Monthly Archives: February 2008

5 things that I ♥ today

I’ve made several lists in my blog over the year but today I added a new category called passion for lists, and I can’t help it but the first one is filled with hearts! Sorry if you don’t like hearts … Continue reading

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Art Journal Prompt: Fill it with your heart!

I don’t think my Heart Period will be over even after this day… It shouldn’t have to be over just because Valentine came and went? Anyway, here are some love for you today! XXXO First: A little gift for my … Continue reading

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When beads gets another meaning

I was never a jewelry kind of girl (before), so that is perhaps why I’ve never sat down to create that kind of stuff to wear. It was just not interesting to me, because I didn’t need any of that. … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How to make an inspiration board from a big frame

If you are a visual person (like me) you absolutely need a inspiration board in your home, maybe several?! If you don’t have one already, follow along in my tutorial on how to make one! It’s very easy and you … Continue reading

Posted in A Creative Life, Home Comforts, Recycle and reuse, Second hand, Tutorials | 18 Comments

Craft night with mom and the Ladies

When I moved here I lost the possibility to spend lovely inspiring craft nights with my own friends. Since then I’ve been tagging along with my mom to her craft nights and it has been a lot of fun too … Continue reading

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The Little Mermaid Doll is sailing

As soon as I got an invitation to Michelle Geller’s Mermaid Swap I had the vision that I wanted to create a little mermaid doll. I kind of saw her in my head, and I think she turned out very … Continue reading

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Talking to a squirrel

I was out walking in my new shoes, stopping to snap a photo of them. Well, new to me shoes, bought in a second hand shop for 45 SEK. Love my new shoes. I defiantly have a thing for shoes, … Continue reading

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Using the Heart Symbol in your Art

I’ve always loved the heart symbol, though as a grown up I started to despise it a little. I thought of it as a childish symbol drawn by little girls who dream about Mr Charming… Not very profound. Not a … Continue reading

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Giveaway: one of these jeans handbags

Remember the fun of ONE World-ONE Heart last year? Well, it’s back again this year – and I’m participating on a whim. I’m giving away one of three jeans bags to someone with a big heart – maybe it’s you?! … Continue reading

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Photo styling for blogging – my bags in a sunshine spot

I love photo styling for blogging, since it’s the final step in my craft process. Once the photo is edited and uploaded, I consider the project done. Here’s an example of a jeans bag detail: I love these images. I … Continue reading

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