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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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Swedish Embroidery Magazine | Note from the Editorial Staff

This is the summer issue of the Swedish Embroidery Magazine. It is the second issue that I’m involved in making and it shows a bit of iHanna style this time. Just look at that cover! I love the theme, which … 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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