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Creative Sparks in April

Creative Sparks in April

Tomorrow it is April already. It’s my favorite month with lots of birthdays, spring in the air and fun stuff coming up… This blog will be seven years old, imagine that! That’s pretty darn old old old in blogospher, especially in one blog-place! Related PostsMay inspiration in images A Swipe File of Inspiration Exercises that […]

A Collage book of the Masters

A Collage book of the Masters

It’s been a while since I reviewed a books here on my blog so I thought I’d get back in the habit because I really enjoy sharing my finds with you guys. The book that I’ve just finished is called simply Masters: Collage: Major Works by Leading Artists from Lark Books. There are quite a […]

Ocean Embroidery

Ocean Embroidery

The Ocean Embroidery is a collaboration project with my embroidery group. I created the blue ocean using transparent fabrics that I cut out like waves before I attached them using the sewing machine. That was the start of this pieces, after that it has been touring the homes of ten women who all added their […]

I believe in Creativity

I believe in Creativity

I believe in the power of Creativity. I talk about it on my About me page and in the zine I created last year I wrote: Creativity is my religion. This video is like a 3 minute meditation that I could listen to over and over again, because it is filled with power. I had […]

Share the Postcarding Joy

Share the Postcarding Joy

Last year there were 160 swappers, this year we are a whopping 280 swappers! 280 people x 10 postcards equals 2800 postcards! I hope you did join my fantastically awesome DIY Postcard Swap 2011!? The registration is now closed, though I might do another one in 2012. Please subscribe to my blog or join the […]

Thankful thought no 2

Thankful thought no 2

Another thankful thought after the first one: I’m thankful that my grandmother is still a part of my life! She is 92 years old and was very ill last year. I went with her in the ambulance to the hospital when she broke her hip at home, and it was a stressful time. Now she […]

Altered book tutorial

Altered book tutorial

It’s time for a tutorial on how to alter a vintage book and make it into your very own, personalized art journal! Altering books is easy and super fun, so let’s give it a try together. Most of my Art Journals have been altered books throughout the years. I use altered books for several reasons, […]

Pure Yumminess

Pure Yumminess

I write This is soooo yummy! a lot when I comment on other peoples blogs. I think the word yummy is such a perfect one, a yummy word if I may say so. Yummy helps to describe things that are delightful and/or delicious; so good you want to eat it or rather extremely delicious to […]

Thankful thought

Thankful thought

It’s been the iciest winter I’ve ever experienced. I don’t mind the snow, the cold, not even the darkness so much – but when the streets are covered in ice it is really difficult to walk anywhere, especially for old folks. Some days it feels risky just to step outside. Plus, I miss my bike […]