Monthly Archives: May 2011

Art Journal Detail: A Row of Cats

Another art journal pages from my handmade pink-orange journal: Transparent pocket with new jeans label inside. The right page is made from a paper bag, and has a row of cats at the top. Here is a close up: Related … Continue reading

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She is happy about spring

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way. /Pablo Neruda Smilla is so very appreciative that spring is here! … Continue reading

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Everything is a Diary

I came up with my own proverb that I wrote down in my Art Journal to remember it (on the left page in the journal spread, written in Swedish). It says; It’s better to have one crochet project in your … Continue reading

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Art Journal before & after bunny

We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Pema Chödrön Since I got so many great … Continue reading

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Feeling bodacious + giveaway

Do you want to know a secret? I wrote my last post on authenticity a few weeks ago, and since then I have hesitated on posting it quite a bit! I was even considering deleting it, because it doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Authenticity in a messy life

I’ve been thinking about authenticity lately. Authenticity as in what is going on in my real life versus what I show on this blog (right now everything is a mess). How truthful to what is really going on in your … Continue reading

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Embroidered ball / Singlad boll

My embroidered ball is finished, and I am very proud. It took quite a while to cover the whole surface with stitches but I looove how it came out! My embroidery group have been learning to make these and everyone … Continue reading

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Watercolour flowers + blog inspiration

Another square collage 13×13 centimeters (5×5″) above. This is a water colour painting that has some collage bits too, just because I love those little papers. I was experimenting with this one and I think it turned out just the … Continue reading

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Gwacka gwacka!

The mister goes Gwacka!, original collage by iHanna, May 2011. Available now. Sold! There are so many things I want to write about, blog and images to edit, that I fear my head will explode. Maybe I aim too high, … Continue reading

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Masking Fluid for Watercolours

If you paint with watercolours you should try using a masking fluid sometimes. I just did, and it’s a lot of fun. A new thing to play with, yay! I got this one from Schminke, for my birthday (thanks mom!). … Continue reading

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