Monthly Archives: September 2012

List Prompt: Places I Dream of visiting

It’s time for the third list prompt in the List Journal (intro here), and this time we’re focusing on something I haven’t done much of lately; traveling. I’ve been doing a bit of work related travel around Sweden, but not … Continue reading

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Eye Candy: Decorated Envelope

One single message from a real person in my mail box makes my day. And if its a decorated, rainbow-coloured envelope stuffed with goodies? It feels like a precious gift. Someone took the time to paint, write, doodle, tape, sew … Continue reading

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Sketching on Fabric

Hey curious one… You can sketch with both a pen and a needle. Or you can combine the two methods… So my latest ATC is a self portrait of sorts. Very much an experiment where I had no idea where … Continue reading

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A Favorite Method of Art Journaling

Today a simple page featuring pink leftover scraps, created on loose paper to later be bound into an art journal. Sometimes I think this is my favorite kind of art journaling: picking up little bits of this and that and … Continue reading

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Weekly Inspirations: Adventures and Crazy Dreams

Im gonna live a crazy dream, Impossible as it may seem, Doesnt matter what the future brings, Im gonna live a crazy dream. […] And maybe Im just a little girl, A little girl with great big plans… /Mindy Gledhill … Continue reading

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List Journal prompt: 5 books I read

It’s time for our second round of art journal list prompts (intro here). And you don’t even have to be an art journaler to join in. Just write your list in a regular notebook or a on a blank piece … Continue reading

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Mom’s Ballpoint Pen Mandala

My mom has a inspiration notebook, mostly for embroidery ideas. It’s where she write down quotes she wants to embroider and where she sketches out ideas sometimes. Recently she showed me these mandalas that she’d doodled and it made me … Continue reading

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I’m not strange

The truly great advances of this generation will be made by those who can make outrageous connections, and only a mind which knows how to play can do that. Nagle Jackson Self portrait, of some sort. Another journal page (previous … Continue reading

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Before & after: Meditation Cushions Upholstered

The meditation cushions (I have two) has been on my floor for years. Obviously not my colour scheme but kind of invisible to me these days. They’re from Thailand, and in some kind of mix of woven textile and horrible … Continue reading

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Introduction to the List Journal Project + a prompt

Tammy and I did a journal swap a while ago. She made me this awesome little journal with a fabric cover, fold out pages, sewn pages filled with painted papers, scrapbook papers and cute stuff. I sent her a journal … Continue reading

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