happy third birthday

I can't believe it.How have three years passed already? Honestly, I forgot about it until WordPress reminded me. I feel like my baby has grown up so much. I've learned so much during this time as well. A big thank you to all of you, my readers, for continuing to support quaint & darling all … Continue reading happy third birthday

a 2020 spring recap

Hola! I think we can all agree that this spring was kind of crazy! I spent most of my time in self-isolation (still quarantining as I type this up), writing essays and taking tests. One highlight though was getting the extra time to focus on art and actually getting a chance to relax a bit … Continue reading a 2020 spring recap

my art bucket list | summer 2020

aloha my lovelies! ☼ I hope you are all doing well! I've been thinking and compiling of list of things I would like to do this summer. And I thought I would share a few highlights. ✦ 1. work on the etsy shop This has been on to-do list for the longest time and this … Continue reading my art bucket list | summer 2020

thoughts on minimalism

minimalism, noun, a style or technique (as in music, literature, or design) that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicityMerriam-Webster Dictionary I suspect that you've heard of minimalism before, perhaps in social media, the blogosphere, or various articles. Minimalism and implementing it throughout one's life has become almost mainstream. Take a look at decluttering with … Continue reading thoughts on minimalism

art journal | ’19 -’20 flip thru

hello there! ☼ It's been a while since I've shared a peek into my art journal. Today features the debut of my current journal on the blog. It's especially dear to my heart since I stitched it together myself. Isn't the olive green gorgeous? And the gold embossing adds charm and a vintage flair to … Continue reading art journal | ’19 -’20 flip thru

a grey heart

Ciao darlings! This past spring, I had the snippet of an idea and well. . . it became something more than an abstract idea. It became a short story. Full of feeling, it may make you cry. I would grab a box of tissues and chocolates before you begin. Presenting for your reading enjoyment. . … Continue reading a grey heart

selections of poetry

Hello, lovelies! Poetry is a wonder. It carries a musicality and rhythm. It describes feelings, circumstances, and stories in such a meaningful and expressive way. I thought that I would share a few of my poems. I've been influenced by this current time of chaos and uncertainty. Read on and enjoy. ☾ ✦ ☽ 3/27 … Continue reading selections of poetry

things to do in quarantine

Hello friends, It's such a sobering time. Everything is changing. Everyday events are disrupted. Try to see this period of self-isolation as a good thing (though, if you're homeschooler like me, you've probably had very minimal disruption with classes and this is your usual routine). Think about all the different projects that you've been putting … Continue reading things to do in quarantine