Monthly Archives: October 2008

The fog and the frosted grass

The fog and the frosted grass (photos from 2008-10-29) The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. /Jon Kabat-Zinn (Wherever you … Continue reading

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I think Halloween socks! Booo-hoo!

Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe We don’t celebrate Halloween here in Sweden. Though, as everything around the world is becoming americanized, we do have access to … Continue reading

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The Garden in October (and some tea)

Posting more photos from the atumny garden today, hope that’s okay with you? Notice the bokeh in the photo above? :-) Today I started to listen to a new audio book (in Swedish) and I want to continue listening right … Continue reading

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Custom made alphabet stamp set

I don’t know if anyone (except the four that commented) was interested in How to custom make a unmounted letter set but I personally love the photos, so here are some more! Hehe. This is the finished set, though I … Continue reading

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How to mount & custom make a alphabet stamp set

This is how I did create a very pink iHanna set of cool letter stamps! It’s might not be the usual way to do it (I think) but it worked for me. I thought I’d share my how-to-photos today! Enjoy! … Continue reading

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I like autumn the best of all the seasons

Snowberries. Bird bath in stone. The sunflower in our garden is still proud, even though time is taking its toll. The once yellow mandala is now fragile. The wabi-sabi of autumn makes me walk in nature and in the garden … Continue reading

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Doodles and contemplating in my Diary

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. Rumi [found via jen] More page details from my Moleskine diary. Doodles and what not. … Continue reading

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Details from within – Schyyy, it’s private and I’m only sharing it with you!

When I speak of writing, the image that comes first to my mind is not a novel, a poem, or a literary tradition; it is the person who shuts himself up in a room, sits down at a table, and … Continue reading

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Study in mindfulness

It was a long time since I posted any Smilla images to my blog, wasn’t it? So here we go, a study in mindfulness as Smilla is laying on my bed cleaning her self up before sleeping. All photos taken … Continue reading

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Sewing with fabric scraps from the trash

I am the hole in the flute that the Christ’s breath moves through. Listen to the music. Hafiz< /blockquote> What if… some of my Daily Art Cards were made from fabric? What if… I played with fabric scraps from my … Continue reading

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