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Don’t go breaking my Beaded Heart now

Don’t go breaking my Beaded Heart now

A beaded heart I made, part of a recent embroidery exhibition. A Beaded Heart The reason for this was a heart I sewed many years ago, when I wanted to do a whole series of stuffed embroidered hearts, but never got around to more than one – and that one I gave away (the pink […]

A way where before there were non

A way where before there were non

Sail on, silver girl, sail on by Your time has come to shine All your dreams are on their way See how they shine Oh if you need a friend I’m sailing right behind… … Like a bridge over troubled water I will ease your mind Like a bridge over troubled water I will ease […]

New Year, New Diary

New Year, New Diary

It’s a new year, actually a whole new decade! I have high hopes that this year and the coming decade will be filled with dreams coming true and hope for the future blossoming in new generations. But when I think of all the things I want to create I get a little overwhelmed. There are […]

Vlogmas & DIY Christmas Wreath

Vlogmas & DIY Christmas Wreath

It’s almost Christmas and I just wanted to pop in here to wish you all a very Merry Christmas holiday, if you celebrate it, and if not, a lovely couple of days free from work hopefully. I had lots of grand plans for this month, to decorate at t home and to make several Christmas […]

Nanami Cafe Notebook

Nanami Cafe Notebook

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. John F. Kennedy Did you know that writing paper from Japan can be as thin as 52 gsm? I used to think that the copy paper I use for […]

Mixed Media Painted Postcards

Mixed Media Painted Postcards

The weather has been very Novembery around here lately. Swedish November is such a sad, sad thing. Yuck! Above no sun or even puffy clouds – only gray, foggy sky all month… The air is damp, the bike is damp, and it gets dark around 4 o’clock in the afternoon. Very dark. So I feel […]

Happy Mail from Kat

Happy Mail from Kat

I love getting happy mail, little surprises stuffed inside an envelope that you weren’t expecting… But who doesn’t right? Happy mail is so right every day of the week. I missed the day light today to take photos of my pile of Postcards for the DIY Postcard Swap (yes, you can still join – as […]