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Thing I have learned this year

Things I have learned this year

It might be hard to believe but the end of 2017 is in sight. It’s been a year where I’ve learned a lot and I would love to share my own little life lessons with you. It’s very personal so take from it whatever…


An exhibition from the heart

It’s been over four years already since I made a big change in my life. I am writing this because I have been making cut-out illustrations this past week and after posting it on Instagram, a friend commented with reminding me that I did…

etsy shopping

Doing some Etsy shopping

sponsored post A while ago I got an email from Anna from Etsy, if I was interested in doing a portrait-drawing session for the EtsyNL launch in Haarlem. Of course I was! As you might have seen on my Instagram stories, I got to…

Marloes De Vries blog

Doing what makes you happy

Today I found a letter I wrote to myself exactly three years ago. I posted in on Facebook and after that someone asked me to translate it to English to have it published on a blog. Three years have gone by and things have…

Love for the UK

A passion for a country: United Kingdom

This week not a blog post about illustration but about another love: the United Kingdom. Ever since I was a little girl, I dreamed of becoming Basil and having a hotel named ‘Fawlty Towers’. I lacked the essentials: a lean figure and oh: I…