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365 Collages | Week 50 | Explained with ...

365 Collages | Week 50 | Explained with other words

Without great solitude no serious work is possible. Pablo Picasso I took some time for solitude and creating in the studio this week, and finished the last pile of collages. Yesterday I posted week 49, and today I’m here with week 50, which makes this collages 344 to 350 of 365 Collages in 2018. Yay! […]

365 Collages | Week 49 | Going in both D...

365 Collages | Week 49 | Going in both Directions

I got busy with my Christmas journal, but I haven’t forgotten this years big project: the 365 Somethings in 2018. I’m making collages, as you might know by now, and here are seven more, freshly made and scanned today. Miss Kitten is doted on – Collage no 337 by iHanna. Related PostsSmiling crow painting A […]

Collecting Snow Globes

Collecting Snow Globes

I have a very small collection of Snow globes in my Christmas box, that we take down each year in December (although not last year because the living room was a mess after moving here. I think that Snow globes are such a darling cute thing, and I’ve always liked them. I don’t think I […]

Christmas Journaling in a Traveler’s Not

Christmas Journaling in a Traveler’s Notebook

I’m filling my December Daily / Christmas journal with stickers, photos and journaling. Here’s an update on what’s on the first couple of pages in my current one. I don’t know what it is about a traveler’s notebook that makes me so very happy, but I’m guessing it has something to do with it’s compactness. […]

365 Collages | Week 48 | The glory of be...

365 Collages | Week 48 | The glory of being alone

Language has created the word “loneliness” to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word “solitude” to express the glory of being alone. Paul Johannes Tillich Going to Portland Someday, a collage by iHanna. I have not fallen of the face of the earth. I’m still alive and well, kind of. […]

365 Collages | Week 47 | Stupendous Fict...

365 Collages | Week 47 | Stupendous Fiction

I continue to be interested in new things that seem old and old things that seem new. Jaquelin T. Robertson Not Your Ordinary Quilt, Collage no 322 by iHanna. I love my world of fiction, created in these collages. I feel a little like it’s a vintage photo album, at times. Like I want to […]

Always try New Things

Always try New Things

Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right? Michelle Obama This weekend I took a workshop that was arranged by my local embroidery group. The teacher was called Lotta Frost, and she has made some beautiful things in paper with stitching. We learned some new-to-us ways […]

365 Collages | Week 46 | A Positive Conq...

365 Collages | Week 46 | A Positive Conquest

Garden Cress, a collage by iHanna. Week 46 feels like a positive conquest, won at the last hour. I hope you’re winning the week too. I’ve sent out all e-mails for the Postcard Swap. If you haven’t gotten your list, please contact me ASAP and I will re-send it. Today I’ve attended a workshop on […]

Last Chance Saloon

Last Chance Saloon

Hey there! Do you wanna join me at the Last Chance Saloon? It’s not a sad place, I promise. It’s where you’ll jump in and make 10 postcards very quickly, and sign up for the DIY Postcard Swap before I close it for this time! Related PostsI’ve Bought Postal Stamps Stamped Cats on Mom’s Postcards […]