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The Lost Knob

The Lost Knob

Wanna view a painting and repair project of mine? Okay, here it is: Bought summer 2004, scraped this autumn and painted last month. The fun part was the scraping, but it was quite dark and we made a mess on this little chest of drawers. Scraped a wee bit more than we should have. And […]

Knit with Katarina Brieditis

Knit with Katarina Brieditis

I got the Swedish knitting book Lust att sticka† by Katarina Brieditis, one of very few Swedish craft women†that is well known in media and that has an official image. She†makes a lot of cool stuff, this book included. The pink cap is finished but no picture yet. Instead I bought this Swedish knitting book […]

Illuminate!

Illuminate!

In dark times, illuminate! /iHanna Right now the sunrise is about eight in the morning, and then the sun sets at two o’clock in the afternoon. I’ts quite dark around here really, and most people miss the sun compleatly when they work indoors each weekday. Therefor we are such suckers for lights, and today it’s […]

Dear Santa Wish list 2005

Dear Santa Wish list 2005

Today, I’m pretending I’m eight years old, and still getting lots of presents for Christmas! This is my list for Santa.’ Dear Mr Santa Åhlens (big department store here in Sweden) have started to sell a new line of Japanese stuff from a company named Muji, and don’t we westerners just love letters that we […]

Spinach soup in UmeŚ

Spinach soup in UmeŚ

Instead of crafting tonight I’ve been stuck by the computer, bidding on online flea markets and browsing old photos for my first flickr group UmeŚ where you can see how beautiful it is where I live. Please join if you have photos that would fit there. While browsing photos on the computer I uploaded some […]

Art Doll | Maj my third art doll

Art Doll | Maj my third art doll

My third art doll is called Maj, because she has a yellow may flower in her purple yarn hair. This flower is a symbol of spring in Sweden, and children sell them all over the country in the spring, visiting apartments and houses. Everyone who buys them show it off by decorate their clothes or […]

I made this: DIY Shirt

I made this: DIY Shirt

Hey my dears, look at this – what do you think? It’s me – in a home sewn shirt. Maybe you will remember the piece of fabric I bought a couple of weeks ago? Now I’ve actually made something of it – and it fits! I am very, very pleased. Related PostsDIY Fabric Scarf for […]

The sweetness in life are friends

The sweetness in life are friends

Studio Friday Theme: Sweetness! What is the sweetest thing in your life? I don’t need to think hard to come up with a good answer here. I think good friends are important, not only in general life, but more importantly if you pursue the creative and dangerous path of making stuff. Friends are the sweetness […]

Knitting in pink | Thick n’ quick

Knitting in pink | Thick n’ quick

This yarn doesn’t really go well with orange knitting needles, but it won’t stay there for long, it’s a quick knit this time. If I could have thick soft yarn in wool with great colours (like pink and green and orange) I would knit more. But of course thick yarn knits up quick and if […]

I have a Creative Dad

I have a Creative Dad

I’m one of the lucky ones who has a Creative Dad present in my life. He is not mentioned often here, since this is not a family blog, but a blog about (my) creativity. But today it’s Father’s Day here in Sweden, and I’ve made a spread about him in my art journal, phoned him […]