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3 beautiful things today

3 beautiful things today

Daily Art Card made 6th of July. Collage. 1. Being able to give my grandmother a car ride to take a test at the doctors today and then buying milk too – it feels so nice to be able to help. 2. Eating newly picked cherries in a glass bowl. 3. Just feeling calm inside. […]

Collage Unleashed by Traci Bautista – a

Collage Unleashed by Traci Bautista – a book review

Traci Bautista’s only book so far, Collage Unleashed, was published in 2006 but I just recently bought and read it. Maybe you already own or have read it, but for newbies like me I thought I’d share my thoughts on this little treasure trove of inspiration anyway. I’m crossing my fingers hoping Traci will be […]

Viking Age Fun – crafting one thousand y

Viking Age Fun – crafting one thousand years ago…

Viking Age is the time from about 800 to 1066 in Scandinavian History. The vikings explored Europe by its oceans and rivers through trade and warfare. But we vikings apparently did more than steal and plunder, as it was mostly bearded men sailing out from the villages and the rest of the family stayed at […]

A notebook collectors wet dream

A notebook collectors wet dream

My friend Ellinor in one of our favorite paper shops. It’s small but has a very nice selection of beautiful papers, pens, notebooks, albums, stamps and stuff. When I visited last they had hang these very beautiful Japanese papers in the window, folded like cranes. I just had to take a photo of them, because […]

My Diary is my Best Friend

My Diary is my Best Friend

My hand moves across the page, and I’m liking my own handwriting. It feels strange to like it now, I’ve disliked it for so long! I want to create sentences that are beautiful, like poetry. But what comes out is mundane daily ephemera. Nobody will remember what we had for dinner, but I will. I’ve […]

Renewing your domain name

Renewing your domain name

Daily Art Card made 30 of June and scanned in today. Another one of my cards is feautred on the doodle art squidoo page today! I’ve renewed my domain name ihanna.nu, so I’ll continue to be the owner of it for five more years. I think some of you might have had problems visiting this […]

Glitter necklaces from fused glass

Glitter necklaces from fused glass

I realize now I should have tried to take photos of my fused glass pieces in a better light before building up the suspense yesterday, but here they are anyway, fused and glory; My glass! What do you think? Not as good as I imagined but not at all as bad as I feared either! […]

Trying glass fusing for the first time

Trying glass fusing for the first time

I’ve tried glass fusing for the first time in my life, with the helpful guidance of my more experienced friend and crafty sista Maria. The materials she has in her stash is breathtakingly beautiful and fascinating! Look: Material for glass fusing with different colors, pattern and metallic sheens to them. I was amazed by the […]