Author Archives : Aaria Baid

A Fun Tic Tac Photo Activity


Sometimes you should just have fun! Forget the pressure of creating some beautiful artwork- let’s all play with tic tacs! No, really. This is a great activity for kids and for you too if you want to practice your photography for macro objects. Because, let’s face it, these tic tacs are as macro as it can get. What you need…

Photo diaries: Tattoos, Chinese Food and TV


Photo diaries: Tattoos, Chinese Food and TV It all started with a tattoo. Well, fake tattoo, anyway. While rummaging around my extremely messy craft drawers, I found these fake dragon tattoos, and since it was a nice, lazy Sunday morning- what else can you do? This was the result- my little sis joined in, too- We started talking about dragons…

Practicing Creativity on a Regular Basis


Hi everyone. Today, I thought I’d just write a quick post on practicing creativity on a regular basis. Creativity means different things to different people. For some, it means cooking some amazing meals, some like weaving or writing, and some people (like me )like painting, drawing and lettering. Basically, art.  I think it’s so important to stay in that zone- where…

Paint Freehand Watercolour Floral Art


Florals are my topic of choice these days. If you’re following me and my art adventures on instagram (@surelysimpleblog), you’ll know about it- my feed has been all about florals and fresh flowers and flowery thoughts- yes, they’re all pretty much the same thing: FLORALS! So this is a post all about painting florals too.  You see that picture above- I’m…

Fresh White Bean Spread


Hello! Today, we have a post from Charlotte, who writes a very lovely food and lifestyle oriented blog called The Fox and the Knife. I really liked her aesthetics and attention to small details in her food photography, and I’m glad she’s sharing one of her recipes. Today on Surely Simple, she’s making an easy and fresh white bean spread packed with…

Watercolour Fall Floral Cake Topper DIY


Autumn. Wind blowing, leaves crackling, pumpkins glowing, the season showing- us its colours. Almost a poem, there. What can I say? Fall brings out a change in the air. So, naturally, it’s time for a fall-inspired project.  Somehow, I never seem to have any lack of projects to do- they just seem to find me. Take for instance, this particular project.…

Singapore Sightseeing Part 3


Here’s another little photo edition of the Singapore trip a month (or so)ago.  Raffles. The view is so great!     Spot that colourful seating area! And back on the ground again.. At the museum- Love this art installation! Paper. The best thing to create stuff with. SG Day.. Made a little firework gif. First – Let’s admire the wheel…