Monthly Archives: December 2007

New Year Resolutions for the Creative mind

The days between Christmas and New Years Eve are put there for us to use as days of reflection and time to look through resolutions, goals, achievements and plans. Or at least, that’s what I think. And the first week … Continue reading

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Inspiraton for New Years Resolutions

Here are the inspiration for making new goals, looking forward and backwards on 2007 that I’ve read and been inspired by recently. I hope this list will help you along the way of making your own new years resolutions. Let … Continue reading

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Mini Gingerbread Houses in Christmas village

We made nine (9!) Mini Gingerbread Houses this year. I decorated three, my cousin Charlotta made three, my brother two and my mother one. Creating a Christmas Village takes a whole family of dedicated bakers. Here they are: The backside … Continue reading

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Fun Adventures in the Kitchen

I’ve been wanting to make miniature gingerbread houses for more than a year now, but last Christmas we went to fjällen and no houses got created around here. But then this year my sweet cousin wanted to make houses too, … Continue reading

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Wishing you all a Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all of you from me and Smilla. We’ve had a great great day today and tomorrow we celebrate Christmas with my wonderful family. I’m getting the best present ever and I already know what it is and … Continue reading

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Window stilleben / still life

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Paper patchwork background

The baking is postponed, maybe Christmas will be canceled? Haha, wouldn’t that be something? No, I’m not worried. I know it will be okay, we’ll all be well in two days I think. And in the meantime I feel like … Continue reading

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Zines about art journaling and the art card challange

Sketch in my altered book/art journal: I know you girls really don’t have time for this… But I’ve made a list of the best magazines I know about journaling and art journals. Please let me know if you know of … Continue reading

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Paper angel, a glass of water and ordinary miracles today

It seems so exceptional Things just work out after all It’s just another ordinary miracle today The sun comes up and shines so bright It disappears again at night It’s just another ordinary miracle today I’ve been really sick and … Continue reading

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Saint Lucia and saffron buns

The night treads heavily around yards and dwellings In places unreached by sun, the shadows brood Into our dark house she comes, bearing lighted candles, Saint Lucia, Saint Lucia. Lucia is celebrated in Sweden on December 13th every year. Lucia … Continue reading

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