Monthly Archives: June 2008

Summer Inspiration images in June + music

I’m inspired by embroidery, patchwork and warm colors in June. All these images can be found among my flickr favorites. You might also want to view it in a bigger size and then right click to use as your desktop … Continue reading

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Design your own photo album

As I’ve been reading Ali Edward’s blog I feel inspired to make something with all of my digital photographs. Not because I feel I have to, but because I want to view them in a easy and convenient way. I … Continue reading

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Carved wooden figures at the summer exhibition

When my friend Maria came to visit we went to the Summer Craft Exhibition at Nordiska Museet in Stockholm. This year the exhibition is called Wooden Figures. Maria is a woodcraft teacher so of course she wanted to go see … Continue reading

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Photographic projects to play with

I linked to the photo project Little people – a tiny street art project recently. I think it is such a sweet photo project so I was inspired to try something similar… I took out one of my dad’s tiny … Continue reading

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Quilting side by side with my Mom

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I have not a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me. Erma Bombeck As promised, here is mom … Continue reading

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Depressed or tired – cut out and glue pretty images!

I found this little lady (magazine clipping) in one of the mags from my grandmother. Isn’t it cute? It’s a little advice sent in by someone named Dagmar, and the text says: When I’m tired or feel down I cut … Continue reading

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Dive in Art – crayon covers & background papers

When I’m inspired, I get excited because I can’t wait to see what I’ll come up with next. Dolly Parton When you rub your wax crayons against something textured you use the long side of the crayons, hence the crayon … Continue reading

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Finding texture everywhere

Continuing on my crusade to make backgrounds in a fun way! I admit that I mostly used rubber stamps to make wax crayon resist when I first tried this, but now I’m making up for that because I don’t want … Continue reading

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Spreading your kindness around is good

I look just like the girls next door… if you happen to live next door to an amusement park. Dolly Parton With a beautiful card this book, The Creative Journal by Lucia Capacchione, came in the mail yesterday. It was … Continue reading

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Irrisistable Wax Rubbings with crayons

Today is all about making a resist with wax crayons! How to: You rub your crayon length-wise on your paper (thin paper like printer paper) over a textured surface to create some kind of pattern. This crusade challenges us to … Continue reading

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