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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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Custom Sketchbooks from Art Journal Pages

I have three beautiful custom sketchbooks in my possession. I picked painted art journal pages of my own as cover art, and I am in love with these blank books. Today I’m sharing a video review of them, including a … Continue reading

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Trying out Promarker pens

I used to write a crazy amount of book reviews back when I was editor or Sweden’s first (and according to me best and most awesome) book site (no longer online). I wrote so many reviews that I got tired … 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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Bookreview | The Pulse of mixed media

The successful artist finds a way to mine their inner emotions and reveal these through their art in a way that is compelling. I believe the force behind this process is passion. Seth Apter The Pulse of Mixed Media – … Continue reading

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Collage journeys by Jane Davies

Collage is all about taking imagery and materials out of their original contexts, or circumstances, and putting them in new ones. At its best, collage is about recontextualizing materials, giving them new life and new meaning. Jane Davies Today’s post … Continue reading

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Book Review: Creative Bloom with fabric and wire

Have you ever made a craft project combining wire with fabric? And would you believe that those two odd materials together could be combined into several awesome projects that fill a whole craft book? And that that craft book would … Continue reading

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Inspired by a DVD: Printing & Patchwork from Coloricious

I’ve attended about forty minutes of a quilting workshop right here in my home which was both convenient and fun. Previously I’ve been enjoying all kinds of creative videos on Youtube so I already knew I enjoy watching others be … Continue reading

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Pretty little purses & pouches

There are several books in the Pretty little-series from Lark Books and I’ve been browsing through them lately. They are perfect gifts for yourself or a creative friend that wants to sew but are not that advanced (yet). My favorite … Continue reading

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Odd ball charm zine by Alma Stoller

Last week I received Alma Stoller’s zine Odd Ball Charm ! I got issue #5 and I wish I had all of the previous ones because they are so cute – and all about craft projects too! I read so … Continue reading

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