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I’m grateful for Christmas

Life is finite, we are transient beings. Don’t be afraid to engage your world or your surroundings. If you don’t try and get the most out of this experience, it’s a big mistake, a real waste. You’re squandering an incredible opportunity. Steve McCurry The server where I keep my blog has been down for a […]

One week later I found it again

It’s true that we don’t know what we’ve got until we lose it, but it’s also true that we don’t know what we’ve been missing until it arrives. Oh no! I lost my my knitted cap on the commute train the other day! I thought I’d go into town and look for it at once, […]

Inspiring Quotes: I want a big giant life

I want to share two inspiring quotes with you today. First a quote from the NaNoWriMo conclusion letter that Chris Bate sent me, even though I didn’t participate this year: If there’s one thing I’ve learned from running NaNoWriMo, it’s this: Whatever you think you are, you are more than that. You possess a fearsome […]

Odd ball charm zine by Alma Stoller

Last week I received Alma Stoller’s zine Odd Ball Charm ! I got issue #5 and I wish I had all of the previous ones because they are so cute – and all about craft projects too! I read so many crafty blogs and books and look at so many projects that you wouldn’t think […]

The Accordion Beret that shrunk big time

I knitted this cap, a felted knitted thingie, with leftover yarn from the Poetry Cardigan. I got the pattern from Elena and I think it’s called Accordion Beret (Dragspelsbasker in Swedish). I knitted this cap a few months ago but I thought that it would be one of those few (very few) projects that I […]

Welcome to Mushroom Land

Welcome to my crafted little Mushroom Land… The Mushrooms stand tall here in Mushroom Land. With their red hats on they sparkle with happiness. They always keeps guard in the forest. No intruders can pass them, so only kind creatures dance in the morning mist. Wee Christmas spirits, toys, softies, elves, creative gals and other […]