Why I built my own website (with Divi)

Note: in this article, I am sharing my enthusiasm for my Wordpress theme Divi and my hosting provider Siteground. I am an affiliate for both of them. This means that I earn a commission if you purchase the theme or the hosting via the links in this post—if you do so,...

My name is Simone

Daily painting changed my life, and I am so passionate about it. That’s why I started this blog. I would love to inspire you to let your creativity flow and start making art – even (or maybe especially) if you have never painted.


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My daily painting

I try to paint every day, and I write about my daily art practice on this blog. Take a look and join me!


Daily Painting: Very busy

Dear reader, Today I made a small painting (a cut out with crayon). The end-result was much too busy, but still I enjoyed the process. Since I'm writing a book right now and have also other responsibilities in my family, I don't take a lot of time for painting. There...

Daily Painting: Be Here

Dear reader, Today another small painting - I could rather call it a cut-out: It's a piece of an old painting (a family member of the other paintings of the last few days). I only added small dots to it.Painting gives me the possibility to 'Be Here', and to practice...

Daily Painting: Repurposing old paintings

Dear reader, Today I started the day again with a small painting. It's part of an old painting, and I only added some dots and a little bit of black paint on it. It's not the same as 'real' painting - but for now, it works for me. I keep in touch with my painting, and...

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