Tag Archives: vintage

365 Collages | Week 1 of 2018 | A Golden Start to the Year

A golden start, can we have that? Let’s be honest. Doing a 365 is not for the faint of heart. I have been so nervous about it for a long time now, because to me it’s a big commitment to … Continue reading

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Vintage Dymo label maker

Anyone can look for fashion in a boutique or history in a museum. The creative explorer looks for history in a hardware store and fashion in an airport. Robert Wieder I thrifted a turquoise Vintage Dymo label maker, and oh … Continue reading

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Inspired at the Haberdashery

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didnt really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. Thats because they … Continue reading

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Blue Altered Vintage Postcards

Observant readers might have noticed that in my pink postcard post I only featured five out of the ten postcards I made for the DIY Postcard Swap I host. So let’s take a look at the rest of the altered … Continue reading

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Painting on Vintage Postcards

This summer I bought a whole pile of vintage postcards (not ever sent though) with motifs from around Sweden. You know the kind, postcards of buildings that might be bought as souvenirs but always are so darn boring to get … Continue reading

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Vintage Shooting Target Papers

Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars. Les Brown A good flea market find always makes me happy. If it’s a paper find, like a roll of vintage wall paper with a … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 41 | The Invisible Series

I wasn’t planning to work on a series this week, even though I’ve been thinking about this idea of using the same image over and over (again) for a while. Then I found a few prints of the same vintage … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 36 | Vintage Edition

Simplified I finished these collages last week, for my personal challenge to create 365 square art collages in 2013. I still love this project! Love love love. I hope you like today’s collages, because I do. I would, as always, … Continue reading

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Art Journal Peek: Painting Patterns

I’m continuing my patterned road to colorful art journal pages. After Mon Amie I decided to copy the pattern of one of my favorite vintage pillow cases. I accidentally tore it up recently, and it’s beyond saving because it’s worn … Continue reading

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I love Vintage Bed Linen Fabric

I can have such huge sewing cravings, where I long to handle and patch together fabric. But because I do so many different things I postpone most of my ideas “for later”. But this one couldn’t wait! I got these … Continue reading

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