Journal

The Butterfly Totem

The Butterfly Totem

This Butterfly Totem represents energy, personal discovery, and transformation. Something wonderful is soon to unfold.. the light in the dark. The butterfly has long been very precious and personal to me. The butterfly is one of the most emblematic totem animals symbolizing freedom and personal transformation. Renewal, light, happiness, and change are just a few words that come to mind...

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Botanical Study / No. 02

Botanical Study / No. 02

Today I took the day off, reserved exclusively for inspiration. I think doing so is necessary (especially in the creative industry) to avoid burnout, to keep your work looking fresh, and to maintain a healthy balance of life and work. Forgetting about the world around you can come so easy when you’re passionate about your work. I feel like I am constantly doing, and sometimes, I forget to just slow down and take in all the life around me...

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The Celestial Totem

The Celestial Totem

Mesmerized by the Super Blue Blood Moon (say blue blood moon 5x really fast), I created this piece of art labeled “The Celestial Totem”, inspired by our incredible universe and the views that we had this morning. This totem represents focus, purpose, and creative growth...

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Shop Mel Volkman is live!

Shop Mel Volkman is live!

The doors to my shop are officially open and I am completely over the moon! As most of you know, this shop has been a huge passion project + labor of love. Also, a super long time coming! I'm so happy to share with you the love & magic that lives within my soul. I want to thank you all so very much for all your love and support. Your kind words and heartfelt messages are truly uplifting and really inspire me to continue making all the beautiful, magical things! So, here’s to the shop finally being open and to so much more coming!!...

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