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Cravings: I want pretty journals

Cravings: I want pretty journals

You can never ever have too many notebooks, journals or diaries if you ask me. And I mean never! I’ve been browsing through every journal there is on eBay. Don’t ask me why. I want to write in them all, fill them with me and my thoughts. To journal my days. But it’s really hard […]

Altered Book Cover

Altered Book Cover

My art journals these days are Altered Books, vintage coffee table kind of books with pictures. Books about earth, cultures and animals around the world. The covers on these babies are boring brown or orange fabrics, so lately I’ve been trying to spruce them up a bit. Related PostsFabric Notebook Cover – with lace & […]

Images makes me Happy

Images makes me Happy

We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have. Frederick Keonig I’ve been thinking a lot this year about what makes me happy, and I think that images and photos are a big part of what makes […]

Witch craft and ice cream

Witch craft and ice cream

Invent your world; surround yourself with people, color, sounds and work that nourish you. SARK Some random photos from iHanna’s camera today. Crafting on Halloween with little witches (and teaching them how to crochet for the first time), eating ice cream in front of the computer and other crafty releted photos that I like. I […]

A paper flower for my mom

A paper flower for my mom

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. William Shakespeare Today it’s mom’s birthday. I finally gave her a copy of my book A Creative Year and she was of course thrilled and very proud. This is how the package looked this morning: Related PostsCrafts from gift leftovers – an e-book review List Journal prompt: […]

Speaking of monkeys…

Speaking of monkeys…

You go really deep and connect really large when you write, no matter what you’re writing about. Natalie Goldberg I wanted to mention to anyone who is writing that there is a podcast for Nano-writing-freaks that you should listen to, it’s called Nano Monkeys! Also got a NanoWriMo desktop background> that show November 2007 calendar, […]

Sock monkey history

Sock monkey history

This summer I made my first sock monkey from a pack of children’s socks I bought at a market. I used one pink and one yellow for this one. I don’t think I posted about it back then, so here she is in all her cuteness (Smilla the cat above, she wanted in too). I […]

Kravallslöjd på svenska

Kravallslöjd på svenska

I don’t know if I have that many Swedish visitors at all, but I just had to post this link to my friend Maria’s text. Go read it! Min kompis Maria har skrivit p Kravallsljds blog i en vecka och jag r lite sen att lsa, men mste bara tips alla svenskar som surfar frbi […]

Drawing Your Own Calendar Spread

Drawing Your Own Calendar Spread

The midieval diary mom gave me in September is filling up, but I think it might take me through November too, at least I hope so because I’ve made a November tab, which is something I haven’t done in previous journals but really like! One tab for each month makes it easier to find what […]