Monthly Archives: April 2008

If you have a cat you will understand…

If you have ever loved a cat (or any animal) you will understand the need to document its life. These are photos of my beloved cat Miss Smilla. Continue reading

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Making a quilt – sewing it together

This is part II of Making a Quilt, read part I first starting is easy. I’ve decided on the background fabric! It’s white cotton with green and pink checkers that I found at the thrift store. I have a huge … Continue reading

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Garden inspiration and outdoor rooms to bloom in

Today was the first day of Nordiska tr?dg?rdars Garden Fair in Älvsjö. If you don’t have anything special planned for the weekend I think you should go there. I I’m not a gardener at all and I don’t even have … Continue reading

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Day #100 of daily art cards

Today is day 100 of this year and that means… yes, I’ve made 100 Daily Art Cards! Today I did a collage with a big eye in the middle. The all-seeing eye. Like many of my collages this one just … Continue reading

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Amigurumi duckling from a pattern

When I received the book Kyuuto I decided to try to make an amigurumi from a pattern. My previous ones I’ve made free hand. I didn’t think I would need the book except for great visual inspiration, but I’m so … Continue reading

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Cutting out a stencil for the first time

This weekend I’m back “outside” after winter, doing art in my parents covered terrace. Hurray for spring, approaching slowly but surely, how I adore thee! Finally some good light for taking photos while cutting out my first stencils. There happens … Continue reading

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Why a flea market fills the well

Another heavy photo post today. This time with the photos I snapped at Pingstkyrkan’s loppis (flea market) in Viksängen. It’s my absolute favorite loppis right now. Mom and I visit there rather often and we’ve never left empty handed I … Continue reading

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Documenting grandma

Having coffee with my grandmother. Please follow and like: Related PostsEncapsulating time well spent I have a Creative Dad A Creative Life in Snapshots

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The never ending to do-list of crafts

One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you! When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else. Eleanor Roosevelt I … Continue reading

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The making of a quilt – starting is easy

You start with a pile of fabric and you envision that beautiful quilt laying on your bed or sofa, all glorious, handmade and original. You have an idea of what you want to create and you start picking your colors. … Continue reading

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