Monthly Archives: March 2011

Creative Sparks in April

Tomorrow it is April already. It’s my favorite month with lots of birthdays, spring in the air and fun stuff coming up… This blog will be seven years old, imagine that! That’s pretty darn old old old in blogospher, especially … Continue reading

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A Collage book of the Masters

It’s been a while since I reviewed a books here on my blog so I thought I’d get back in the habit because I really enjoy sharing my finds with you guys. The book that I’ve just finished is called … Continue reading

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Ocean Embroidery

The Ocean Embroidery is a collaboration project with my embroidery group. I created the blue ocean using transparent fabrics that I cut out like waves before I attached them using the sewing machine. That was the start of this pieces, … Continue reading

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I believe in Creativity

I believe in the power of Creativity. I talk about it on my About me page and in the zine I created last year I wrote: Creativity is my religion. This video is like a 3 minute meditation that I … Continue reading

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Share the Postcarding Joy

Last year there were 160 swappers, this year we are a whopping 280 swappers! 280 people x 10 postcards equals 2800 postcards! I hope you did join my fantastically awesome DIY Postcard Swap 2011!? The registration is now closed, though … Continue reading

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the Sketchbook Project | Lines, squares and cross stitch patterns

I got a sketchbook with the theme grids and lines in the mail last year for The Brooklyn Art Library and their huge sketchbook exhibition. This exhibition is now on tour in the US, and if you have the time … Continue reading

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Thankful thought no 2

Another thankful thought after the first one: I’m thankful that my grandmother is still a part of my life! She is 92 years old and was very ill last year. I went with her in the ambulance to the hospital … Continue reading

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Altered book tutorial

It’s time for a tutorial on how to alter a vintage book and make it into your very own, personalized art journal! Altering books is easy and super fun, so let’s give it a try together. Most of my Art … Continue reading

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Pure Yumminess

I write This is soooo yummy! a lot when I comment on other peoples blogs. I think the word yummy is such a perfect one, a yummy word if I may say so. Yummy helps to describe things that are … Continue reading

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Embroidered Inchies Cut to Size

The first batch of embroidered inchies was light pink and a slow process. This second batch of pink inches is now complete. I finished these much quicker mostly because I didn’t feel like sewing more french knots. I was feeling … Continue reading

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