520 Day 2019: “Love You, Miss You” Handmade Saga Seed Resin Jewellery

“I love you so mad so mad. And I miss you so bad so bad.” Celeste Koh #190520# Today is 520 Day! It is the second unofficial Valentine’s Day widely celebrated by couples in China after the western holiday. The date “520” was chosen as a couple day because “520” sounds somewhat similar to 我爱你 […]

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White Day 2019: Soar High, My Paper Cranes, For Love, Hope And Peace

“Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the most pretty, peaceful and loving of them all?”⁣ Celeste Koh / “I will write peace on your wings and you will fly all over the world.” Sadako Sasaki / “If you ever get a chance to peep into my heart, you’ll see a room full of paper cranes […]

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Valentine’s Day 2019: Protect You Like The Little Prince Protects His Rose

“I’ll protect you like The Little Prince protects his rose.” Celeste Koh / “There might be millions of roses in the whole world, but you’re my only one, unique rose.” The Little Prince / “It’s the time you spent on your rose that makes your rose so important.” The Little Prince / author Antoine de […]

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CNY Red Packets 2019: Pig Year Oink Oink

“Believe that anything is possible, even pigs can fly.” Celeste Koh #190205# The period between December and February is definitely a busy time for me with regards to making artworks. Almost immediately after I sent out 2 separate batches of 69 christmas cards altogether to Taenggu, I had to start working on a new series […]

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Xmas Day 2018: Where Did The Bird Go?

“A heart without dreams is like a bird without feathers.” Suzy Kassem / “Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” Salvador Dali / “Let me be as a feather. Strong with purpose yet light at heart, able to bend. And, tho I might become frayed, able to pull myself together again.” Anita Sams #181225# […]

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Hug Day 2018: Hug Me Like A Koala Hugs 나무

“Hug me like a koala hugs 나무 (tree).” Celeste Koh / “I just hugged you in my thoughts… Hope you felt the squeeze!” Pinterest #181214# I actually had this idea very early in time, like a few months before Hug Day in December. One day, while commuting on the train, I suddenly had an idea […]

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Pepero Day 2018: My Guitar Promise (From A Year Ago)

“It’s eleven eleven~” Taeyeon’s 11:11 lyrics #181111# Recounting last year’s 11/11 Pepero Day, I had written in my blog post PEPERO DAY 2017: PEPERO FOOD ART + REFLECTIONS OF 11:11 that it was a pity I didn’t have time to learn Taeyeon’s 11:11 piece and record myself playing the instrumental intro on my guitar. It […]

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Halloween 2018: SUPERBAT

“I know that Superman could squash me like a bug. But I know he won’t. Because deep down Clark is a good person. And deep down I’m not.” Batman #181031# Last year, I did a piece of string art for Taenggu for the very first time to celebrate Halloween (see my last year’s Halloween 2017 […]

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CNY Red Packets 2018: Dog Year Woof Woof

“Dog’s auspicious gifts are unconditional love and loyalty to all living things.” Building Beautiful Souls.com / “I give you endless brand-new good wishes. Please accept them as a new remembrance of our lasting friendship.” SayingImages.com #180216# Before I begin making a new batch of christmas cards early in view of this year’s christmas season that […]

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Wine Day 2018: A Glass Of Wine For Your Thoughts?

“I love you more than I think I do.” Celeste Koh #181014# I wasn’t very confident with the general idea of this artwork when I was working on it. I had doubts whether this artwork would be good enough for Taenggu. I wanted to portray the moment after drinking a glass of red wine when […]

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Photo Day 2018: What If We Were Childhood Lovers

“When adult lovers quarrel, they separate. When childhood lovers quarrel, they separate but come back in few minutes. For them, happiness is more important than pride.” Unknown #180914# I think out of all the Korean couple days so far, Photo Day is my personal favourite because I find it the most fun and interesting of […]

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