Monthly Archives: June 2007

Washes of colour

After reading the zine Play I’ve been having an itch to create on paper again. I didn’t bring my altered book because it is heavy, but before I went to the airport I picked up a couple of folded watercolour … Continue reading

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Play – a zine about the art of visual journals

A couple of weeks ago I ordered Teesha Moore’s zine Play, a zine about the Art of Visual Journals. I bought all four issues at the same time, and I’m happy that I did. They are yummy. Thick paper, eye … Continue reading

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Round Skirt

I have so many fabrics that are too beautiful (and too big) to just lay folded in my wardrobe. I thought that this spring/summer I would make some skirts for me out of some of this fabric. But it’s been … Continue reading

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A Grey Cat comes to visit and I get someone to talk to

I’m at my parents house, visiting. They’ve given away the budgie Raffe and the rabbit Tsatziki, so when I first came home the house kind of felt “empty”. I always talk to the animals, and notice them. I’m just that … Continue reading

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My kind o’ cup

For midsummer I took some of the rose cups I thrifted last week and made my first flower arrangement for the table. Roses of course, from the garden. I just love how beautiful they look together on the white table … Continue reading

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Making tiny gifts

The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller More small creatures today! I have a few kids inside my heart all the time, but … Continue reading

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Adventures in the garden

Photo-shoot in the garden, featuring a small pink creature I made this week in moms sewing room. Mom made a big turquoise picnic blanket and occupied the sewing machine, so I picked up some materials and hand sewed this wee … Continue reading

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Suitcase decoupage and a crafty picnic

Do you remember the red case I bought two years ago? It’s been sitting in the basement for too long and I wanted to do a big project so I took it up in the beginning of June. Then cleaned … Continue reading

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A room with a view

Inspired by the photo Hanne took of her garden office I took this photo of my office this week. I love this room so much, it’s like my only home right now. In the summer we have every meal out … Continue reading

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Moleskine Plain Notebook Review – my first try

The old notebook is filled with my writing. As summer break started it felt perfect to switch to a new journal/diary. The old one has blank white pages and dark red cloth cover that attracts cat hairs. The new one … Continue reading

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