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A Five Year Journal

A Five Year Journal

Looking after yourself is the greatest act of kindness you can give the world. Loving yourself first is the best way to spread love. Holly Bourne Hello dear ones! This is first blog post of the year, and we start as we mean to go on; with full force ahead. I used to think that […]

Quilted Christmas Table Runner

Quilted Christmas Table Runner

It’s time for some quilty pleasure, sewing for myself. It’s especially “bad” because I was supposed to create handmade gifts “for everyone” and instead I made something for myself… But really, is it selfish when it’s about self-preservation? Making is my crutch, when I can find it… It’s not selfish, but selfless to be first, […]

Encyclopedia of Inspiration

Encyclopedia of Inspiration

Encyclopedia of Inspiration is a series of books by Janine Vangool, who is also the creator of the, among artists and crafters much beloved, magazine Uppercase. I wish I could’ve afforded to be a subscriber of that magazine from the beginning, since all I’ve ever seen of it online tells me it would be a […]

The mess on my desk

The mess on my desk

What’s on my desk is the crafter’s version of YouTube’s “what’s in my bag” I guess. And all I can say is: my desk is always messy, except maybe when I’m on vacation which hasn’t happened this year of course. But for the curious, who wants to know… here’s a photo of the state of […]

Postcards from the world

Postcards from the world

Handmade postcards are like little cute birds that fly into your home and sing to you. iHanna Postcards that I have received from the lovely participants of my postcard swap – from the spring, continued from here, here and here. I hope you like em’ and feel inspired to make your own handmade mail art! […]

Expect Great Postcards

Expect Great Postcards

Yes, even more postcards! I am continuing from here and here, with the over one  hundred postcards that I received in the Anniversary round of the DIY Postcard Swap that I host every spring and fall, for the past ten years! I am sharing the DIY Postcards that I got as a hostess here. Normally you […]

DIY Postcard Abundance

DIY Postcard Abundance

Continuing from my blog post One hundred DIY Postcards bound for Sweden, the spring swap started our Anniversary year and in it I got so many beautiful DIY Postcards from participants that wanted to celebrate the fact that I have been hosting the DIY postcard swap (that you can still join today) for over 10 […]