Monthly Archives: August 2005

Homemade Mondrian

I don’t really have the same taste in art as my fianc, who has the painter Mondrian as one of his favorite painters. Abstraction and cubism is not really my type of art at all, but when P painted his … Continue reading

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Cinnamon, roses & lingonberries

Presenting: Photos that smell lovely – from this week. This Sunday we went bouldering in the forest. Here are some pictures: The smell of the forest… And the autumn is getting closer, I spotted some yellow in the forest: This … Continue reading

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O’Hoya hi!

There is little new stuff all the time. This summer I got a beautiful rose tray for cookies at a big dark barn with lots of flea finds in it. I’m using it for fruit, since we eat that more … Continue reading

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Autumn colours

Two spreads from my art journal, both inspired by autumn wich is not here quite yet: August orange. Acrylic paint, oil pastel white, some text (computor prints) and decoupage on top of it all – made with napkins. Tweed autumn. … Continue reading

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Notebook Idea: Save Quotes you like

Tip of the week: look for good quotes and save the ones you like in a notebook! Faith in oneself is the best and safest course. Michelangelo I just had this great idea when I was writing about blank pages … Continue reading

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No reading in a week

I tried not to read any blogs, books or magazines last week. But it was not very difficult since I was so tired when I came home that I fell in a heap in the sofa and didn’t move much. … Continue reading

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The Balcony – my positive space

I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life. Miles Davis For me, all places and spaces in my home can feel both negative … Continue reading

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Bits and pieces

I’ve had a great week! I love all the nice comments I get in the blog, and the school start couldn’t have been better: friendly people, great environment and the coming autumn seams to be exiting and filled with new … Continue reading

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Help with the buttonholes

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Become More Creative

Reminding one another of the dream that each of us aspires to may be enough for us to set each other free. Antoine De Saint-Exupery I’m reading Julia Cameron’s book about the The Artist’s Way right now. I got it … Continue reading

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