March 2017

In March 2017 I turned 30, started my next class (packaging design), took photos and tried to kickstart the old ‘study brain’. I have also been renovating my mum’s bedroom (I swear I will get the house completed eventually). I am trying to be kind to myself, and do small things that incite positive vibes.…

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My October 2016

My October was a productive one. I finished my class on typography, wrote a book (more details soon), practiced with watercolour pencils and began renovations on my mums office.Β  I really enjoyed my class on Typography. My final grade was 80 (which is thankfully still a HD by my Uni’s marking system, phew). I had…

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15 things I learned (while renovating)

When renovating, there are often things that you learn along the way that you wish you had done or known before you started. Maybe these will be helpful if anyone else decides to undertake a renovation (and possibly be a usefulΒ reminder to myself, if I decide to renovate another space). 1. Make a budget and…

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Kitchen Renovation

My mum has her birthday on the 25th of February and I wanted to give her a gift that she could really enjoy. I decided to renovate the kitchen for her. Inspired by renovating my bedroom, I thought that giving the kitchen a fresh new look would be a really great present (mum thinks so…

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Room Renovation: Complete

I am so pleased that my room renovation is finally complete. The final step was decorating and I had a lot of fun doing this. There is still a few items that I want to add to, such as the owl lamps I like, storage boxes for the top of my wardrobe and cloud shelves.…

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Room Renovation: Phase Two

Phase two of my bedroom renovation is to stain the floorboards and lacquer them. So far I have given the floorboards two coats of stain. I am very happy with the rich colour that it has given the boards and I think it will fit in well with the whole design.

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Room Renovation: Phase One

I am currently in the process of renovating my bedroom and giving it a fresh new look. My goal is to have everything finished before University starts again in November. Phase one has been taking out all the furniture and sanding the floor. For some strange reason the last time that I updated the look…

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Brain Slime

The past week (all my life) my brain has been anywhere but in my body, especially my head (refer to the #mybrainhasmeltedoutofmyear tweet). I wish it would not choose the moments where I have to focus to run away on me, without even leaving a note. I can’t blame it for everything I know, at…

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