Wow. Hey guys! It’s so glad to see you here! I’m truly truly pleased that you decided to it’s so glad to see you here! I’m truly truly pleased that you decided to stop by my site and take a look. Think of this as a small window inside of my world and all aspects of what I do in my little world. I have always wanted to start a blog and there’s really no real place to start. I have read countless articles about starting blogs and what to say in your first blog and how they’re supposed to be formatted and everything but I really don’t like adhering to terms like that. I think of this as a diary, but I know that it is public so I won’t let my dirtiest skeletons come out just yet😅
So, I guess to start off… Hi! I’m Jay. My name is Jourdan, but it can get a little hard for folks to spell at times, so I just go by Jay these days. Or if you know me, Hacked, Hackeduni, or Coop. I’m a California kid, but I moved to Southern MD a little over 6 years ago after living in Atlanta for about 2 & 1/2 years. I have WAY too many creative outlets. Tech has been my second love (behind books!) so even you being here, on this website; I built it! I’m very proud of it in its current state & I can’t wait to fiddle with it more & more. If you click around a bit, you’ll see some pages that may have a dead link or two; sorry😅 But! You’ll also get to see the magick & love I put into this site to show you all of my creations.
Art! I love to draw & paint, with acrylic being my favorite medium currently. I’m still trying to learn Procreate to become a better digital artist (I stg once I get eyes & hands down, it OVER!) If we only had more hours in the day, I would draw much more often. I still have my living room ceiling in process, & once it’s done, you all will see it!
The art flows into my nails too! I love to do my own nails, which explains why they’re long af! I have only had my nails done by “professionals” in a salon 4 times in my LIFE. One for prom, & then 3 times after while I lived in Atlanta. I hated them. Every. Single. Time. Not to mention they broke. Every. Single. Time. I was frustrated with paying all that money only for them to break. So, to save a story for another day, I taught myself. Here we are, almost 6 years later, & my nails are the definition of who I am & how most people recognize me.
I recently also got into wire wrapping! So this was super sudden, but I wanted to make my own rings to show off my nails. I’m also ~kinda- cheap when it comes to buying most finished products & I realized that I was addicted to Amazon, as well as other big box stores. My friendly creative demon showed her head & here I am, making my own jewelry & finding the beauty in non mainstream stones, while also finding/ forming a connection with them as well as their meanings.
There are many other facets of me, like a rare gem, that I can go on & on about for days, but I’ll save those for later posts. Just know I also enjoy fitness/ sports, books (again), anime, & video games. I can’t wait to continue to share my journeys with you all, truly! Let me know what you think of this post & I hope you sign up for my email list to get notified of all the things that happen here on the site! I have so much in store for the coming times & I’m excited to share with you!