How to Create an Illustrated Map

In two days I’m are going on a trip to Prague with my boyfriend. I have never been there and I am so excited to explore this historic city.

I was flipping through my Lonely Planet pocket guide and I thought it would be fun to illustrate my own map of Prague.

Cartography, the art op map drawing, is a centuries-old science that has captivated explorers and wanderers throughout the ages. Although the world has been thoroughly mapped, artists continue to make maps of familiar places. Every map tells a story and in illustrating maps there is endless room for creativity.

Want to know how I illustrated my first map?

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Unboxing – Illumicrate Hidden Talents

This week I received my first Illumicrate book box! Illumicrate is a subscription box that that sends you new books plus bookish items that are fun, beautiful and geeky. The theme for this box was ‘Hidden Talents’.

What I knew about this box when I ordered it;

  • The book will be an exclusive edition.
  • The items in the box will be inspired by Fangirl, Shadowhunters, Percy Jackson, Black Panther and Avatar: The Last Airbender.
  • And included is an advanced reader copy. It’s the start of a new series by a bestselling author, and its not out until October 2018!

Hidden Talents

Curious to find out what was inside this box?

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The books I want to read in June

This year is going by so fast! I can’t believe it’s already June.

This month I have a couple of really fun things planned. I’m celebrating my birthday (June 8th!) and me & The Boyfriend are going on vacation to Prague. I’m super excited for our city trip. Also we have tickets for a specialty beer festival and.. I’m going shopping for a wedding dress!

Besides all of this, I hope to make some time to read at least six books this month.

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Dit jaar gaat zo ontzettend snel! Ik kan bijna niet geloven dat het al weer Juni is.

Ik heb deze maand een aantal hele leuke dingen gepland staan. Ik ga mijn verjaardag vieren (8 juni!) en ik ga met mijn vriend op vakantie naar Praag. Ik heb heel veel zin in onze stedentrip. Ook hebben we kaartjes voor een speciaal bier festival en.. Ik ga shoppen voor een trouwjurk!

Naast dit alles hoop ik tijd vrij te kunnen maken om ten minste zes boeken te lezen deze maand.

Let’s take a look at my June TBR!

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May Wrap-up

May was a month with a lot of sunny days and I was so happy our garden is finally ready. I spend a lot of time outside this month. I’ve read some amazing books, although I didn’t read as much as I did in April.

Mei was een maand met veel zonnige dagen en ik was zo blij dat onze tuin eindelijk klaar is. Ik heb veel tijd buiten doorgebracht. Hoewel ik niet zo veel boeken heb gelezen als in April, heb ik deze maand een aantal geweldige boeken gelezen.

Let’s take a look at the books I’ve read and bought in May!

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