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From the Knitting Needles

Of winter’s lifeless world each tree Now seems a perfect part, Yet each one holds summer’s secret Deep down within its heart. Charles G. Stater This summer I visited a spinning mill called Solkusten (sunshine coast). I bought one skein of gray wool from the farm’s own sheep and a pattern for a knitted cap, […]

Warmth for You

Warmth for You – original collage by iHanna, February 2013. I am offering it up for sale. I hope you like it. collage on cardstock 4.7″ x 4.7″ (12 x 12 cm) Because: As much as the growth of collage box makes me happy it makes me even more happy when I get to ship […]

365 Collages | Storing the Project

I have found the perfect storage for my square collages! I love this wooden box, painted gray, that now resides on my desk. At the back it holds blank, unused cardstock and then finished collages, in order of appearance from the start of my 365 project! All within handy reach! Love it! Related PostsHosting a […]

Spotted Photo Theme: Found Hearts

Today is the last Saturday of February, and it’s time for another Spotted Photo Theme! If you’re new to the concept you can read the introduction first. My theme in January was my cat and this time it’s hearts, as in found hearts spotted in different places. The above photo is one of my favorites! […]

Getting her hooked

If you haven’t tried a Semla yet you really need to hop on a plain right now – and come to Sweden to try one. They are delicious, especially as we swedes (mostly) eat them only in February while waiting for spring. A semla consists of a cardamom-spiced wheat bun which has its top cut […]

Sorting for Inspiration

Do you too do some kind of sorting for inspiration? I enjoy sorting through materials and finding tiny paper scraps that I forgot about. Sorting for inspiration is a lot more fun than sorting to organize – or to try to clean up the desk or remove another pile! Sorting for inspiration is the opposite […]

365 Collages | Week 7

Welcome to week seven of 365 Collages! The unintentional and serendipitous theme this week is cream as in the colour of cream… All of my seven artworks have some kind of bone white or off white bits to them, and most of them are overwhelmingly so. I feel they are rather calming to look at […]

Artist Trading Card Quick Collages

My friend Madde invited me to a Swedish ATC swap with the theme Colour colour colour. That’s a theme that is hard to resist, right? I used to make a lot of artist trading card collages a few years ago, trading via the internet, but now it’s been a while since I made any at […]

Free Desktop Background: Follow your Heart

A quick photo + a text to inspire all of us. A small gift from me to you. I hope you like it! Free Desktop Background, right click and choose Set as desktop background. Then keep following your heart. Okay? XOXO /iHanna Related PostsChristmas gifts that I made Faux Postage Stamps – Free Printable Empowerment […]

Art Journal Peek: Heart Patterns

I haven’t made a decision about it, but it seems I actually am art journaling again – regularly! Probably due to the collage habit and more free time since I’m off work again. These pages are a continuation from last weeks Valentine doodles, made mostly in front of the TV at night, when its dark […]