Erin Droese Designs Journal — sketchbook

Coastal Scenes - April 2021

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Coastal Scenes - April 2021

I'll be honest - this winter and first quarter of 2021 was hard. Not for one reason in particular; it just felt hard. Maybe it did for you, too? I found my motivation to create was lacking. Partial creative block, partial not having enough time. But more recently, I've found that these coastal scenes have started bringing me out of that funk. The gorgeous NC weather we've been having, the promise of summer, and the easy accessibility that my sketchbook and watercolors give me. Inspiration from past summers spent on NC beaches, as well as our trip to California last...

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November 2020 Recap

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November 2020 Recap

Y'all - November FLEW by! While the month flew by, each day was mostly spent at home. And for some reason - even though we have been in this semi-quarantine since March - it was such a sweet month to be home. We cleaned out part of our attic, bed side tables, the pantry, refreshed our bed with new sheets and comforter, decorated for Christmas! It was a month that felt like it was all about preparing our home and our hearts for the coming season, and just savoring the quiet moments. My favorite times this month have been watching...

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