On our wedding we gave everyone a small succulent in a jar. Not everyone picked up theirs, so we ended up with four. I haven’t been historically a good caregiver to my house plants, but these particular ones are a symbol of our love and us growing together. I’d better make sure they grow happy, […]
Finally found time to paint something in real life rather than on a tablet. This one is acrylic + lots of glitter on canvas, I think it’s my first canvas this year. The fish are looking weird but the more I try to fix them the weirder still they look. Guess I’ll have to live […]
At a workshop today the teacher introduced me to a mindfulness jar. It’s not that different from a snow globe, a transparent vessel with some dense liquid and glitter in it, designed to be shaken up. In its most chaotic state, the jar represents what happens in your mind when you’re stressed and overwhelmed, with […]
What can I give to someone who has everything? Only a handmade Valentine card will do. With a glitter bomb inside. I don’t know how this came as a surprise. Glitter bomb is the signature feature of all my handmade cards.
I love the personal touch of handmade gifts. It feels like pouring your love into a physical object and offering it to someone. Most people in my life are not as much into handmade as I am. For them I usually buy a more traditional gift, and attach a handmade card.
I planned to add a few details on an old painting and ended up reworking it completely from scratch. Looks like a little bit too much, but it’s okay, I can always paint it from scratch again another time. Now that I discovered that glitter sticks pretty well to oil paint, my life will never […]
My friend gave me a glitter skull as a birthday gift. It was beautiful on its own, but she encouraged me to decorate it further. I was sceptical at first, but it came out pretty nice…