Monthly Archives: August 2008

Sunday fun | Even more craft tutorials

I’d like to present some more links to fun crafty and artsy tutorials here on my blog! This is the last part, number seven (VII!) of the Sunday Fun Series of other peoples tutorials. Enjoy. Link list of crafty tutorials … Continue reading

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Felted wool, Sequins and Embroidery on a string

Come visit iHanna’s blog and get a bit of the rainbow… Hehe. If you feel a bit gray in your everyday life, maybe you need a sparkly boost of color? Put on your best jewelry and shine, this works special … Continue reading

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Writing and Being – Creative Journaling by Lynn Nelson

Writing and Being: Embracing Your Life Through Creative Journaling – Heal your past, claim your present and transform your future by G. Lynn Nelson. Here comes my book review now! Once I decided I want to read more about the … Continue reading

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A day in a market stall

I make notebooks for myself, to sell, and to give to friends. This is what happens when I’m in the making-mood: Spiral bound blank notebooks made from recycled vintage book covers! At the market we attended this summer at Sollerön … Continue reading

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How to create layers in your art journal

I was going to show you photos of the process of me making a journal page last week, but I got sidetracked… It’s common to do that, did you know? Get sidetracked and start doing something else, forgetting your intentions. … Continue reading

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Sunday fun | Craft tutorials I like (VI)

The notes I have made are not a diary in the ordinary sense, but partly lengthy records of my spiritual experiences, and partly poems in prose. Edvard Munch Windfalls from the garden, but no rotten fruit in todays post! It’s … Continue reading

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I’m just a Giddy Girl filled with Enthusiasm

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Samuel Ullman I don’t look it any more but in … Continue reading

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Tutorial: How to Handsew a Patchwork Ball

Yes, it’s time for a tutorial, don’t you think? I promised this one when I made balls early this summer and quite a few of you were interested in learning how to make this pretty toy! I have had it … Continue reading

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Craft Tutorials I like – Sunday fun (V)

My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery – always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What’s this passion for? Virginia Woolf My messy bed table – a photo that could … Continue reading

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Charming Little Thrift Shop

A house in the Swedish country side, a road less traveled. A quick stop when we spot the welcoming sign – and a wonderful find where I could not help but to take out my camera to snap some photos … Continue reading

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