Monthly Archives: February 2009

Magazines, social bookmarking and videos

Any good interior design magazine (or any magazine about creativity, art or craft for that matter) should check out the online blog scene, don’t you think so? The blog word, also called indie community, is huge and full of inspiration. … Continue reading

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My Own True Genius – Collage art – before and after

I can’t contribute to the writing contest at Creative Portal because I don’t live in the US. The title of the contest is true genius and you can send in submissions until 15th of March, it should be a short … Continue reading

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Ordinary Sparkling Moments to Snap

I’m making tabs for my diary. Some photos from everyday life. The Diptych Project has inspired me to take more photos, and I’m finding I really enjoy the simple and just-as-it-is right now quality of life. I drew these illustrations … Continue reading

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Daily Poetry Writing

This is the only reality there is. If you can get it down on paper, in words, notes, or color, so much the better. Henry Miller Last year I did a small art piece for every day and called it … Continue reading

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When a tote is a cozy cat blanket

I got this cute tote for my embroidery stuff. Mom made it using a Gudrun Sjödn table cloth thrifted and cut up. I love the colors of my new tote! Pink, red and orange – the best combo ever! And … Continue reading

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I am just a simple scarf knitter

This is mom’s knitting hands; I love love love this photo! She inspire me, and I inspire her. She has just recently started to knit socks, inspired by all the socks I’ve made! She even knit me a pair of … Continue reading

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Inspiration for writing Diary Poetry

I’ve read Diana M. Raab’s soft cover poetry book a few evenings now. I think it’s hard to say anything about the poetry itself, because poetry is so personal and sometimes even mystifying. Reviewing it is difficult. I like some … Continue reading

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Sea monsters, dronts and altered oceans

This is the newly thrifted book that I am working in as my Art Journal; I love these old books with thick sturdy pages, but I’m having a hard time finding new ones at the thrift shop. Where are they … Continue reading

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A Mission Statement for your life

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it. W. Clement Stone Inspired by Alex Shalman and his article The Socratic Method To … Continue reading

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Art journaling explorations with portion control

I believe that part of something is more interesting than the whole. It creates a sense of mystery, an engagement of the viewer to try to figure out what they are looking at. Michelle Ward January’s art journaling crusade was … Continue reading

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