Monthly Archives: November 2009

Thoughts on Flow and Embroidery

This transparent make up bag is a great holder of my embroidery floss – I don’t need to empty it out to find the color I’m looking for – love that! Though maybe I need to organize my threads it … Continue reading

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Black acrylic background and popping colors

Paint some pages in your Art Journal black and come over to the dark side with me! Gee, my black paint was starting to dry in the tube, it was about time I got around to using some black. But … Continue reading

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Let’s have a TED-Moment…

I’ve mentioned the TED Talks to a few friends recently and to my surprise found that one didn’t know what it was and the other thought the talks were only about technologies and therefore not interesting. So I thought that … Continue reading

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10 Ideas for using scraps of Wallpaper

Wallpapers could go on the wall, but nah… that’s not what I’m talking about here! There are many interesting things to create with ye’ ol’ wallpapers. For example, instead of using ugly envelopes I sometimes wrap things that I’m sending … Continue reading

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Peak in the Art Journal: Orange Cat + Autumn Colors

Art Journal spread: Smilla love – on a page with a clear sense of autumn orange and autumn leaf inspiration. I used both pressed leaves collected on one of my walks, and half transparent stickers with leafs! To view this … Continue reading

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Knit time: Stock up yarn for Winter Days

I’ve cast on for a pair of socks that I’m going to knit a bit on this weekend. Right now it ain’t much, but it looks like this so far: I bought this yarn recently at Syfestivalen, and lots of … Continue reading

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Practice how to draw in your Art Journal too

Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing. /Salvador Dali I did not accomplish my goal to fill my handmade Art Journal this summer, but I’m about half way through it now. I’m using it to learn it … Continue reading

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Random Act of Kindness

A Random Act of Kindness, RAK, like those of Amelie in the fabulous and beautiful movie Le Fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain, are selfless acts performed by a person wishing to either assist or cheer up another individual. A Random Act … Continue reading

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I caught The Teesha Bug – atchoo!

After watching (and posting about Teesha Moore’s Art Journal Collage Videos) I was inspired to create a spread in my own Art Journal. I had already painted the page black so that was the background I went with – it … Continue reading

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Collage Class with Teesha Moore

Teesha Moore is a well known Art Journal Guru in the internet world. Her collages are colorful, bright and personal. She recently made a whole series of videos showing her journaling style, and watching them is like taking a free … Continue reading

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