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Craft Corner

Craft Corner

Studio Friday: What was I thinking? In January 2006 we have lived in our apartment for two long years. When I moved here I didn’t own much craft supplies really (as you might have read earlier), but during the past two years that has really changed a lot. Now I have a stash of everything […]

Craft gift sent from Italy

Craft gift sent from Italy

Got a package today from Francesca in Italy that was the one sending me a hand crafted item in a Craft Swap that I joined. Here are some of the sweet things Francesca sent me: Sweet, and the little bag contains tea that smells wonderful. Mmm… It was all wrapped in a beautiful home crafted […]

Christmas fair

Christmas fair

Yesterday we went to the yearly Christmas fair to get some feeling for december joy in the newly fallen snow. Here are some pictures from the fair. Horses with slades went around with children and families, I bought newly baked tunnbröd (thin bread) and some Christmas gifts for the family. There were snow, glögg, candles, […]

Unleashed the wild thing

Unleashed the wild thing

Studio Friday theme of today is Where the wild things are and this became an entry in my art journal this time: The text on the page says: Isn’t it time you unleashed your inner child? Sorry it’s so blurry. I think it’s about time now, to play where the wild things are! Related PostsI […]

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 womenthat is well known in media and that has an official image. Shemakes 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 Ume

Spinach soup in Ume

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 Ume 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 PostsArt Journal Peek: Love […]