Monthly Archives: December 2007

Red labels to print – Free Printable PDF

I’ve used some pretty red labels (vintage style of Dennison labels with red border) in my recent art journal collages lately. I designed them myself in Illustrator. They are in a PDF-file format so that you can download them and … Continue reading

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A paper crane – first try at origami

I’ve wanted to make a paper crane like for ever, and when I read this post it made me look through my paper stash and dig out my unused and 2-coloured origami paper. I think I got it on my … Continue reading

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The perfect handbag is pink

A good handbag for me needs not only to be safe (closable in case of thieves) but sturdy, attractive, fit my style and big enough for the things I want to carry with me every day. The cute ones in … Continue reading

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Swedish Cinnamon rolls – a.k.a. kanelbullar

Swedish Cinnamon rolls are called Kanelbulle in Swedish. They’ve been my favorite since I was a kid and I make them the same way mom does. I have them fresh from the oven with hot coffee or even better, a … Continue reading

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Nurturing your soul

I’ve been clicking around again today. SO much to see, so much inspiration everywhere that make you become even more creative. Like we need that? Well, some might need an idea or two. I need a new year filled with … Continue reading

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I love mom’s Craft Totes

Whew, what a long day! I started early this morning with painting and collaging bookmarks and journal pages – while on the bed. Then after a brisk walk through the hood I came home to sit by the computer. Took … Continue reading

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Snowstars on bright blue mittens

Dad’s old wool sweater is bright blue. That kind of blue that almost shines in your eyes. Indigo blue, sky blue, wintery cold day blue. And it’s too tiny for dad. But the blue wanted to be recycled, so I … Continue reading

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Advent first marks a beginning

Do not dwell on the things of the past or consider events of long ago. Pay attention – I am doing something new! It’s happening right now. Don’t you see it? These words from Isaiah proclaim the central message of … Continue reading

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