Monthly Archives: September 2014

Stricken kann süchtig machen

The label of this yarn that I bought Friday says: Stricken kann süchtig machen! And if you’re a knitter you understand, even if you don’t speak German… Knitting can be addictive. Very addictive. And isn’t autumn all about cozying up … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek | Unapologetic

Christlike communications are expressed in tones of love rather than loudness. They are intended to be helpful rather than hurtful. They tend to bind us together rather than to drive us apart. They tend to build rather than to belittle. … Continue reading

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Staring at the blank page before you…

I am unwritten, can’t read my mind, I’m undefined I’m just beginning, the pen’s in my hand, ending unplanned Staring at the blank page before you Open up the dirty window Let the sun illuminate the words that you could … Continue reading

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A Tiny Step Forward Collage

Sometimes it’s hard to find the words to say I’ll go ahead and say them anyway Forget your balls and grow a pair of tits… It’s hard, it’s hard, it’s hard out here for a bitch Lilly Allen Sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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Endpapers, Frogs and a Pocket

Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great. Niccolo Machiavelli I went back to my diamond stitched journal to add end-papers. The endpapers are the pages that consist of a double-size sheet folded, with one half pasted against … Continue reading

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Willpower | One Little Word Update

My word of the year is willpower, and it’s a perfect word for me. I love reading about how the brain works, so today I thought I’d share a few links to articles that has inspired me with my word. … Continue reading

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Binder Transformation

I love finding office supplies at the thrift store! Sometimes I’ll find postcards or a pile of unused notecards, but not often. I love all kinds of vintage paper finds, but thrifting them doesn’t happen that often around here. Though … Continue reading

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Inspiration in Envelopes

One of my dear blog fans, Jenny, sent me a care package filled with lovely paper and craft stuff. You know the kind, where every time you look inside the envelope something cuter than before comes out? I feel so … Continue reading

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Spotted Photo Theme: My Favorite Color

It’s time a September’s post with a spotted photo theme! Something that occur in all our photographs are colors (if you’re not shooting black-and-white). We all adore colors, am I right? But maybe you have a favorite color that you … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Collages

Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads. Erica Jong I finally cut a few new squares, smaller than before, for collage. They are about 12,5 x 12,5 … Continue reading

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