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The Painted Diaries – March

March's theme for the Painted Diaries was watercolors. I decided to use only handmade watercolors for this month - some were made by me and some were made by friends and then gifted to me. As you can see, some drawings are very simple others more complex. I feel like...

The Painted Diaries – February

February was a really interesting month in my Painted Diaries: we did color assemblages. I had never done that before and absolutely loved it. I learned a lot about color and about creating new narratives. This, because I deciced to only use my scraps. In doing this,...

My album for the 30 Days of Lists March edition

It's that time again! March's edition of 30 Days of Lists is just around the corner. I am thrilled by this edition because I used a completely different format to my usual. I went with an acrylic album by Jamaica Makes that has been in my stash for a long time. I have...

The Painted Diaries – January

I am participating in Riet's Painted Diaries and have to admit the monthly format makes this project fresh and new. I am using these diaries that I found in my local Muji. There are four books, one for each season. On the left page is a woodblock illustration and on...

Get Messy Season of Freedom

I loved the Season of Freedom even though I feel like it got kind of lost in the winter holidays and travelling and the general intensity of the start of the new year. I enjoyed the ring bound format of my journal. I have so many papers that I just love, it's fun to...

Diving into Bullet Journaling

In 2019, I decided not to buy a planner and to try my hand at a bullet journal/planner hybrid. I have an insane amout of stickers and washi tapes and I was looking for a way to use them. I bought this beautiful journal from Archer and Olive. What did it for me was the...

Fiercely Lunar collab

In 2017, Rebecca and I decided to work on a fabric journal together. It took almost a year but we finally finished this lovely collaboration. Throughout the journal, a theme emerged: that of being lunar beings that go through phases and ages. So we called it Fiercely...

V’s Daily Diary || December

Oh this is it, friends. My last post for 2018's daily diary! What a feeling. There are times I thought it wouldn't happen. But here we are. I made it. Thank you to all of you who are still here. Here are my last pages for My Day Arted 2018. I will be doing Riet's...