Category Archives: Crafts

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

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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DIY Spray Paint Crazy

I love DIY Spray Paint projects a lot, mostly because it is so much fun to personalize things with color. It’s my favorite repurposing thing to do with thrift finds! Plus it’s the quickest way to totally transform the look … Continue reading

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The Crocheted Gray Granny Square Shawl

Almost a year ago my father’s mother passed away. I have her photo on the shelf, and plenty of her “stuff”. Using some wool found in her stash, I crocheted a granny square shawl for myself. I love it and … Continue reading

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Crafting a Christmas Tree from Felt

I always say that I’m not a Christmas Crafting Person, but of course, I think a little of it is fine once December comes around – and can be rather jolly. Wanna join me and make a small Christmas Tree … Continue reading

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