Monthly Archives: April 2009

Find the right spot to add your text

This is part III of III on how to use text in your art journal. I love how letters are both beautiful (as art) and meaningful (as text) and then both of those things at the same time as meaningful … Continue reading

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The promising Emptiness and Bliss of a Hand Bound Art Journal

Happy World Book Day friends! The promising emptiness is always there. Empty your mind and you’ll see. Or make yourself a blank book and you’ll know the bliss of it all. I have been planning to make a myself a … Continue reading

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How to use Text Elements as backdrops for collage

This is part II of III on how to use text in different ways in your art journal. In post I (of III) I was looking at how you can add hand written journaling to a visual page, emphasizing how … Continue reading

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How to add Journaling to your Art Journal

An Art Journal spread with lots of text (this is part I of III in a series of posts about text in your Art Journal). I finished this page this weekend as I sat outside in the sun and thought … Continue reading

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How to bake a Birthday Girl Chocolate Cake

Let’s all eat some cake this weekend in celebration of my 1000:th post and my 33rd birthday, shall we? I would like to invite you all, but the cake I made yesterday has already been eaten by my family, and … Continue reading

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Angelina fibers – inspiration book in Swedish

After my post on how cool the angelina fiber is I also want to tell you about a Swedish inspiration book that is just as seductive as the material itself… In the Swedish book Angelina – fibrer som förför by … Continue reading

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Angelina Fibers – melted shimmer for fabric artists

Have you ever heard about a fiber called “angelina”? I hadn’t until I got this little bag to try out. It’s a very cool material that melts into a fabric-like surface when you iron it. Here is a description of … Continue reading

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How to make a Blurb Photo book – Square and Fair

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. Henry Ford In March I’ve been working on making a photo book for Sophie’s and my Diptych Project. It felt like this project would make a perfect … Continue reading

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Writing in a red notebook

Hi! I’m fine, I’m alive. Thanks to those who asked about me. :-) It’s April, one of my favorite months after all. And suddenly; spring is here with warmth that has kept me and Smilla outside for a few days … Continue reading

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