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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…

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…

Circle Of Artists: Vol. 4 – A month of Disney!


One more volume for Disney! On Instagram, I host a daily challenge which combines art and lettering (@SurelySimpleChallenge.) In March, there was a Disney theme and here are two more artists who worked on adding some Disney to their daily routine.  Meet Agnes and Myda for this circle of artists: vol. 4 – A month of Disney! AGNES I know…

Circle of Artists vol 3: A Month Of Disney!


Hey all! It’s been a long time coming, and I’m back from holiday and ready to blog! Here are some of the highlights from the Disney Lettering Challenge I hosted over on Instagram (@surelysimpleblog). Everyone seems to love Disney, but these three ladies made it a point to work on their art and lettering for the Disney prompts regularly- and I…

Daily Sketchbook Drawings/ 8-14 + Extras


Hello everyone! Here are my Daily Sketchbook Drawings/ 8-14 + Extras too. Some of these drawings are from the #SurelySimpleLettering, #SurelySimpleArt challenge on Instagram- where the month’s topic was Disney. Others are just random doodles in my sketchbook. I will be featuring more sketchbook doodles (since they take longer than a day to complete) on Opinion9.com– my personal art and…

April Fashion Art and Lettering Challenge Prompts on Instagram!


HELLO! ✒️The April Challenge is here!  I’ve always loved fashion, both in illustration and shopping. So I decided to combine these two- and voila! – here’s à la mode April (or Avril- by the French title)! I’ve chosen mostly high brands- because a girl can dream, right? 👠👗😊 in fact, the only down to earth brands here (comparatively) are top…

Daily Sketchbook Drawings/ 1-7


Hey everyone! I’m working on a personal sketchbook challenge- 365 drawings- basically, a drawing every day! Here’s my first week’s output: 1 Cactus Party 2 Girl with Potted Plant 3 Abstract Watercolour Pattern 4 Mountain Camping Scene 5 Cacti Party 2 6 Tropical Camping 7 A comfortable bookworm I post process videos too #surelysimplevideos and #aaria_art, so be sure to…

The Basics Of Ikebana


Hello everyone! Today, we have Caroline from FTD, sharing a bit about the ancient art of ikebana!  Flowers have a way of brightening up a space. And each flower is so intricate that it hardly needs a full bouquet to bring out its beauty. Often, minimalist arrangements are the best way to showcase the beauty of individual flowers. One method…

March 2016 Lettering Prompts!


The ✨magical✨ March challenge is here! And I just had to make it about something I love- DISNEY! ☺️💕 The rules are simple enough: 1- follow me over on instagram @surelysimpleblog 2- letter/ draw a prompt for its particular day and tag: #surelysimplelettering #surelysimpleart depending on if you choose to letter or doodle (or both) 3- enjoy the process and also…