Category Archives: A Creative Life

How I infuse creativity into my everyday life.

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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Embroidery Workshop | How to stitch a Heart – with LOVE

This weekend I sent out a Newsletter announcing that my darling embroidery workshop Stitch with Love, is up for grabs! I have been wanting to make a stand-alone workshop hosted by me, for a bit over a year now (or … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 3 | Butterfly Collage

I made seven random collages, and the theme didn’t show itself until I was almost done. But that’s okay too for me. You don’t need to know the end result to start, right? I don’t even think each week needs … Continue reading

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Traveler’s Notebook | The finished Christmas Journal

I have filmed a flip-through of my finished Christmas Journal, that is in a Traveler’s Notebook regular size insert that I made myself. I have also edited it and uploaded it, and for that I am very proud. It’s this … Continue reading

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Christmas Journal with Me

Christmas journal with me, will you? Just remember that journaling can be what ever you want it to be. In previous Christmas Journals, both spiral bound, I have mostly glued in found imagery when I made them and stopped using … Continue reading

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Three Christmas Journals + Video

I made a couple of Christmas Journals in the beginning of the month. Yay! They’re up for sale if you’re interested, although I know that I am late posting them for this Christmas. But I just can’t keep these goodies … Continue reading

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Book Wish List starts with Encyclopedia of Rainbows

What’s on your wish list this year? Right now I wouldn’t mind getting a pile of yummy books, in fact I have a long list of books I’m asking Santa for. Or anyone kind and generous enough to send me … Continue reading

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Traveler’s Notebook | A look at my Randomosity volume one

Let’s take a look at my first Randomosity notebook together. This is volume one of Travler’s Notebooks (in the series presented in my last post), today brought to you in video form (find the entire flip through below) and some … Continue reading

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New Business Cards for an Artist

Traditional business cards are rectangle and fits into the slots of a business card holder. Traditional business cards are black text on white card-stock, and are exchanged between business men at important meetings, as they try to make a memorable … Continue reading

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered | Waiting for Happy Mail

The DIY Postcard Swap Autumn 2017 is closed for this time, and now the fun wait for happy mail begins! I want to find my way to regular creating and posting again, after quite a few posts about my mixed … Continue reading

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