June 28, 2016

A new keepsake illustration is available! I made her skin dark and her hair big. My best illustrated afro so far. I am very proud of it :)

The skin and hair color can be customized. I see her being a fair-skinned read head as well, with freckles (thinking about Aileen Q...

June 20, 2016

This is a new piece, for Stephanie, made from her baby blanket. What a great idea! Most babies treasure their blankets and carry them around everywhere. The blanket is a great item to use for these keepsakes!

I am sure this specific one will be recognized by most p...

June 15, 2016

Amanda was done a while ago and it's one of my favorite illustrations right now. Her dress is layers and layers of grey tulle. It's not long like the other big dresses, but it is definitely big! 

I named her Amanda because I thought her face coincidentally looked a...

June 1, 2016

Although I knew Tania Saleh from her song in the movie Caramel (a favorite soundtrack), I rediscovered her not long ago and have been listening to her music non-stop for the past couple of days. She is a very talented Lebanese artist and singer.

Here is a playlist I fo...

June 1, 2016

It is so nice to be back to doing what I truly love. 

Five years and two babies after my move to Seattle from Canada, I am refocusing on Pokidots! I left my corporate Creative Project Manager job, and I am ready to take on the self-employment challenge all over again, t...

May 10, 2016

Jessica Jones came out on Netflix last winter, and we binge-watched it all in 10 days (we can't watch it in 10 hours anymore now that we have kids, unless we skip work or sleep :)

I loved the subtle superhero concept, and loved the characters. I didn't know Krysten Ritt...

May 5, 2016

Summer is here, and all the Seattleites are out walking, cycling, running, and taking care of their bodies. I started a 100-ounce-a-day water challenge 30 days ago, and yesterday was the last day. 

Now 100 oz was pushing it a little; I was getting closer to 80 oz, which...