Being single and living alone can be pretty awesome, and these illustrations show why.

Created by LA-based painter, illustrator and occasional animator, Yaoyao Ma Van As, this series of illustrations pretty much sums up the magic of living alone. From leaving your marks everywhere to cleaning up whenever you want - living alone really has its perks. Keep on scrolling to check them out and don't forget to vote for your favorites!

More info: yaoyaomavanas.com

#1

Enjoying Some Peace And Quiet

Enjoying Some Peace And Quiet

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

Hmmmmh..... Not to underestimate the situation and the illustration (very beautiful picture, seriously), but can you really afford a house like that when you live alone?

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#2

Playing With Your Pup

Playing With Your Pup

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Atiqah Azmi
Community Member
3 years ago

Aww cute

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#3

Escaping Reality

Escaping Reality

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Read your heart out!

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#4

Working Whenever You Feel Like It

Working Whenever You Feel Like It

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Yup. Binge-eat and binge-watch Netflix during the day, procrastinate work during the day, and work at night, sleep deprived

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#5

Enjoying A Cup Of Tea While Watching The Rain

Enjoying A Cup Of Tea While Watching The Rain

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Jens Büchter
Community Member
3 years ago

But you can do it with your Partner either.

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#6

Doing Nothing All Day

Doing Nothing All Day

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Agreed. Don't forget to pet your pupper!

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#7

Dancing Like No One Is Watching (Cause No One Is)

Dancing Like No One Is Watching (Cause No One Is)

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Community Member
3 years ago

your dog is ;p

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#8

Cuddling With Your Best Friend

Cuddling With Your Best Friend

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

So cute!

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#9

Binge Eating All You Want

Binge Eating All You Want

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Community Member
3 years ago

When i see this i decided live alone when i grow up ;p

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#10

Being A Little Clumsy

Being A Little Clumsy

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Community Member
3 years ago

a Little

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#11

Bathing As Long As You Want

Bathing As Long As You Want

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

SO RELAXING! except i can't fit into a bathtub anymore DX

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#12

Enjoying The Little Things

Enjoying The Little Things

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Aww the dog made a new friend!

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#13

Having A Carefree Sort Of Walk

Having A Carefree Sort Of Walk

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

I wish there was a forests that I could do this in!

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#14

Having A Party With Yourself

Having A Party With Yourself

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Community Member
3 years ago

and your pup

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#15

Snacking Whenever You Feel Like It Without Anyone Judging You

Snacking Whenever You Feel Like It Without Anyone Judging You

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Me every. Single. Day.

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#16

Enjoying A Morning To Yourself

Enjoying A Morning To Yourself

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Community Member
3 years ago

I love her house

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#17

Meditating Without Distractions

Meditating Without Distractions

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Community Member
3 years ago

Beautiful place!

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#18

Working The Way You Like

Working The Way You Like

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Yeah that's me in a nutshell

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#19

Treating Yourself To A Whole Batch Of Cookies

Treating Yourself To A Whole Batch Of Cookies

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Community Member
3 years ago

She have a dog! not very alone

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#20

Enjoying Some Quality Me Time

Enjoying Some Quality Me Time

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

And then I spill the nail polish cuz I'm clumsy

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#21

Taking Your Time In The Mornings

Taking Your Time In The Mornings

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Enjoy the sunrise!

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#22

Creating Your Own "Fine Dining" Rules

Creating Your Own "Fine Dining" Rules

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Community Member
3 years ago

that's fine dining to me!

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#23

Dreaming On A Rainy Day

Dreaming On A Rainy Day

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

I love to draw in the windows, too!

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#24

Cleaning However You Like

Cleaning However You Like

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Agreed!

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#25

Stretching In The Morning With The Room To Yourself

Stretching In The Morning With The Room To Yourself

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Meowton Mewsk
Community Member
3 years ago

That's a big ass room.

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#26

Having Your Puppy Around All The Time

Having Your Puppy Around All The Time

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Aww I wish the dog would just jump in there! Cuddle while bathing!

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#27

Waking Up With Your Pup

Waking Up With Your Pup

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Aww, you didn't have to wake me up!

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#28

Taking It All In On Your Morning Walk

Taking It All In On Your Morning Walk

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Community Member
3 years ago

I love her drawing style

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#29

Melting Away Your Troubles

Melting Away Your Troubles

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Community Member
3 years ago

i thought she's bathing in pizza before i relised they are rose petals

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#30

Marking Your Territory

Marking Your Territory

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Community Member
3 years ago

whew.. im not the only one who do that

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#31

Doing Laundry Wherever You Want

Doing Laundry Wherever You Want

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Aww the doggo under the pile of laundry!

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#32

Trying On All Your Clothes

Trying On All Your Clothes

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Juliana Baus
Community Member
3 years ago

that was damn cute

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#33

Releasing Your Inner Artist

Releasing Your Inner Artist

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

I think the floor is a masterpiece

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#34

Being By Your Pups Side

Being By Your Pups Side

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

IT'S SO CUTE!!!!!!

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#35

Working On Your Flexibility

Working On Your Flexibility

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

Yeah, I need to work on that DX

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#36

Making A Mess

Making A Mess

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jo_shortland
Community Member
3 years ago

Love the Buffy T-Shirt

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#37

Leaving Your Hair Everywhere Because You Can

Leaving Your Hair Everywhere Because You Can

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Community Member
3 years ago

that's a bit too much for me '-'

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