Category Archives: Crafts

CRAFT to me is making stuff by hand. I love trying new things, recycling, painting and mixing materials.

Make Jewelry from Wood Beads

A great Summer Craft Idea, is bringing out a bowl of painted wood beads, and stringing them together to make wood bead jewelry. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind donít matter, and those … Continue reading

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How to make a Washi Tape Sampler

I have been collecting washi tape for a few years now, but I still remember the first couple of rolls I got and what an amazing invention I thought patterned tape was. It’s like stickers, but on a “never ending” … Continue reading

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Summer Craft Idea: Play with Perler Beads (hama beads)

Lovely June is here, and it’s time to do some summer crafting. The definition of summer craft is loosely: anything that feels light, airy, fun, colorful and can be done outdoors on the balcony or in the garden, at the … Continue reading

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How to Create your own Scrap Die Cuts [VIDEO tutorial]

Hey friends! Today I am sharing how you can create your own Scrap Die Cuts. If you’re anything like me, you buy stamps sometimes when they’re on sale (or too cute to resist), but then rarely use them? This quick … Continue reading

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Customized Note Pad for quick scribbles

Today I’ll share a quick tips on how to create a customized Note Pad Cover. You know the cheap kind that have ugly covers but are still great to use? Well, I like those too. But I do think everything … Continue reading

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Kawaii Hearts | Making some Clay Jewelery

Kawaii Hearts with wings are coming into the air and flying straight for you! Who can resist these cuties? I ♥ them so. To continue with the heart theme, I wanted to share an easy and fun idea for making … Continue reading

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The Embroidered Heart and the Fear of Failure

I love the beautiful symbol of love and its many pains; the heart. I’ve been obsessed with the heart shape for over a decade, and I am just now working on several different textile pieces for an exhibition I want … Continue reading

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Painting a pair of Shoes

On my list of things to try in my Crafty Lifetime, painting shoes is one item that I can now check off! I have altered a pair of fake leather shoes and painted them using acrylic paint (first white, then … Continue reading

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Inspiration from Syfestivalen in Stockholm

Syfestivalen is Swedish and means “Festival of Sewing”. These days it is actually called Sewing and Craft Festival, but I think I’ll just keep calling it the short and sweet Syfestivalen for ever. It’s arranged twice each year in Älvsjö, … Continue reading

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Inspirational Craft Books from Sweden with Love

Sweden has a big international music industry for such a small country, so it is probably well known how creative swedes are out there “in the world”. But did you know we also produce a ton of awesome books, most … Continue reading

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