Category Archives: Crafts

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

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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Inspiration | 5 Pretty Craft Ideas

I kid you not, but I actually still love to do craft. I have a knitting project, a hexagon project and a few embroidery ideas here for sure, but most of all a whole slew of paper craft projects going … Continue reading

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A Knitted kind of Crazy

I canít understand why people are frightened of new ideas. Iím frightened of the old ones. John Cage I think spring is on the way. We’ve got daylight a lot longer now, the sun is out more and the Crocus … Continue reading

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Quick Craft: Pom-pom – pom pom poooom!

Time for a quick craft! Join me and have a ball. Because don’t you just love pom-pomps? Doesn’t everyone? I mean, what’s not to love? Fluff, color, yarn – quick craft project – kaa-baam! Anyone can do it too, and … Continue reading

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Knitted Neon Socks

I am in love with neon colors, so when I spotted some neon yarn I bought it. This sock yarn has all of the neon colors: pink, orange, cerise, yellow & green – in the same ball of yarn. I … Continue reading

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