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Exploring colour with Julia Caprara – a

Exploring colour with Julia Caprara – a book review

Nature and Man are both anarchic and rebellious; each can create revolution in its own way! Colour, both natural and synthetic, is no exception and you will soon find that by adopting an experimental approach you will reveal some unusual and exciting functions of colour. Julia Caprara Every time I start reading in Exploring colour […]

Postcards made with Paper Cloth

Postcards made with Paper Cloth

I used paper cloth as the base for my DIY postcards! You can learn how to make your own in the Paper Cloth Tutorial I posted yesterday. After I ironed the paper cloth to flatten it a bit I cut out ten postcards, using a knife and ruler. Then I got sewing on them. The […]

Journal Spilling by Diana Trout – book r

Journal Spilling by Diana Trout – book review

Back to some Art Journaling, shall we girls? :-) In Diana Trout’s new book Journal Spilling you will find months worth of inspiration for your Art Journal! I like her approach to journaling, probably because it is similar to my own and what I preach here in my blog. It’s all about the process and […]

Postcards as a Creative Act

Postcards as a Creative Act

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves. James M. Barrie Making a handmade postcard is a creative act. Being creative takes courage, time and thought. If you ever made or got a handmade postcard you know what I’m talking about. People being in the DIY Postcard Swap here […]

Happy Valentine Pink Sweet Heart

Happy Valentine Pink Sweet Heart

My Pink Sweet Heart art quilt is listed on etsy – check it out, maybe you could give this sweet embroidered heart a home? I love the pink tulle nesting and the shimmering gold fabric in this one! Even the border fabric is a favorite, I think this was the last piece of it from […]

XOXO I Love You – mini art quilt

XOXO I Love You – mini art quilt

This art quilt is kind of a mix between a diva and a country girl at heart… The heart itself is made out of pure wool (from a blood red sheep!?) stitched into a heart form (but not felted) with glittery yarn and pearls, and on each of the embroidery’s vertical sides I’ve sewn a […]

A *really* Good Mail Day

A *really* Good Mail Day

In just one day I got four (4!) great packages in the mail! Including postcards, zines, paper goodies and hand written letters! I just have to share it on my blog, because it is soooo good. This is what I call a Really Really Good Mail Day! In the cool stamped envelope from Jennie Hinchcliff […]