Monthly Archives: March 2008

How to make felted Easter Eggs

My cousin was over for another Craft Night this week. We had so much fun when we did the gingerbread houses that she wanted to challenge me for a bit of Easter Crafting. I haven’t laughed this much for a … Continue reading

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Poetry in stitches | Knitted cardigan from the book

This is a post about a knitted sweater that took me for ever to finish. It is from the book Dikt i maskor (Poetry in stitches) by Solveig Hisdal. I have only knitted one wearable sweater in my life (back … Continue reading

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Crafting a Business – a book review

After finishing Harry Potter #6 (oh what a horrible end!) I have been reading another very exiting book this week. It’s called Crafting a Business written by Kathie Fitzgerald. Crafting a Business is an inspirational book about women who do … Continue reading

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Thrift Girl strikes Sugar again

I am the Great Thrift Girl, always looking for luck. I love thrifting, i.e. finding second hand goods and lovingly bringing them back to my own home. It was a rather long time since I did a post on what … Continue reading

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Daily Art Card | Inspiration is Everywhere

Today’s Daily Art Card is called “Inspiration is everywhere”. Look, it’s raining inspiration! I hope you can feel how fresh and spring-like it is? This Art Card is number #74! Isn’t that kinda cool? Tomorrow, when I make card number … Continue reading

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Decoupage | Napkins and decorating with paper

I got the chipboard pieces from my friend Diane Gilleland (Sister Diane in blog land) around Christmas. I had no idea what to do with them. Small pieces of paper… hmm… maybe glue them to the cover of one of … Continue reading

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Tutorial on how to make decoupage magnets (pdf)

Here is an image of my finished magnets in shabby chic style! At my journalistic education we worked with Macs and did magazine layout in Quark Express. I’ve installed Adobe’s layout program InDesign because I want to know it too. … Continue reading

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An Etsy Treasury list

I’ve created my first Etsy Treasury list, a tool where you get to promote stuff sold on different stores together. It was kind of fun. Aren’t all of the things I picked so pretty and springy? What is the Treasury … Continue reading

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Every piece of paper has a Story

I think that every piece of paper has a Story, and in my collages each of those stories gets to shine a bit. This is toda’ys daily art card. I got a whole bunch of text pages with Hebrew text … Continue reading

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Hearts | Buttons, fabric and inspiration

One of mom’s many button boxes. Please follow and like:Related PostsChristmas gifts that I made Valentines Day Love List Embroidery Workshop | How to stitch a Heart – with LOVE

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