to a series of catchups! You shall be seeing seeing letter studies on B, C, D and E and F(oh, gosh!) shortly- and then it’s back to track with today’s letter G! Let’s start with B. B is one of my favourites- probably only because ...
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Simple Alphabets Letter Study | Stuff about A

Hey! #SimpleAlphabets has officially started on instagram here at @surelysimplechallenge and @surelysimpleblog. I'll be discussing a little bit about each letter- mostly in lowercase this time around. Let's start with my favourite letter (well, when your name starts with a particular letter-it's practically always your fave, isn't it?)- A! Have you joined in the fun? For more details, head on over to this page. Simple Alphabets Letter Study | Stuff about ...
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Creative Lettering with Brittany Luiz

Hey everyone. As part of the #SimpleAlphabets series starting in June over on instagram, we will be lettering an alphabet a day. The challenge bonus is that you won't be alone in practicing the alphabet. I've asked some amazingly talented letterers to share their knowledge with you! You shall also be getting to know a bit more about them and their creative journey. Today, we have the very first letterer talking ...
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