Tag Archives: ikea

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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DIY Spray Paint Crazy

I love DIY Spray Paint projects a lot, mostly because it is so much fun to personalize things with color. It’s my favorite repurposing thing to do with thrift finds! Plus it’s the quickest way to totally transform the look … Continue reading

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Love Letter to Råskog – the turquoise Kitchen Cart for all Artists

Råskog – the turquoise Kitchen Cart, you know it? Yes, I’m guessing you already know the piece of furniture I’m addressing today? It’s IKEA’s Kitchen Cart Råskog. You know the metal cart on wheels, made out of steel with a epoxy powder … Continue reading

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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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Creativity in Snapshots | Stuff

There is only one optimist. He has been here since man has been on this earth, and that is man himself. If we hadn’t had such a magnificent optimism to carry us through all these things, we wouldn’t be here. … Continue reading

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Owl Collages and Matting

I will make my present as close to my future as I possibly can. That is the secret. Love where you are. Make the most of it. Get to the feeling of what you are after. That is what you … Continue reading

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Magazines, social bookmarking and videos

Any good interior design magazine (or any magazine about creativity, art or craft for that matter) should check out the online blog scene, don’t you think so? The blog word, also called indie community, is huge and full of inspiration. … Continue reading

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Candle holders with buttons

– Hands up, I’ve got a glue gun now! Ho-ho-ho! Ingredients for this craft; Candle holders in glass from IKEA that I found in a thrift shop and buttons, also bought at a thrift store. Tool; The amazing glue gun! … Continue reading

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My own IKEA hacked mirror

Planning a shabby chic project on my desk. I painted a mirror frame white. It is a big wood frame with a small mirror in the middle bought at IKEA; I’ve had it for a few years (I don’t know … Continue reading

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Planning a Dream Studio

I was reading Claire’s blog Loobylu this morning. It was one of the first blogs I found on the Internet, and it inspired me to start a blog of my own. In Australia where she lives they have hot summer … Continue reading

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