Hello and compliments of the season!
I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and looking forward to a wonderful New Year.
As the saying goes all good things must come to an end and I’m happy to announce the Winners from the final draw of our 2016 Calendar Giveaway.
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I’m happy to announce the 1st set of winners from my giveaway. They are
Yay! It’s finally here! Win 1 of 30 CD encased Calendars in the 1st ever Thoughts Paper Scissors Giveaway!
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If you were following my progress on my year long 2015 Monthly Calendar Project you would have seen all the behind the scenes pictures and thought processes of how I created all 12 pieces of paper-cut artworks that feature on each month of the calendar. I got quite a few requests for 2016 Calendars and since we’re in the season on giving, you could say I’m in quite a generous mood!
Welcome to December! If you’re like me you’re probably thinking “Wow! this year went by really quick!” But then again, I think I have that thought every December! LOL!
So as you all know this will be the last instalment of the 2015 Monthly Calendar Project! OMG!! I have mixed feelings about this.
On one hand I’m happy I was able to set myself a goal and keep to it consistently through some of the most difficult periods of my life like family drama, work pressure and battling health issues (Oh yeah, apart from overcoming and having a successful treatment for a long drawn out health problem earlier this year, I also recently had my 1st and hopefully last severe allergic reaction! Might blog on that later).
Can you believe it’s September already? 2015 is flying by and what a year it has been so far.
So on to the quote for this month is by Napoleon Hill
Don’t wait. The time will never be just right
I decided to do something different with the backing papers for this quote, by using different colours in the negative spaces of the text. I reckon it turned out quite well. And what says time better than a watch/clock, I emphasised the time never being right by having 2 different times depicted.
I guess you know the drill already, yes I’m back with another post from my monthly calendar project. The whole reason this began was to get me practising the art of paper cutting instead of procrastinating about it and also to create content for my blog and get feedback from all you lovely people.
So without further delay the quote for this month is by Dan Zadra
Worry is a misuse of imagination
I can definitely attest that what I’ve experienced today alone in the course of getting this blog post out is truly a drama filled practical manifestation of this quote!
Hello and welcome to June!
I find it amazing that we’re already half way through the year. So much has happened and there’s still so much more to come.
So going straight into this month’s quote, it’s a proverb from the shores of Japan
Fall seven times and stand up eight
In other words, stay resilient regardless of what life throws at you. Have that determination to never give up and to keep on going despite any setbacks you may face.
Thinking on this, my mind went to my country Nigeria. As a people we face several challenges across board. Yet there’s a dogged determination and resilience in most, if not all Nigerians, to find a way through, around, over and under our issues and keep on striving. This is the ‘Naija Spirit’* (*Naija is a colloquial term for Nigeria/Nigerian) Continue reading