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Typography in 3D

Feminism’s agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to “choose” between public justice and private happiness. It asks that women be free to define themselves – instead of having their identity defined for them, time and again, … Continue reading

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Bring out the Glitter and Glue

A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.Madonna [from her book “Sex”] It’s December and so much I want to write about before the year ends. Let’s jump in … Continue reading

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Decoupage | Napkins and decorating with paper

I got the chipboard pieces from my friend Diane Gilleland (Sister Diane in blog land) around Christmas. I had no idea what to do with them. Small pieces of paper… hmm… maybe glue them to the cover of one of … Continue reading

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Tutorial on how to make decoupage magnets (pdf)

Here is an image of my finished magnets in shabby chic style! At my journalistic education we worked with Macs and did magazine layout in Quark Express. I’ve installed Adobe’s layout program InDesign because I want to know it too. … Continue reading

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Decoupage and Coffee on my morning tray

Creating is about transformation. Take one or a few objects and put them together in different ways – and voila! You have created something new! Take this wood tray for example; yellow with age bought in a second hand shop … Continue reading

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Altered Book Cover

My art journals these days are Altered Books, vintage coffee table kind of books with pictures. Books about earth, cultures and animals around the world. The covers on these babies are boring brown or orange fabrics, so lately I’ve been … Continue reading

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Suitcase decoupage and a crafty picnic

Do you remember the red case I bought two years ago? It’s been sitting in the basement for too long and I wanted to do a big project so I took it up in the beginning of June. Then cleaned … Continue reading

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Romantic Bird Houses

I bought two small wooden bird houses in the beginning of this year. I love the shape of wood houses, symbols of home and home comfort. I adore any type of mini house. I’ve added the finishing touch to both … Continue reading

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Art Collage Cubes in wood

Hey, look what I came up with! Three collage art cubes that is now for sale on eBay! [edit: sold!] My first auction, I hope someone will want to play with these? All three cubes are hard wood, collaged with … Continue reading

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Tip-in Pages | Women of Influence

Tip-in Pages? Hmm… I participated in my first tip-in swap arranged by Lisa Vollrath. Tip-ins are loose art journal pages /spreads that you can swap, and then tip-in (add into) your own journal. I knew what I wanted to do … Continue reading

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