Category: Good things

11 Mar

1 Second A Day of Patterns

In February I continued doing 1 Second A Day Videos as a creative side project. This time I decided to focus on the theme of collecting patterns. This was really fun to do because it forced me to pay more attention to my surroundings, especially in places I walk all the time. It was also […]

08 Mar

Reading Habit For Life

Lately I’ve been often asked how I manage to read so many books, usually because I share my recent reads on Instagram Stories. I guess people have noticed I share a new book almost every week. I’ve always been an enthusiastic reader of books, but when I first moved to Vancouver almost fifteen years ago […]

14 Jan

A Beautiful Side Table Reborn

I thrifted this side table all the way back in June 2012 from an interesting furniture store no longer in business on The Drive. I was walking past the shop and the table was sitting outside with a note on it asking who would be the one to make it beautiful again. At a $15 […]

07 Jan

An Updated Container of Good Things

In 2018 I started the habit of noting good things down on paper that happened throughout the year and collecting them in a special container. This project is inspired by Elizabeth Gilbert’s Happiness Jar, and it was a much-needed project of looking at the good in what was a difficult year. I opened the container […]

02 Jan

2018: Year End Review In Twelve Photos

It’s my annual year end review of some of the things I made over the course of the previous twelve months. It started off as a difficult year because of the flood, and I only recently realized I spend almost seven months without a dedicated studio. I worked on a lot of small projects, struggled […]

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