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The Embroidered Heart and the Fear of Failure

I love the beautiful symbol of love and its many pains; the heart. I’ve been obsessed with the heart shape for over a decade, and I am just now working on several different textile pieces for an exhibition I want … Continue reading

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Get Started | Make a Postcard from Scratch

It’s time to make postcards, don’t you agree? Here I’m making a postcard from Scratch – Part 1: Getting started. Making postcards is not difficult. Anyone can do it, and with a bit of effort, I think you’ll love the … Continue reading

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Find what you Love and let it kill you

My dear, Find what you love and let it kill you. Let it drain you of your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual nothingness. Let it kill you and let it devour your … Continue reading

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Give your [art journal] project some space

Another page from Smart Journal vol 2. The text on the page above reads: Sometimes it doesn’t matter what you create, as long as it is something. The most important thing is that you get started, that you give your … Continue reading

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Introduction | Spotted Photo Theme

I have been thinking about a photo post idea for two years now, and now (finally) it’s time to get it going for real. I’m calling it Spotted Photo Theme! If you love photography, documenting, sharing and blogging you are … Continue reading

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365 | Preparing to make a lot of collages

So, are you doing 365 creative creations in 2013? Come along and join me! It’s not to late to start today or this weekend, if you too want a creative project for 2013! Remember that the year is long but … Continue reading

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It’s the Start of a Beautiful Postcard

It doesn’t matter who you are, or where you came from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always. Oprah Winfrey I’ve started cutting postcard sized pieces. I’ve printed me some faux postal stamps and realize they’re a bit big … Continue reading

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Irresistible Cotton Yarn

By total accident I happened to buy a whole bag of cheap and beautiful cotton yarn this summer when grandmother was visiting. I could not resist the pretty colours and it was time to try to make my first hexagon! … Continue reading

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Take a stitch Tuesday

The flying stitch. I’m trying it out for the first time. I read about TAST, the Take a Stitch Tuesday Challenge arranged by Sharon of Pin Tangle, on Natalie’s blog and was imidiatelly intrigued by the idea. When I went … Continue reading

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The Summer Embroidery Project – Start up

This summer I have been doing some freeform embroidery. The material for my first project came in a little package from another (unidentified) member of the Embroidery Group I’ve joined. Everyone brought little packages to the exchange Summer Embroidery Project … Continue reading

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