Monthly Archives: July 2013

365 Collages | Week 30 – the Post It Note Edition

Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame. Mahatma Gandhi Taking Notes 1 It’s week 30 of my project 365 Collages and I’m still loving every single aspect of this project! This week … Continue reading

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DIY Skirt with a lot of Embroidery

Happy World Embroidery Day today! Whether you are celebrating with stitching on an old embroidery project or starting a brand new today in honor of this special day, I hope that you take the time to embroider something. Today on … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 29 – B/W again

Collage: Tasting Like Salmiak Using only black and white is one of many great exercises in Plowman’s The Collage Workbook. I already made a week similar to this one (Week 22 – Black & White Edition), but I said then … Continue reading

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The Glue Book Adventure Continues

The definition of a Glue Book is a nice looking notebook where you glue in anything and everything that you fancy! It’s meant to inspire you while you create it – and afterwards! iHanna After going through the fashion section … Continue reading

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Acrylic Solutions Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer

 Have you seen this book, Acrylic Solutions: Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer, yet? I’ve just finished reading it and I want to recommend you to check it out. To paint with acrylics you don’t need a tutorial or how-to … Continue reading

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Link Love: Recite this and that

Recite this is a online tool where you can make a quote into a masterpiece! This is the site I used to make the poster above. Neat huh? Here is another example I made from the same e-mail message as … Continue reading

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Flower Decorating Idea

One of my favorite flower arranging ideas is still my own flower in a coffee cup that I came up with many years ago now. This is another one, from my mom this time, where you take small glass vases, … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 28 – the Yellow Edition

Creativity blooms within limits. Too much freedom leaves me not knowing what to do with myself, but when my days are structured I’ve given myself focused time within which I can be even more creative. Jo Reimer Giving it Away … Continue reading

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Glue Book with Ideas for DIY Fashion

I love the idea of altering and making clothes, jewelry and accessories myself. I talked a bit about DIY Fashion inspiration a while back, and one idea already executed is dyeing clothes to alter them. Love that! This is the … Continue reading

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I bring a pencil when I go fishing

Gone Fishing – Not! I doubt you imagine me sitting outside for hours fishing, huh? And you’re right. I rarely do. Instead, if I am going fishing I go for the fika and to be outside in the sunshine. And … Continue reading

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