Monthly Archives: May 2014

Inspiration | Blogging and Creativity

If you start somewhere and just keep going, you generate endless possibilities. Just because you may not see the importance of these samples now, that doesn’t mean they are useless. Again it is with new eyes that you see them … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Lurking monster with sharp teeth

[…] if you’re still lurking on the web, then it’s time to stop. We’re all eagerly waiting for your friendly voice of support. You don’t have to say anything fancy, but if you’re getting something good from all this Free, … Continue reading

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A Pink Leuchtturm Notebook

My diary knows my thoughts as well as I know them myself. Anaďs Nin I have bought a hot pink Leuchtturm 1917 blank notebook for myself. Now I can’t remember where I saw this notebook brand online, but once I … Continue reading

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About my Creative Art & Writing Practice

This blog post is part of the Round the World Blog Hop, sent to me by Quinn McDonald. Read more about the blog hop at the end of this post. But now you’ve arrived in Europe, the oblong country of … Continue reading

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Field Notes from IKEA

IKEA is one of my favorite stores, not only because it’s 1) Swedish and 2) cheap but also because I find it inspiring (although tiring) to walk through the big storehouse close to Stockholm. And now they’ve got the most … Continue reading

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10 Ideas for your Art Journal

I do a lot of things in my Art Journal… I paint, collage, draw, collect, save, experiment, try out new materials, document, write… Today I’m sharing a few ideas of what I do in my Art Journal! Most of all … Continue reading

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Building your business the Right-Brain Way | Book Review

I am reading Jennifer Lee’s second book on business for creative people right now, called Building Your Business the Right-Brain Way – Sustainable Success for the Creative Entrepreneur. It is very much a follow-up book of her first one, The … Continue reading

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How to start playing with New Art Materials

Does your newly bought paints sometimes stay in the wrapping they came in? Do you hesitate to break open the pretty stickers you just got? Or do you keep buying new, fun material without actually using it? Then I’ve got … Continue reading

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Inspiration | Craft Ideas to try

We have within us the capacity to manufacture the very quality we are constantly chasing. Daniel Gilbert Even though pinterest is great for collecting inspiration and links I still read blogs, bookmark interesting stuff – and leave comments when I … Continue reading

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Making a few Extra Postcards

To some of you I know that the thought of making 10 postcards can be overwhelming, but if you give it time its very doable. You start with a background, painting it or finding it (cutting out a pretty paper … Continue reading

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