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Buried blog post treasures

Buried blog post treasures

My blog, back in January 2006! I’ve already mentioned that since the database move there has been quite a lot of blogging behind the scene going on here. As I am tagging old posts and rearranging my categories I am also reading a few posts here and there…. It’s an interesting but slow work. I […]

Kurbits – painting the Dala Horse

Kurbits – painting the Dala Horse

I’m continuing our guided tour as part of the Craftalong today. We are at Nusns, where the Dala Horse is created. I love the craftsmanship of the woodwork behind these horses, but today’s post will be a bit more colorful. The Dala Horse is traditionally orange, but it comes in a varity of colours these […]

The summer light makes it beautiful

The summer light makes it beautiful

There is nothing ugly; I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. John Constable Related PostsJune, the empress of the year My first YouTube Film – featuring Smilla the movie star cat I’m not […]

Colour swatches and poetic words

Colour swatches and poetic words

Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches. Federico Garca Lorca Colour swatches belongs in your journal. This months crusade is about colours and naming them. It’s a welcome reminder that the Art Journal is an ongoing experiment, and it should never become a fixed idea or filled with “similar pages”. An Art […]

Daisy Yellow Love

Daisy Yellow Love

Thank you Tammy of Daisy Yellow for always inspiring me! Your inspiring blogging always makes want to create something, anything. You’ve even made me get a brayer of my own and several of your favorite pens! There is an index card party going on, and everyone is invited! I think I’m rather late to it. […]

Finishing a fabric ATC

Finishing a fabric ATC

I thought I’d show you how I “finish” my embroidered Artist Trading Cards. I’ve noticed that in textile art the last touch to the work is very important. An ugly edge or badly made backing can really take away from the beauty of the embroidery or quilt, so it’s important to at least have some […]

Perfect for me

Perfect for me

My friend Maria sent me late birthday gifts in the mail. Late gifts are rather nice since you never know when they’ll arrive and therefor they kind of prolong the celebration. I got a little pile of gifts, so pretty (as always) that I just had to photograph them: Three gifts in a black and […]