Category Archives: Life Stuff

On a more private note, these are people and places I like and that inspire me a lot.

Traveler’s Notebook Storage

How do you store finished notebooks? Here’s a new Traveler’s Notebook Storage for me, that I recently made. In it I’ve fitted all my Traveler’s Notebook regular size Randomosity journals, and I love seeing them together like this. I love … Continue reading

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Quilting | Sewing a Polka Dot Table Runner

Quilting – the act of cutting perfectly good fabric into little pieces and then sewing them back together again. iHanna Quilters are people who enjoy cutting new fabric apart to sew it together again. It sounds counter-intuitive and a bit … Continue reading

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My New Polka Dot Art Table (video)

I like a lot of different styles when it comes to interior decorating, and I always admire those that has all-white rooms in their houses. But as an artist, I could never pull that style of, no matter how much … Continue reading

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Create your Own Christmas Cards

It’s time to create Christmas cards. Yee-haa, that time of year again – am I right? There are some really cute ones to buy these days, especially if you order from Etsy, but who planned for this in say, October? … Continue reading

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Vintage Dymo label maker

Anyone can look for fashion in a boutique or history in a museum. The creative explorer looks for history in a hardware store and fashion in an airport. Robert Wieder I thrifted a turquoise Vintage Dymo label maker, and oh … Continue reading

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Opening Up to Inspiration

I don’t like to pack, because it makes me antsy. I start thinking about all the things I haven’t finished yet, and that I now will have to prospone. No matter how many fun and exciting reasons I had for … Continue reading

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Video where I’m romanticizing Dalarna, Sweden

This week I’m taking a course to play with free form embroidery. But last summer, we took a road trip to the Swedish area Dalarna to do some touristing in our own country. The real reason was an embroidery exhibition … Continue reading

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Personalizing a Watercolor Box

Watercolors are commonly stored in a boring looking black metall box bought in the store…But does it need to be so… black? …so boring? …so store bought looking? I say: nay! Let’s personalize it and make it more fun! When … Continue reading

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Destination Gotland – let’s go explore!

Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man. … Continue reading

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I Love Transparent Pen Pouches

What’s on my Pink Polka Dot Desk these days I guess you’re asking right now? Well, I am delighted you asked because that’s just what I wanted to share today! But most of all, I want to talk about pen … Continue reading

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