Tag Archives: reading

I’d rather be reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life

I define myself as a book lover, I can’t imagine life without a book by my side. I don’t just read how to-books about art and crafts (the kind that I mostly review here on my blog) but also novels, … Continue reading

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Radical Self-Love – A Guide to Loving Yourself

February is my month of Radical Self-Love around hereso it feels very natural to share the book Radical Self-Love – A Guide to Loving Yourself and Living Your Dreams, right now. It’s written by Gala Darling, a blogger I truly … Continue reading

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Creative Snapshots | Happier at Home

Look for happiness under your own roof. Gretchen Rubin My Nine Years of Blogging is a big part of my personal Happiness Project, much inspired by Gretchen Rubin’s blog and her first book The Happiness Project that I’ve mentioned before. … Continue reading

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Why Cutting up Old Books is Allowed

People will question the fact that you want to “destroy” a book on purpose. They think of books as sacred things. Not as everyday items but something to keep “for ever”. This is a beautiful thought, I agree, but not … Continue reading

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Creativity in Snapshots | Shabby Chic Winter

The view from my window. I never tire of my two big windows and the constant ebb and flow of light they yield. Right now it’s snowing, slow big flakes, outside my window here in Sweden. Falling like there is … Continue reading

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List Journal prompt: 5 books I read

It’s time for our second round of art journal list prompts (intro here). And you don’t even have to be an art journaler to join in. Just write your list in a regular notebook or a on a blank piece … Continue reading

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One Artist’s Journal by Orly Avinery

I’ve finished reading Orly Avinery’s self-published book One Artist’s Journal and wanted to share my thoughts with you guys. I am a big fan of Orly’s artwork, published in art journal form on her blog. She is great with words … 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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Weekly inspiration: Stockholm and Swedish authors

Sometimes I’m still that little girl – awesome photo idea at the flickr blog. Take a photo of yourself today and let’s see how you’ve grown, changed or stayed the same since you were that little girl… Literary Magazine – … Continue reading

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What I Wore today

What I wore today, in drawing. First I was doing an exercise to create a 6 minute diary page l Linda Barry, author of the book What It Is (that I own and totally recommend, it’s awesome). She wrote: … Continue reading

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