A lot of things in life happen, whether they come in times of sunshine or rain. And regardless, this reminder still stands. I wanted to create a printable for you to use for your home or share with others. If you print out the file (linked for you below), you can hang it up on the fridge or wherever you would like a reminder! Print out the file here: And voila! I hope you enjoyed these work-in-progress snapshots and got inspired to spread smiles wherever you go! Make sure to subscribe to the Duly Noted, ink newsletter to get more inspiration, and remember to stop by my shop toRead More →

April marks the month of Duly Noted ink’s first pop up shop! The whole process was so exciting and I wanted to share a few tidbits of my experience. Setting up – takes a lot longer than you think. Particularly if you read tons of articles saying you should set everything up to see how it looks beforehand. And that in fact was what I was planning to do, but ended up… Buying a (gorgeous) table at Ikea on Tuesday. It stayed in its box until time for actual set up on Saturday. Picking out a clothing rack on Amazon, which arrived Friday. It also hid inRead More →

rose water tutorial

I’m no skin care junkie. Mind you, I don’t have perfect skin (not by a long shot), and I’ve tried many different treatments/products/lines over the years, to no avail. To be fair, by God’s grace, I learned patience (when will this end? I’m in my twenties!) and contentment (fighting the really? breaking out the ONLY day I really didn’t want to?). Buuuut I’m not going to say no to trying something to help my skin be as healthy as possible, and when it’s natural! My sister introduced me to rose water, and incorporating it into a spray bottle to DIY your own facial mist! I’ve fallen in love withRead More →

hospitality tray lettering

I’ve been busy rearranging our apartment this past week, and it’s been so much fun! It may or may not also be my only form of exercise in the cold of winter. ;). In the meantime, I got to host a few ladies for a book study through repentance, and it’s been so lovely all year. I wanted to have a center statement piece for the coffee table that would hold the plastic utensils and napkins. Knowing my penchant for puns, I wanted to incorporate that into a cute saying that would greet the ladies as they came in! So the phrase I chose was…Read More →

This sweet watermelon yogurt dip has lovely and healthy flavor! It’s easy make and takes less than 30 seconds to prepare. It’s delicious and can be eaten on its own for breakfast, if you’re in the mood! It’s great to make for a large gathering, or just for a few friends who stop by. I hope you enjoy this delicious recipe! * If you’re more of a visual person, click any of the images in the post to see a video of how I created this dessert! What you’ll need: Watermelon (or summer fruits) Cutting board Cutting knife Greek yogurt, plain Honey Vanilla extract Step 1: Prep the fruitsRead More →

This week’s meal winner features the protein that was on sale this week: fresh wild caught salmon! Lemon always makes a perfect pairing with salmon, and so I wanted to create a delicious meal for the hubby – and he did enjoy it! This meal disappeared really quickly! If you want to see how I made it visually, click any of the images to see a video! What you’ll need: 1/4 olive oil 2 lemons 2 tbsp garlic (8 cloves) 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 cup Pyrex bowl Pastry brush 2 lbs wild salmon, filleted Foil Baking sheet 1 lb pencilRead More →