Creative Life

This sub-blog is all about living a creative life. Topics include art, planners, home, life, interior design, and family.

My Birth Story - Part 1 - Prodromal Labor

Sept. 1, 2018, 3:47 p.m.

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My birth story is a perfect example of “We planned, God laughed”.

As an engineer, I love data and learning about things. I literally spent the entire pregnancy watching every birth vlog on YouTube (twice), taking multiple birthing classes, and researching every little detail about the labor and delivery process in an effort to be as prepared as possible. I wanted to be informed and ready for any given scenario that could occur.

Obsessive. I know.

My only real desire for labor was to deliver as naturally as possible, with as little intervention as necessary. Ideally, no epidural – I ...


How to Design Planner Stickers in GIMP

Feb. 27, 2018, 3:52 a.m.

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Hello everyone!

Per long awaited request, I am finally happy to announce a new series of blog posts as a companion guide to my previous guide, where I will be demonstrating in-depth tutorials on how to design various types of planner stickers in GIMP.

Before we get started, here is a link to my previous guide, where I go step by step through the process of buying materials, opening an Etsy shop, printing and cutting planner stickers, and fulfilling orders. If you are interested in that material, click here to head over to the other series.

Additionally, I would like ...


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