Category Archives: A Creative Life

How I infuse creativity into my everyday life.

Playful Index Card Collages by iHanna | June 1-15

Like I mentioned a in the beginning of last month in June and July there is an art challenge going on that is called ICAD – Index-Card-a-Day. It’s low key and fun, and I’m making collages with stickers, cute images, … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 21 | Beneath the Surface

Try Ctrl and Z to delete, collage by iHanna. One of the reasons I love collage is because it always seem to be something hidden, beneath the surface. There are different layers of papers of course, but also layers of … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 18 | Ironic Midsummer Romance

Happy Midsummer from Sweden today! Fun but terrifying – collage by iHanna. Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. Rumi Happy Midsummer, … 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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365 Collages | Week 15 | Made in China

These collages are not “Made in China” of course, they are made by me here in Sweden. But they’re inspired by Chinese writings and graffiti on the wall. I hope you enjoy! Isolation is aloneness that feels forced upon you, … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 14 | Patchwork Garden Collages

Hello and welcome to my beautiful Patchwork Garden, made out of paper and glue of course. Each patch is decorated to delight all the senses… Garden Patchwork 1, a collage by iHanna a.k.a. Hanna Andersson, Sweden. As per usual, I … 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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365 Collages | Week 13 | A spring that never dries up

Rejected, collage by iHanna. I thought of calling this blog post / theme Rejection, but that just feel too negative for my collage art post. The feel of making and looking at the collages are positive (to me, but when … Continue reading

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Creative Process Video for Index Card Collage – day 1

Index Cards is a office supply paper type that you can find at the paper or book store, close to notebooks and pens. It’s created for noting information like research, recipes or addresses, often stored alphabetically in a box for … Continue reading

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Printed Postcards from my Art Journal

I took some artwork from my art journals and made printed postcards. They turned out very beautiful, and even though I want to keep them all, I have a few copies of each one. So you can grab yourself a … Continue reading

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