Monthly Archives: November 2007

Images makes me Happy

We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have. Frederick Keonig I’ve been thinking a lot this year about what makes me … Continue reading

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Witch craft and ice cream

Invent your world; surround yourself with people, color, sounds and work that nourish you. SARK Some random photos from iHanna’s camera today. Crafting on Halloween with little witches (and teaching them how to crochet for the first time), eating ice … Continue reading

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Candle holders with buttons

– Hands up, I’ve got a glue gun now! Ho-ho-ho! Ingredients for this craft; Candle holders in glass from IKEA that I found in a thrift shop and buttons, also bought at a thrift store. Tool; The amazing glue gun! … Continue reading

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A paper flower for my mom

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. /William Shakespeare Today it’s mom’s birthday. I finally gave her a copy of my book A Creative Year and she was of course thrilled and very proud. This is how the package … Continue reading

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Speaking of monkeys…

You go really deep and connect really large when you write, no matter what you’re writing about. Natalie Goldberg I wanted to mention to anyone who is writing that there is a podcast for Nano-writing-freaks that you should listen to, … Continue reading

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Sock monkey history

This summer I made my first sock monkey from a pack of children’s socks I bought at a market. I used one pink and one yellow for this one. I don’t think I posted about it back then, so here … Continue reading

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Kravallslöjd på svenska

I don’t know if I have that many Swedish visitors at all, but I just had to post this link to my friend Maria’s text. Go read it! Min kompis Maria har skrivit på Kravallslöjds blog i en vecka och … Continue reading

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Drawing Your Own Calendar Spread

The midieval diary mom gave me in September is filling up, but I think it might take me through November too, at least I hope so because I’ve made a November tab, which is something I haven’t done in previous … Continue reading

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