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Brown Quilt made from recycled fabrics

Brown Quilt made from recycled fabrics

My second quilt is brown. I’ve been mixing beautiful rosy fabrics with my collection of browns. I have a thing for browns. Maybe it has something to do with being born in the seventies, when everything was dark brown, with hints of orange. Back then even living room walls here in Sweden (where everything gets […]

Pad-thai with tofu

Pad-thai with tofu

In a food mood today, so I snapped these photos of what I made for dinner. It’s a vegetarian Thai dish, often found at street corners in Thailand for a few bats. It’s my favorite. When I found the recipe in the most recent IKEA Family (page 76) magazine I knew I had to make […]

Inspired by a DVD: Printing & Patchwork

Inspired by a DVD: Printing & Patchwork from Coloricious

I’ve attended about forty minutes of a quilting workshop right here in my home which was both convenient and fun. Previously I’ve been enjoying all kinds of creative videos on Youtube so I already knew I enjoy watching others be creative. I think it’s inspiring, especially if I don’t have the energy to create something […]

Tranquilista – a book review

Tranquilista – a book review

I like to think of each day as a fresh canvas full of possibility. Kimberly Wilson I’ve read Kimberly Wilson’s new book Tranquilista: Mastering the Art of Enlightened Work and Mindful Play. I’ve been a fan of this online chica for a long time and I always listen to her new podcasts. Her podcast show […]

More Tissue Paper Collage in my Art Jour...

More Tissue Paper Collage in my Art Journal

Every man’s work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself. Samuel Butler Isn’t Tissue Paper Collage fun? Here is another spread in my Art Journal where I’m using that yummy painted tissue paper: Tissue paper experiment, spread 2, featuring stripes of tissue paper, […]

The Power of Tissue Paper

The Power of Tissue Paper

Ah, tissue paper. It’s the wrapping tissue I’m talking about, that thin, translucent paper used for packing, wrapping, or protecting delicate articles. In Sweden it’s called silk paper (silkespapper). I don’t have a huge collection of it, but the plastic folder I have containing tissue papers is a little treasure among other papers in my […]