Monthly Archives: December 2009

Planning to be Creative Next Year too

I’m planning to be Creative next year too. I hope you will join me. Not that creativity could be held down, right? It’s the force that can not be stopped. The planning and deciding is slow over here, so I’m … Continue reading

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On a Playdate with a child and a glue stick

My littlest cousin came for a visit. I thought we’d have a play date at the kitchen table. Sure, small hands can use a glue stick! I gave her a magazine and scissors. She was very handy with the scissors, … Continue reading

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Collage time during the Holidays

Today I must say like Jeannine of four rooms blog who wrote; So much to “report” but my inner-reporter is – surprisingly – feeling very quiet at the moment. I think I’m also still a little rusty from my blogging … Continue reading

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Quote of the Year: Make your uniqueness tangible

Blogger, writer and crafty podcaster Sister Diane of CraftyPod blog recently introduced (together with some of her friends) the very cool site Making Meaning. It is fabulous, as it covers many of the subjects I’m interested in and write about … Continue reading

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Smuding, scraping and scratching up art

Today some pages in my Art Journal inspired by other Art Journal girls around on the net. All spreads have links to each of my “inspirations”, images and art that makes me wanna try getting messy myself, pages that tickles … Continue reading

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Are you Proud enough

This is a vent. Be warned. Do you tell new people that you meet that you have a blog? Do you give out your blog address first thing? I don’t. Some people I’ve spent a lot of time with do … Continue reading

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Fabric Art Books I want – wish list

I love both collage and patchwork, maybe the ultimate thing for me will be exploring both these topics together creating mixed media fabric art? So I want some new books on collage and also these, books on fabric art: Collage … Continue reading

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Sewing paper – a Travel Journal is evolving

After all that Travel Journal Inspiration in my earlier post I have been sewing happily away in all kind of papers! The sewing machine can take it, but the needle will need to be replaced after a while (though not … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Art Books – wish list

There are so many nice new books out right now! These are just a few I’ve got on my wish list that I thought I’d tell you about. I get inspiration from just looking at these beautiful covers, I bet … Continue reading

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Deep Blue makes me think of…

Deep blue makes me think of my mother! It’s just her color. This Art Journal spread is about my mom and her colors, patterns and symbols. Here is a mosaic I just did with mom-photos, just to prove it; See? … Continue reading

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