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Homemade Mondrian

I don’t really have the same taste in art as my fianc, who has the painter Mondrian as one of his favorite painters. Abstraction and cubism is not really my type of art at all, but when P painted his new long-board with a cool red-yellow-blue-pattern (Mondrian style) I suggested that he would take one […]

Cinnamon, roses & lingonberries

Presenting: Photos that smell lovely – from this week. This Sunday we went bouldering in the forest. Here are some pictures: The smell of the forest… And the autumn is getting closer, I spotted some yellow in the forest: This is what I created last week: Cinnamon buns! Mr P got lots of beautiful flowers […]

O’Hoya hi!

There are small, new stuff coming in all the time. This summer I got a beautiful rose tray for cookies at a big dark barn with lots of flea finds in it. I’m using it for fruit, since we eat that more often than cookies! Related PostsWelcome Aphrodite! Brocante Studio Friday | Inspiration indulgence

Autumn colours

Two spreads from my art journal, both inspired by autumn wich is not here quite yet: August orange. Acrylic paint, oil pastel white, some text (computor prints) and decoupage on top of it all – made with napkins. Tweed autumn. Random pictures that fitted nicly together in an autumn theme – all from my big […]

Notebook Idea: Save Quotes you like

Tip of the week: look for good quotes and save the ones you like in a notebook! Faith in oneself is the best and safest course. Michelangelo I just had this great idea when I was writing about blank pages the other day. It’s a small but inspirational thing you can do in your journals, […]

No reading in a week

I tried not to read any blogs, books or magazines last week. But it was not very difficult since I was so tired when I came home that I fell in a heap in the sofa and didn’t move much. So when laying low, staring at the ceiling, I winded some wool, then knitted some. […]

Bits and pieces

I’ve had a great week! I love all the nice comments I get in the blog, and the school start couldn’t have been better: friendly people, great environment and the coming autumn seams to be exiting and filled with new challenges! And today when I came home, very tired, a big envelope from a web […]

Become More Creative

Reminding one another of the dream that each of us aspires to may be enough for us to set each other free. Antoine De Saint-Exupery I’m reading Julia Cameron’s book about the The Artist’s Way right now. I got it in a thrift store and started reading immediately and I’ve been following the exercises each […]

Mixed media girls

Wish me luck, today is first day of new school! Exiting! If you like browsing other peoples art and journals, here is your chance at some great journaling art! Link’s for everybody! Chears! * I just love the work of Melanie Komisarski and her mother! Look at their gallery and into Melanie’s blog navylane studio […]