Monthly Archives: February 2011

Paper Weaving

Have you ever tried paper weaving? That is, weaving with strips of paper… No loom needed. It is super fun I have made a few little paper weavings lately. Just experimenting with strips of paper.; over, under, over, under… Related … Continue reading

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I am Inspired by…

Inspiration is everywhere. In little feet on the floor or cold winter noses that can feel the smell of snow in the air… In the white outdoors or the bursts of colors we collect indoors, to decorate our own spaces … Continue reading

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Today’s Guest Post at Balzer Designs

Julie has this great project that she calls Art Journal Every Day where she posts something about art journaling on her blog every Friday. In my mind that becomes something like “art journal a little every second or third day, … Continue reading

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Testing the Pitt Brush Pens

For Christmas I got a lot of nice black pens that I’ve been drawing with in the margins of my diary. I also bought myself/got a Manga Set of gray toned drawing pens (along with glue sticks and other pens). … Continue reading

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Painting makes me happy

I long to paint again, especially when I see this painting. It hangs above my bed and it makes me happy. And proud. And amazed, because it was me who painted it. Me! I have been so unusually busy away … Continue reading

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Winter is my favorite season

The streets are made of ice and the trees are still partly hidden in snow. Spring feels far away but when the sun comes out it makes everything a little brighter even when it is -14 degrees Celsius (6.8 Fahrenheit) … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Moleskines, Sticky pages & Multiple book Q&A

Art journaling – week 7 check in. Today I thought I’d post a few questions on art journaling that I’ve gotten lately in the mail, so that maybe others too can benefit from the answers. I hope. Enjoy! Moleskine notebook … Continue reading

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How to make your own Planner

After the introduction to the why of my DIY planner I thought I’d continue today with the how to, a tutorial to inspire you and some facts on how I finally created my own Planner for 2011, in a format … Continue reading

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Valentine Self Love

Happy Valentines day! I love hearts and the colours of Valentine, but this year I haven’t created as many heart inspired things… And nothing photographed and uploaded to the blog until today! Though I know you get valentine overload, so … Continue reading

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Colour Studies in a sketchbook

Thinking about Colour Studies in a sketchbook, this one: Two weeks ago on my art journal check in for week 4 here at the blog which means this week it is already week 6 of this year. I have been … Continue reading

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