Tag Archives: vintage inspiration

Thrifting in Sweden

Today let’s visit a Swedish Thrift Shop together, and take a look at what can be found on the shelves. I find vintage things beautiful, and full of inspiration. Sometimes they’re not that old, but still, they’re here on the … Continue reading

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Personal Postcards and Decorated Envelopes

It is so fun and easy to make personal postcards for friends and family. Make a personal postcard for someone you care for – or even for a stranger in a swap, it can still be personal if you put … Continue reading

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Brocante

Brocante is French for flea market. Have you ever visited one? I’m back in Sweden and hey, it’s Tuesday! So here is a self portrait of me from this summer in France: I took it at a brocante in Ardeche, … Continue reading

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Vintage red suitcase

Found a red suitcase while thrifting. It was really dirty and I want to change the fabric lining, but didn’t find the time for this summers traveling. Maybe next time this will be my altered art kit bag? Also found … Continue reading

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Quilting book from 1978

I got this great book from my mother about applique, patchwork and quilting by Elsie Svennås. It’s a second hand book from 1978 and it has some inspiring colour and b/w photos. There’s lots of orange and brown of course … Continue reading

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