Category Archives: Best of the Blog

Ideas and tutorials that will guide you into a creative, awesome, beautiful and fun life. Step by step.

I’d rather be reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life

I define myself as a book lover, I can’t imagine life without a book by my side. I don’t just read how to-books about art and crafts (the kind that I mostly review here on my blog) but also novels, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Live a Creative Life: 40 Lessons on How to Embrace Creativity in Your Life

There is no right or wrong way to live a Creative Life, but there are many lessons to learn on the way no matter what kind of creativity you want to infuse your life with. I’m walking that road most … Continue reading

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Create a Daily Meditation Practice

I love sitting meditation. I believe in the health benefits it provides, and I know that if and when I get into it, it makes me happy. It makes me calmer, nicer and more awesome in every way. I have … Continue reading

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10 Reasons you Should Write a List of Achievements

I love writing my personal List of Achievements every year. It is a part of saying good bye to the previous year in a celebratory and kind way. For me it takes quite a while to get everything listed, mostly … Continue reading

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How to Plan for a 365 Project of your own

Having a year-long project is one of the best ways to create a creative practice! If you feel like you want to be more creative but don’t find the right time to start, or don’t find enough time, I recommend … Continue reading

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How to Use video to Document Life

It was such lovely weather this weekend that we did a short hike of 8 kilometers through the woods. I took quite a few photos with my pink compact camera (Ixus 115 HS). It also shoots HD video, something I … Continue reading

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Every Artist Needs a Scrap Notebook

When you don’t know where to start or what to do with your collage scraps, a Mini Scrap Notebook is the perfect place, get into your scrap inbox and start filling one. Mine is a small spiral bound book that … Continue reading

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What to do with all the Digital Photos

I hope you’ve been reading along at The Archive-Along this week? I think it’s a fascinating series of posts and a important topic, archiving your digital stuff. You create so much on the computer – but do you take regular … Continue reading

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