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Weekly inspiration: Art is like play for...

Weekly inspiration: Art is like play for grownups

When you’re a kid you are naturally creative, and you don’t think about it that much. I think art is (or should be considered) play for grown ups. At least the kind of art I want to make is more play than business, more fun that seriousness. It’s about being curious, creative, playful and experimental. […]

Owl journal revisited: I painted it pink...

Owl journal revisited: I painted it pink!

Do you remember the leather journal my mother bought for me in Lithuania? I have been so into the moleskine brand that I haven’t used this one yet. It’s been resting in the notebook bin for a few months. Then at Easter I finally decided to give the blank pages a try. I’m about to […]

Art Journal Peacock Peek

Art Journal Peacock Peek

If today was not a productive day don’t beat yourself to death over it. Wake up tomorrow and start from there. Try it. It works. We can’t go back. We can only go forward. Let’s go! Terry McMillan Art Journal Peek is becoming a regular feature on my blog. It’s where I show a spread […]

In My Easter Window

In My Easter Window

My Easter decoration efforts make me happy. I love the colours and figures of Easter. The Easter twigs (of birch tree) is a Swedish tradition that I ♥, especially this year when it was snowing outside. Then we bring spring around anyway, and it bursts into bloom indoors. I love that we celebrate with little […]

The Spring Chicklet

The Spring Chicklet

Isn’t this the cutest thing you’ve ever seen? It’s a spring chicklet on the loose, wishing you all a happy easter! And I’m in love with my own creation. It’s lovely when that happens, don’t you think? :-) I love this. I loved coming up with the idea, sketching it and finding the right fabrics […]

Art journal peek: Turn the page

Art journal peek: Turn the page

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to write, all the art journal pages I want to fill, all the fabric I want to sew together and all the craft materials I want to explore. iHanna (inspired by a John Burrough quote) The crusade challenge in March was about […]

Inspiration

Inspiration

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. Ralph Waldo Emerson Inspiration […]