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Vintage needle holder gets new life

Vintage needle holder gets new life

This is my needle holder, part of the makeover series before and after. I found a vintage needle holder with slots for spools around it, at a flea market one summer. When in painting and recycling mood I took the time to spray paint it white. Again, instant gratification craft, oh how I love thee! […]

The Blue Watercolour Tide

The Blue Watercolour Tide

It’s already week 4 of 2012! I just noticed how quick the days roll by. I think I haven’t taken good care of those days. Sometimes I feel like I don’t know how, but I really want to make an effort to take care of time. Because before I could blink – those first days […]

Weekly inspiration: The blind quilter

Weekly inspiration: The blind quilter

Video from youtube: The blind quilter. If she can create, you can too. [via] When a blind quilter can quilt, you’re not allowed to say “I can’t”. There is no such thing as “I’m not creative”. Also inspired by: Taking stock – DaisyYellow’s piles of journals from last year. Yum! Sketchbook project peek by Kathy […]

Creative Photography with a Smart Phone

Creative Photography with a Smart Phone

Ive had my smart phone, a HTC wildfire, since last year and I really enjoy some of its features… I started playing with a few simple free games (like TouchBlock etc) and I still play, sometimes when Im feeling stressed (just to empty my brain), but more and more Im using my smart phone for […]

Instant gratification craft

Instant gratification craft

Upcycled tape holder. I like when it’s easy to change something ugly into something pretty in a few minutes, even if it’s just a tape dispenser… I love instant gratification crafts. Yes. I like to decorate my world. I like to wear lacy skirts. And stop, even when someone might look, and just lift my […]

Photo walk: reflections

Photo walk: reflections

Painted railing along the water, photographed on a recent walk. And some more photos from my easy to carry Ixus camera (it’s a pink ixus 115 HS and I really love how easy it is to use – and bring). I had actually forgotten it was in my bag when I went out. Reflections in […]

Art Journal Peek: Smilla

Art Journal Peek: Smilla

Sketch II of my cat Smilla. A live drawing of my cat Smilla in my Art Journal #16. She lives with my parents right now, but for a week I had her in the apartment and took the time to draw her. She doesn’t look as spiky IRL. Furry cats with long soft hair is […]

Take a stitch Tuesday

Take a stitch Tuesday

The flying stitch. I’m trying it out for the first time. I read about TAST, the Take a Stitch Tuesday Challenge arranged by Sharon of Pin Tangle, on Natalie’s blog and was imidiatelly intrigued by the idea. When I went there to read about the first week’s stitch and learned that it was such a […]

Magic Feathers with Jude Hill

Magic Feathers with Jude Hill

Magic feathers. Embroidery by iHanna 2011. Feathers are being collected from around the world! The Magic Feather Project is a collective stitching project focused on creative sharing and giving. It was started by Jude Hill who had the idea of making the black and white feather a symbol of something bigger than herself. She decided […]