Had always known that tidying up and decluttering actually helps to clear up a lot of burdens on oneself. It was rather strange that at times when I felt horrible and I started to clear out stuffs, I will feel better. Feel lighter, brighter and happier.

Then I chanced upon this particular way of decluttering on the web – Konmari method.  I read bits and pieces on the blog posts by others. I caught a few videos on youtube and I decided that I had to get Marie Kondo’s book. 

Once I started reading it, I started with clearing my wardrobe. Though she said to clean out by category and in one shot, I am unable to do so due to work and household commitments.

So I had to tweak her methods to fit my life.  i had cleared out my wardrobe and my inner wears. I am going to go to my socks, homewear and workout attires. 

However, before I embarked on those, I had made my younger girl cleared out her study table and books that no longer needed as she has cleared her exams for this year. 

The above are stuffs to be pickef up by recycling people.

These are joyless stuffs that needs to be thrown out. 

Count today as Day 1.

This is today’s doodle.  I had started it yesterday and managed to complete it this morning.

As the younger gal is studying for her upcoming exams and I am supervising, I relax and divert my brains to doodling.

Then I decided to colour in the doodle with Tombow brushpen.

Life takes over and other stuffs get pushed aside.  Many of my crafts and bakes have been pushed aside to let more important things take over.

While I had a little time in my hands the last few months, I had a few creative bursts. Below are some of them.

1. Polymer clay pokemons as Pokemon Go was the trendy game that almost everyone was and is playing. I played but I have gotten kind of bored with it. Maybe it could be that I could not get a Snorlax while everyone around caught it.  Yah… I am quite a sore loser.

2.  I started to learn handlettering and simple watercolour painting. So I made a few of these framed art for my colleagues.

3. Painting on white canvas shoes. 

The pair below was given away to an old friend and teacher of my younger girl in the last Teacher’s Day.

So this was what I have been up to.

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Since it was a non school day and I did not have to work, I gave this a try as the recipe looked simple. Truth is… it is simple!

The recipe will be posted soon but first I think I need a nap.

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Since it was a non school day and I did not have to work, I gave this a try as the recipe looked simple. Truth is… it is simple!

The recipe will be posted soon but first I think I need a nap.

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I really love this piece I have managed to do. Can’t wait to do a few more and then maybe let the girls colour it in.

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My recent doodles. Trying to learn to draw intricate mandala designs. There are so many beautiful ones out there. I want to do nice ones and print my own t-shirts.

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Did a simple page before the week disappears and this becomes history.

Can you share with me how planners help to keep your lives in order and organised? Although I have been at this for a year but somehow my life is still very much disorganised and messy😦