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Self-Acceptance And A Cozy Nook

Elina December, SelfCare

December so far is filled with tiny magic moments. I’m so grateful for it. I’m basking in it each and every day. I can’t believe that it’s the middle of December already! Time is going so fast. I can’t help but compare it with December last year. There was a frantic/manic energy and I was going and going afraid of …

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Boring Saturdays and Endelflower Lattes

Elina December, SelfCare

Today I have the house all to myself. Technically, the house is just an apartment and I still have Maya with me but those are just silly details. Husband and son are away at grandparents’ house and I’m free to roam the apartment and do whatever I please. ‘Whatever I please’ means uninterrupted time drawing and doing laundry, a long …

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Henna, Frustrations And A Cozy Blanket

Elina December, SelfCare

Another day and another drawing. Honestly, this one was a bit frustrating to do and it didn’t really turn out the say I wanted it to. There are a lot of tiny details to fuss over and fuss I did. But somehow it didn’t want to bend to my will… It just is what it is. The prompt of the …

Magic moments

Watermarks, Tags, Ornaments, And A Sunrise

Elina December, SelfCare

So I’ve not been able to write yesterday. Because I was illustrating the whole day. I needed a watermark logo for my website because most of my works are ‘naked’ and so anyone can use them. Not that I would mind (laughs nervously). I wanted something special as a logo and I drew a stamp-like design. I think it is …

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A Check-Up

Elina December, SelfCare

We are ten days into December and I decided it’s time to check up on how everything is going. Because we are almost at the end of our year I want to share with you how my life looks right now. So if you read my previous post you might know that I’m in a ‘finish strong’ operation. I decided …