Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Perfect Protest

Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats; neither fear nor shame can cure them. Jean de La Fontaine From my Art Journal: A Perfect Mess: I don’t even want to be perfect! Is it a contradiction in terms to … Continue reading

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A Creative Nudge or two…

Diana Trout (who wrote the inspirational Journal Spilling book) wants to nudge all of us into creative action. She is starting a new “thing”, something that everyone can join and play with. And she is calling us The Creative Revolutionaries. … Continue reading

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49 Creative things You Can Do Today

A big part of my life is centered around creativity. In todays list you will find a few of the projects I have enjoyed. I believe that everyone is creative in some way or other. Maybe some of these ideas … Continue reading

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A fabric rainbow, a foldout zine and other pretty stuff

Serendipitous I won a package of these hand dyed fabrics from Kristin a few weeks ago. I love how the fabrics I won makes such a beautiful rainbow. I am planning to use them in some of my embroidery work … Continue reading

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Collage: Mr. Walrus and his mustache

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. /Dr. Seuss Hoppilandkalle, original art collage by iHanna. Available. On the same vintage book page that I found the … Continue reading

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Tea Dyeing Fabrics

Hi there! You are invited in for tea. What flavor do you like? Nobody around here drinks ordinary Earl gray, so that was the tea flavor that I was brewing for my first batch of tea dyeing. I gathered up … Continue reading

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Class: 21 Secrets for your Art Journal

Taaa-daaa! Together with Dirty Footprints Studio today I present to you the online class 21 SECRETS: An Art Journal Playground! It is now opens for registration and I hope that you will want to come along and play… You will … Continue reading

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You will craft nothing less than epic with your life

The Swedish cover of Marisha Pessl’s book Special Topics in Calamity Physics is one of my favorite book covers ever. It is so pretty and needs to be displayed. I like the title too. I have been eying this book … Continue reading

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My Magic Mixed Media Bag

The title of this post could be a metaphor for my creative life; In my wonderful and magic bag of mixed media I have many tricks and supplies that I use when I create and alter the world around me. … Continue reading

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Filming for my first online class

Something to remember, from Kerouac’s Rules for Spontaneous Prose: You’re a genius all the time! I mentioned the 21 Secrets class the other day and many of you was exited too. There will be 20 art journaling women and one … Continue reading

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