Monthly Archives: July 2007

Collage, quotes and crafted this summer

Another post with spreads from my Moleskine! Most of the pages/spreads are very personal and private, but these I don’t mind sharing with you. Maybe you’ll get some ideas to spark your own journaling with collage, sketching, writing, notetaking? I … Continue reading

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From Mom’s yarn basket

I found a ball of white wool yarn in mom’s knitting basket. I couldn’t resist it. I crocheted another amigurumi teddy bear, my first white one. I really like her blue eyes and black full eye-lashes. What do you think? … Continue reading

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Reindeer pajama pants

I’ve made a pair of soft pajama pants, or you might call them “wear at home-pants”, because that is what they are. Pants for softing at home in. I saw the fabric in my mom’s stash of never used fabrics, … Continue reading

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Different journaling styles in my Moleskine diary

Some spreads from my Moleskine this time. Most of the pages/spreads are very personal and private, but these I don’t mind sharing with the you. Maybe you’ll get some ideas to spark your own journaling with collage, sketching, writing, note … Continue reading

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Inspiration for a more colourful life

Have you noted todays date? 07-07-07! From my flickr favorites: Click on the image to get to the photographers and crafters. And here are some of the links that has drawn special interest from me lately. A lot of colour … Continue reading

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The magic of white paint

Before – and after! I thrifted this herb shelf in a flea market for 5 SEK, then repainted it white. What a difference. The magic of paint continues to amaze me. I wish I could repaint the world! ;-) My … Continue reading

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A summer of shabby chic colours

I’m into shabby chic this summer again. It is a great summer style if you ask me. Flowers and light and a bit wabi-sabi – what can better bring out the sunshine of home life. I’ve made a a rosy … Continue reading

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Save your Candy Wrapping Paper for Collages

A bowl of candy on the table. Mom got this candy from a visitor from Thailand recently, and the whole family dug in to enjoy it (except me, I didn’t much like the taste). Though I didn’t eat much I … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How to make a Mosaic Covered Flower Pot

I’ve been wanting to make something with mosaic for ages, and this summer I finally found both the time and the place. And the material, some coffee cups featuring lovely vintage roses! I decided that my first project should be … Continue reading

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