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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 Sjödén 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

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 Therapy Pillow is microwavable (put it in there … 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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A day in a market stall

Spiral bound blank notebooks made from recycled vintage book covers! At the market we attended this summer at Sollerön in Dalarna I put up some of my old notebooks. It’s about two years ago that I made these notebooks out … Continue reading

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Lemonade or as we say blandsaft

Mom has made red lemonade from a mix of red berries. We call it blandsaft, which means mixed fruit lemonade. I’ve designed the labels in Adobe InDesign and printed them on sticker paper that we cut out. Summer is the … Continue reading

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Quilting side by side with mom

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I have not a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me. /Erma Bombeck As promised, here is mom … Continue reading

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