Category Archives: Thoughts on Creativity

My thoughts on books, craft ideas, trends, magazines, sightings, exhibitions & other cultural happenings in Sweden (or where I happen to be at).

A Blog Checklist: 18 before 2018

Today I’m sharing a blog checklist with 18 things I want to get done before 2018. I’m writing a list of things I’ve wanted to get done and fix on the blog for a very, very long time. I could … Continue reading

Posted in A Creative Life, Geeky stuff, I write Lists, On writing, Thoughts on Creativity | Tagged , | 9 Comments

To Move Forward Creatively Change the Blade

How to do you move forward after a long summer break of silence? That’s what I’m asking myself today. Sometimes when you’re cutting a lot of paper you just want to get through the pile and finish. You try to … Continue reading

Posted in A Creative Life, Thoughts on Creativity | Tagged | 3 Comments

100 More Creative Ideas to Spark you into Action

Are you in need of a few Creative Ideas? Because I have an abundance of ideas that I do not mind sharing with you! I love creative list writing, so this is a fun blog post to make: a list of one … Continue reading

Posted in A Creative Life, Best of the Blog, I write Lists | Tagged , | 4 Comments

The Midori Traveler’s Notebook System | The ultimate guide

Have you fallen in love with the Midori Traveler’s Notebook System yet? As a notebook junkie, I fell hard and fast for this notebook system when I found it online, and my love for it continues. It is so so … Continue reading

Posted in Art journaling, Best of the Blog, Notebooks, Products | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Coloring Books for Grown Ups – do we really need them?

Why would you buy a Coloring book for Grown Ups? Do grown ups really need silly activity books, don’t we have more important things to do? Or said in another way: what could be the benefits of trying this trend … Continue reading

Posted in Creative habits, Thoughts on Creativity | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Is it time to Quit Blogging in 2017?

I want to welcome the new year. And I want to welcome you to this blog today and all through 2017. I have been blogging here, in this very spot, since 2004, and I will keep at it some more. … Continue reading

Posted in Geeky stuff, My Philosophy | Tagged , , | 24 Comments

NaBloPoMo | A blog post every day for a month?

I have been thinking a lot about trying on a challenge I’ve seen around the web through the past couple of years. NaBloPoMo. It’s about writing a blog post every day for a whole month, to be specific, in November. … Continue reading

Posted in A Creative Life, Geeky stuff | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Book Reviews, Thoughts on Creativity | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Collage Carnival – cut and paste your way to Creative Heaven – a video book review

I love new, pretty books and I’ve written quite a lot of book reviews over the years, but I have never done a video book review before… So this is a first for me, making a video about a book … Continue reading

Posted in Art journaling, Book Reviews, Paper Crafting | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Mandala Guidebook: How to draw, paint and color expressive mandala art

The mandala craze that started a few years ago on the internet is everywhere these days. There are plenty of pretty mandala coloring books to chose from if coloring is your thing, but how do you get started if you … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Draw & doodle | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment