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Tin Can Assemblage

In the Coursera class that I took this summer (Introduction to Art: Concepts & Techniques with teacher Anna Divinsky) I made three of the assignments (you had to make two to get a diploma). I showed you the collage of … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 40 | The White Edition

Collage: In vain This week of collages turned out all white. It just happened like that. I made one collage and was inspired by that one to build others that were similar. The same feeling, but from different perspectives. Imagine … Continue reading

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DIY Doily Easter Egg

There are a gazillion fun ways to recycle and find new ways to use those old crocheted doilies, but this has got to be my favorite so far. It’s the Easter Egg I received yesterday filled with candy. It’s made … Continue reading

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Vintage needle holder gets new life

This is my needle holder, before and after. I found a vintage needle holder with slots for spools around it, at a flea market one summer. When in painting and recycling mood I took the time to spray paint it … Continue reading

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Tiny Chest of Drawers

Art is magic… But how is it magic? In its metaphysical development? Or does some final transformation culminate in a magic reality? In truth, the latter is impossible without the former. If creation is not magic, the outcome cannot be … Continue reading

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Notebook Cover in Fabric – with lace & love

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. /Sophia … Continue reading

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Decoupage and Coffee on my morning tray

Creating is about transformation. Take one or a few objects and put them together in different ways – and voila! You have created something new! Take this wood tray for example; yellow with age bought in a second hand shop … Continue reading

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My own IKEA hacked mirror

Planning a shabby chic project on my desk. I painted a mirror frame white. It is a big wood frame with a small mirror in the middle bought at IKEA; I’ve had it for a few years (I don’t know … Continue reading

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What is on your TV?

What is on your TV tonight? This is what is on mine! My beautiful white H that is specially made for me by my wood crafting friend Maria. It has been in a craft exhibition at the library for a … Continue reading

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The magic of white paint

Before – and after! I thrifted this herb shelf in a flea market for 5 SEK, then repainted it white. What a difference. The magic of paint continues to amaze me. I wish I could repaint the world! ;-) My … Continue reading

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