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 2018: Dog Year Red Packet Series

“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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Green Day 2018: A Paper Cactus For You

“I walked into the woods alone and came out with the love of my life.” Celeste Koh #180814# Today is Green Day, the Korean couple day when couples take a stroll into the woods while drinking a bottle of soju. Hehe so cute how they celebrate all kinds of couple days like this one in […]

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Silver Day 2018: Always Your Wife

“”My six-word love story: I want to be your wife.” Unknown #180714# July 14th was a couple day known as the Silver Day in Korea. It’s the day when couples exchange silver rings and discuss future plans of marriage. In my last year’s artwork for Silver Day, I had asked Taenggu to “PUT THE RING […]

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White Day 2018: A Daisy For You

“Don’t let anyone trample on your daisies… Not even you.” Jane Lee Logan #180314# Not long after Taenggu’s birthday on 9th March, it was White Day, probably the most celebrated couple day in Korea after Valentine’s Day. In Korean culture, women present chocolates to men as gifts on Valentine’s Day. One month later, men are […]

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VDay 2018: Love Spell From Harry Potter

“You are protected, in short, by your ability to love!” Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince / “Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.” Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire / “Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity […]

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Candle Day 2018: Thanks For Warming My Heart

It’s not that I feel cold, it’s my heart that is snowing. But thanks for trying to warm my cold heart. Celeste Koh #180114# This was another idea that was inspired from my Korea trip. The words I had in my mind were originally in Chinese because I thought it sounded more poetic in Chinese […]

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