Wrapping Up 2016 and Get Ready for 2017

Hi all, It has been such a looong time I haven't posted anything. Wow, since October – and now Christmas is right around the corner! I think it's time to write a post talking about what we have been doing and wrapping up our 2016. First of all, Huy and I can't wait to meet our baby ...

5 Ways Handwritten Notes Enrich Our Everyday Life

It's true that the first reason I started Chic+Nawdie was because of my watercolor illustrations. I taught myself watercolor when I was still working full-time as a graphic designer and this medium captivated me so much I wanted to create a product that can carry my illustrations and transform them into useful everyday objects. However, a ...

At Chic+Nawdie’s Studio: How We Make Our Giclée Art Prints

Today I decided to add another column to our blog where I take you to our little studio and explore how we make Chic+Nawdie's products. In the ages of mass production and everything-made-in-China, we want you to know that Chic+Nawdie is truly a business that emphasizes craftsmanship, sustainability and our local community. Our first entry of ...

CHIC+NAWDIE x Bleubird for Holiday 2014

It's only a few days away from Christmas. People are rushing to check off their gift list, packing for their flights to see family, decorating their trees, writing holiday cards, and overall just busily wrapping up another year. Chic+Nawdie has had a wonderful year – We started this friendship illustration blog in June 2014 and ...

CHIC+NAWDIE x Pretty.Much Channel

Like almost every other woman, Chic+Nawdie are fond of all things makeup and skincare related. And by "fond of", we mean that while we don't like putting tons of make up on, we take the renown Korean skincare regimen seriously, eat healthy, (try to) exercise, have enough sleep and (again try to) maintain a positive happy ...