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Pen pals, Postcards and my Messy Desk

As a kid I had many pen pals. I wrote hundreds of letters up until around the age of 20 I think, but then I lost contact with most of my pen pals and my bestie moved closer to me. … Continue reading

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Featured blogger: iHanna

I really enjoy this mag! I wrote a review last year about the first issue of Featuring, a new magazine about art journaling and mixed media, my favorite subjects! Now the third issue is already out! It was meant to … Continue reading

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Magazine review: Featuring about art journaling etc

I received a review copy of the newish first issue of the magazine “Featuring” a while back. As I’m back from the beach a few hours I thought it was time for a little review today! And yes, I missed … Continue reading

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What’s new on my desk today

In today’s mail came the new embroidery magazine, and I am very proud since I am one of three editors. I’ve planned it, worked with it, written articles, edited text, photographed, edited layout, found spelling-mistakes and on and on. Always … Continue reading

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Art journal peek: home of random things

Another quick glossy collage in my art journal, contradicting the “art” part but very much feeling like “a journal”. Like a home of random things, of my ephemera. Again, a thousand circles living on one spread: polka dot wrapping paper … Continue reading

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Postal Flow

Something really strange happened in my post box this week. I got several “lost packages” all at once without explanation. I so wonder where they have been all this time?! The above magazine (and some stickers, vintage rub-on letter sheets … Continue reading

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From the editorial staff

This is the summer issue of the Embroidery magazine. It is the second issue that I’m involved in making and it shows this time. Just look at that cover! I love the theme, which is The Creative Process, a theme … Continue reading

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The Therapy of Magazine Cutting

Are you aware of the therapeutic value of cutting out magazine images? I know some of you already do this regularly. Saving images to a personal imagery archive of clippings (to be used in future diary pages, collages or art … 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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Broderiakademin – Sweden’s Embroidery Guild

Last year there was an embroidery exhibition in town, and when visiting it I found out Sweden has an Embroidery Guild open to everyone, called Täcklebo Broderiakademi! How amazing is that? I had no idea groups like this excised. Where … Continue reading

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