My best advice for becoming a creative person is always to do something creative, as often as you can. Start small and build on that. This is true whether you are a crafter, artist, writer, blogger, scrapbooker, youtuber, photographer, knitter, or you’re like me, dabbling in a bit of everything. Personally I believe this is […]
Today two quick things I really enjoy: Looking up a new to me word and some very late happy mail in the inbox! All this because a very bulky and quite interesting looking envelope arrived… By the way, do you know what the word “lagniappe” means? I sure did’t know until just now, when I […]
Five inspirational videos on how to slow stitch, collage, paint and create DIY Postcards from several awesome YouTube creators – get inspired for iHanna’s international DIY Postcard Swap!
Inspiration to make handmade postcards using fabric scraps, mixed media or collage – make your DIY Postcards today and send out some joy!
Every autumn I host the DIY postcard swap here on my blog, in hope of bringing art and joy to the homes of all participants! And so far it’s been working great! Firstly you get the joy of creating handmade postcards for ten people and then the joy of seeing those postcards being delivered all […]
It’s a bad business, this writing. No marks on paper can ever measure up to the word’s music in the mind, to the purity of the image before its ambush by language. Mary Gordon Sometimes when I find great English blogs or articles I feel a great sadness that I can never write like that […]
What is “magazine harvesting” you ask, maybe because you are not that into YouTube videos of people working in their glue books and you haven’t heard the term before? So, let me explain. It is not a YouTube thing, just a term I have found used there a lot. It is a creative thing, for […]
Doodle and paint along with me in this fun beginner friendly watercolor exercise. It is one that you can do over and over again and use to fill an entire journal or sketchbook. I love doing this and hope you will too! I start with a doodle that I later on color in. My doodle […]
A look at a beautiful handmade Junk Journal created by Swedish artist Hanna Andersson of Studio iHanna, now available in the shop. Hand embroidered cover and Fabric Guild decorated pages.
June 2023 and I am super inspired by so many cool women that post stuff online (as so often before), and since it’s been a while since I felt inspired to do anything with the blog or share any link love here, I think it’s high time today! So without further ado, here’s a list […]
Today I am sharing the finished Summer Junk Journal (no 1) in all it’s glory. I love how it feels in my hands, and how it looks with the decorated and embroidered cover. I like how the soft fabric art piece changes when you make it into a hard cover for a journal like this, […]
I love creating patchwork collages both with papers and fabrics. In this post I will show you two textile art pieces that took quite a while to finish, but it was a joy to stitch them together. Both have a found pink rose embroidery that I recycled from the thrift shop and included here, and […]