Tag Archives: thrifted finds

Thrifted Finds | Archive box, Owls and a fat Buddhas

Time for a thrifty post, don’t you think?! Mom thrifted this box for me. It’s a little archive box that is so handy to have! I really like the size and the patterned paper on it, I’m filling it with … Continue reading

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I’m just a Giddy Girl filled with Enthusiasm

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Samuel Ullman I don’t look it any more but in … Continue reading

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The Perfect Gift on Mothers Day

On Mothers Day I gave my mother the perfect gift, as I had ordered it from the kind gods of the Universe. She got sunshine, an outdoor flea market, great finds and a nice day spent with her favorite daughter. … Continue reading

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Beautiful book covers and great titles

There is ample time and opportunity for creative expression in whatever area I choose. a louise hay daily affirmation I’ve been outside almost the entire day. I impregnated the outdoor floors in my parents garden. Painting transparent oil, smelling its … Continue reading

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Thrift Girl strikes Sugar again

I am the Great Thrift Girl, always looking for luck. I love thrifting, i.e. finding second hand goods and lovingly bringing them back to my own home. It was a rather long time since I did a post on what … Continue reading

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A paper flower for my mom

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. William Shakespeare Today it’s mom’s birthday. I finally gave her a copy of my book A Creative Year and she was of course thrilled and very proud. This is how the package … Continue reading

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Beginne jeden Tag mit Sonne…

It was a long time since I posted photos of things I’ve thrifted, even though I’ve taken a few of them. So without further ado, here are some items that got taken home from flea markets and thrift store this … Continue reading

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Studio Friday | Inspiration indulgence

Today the subject of Tine Sparkle’s Studio Friday theme is Studio indulgences. First I thought of materials then of candy. But I’ve written a lot about my materials and tool, and I don’t eat candy when I create. I don’t … Continue reading

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Enlightened as an Owl

This owl collage of a Tawny owl (cat owl in Swedish) is one of my first art in quite a while, and I really like how it turned out. I’m really crazy about creating my own collages right now, that … Continue reading

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I brought all of this home

Thrifting finds from last two weeks only: More second hand fabric. The red with roses has a bit of plastic feeling to it. The yellow swirls makes me smile. The white with rose stripes was a must-have, as the pink … Continue reading

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