Yearly Archives: 2010

Designing a Perfect Life

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. Langston Hughes I guess one of the reasons I usually fall in love with this short time between the new and the old … Continue reading

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Time for introspection and Creative Dreaming

God, how exciting. I LOVE the prospect of a new year! Fresh starts, new goals, rejuvenated ambition & no idea what the future might hold – it doesn’t get any better than that! Gala Darling [via] I am thinking about … Continue reading

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Progress report on the wool embroidery

A bit more on the Swedish wool embroidery today. The start of this wool embroidery wasn’t a very good one but now you can see the progress. Once the outlines are finished I am starting to fill the flower with … Continue reading

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Photos from my Christmas

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December Journal in progress

I decided to go ahead and make myself a Christmassy December Journal anyway, even though it was half through December and I really didn’t have the time to do it. Sometimes when there is no time you just have to … Continue reading

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Momcraft | The Christmas Angels

The Christmas Angels are gathering together to sing and celebrate Christmas and winter. They are all made by my mom. When mom decides to sew the year’s angel doll (it is becoming quite a tradition) she is never happy with … Continue reading

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Picasso dog

Last night I did this quick drawing after listening to this podcast interview with Carla Sonheim who wrote the book Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists that is on my wish list. It includes 52 Creative Exercises to Make Drawing Fun, … Continue reading

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Owl Crayon Rubbings

When you find an interesting texture one way to use it is to make “crayon rubbings”, in that way you make a copy of the protruding parts on a blank paper using a wax crayon. What you do is lay … Continue reading

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Flick through past photos

When I read Kim’s post Five years in photos I thought it was quite interesting as I just noticed my Nikon d50 camera had its fifth birthday (yesterday) and I have been looking through my photo folders several times lately. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to my Camera

Today it was five years ago that I bought my Nikon d50 camera, wondering if I did the right thing spending that much money on one luxurious gadget… Now I know it was, no hesitation. More and more people get … Continue reading

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