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Thrifted doilies white again

The above pile of bleached, washed and ironed finds belongs to my mother. There’s vintage handmade lace and intricately crocheted doilies. Just looking at this pile makes my heart sing! It was quite a while since I posted my thrifted … Continue reading

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Stamped Cats on Mom’s Postcards

In this year’s postcard swap my mom went into total paper play mode, cutting out paper shapes, gluing stuff down, stamping everything and then also adding decorative patterns with her fancy sewing machine, making her 10 awesome stamped postcards. I … Continue reading

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Momcraft | The Christmas Angels

The Christmas Angels are gathering together to sing and celebrate Christmas and winter. They are all made by my mom. When mom decides to sew the year’s angel doll (it is becoming quite a tradition) she is never happy with … Continue reading

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Shabby Chic Roses on Mom’s Postcards

10×2 postcards in a pile…. Both my mom and I went with roses for our postcards. Who can resist the look and feel or roses, even if they are only 2D? And we both went ahead and sewed in papers, … Continue reading

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Kanzashi in bloom – Craft book review by iHanna

Book review time! I’ve had Diane Gilleland’s beautiful craft book Kanzashi in Bloom on my table for ever, and the task write a review on my to-do-list since it was published this summer but so far not had the time … Continue reading

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Ordinary Sparkling Moments to Snap

I’m making tabs for my diary. Some photos from everyday life. The Diptych Project has inspired me to take more photos, and I’m finding I really enjoy the simple and just-as-it-is right now quality of life. I drew these illustrations … Continue reading

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When a tote is a cozy cat blanket

I got this cute tote for my embroidery stuff. Mom made it using a Gudrun Sjödn table cloth thrifted and cut up. I love the colors of my new tote! Pink, red and orange – the best combo ever! And … Continue reading

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How to Microwave Your Cat

Want to learn how to Microwave Your Cat? If you haven’t tried a Wheat Heat Therapy Pillow yet I think you should. I can really recommend you to make or buy your own wheat pillow. It’s great! A Wheat Heat … Continue reading

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How to make a Paper Patchwork Notebook Cover

It’s time to finally write this tutorial about how you can turn any ordinary notebook you’ve got into a colorful patchwork with any papers you’ve got at home! It was my mom who got me started, and that is quite … Continue reading

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Buttons brings out that childhood collector

The greatest poem ever known Is one all poets have outgrown: The poetry, innate, untold, Of being only four years old. /Christopher Morley, To a Child As I sat silently sewing green buttons to a knitted sweater my mom went … Continue reading

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