Monthly Archives: May 2012

How to make a Inner Critic Paper Doll

My Inner Critic is a little monster living inside of me. It’s that voice you almost can’t hear but that is still there all the time. It is best friend with low confidence and self doubt. After months of having … Continue reading

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Proof of my existence

I like how random images from my image folder shows a sort of me-ness on the page. Selected new clippings and some that are a couple of years old are joined together into a collage. In this way the art … Continue reading

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Make a wish

Yesterday was my brothers 20th birthday. It was a beautiful day, and we had drinks in the garden. My dad made delicious food (as always, I adore his cooking). I was happy to be asked to bake the cake, and … Continue reading

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Watercolour engraving with a knitting needle

Have you ever tried doing a watercolour engraving? It’s a wet technique where you paint a surface with lots of water (and a watercolour of your choice) and quickly, before it dries draws a sketch or doodle using a sharp … Continue reading

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Pincushions re-visited

I am really low on energy, so I thought I’d do a quick post with a giveaway. At least that will give the blog some energy. Please follow and like: Related PostsLog Cabin Pincushions Celebration time + giveaway Celebrating 8 … Continue reading

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Let’s play with Found Poetry

Here is another spread with lots of circle fascination, where I’ve also played with cut out words and created my own (Swedish) Found Poetry. I love these little poems! They make me smile because the language is old fashioned and … Continue reading

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Photo project | Documenting today for tomorrow

Today is A Day in Life Photo Project, and I’m participating. I’m so excited! This is what its about: It’s called Aday.org, and this project was initiated by the Swedish foundation Expressions of Humankind (which supports scientific research and education … Continue reading

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Taking time for what you love

I fell in love with painting on fabric when first tried it on fabric patches three years ago. I later used those patches to sew my Magic Mixed Media Bag, a bag I still use almost every day. Recently I … Continue reading

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The happiness bus

Wanna join the happiness bus with me today? I’ve got a few photos from my recent walk to share. Photos of things that makes me happy! I was out walking and brought my pink Ixus camera. I didn’t hop on … Continue reading

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Bookreview | The Pulse of mixed media

The successful artist finds a way to mine their inner emotions and reveal these through their art in a way that is compelling. I believe the force behind this process is passion. Seth Apter The Pulse of Mixed Media – … Continue reading

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