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Testing products and material for art, craft and creative living!

Field Notes from IKEA

IKEA is one of my favorite stores, not only because it’s 1) Swedish and 2) cheap but also because I find it inspiring (although tiring) to walk through the big storehouse close to Stockholm. And now they’ve got the most … Continue reading

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Building your business the Right-Brain Way | Book Review

I am reading Jennifer Lee’s second book on business for creative people right now, called Building Your Business the Right-Brain Way – Sustainable Success for the Creative Entrepreneur. It is very much a follow-up book of her first one, The … Continue reading

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Good Mail Day – A primer for Making Eye Popping Postal Art

Book review time again! Let’s dive into a book called Good Mail Day, written by Jennie Hinchcliff and Carolee Gilligan Wheeler. This book came out in 2009, so you might have already seen it, and I hope you have. But … Continue reading

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Eye Candy | Blue smiling cat

Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning. Joseph Campbell At a recent visit to a rather cute second hand shop (new … Continue reading

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Eye Candy | Pink Kitten Heart Sketchbook

I have started a drawing project. Yay! A small, personal one that I am housing in this pink journal I got from my Swedish blog friend, Malin. I searched through my blog archive but couldn’t find anything about this journal … Continue reading

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Inner Hero Creative Art Journal by Quinn McDonald

Giveaway time! Instructions on how to enter to win this book are at the end of this post! But first, let’s look at what this book is about! Inner Hero Creative Art Journal is Quinn McDonald’s newest book. It’s about … Continue reading

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Craft-a-Doodle Book Review

A few months back I got an advance copy of Jenny Doh’s new book Craft-a-Doodle, because I am one of the 18 contributing artists! I am happy to be a small part of this pretty book, because I really like … Continue reading

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Staying Honest as a Blogger when Sponsored with Free Stuff

I while back I, as the owner of this blog, was offered free fabric from a online fabric store. The deal was to create anything I wanted with the fabric they sent (and I could pick the patterns I liked … Continue reading

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Stitched Blooms Book Blog Tour + A Book Review

Today is a big day for me as it’s the first time ever I join a Book Blog Tour! We’re here to celebrate Carina Envoldsen-Harris’ new book Stitched Blooms – 300 Floral, Leaf & Border Motifs to Embroider! This post … Continue reading

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Bellis Miniature Sculpture

To me this is a Bellis Perennis – a common plant of meadows, lawns and other grassy areas, frequently found growing in lawns. The drawing is from my Art Journal, and the pink sculpture is a recent handmade find from … Continue reading

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