Category Archives: Design and layout

I love beautiful design and create photo books, zines, and PDF:s. I enjoy just playing with DTP

A look into my Photo Book for Week in the Life 2012

I absolutely love the concept of Week in the Life (#witl), that special week of intense and intentional photo documenting. I wrote a tutorial on How to make a Week in the Life Photo Book, where I showed some examples … Continue reading

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How to make a Photo Book for Week in the Life

I did Week in the Life last year for the first time, and each day a new folder on my computer filled up with a lot of new photos from that day. Once I start I don’t want to stop … Continue reading

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Creating the Layout of an Embroidery Book

You know I am a member of the Swedish Embroidery Guild? And I take on way too much work just because it’s so fun… This spring I did the layout and text editing for an entire book, celebrating that the … Continue reading

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Creative Lettering – Techniques & Tips from Top Artists

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation. Graham Greene If … Continue reading

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Make your own Patterns at ColourLovers

Today I have a site sighting for you! It’s called colourlover.com! I’m sure you have seen it already, but have you tried it out yet? You should, because it’s very cool. After downloading Pattern App, I’ve joined the huge community … Continue reading

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Personalized layout

I love to create a personal layout for my mail labels, moving boxes, notebooks, ring binders and even the backside of the embroidered Artist Trading Cards I make. I don’t have a design training but I love playing with colour, … Continue reading

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Webdesign & Embroidery in Sweden

As I’ve mentioned before I am a member of what I fondly call Sweden’s Embroidery Guild, also known as BRAK. It is a non-profit organisation where I am part of the board and also editor of the member magazine. And … Continue reading

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Q&A on Making a Photo Book

Question and answer session on photo books today! Thank you for all your kind comments on my Photo Album Book with A years worth of photos. Also check out my photographic inspiration book because 2 is better than 1 that … Continue reading

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New eyes on Magazine Layout

Thanks for all your kind comments on my last post about my Blurb book with A Years worth of Photos! Your great comments made my day! Also, I got a few questions that I plan to answer as soon as … Continue reading

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How to make a Blurb Photo book – Square and Fair

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. Henry Ford In March I’ve been working on making a photo book for Sophie’s and my Diptych Project. It felt like this project would make a perfect … Continue reading

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