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Kawaii Art Journal

I think a pretty journal or notebook cover is important, because it makes you use the book even more. When you want to look at it from the outside, you also want to open it up and work in it! Right? You remember the Japanese word for cute, right? Kawaii! It was such a popular […]

Mixed Media Valentine Tags

Valentine Craft Week might never end. I might name 2014 the Year of the Pink Heart and continue riding it, waving the love banner high, disappearing into the sunset. Or I might tire of hearts (even though that sounds unlikely right now). After sewing valentine postcards last week, I continued sewing hearts, but small tag-sized […]

Everyone can Draw a Little Owl

Even if you don’t have kids, you should make stuff with kids at every opportunity. Kim Werker Time to Craft an Owl Doodle! Like I mentioned in my review of Craft-a-doodle we had a very nice doodle session around here after I got the book from the publisher. Two grown ups and two kids aged […]

Time for Diary Doodles

To doodle is often moving your hands in a familiar way. Doodling is mindless drawing of forms and patterns, doing what you’ve always done. But it can also be learning new things, trying something out, experimenting… Related PostsPatterns doodles at the Office Drawing a Card for someone special Black and white collage

Sew Sweet Valentine Cards

Hi sweet one! If you are following me via instagram you know it’s #valentinecraftweek in my life right now. Now that I’m diving into it I get the feeling that I am in the right place, doing the right thing. Maybe Valentine is a commercial holiday that makes us single gals feel extra lonely, sure […]

Craft-a-Doodle | Big Hearts & Letters

Back to the book Craft-a-Doodle again, it’s such a fun book. In it you’ll find a fun exercise where you loosely doodle a big, bold letter and then colour it in. This is my kind of fun, especially since Cynthia Shaffer suggests we doodle on vintage book pages, my favorite drawing material! Super cheap drawing […]

Self Love Sunday

There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. Itís why you were born. And how you become most truly alive. Oprah Winfrey Last weekend was fabulous, filled with champagne and paint. So this weekend, I decided to embrace my crafty side! I listened to the Quilting Podcast for […]