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Explore Colour in a Sketchbook

All artists are explorers. We explore how we can make the world. Make it better.Prettier. Funnier. More interesting. Nicer. More colorful. A great adventure awaits in colours, if you just take time to see them. Really look. If you want to learn about colours you should get yourself a small notebook or sketchbook and start […]

Warm and cozy cat

This winter my Smilla has learned how to open the bathroom door (if it’s not totally shut). She has been inside quite a lot because the snow has been covering the world since before Christmas. She sneaks into the bathroom all the time to roll up on the blue crocheted rug in there. And it’s […]

Ink that smears

Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to a divine purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: That we are here for the sake of others…for the countless unknown souls with whose fate […]

An Artist Date in town

One day last week was spent with a friend in town. We had lunch, exchanged gifts, talked and laughed – and then went out and looked at pretty spring things that are in the stores now. I had my camera up all the time and snapped a lot of pictures. A self portrait in every […]

Q&A on Making a Photo Book

Question and answer session on photo books today! Thank you for all your kind comments on my Photo Album Book with A years worth of photos. Also check out my photographic inspiration book because 2 is better than 1 that you can get for yourself, as inspiration for your next photo project! I got quite […]

Project Diptych | Creating Your Own Photographic B...

Bookmaking combines almost all of my passions in life; being visual, inspiring others, planning/thinking of creative adventures, writing text, documenting life and enjoying beautiful smart books in general. It’s all there! iHanna I’m reading my own post How to make a Blurb Photo Book published in April last year and I realize I’ve already discussed […]

New eyes on Magazine Layout

Thanks for all your kind comments on my last post about my Blurb book with A Years worth of Photos! Your great comments made my day! Also, I got a few questions that I plan to answer as soon as I can in a Question & Answers post. If you want to know anything about […]

Book Project: A Years worth of Photos

If you too have ever asked yourself What to do with all your digital photos you need to know that publishing your own Photo Album is possible! I did mine using InDesign, and my growing layout skills! I published a years worth of photos (from 2008) in one book, exported the PDF, uploaded it […]

Sewing book review: One-Yard Wonders

It’s called One-Yard Wonders 101 sewing projects and it’s put together by Rebecca Yaker & Patricia Hoskins. One of those books where sewing bloggers could send in projects to be considered to be in the book kind of books. I’ve been looking through this book a few times now and it’s about time I write […]