This past month I had the opportunity to travel to Puerto Vallarta, on the Pacific side of Mexico.
While I was there I had some fun taking photos with my new Canon EOS Rebel SL2 DSLR camera I got for Christmas this year.
My boyfriend helped take some photos of me wearing my A-Line dress from Redbubble.
See a more detailed review of my A-Line dress from Redbubble in this post.
I also photographed my Beach Mandala beach tote bag from Society6.
Both of these products were perfect to take on beach holiday.
These pictures were taken on the resort we stayed at, Club Regina Puerto Vallarta near the marina.
On one of the days while I was lounging on the beautiful beach near the resort, I drew this mandala in the sand.
Another day while we were out exploring the city, I found some beautiful street art which included mandalas, so I had to stop and strike a pose!
Check out my Instagram account to see more photos from my trip!
Also take a look at my Society6 store for some more beach holiday essentials such as:
Have you traveled to Puerto Vallarta before? If not, you really should. It’s a beautiful place full of warm people, great food and amazing nature.
Let me know your thoughts in the comments below!
As you may know, being an entrepreneur can be challenging at times and especially for us ladies who are often juggling multiple responsibilities like jobs and families.
Sometimes you need a little something to keep you motivated so I’ve created these fun, inspirational quotes for you to enjoy and share as you like.
These are all made using Canva. If you haven’t used Canva before you really should check it out, it makes creating share-able social media posts so quick and simple.
Without further ado, on to the quotes!
Which one of these quotes resonates with you the most? Let me know in the comments below!
Also feel free to share these far and wide as much as you like.
You can also check out more share-able quotes from my blog here:
10 Inspiring Quotes by Famous Artists
10 Inspirational Quotes About Art
Are you just getting started with your own side hustle? Check out some of my articles on selling your art online for extra ca$h!
Where to Sell Your Art Online
Social Media Marketing Tips
Hi guys! Today I am sharing with you 6 different zentangle inspired drawings I have done over the past few years.
Most of these combine elements of drawing and collage, and were all done in my sketchbook using Sharpie markers.
Several of these designs are available as prints and on other products in my Society6 store and other shops.
This one was inspired by Easter and the flowers of Spring.
Here it is also available as a greeting card from my Zazzle store.
This one combines a lot of different Zentangle inspired patterns and does not have any collage elements. This one is not available as a print.
This one which incorporates different lips cut out of a women’s magazine is one of my favourites!
Another spring time inspired piece including bright flowers collaged into the design.
This one is also available as products in my Zazzle store, as seen below.
Thanks for checking out these six zentangle inspired designs! I hope you like them and feel free to leave your comments below.
I finally bought myself an A-Line dress from Redbubble.
I’ve been curious since day one about how these dresses look, fit, and feel, and had a hard time finding any detailed reviews of them online.
So when I published my new Tropical Monstera Pattern and saw how nice it looked, I had to order one.
I must say I am pleased with the dress. I ordered an XS after reviewing the size chart, and it fits quite nicely. (I’m 5’0″ by the way and usually wear size S)
It took a few weeks to arrive, because I’m in Canada and it got stuck at the border for about a week (darn customs).
Aside from this photoshoot at English Bay beach, where these pictures were taken, I wore this dress for whole day at work with a belt and black cardigan. I even received some compliments from my co-workers!
Here are my impressions of the dress so far:
- It is loose and flowy, non clingy, silky feeling, and doesn’t wrinkle easily.
- It is comfortable to wear.
- The print is vibrant and shows off my artwork nicely.
- The light and thin fabric is not see through at all.
- It would be a great garment for hot summer days or a tropical vacation.
I quite like the dress with a belt for my figure, as seen in the pictures above. But, I think this dress is probably flattering for most body-types, especially with the option of a belt or no belt.
More details about this dress from the Redbubble website:
- 97% Polyester / 3% Elastane woven dress fabric
- Made in the U.S.A.
- Print covers entire front and back panel
- Loose swing shape for an easy, flowy fit.
Let me know what you think about this dress or other Redbubble products you’ve purchased by leaving a comment below!
I plan on doing some more product reviews in the future so make sure to follow my blog and stay tuned.
Have a great day!
You may have heard that the popular fashion website Polyvore was sold off and the website has been shut down.
If you didn’t know about Polyvore, it was a fashion website where you could pin and collect fashion, home decor, and images from around the web and create sets with them, enter them into contests and share them with friends. It was pretty fun, especially for fashion lovers.
I used Polyvore to make sets and sometimes included my own designs from Zazzle and Society6 in them.
I was able to download all of my sets before they were gone forever, and since they are no longer online I thought I’d share a few of my best sets here!
Where I’ve included my own designs in the set I will list the products below the image in case you’re interested.
Paris is Always a Good Idea Throw Pillow
Mermaid Pattern Tank Top
Rainbow Palm Tree Sunset Flip Flops
Black and White Lace Yin Yang Hoody
Ok But First Coffee T-shirt
I actually have a ton more sets that I will save for a later date.
I am pretty sad that Polyvore is gone since it was a fun and unique website! Does anyone know of any similar alternatives? If you used Polyvore, what are your thoughts on the change?
Have a great day everyone.
Here are 2 new mandala patterns I created by re-using and re-mixing my best selling Rose Gold Mandala design!
These designs were also inspired by some of my other best selling designs, including my Blue and Gold Mandala Pattern and my Rose Gold Mandala on a White Marble background.
I think these 2 mandala designs turned out pretty nicely and I have uploaded them to my Redbubble and Society6 stores! Check out a few samples of the products available below. They make a beautiful tapestry or throw pillow.
Blue and Gold Mandala Wall Tapestry
Rose Gold Mandala on White Marble Throw Pillow or Floor Pillow
Blue and Gold Mandala Laptop Sleeve
Rose Gold Mandala on White Marble Contrast Tank Top
Blue and Gold Mandala Greeting Card
Rose Gold Mandala on White Marble Tapestry
Let me know which design or product is your favourite by leaving me a comment below!
Have a great day.