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Artist Date at Hornsgatspuckeln

Artist Date at Hornsgatspuckeln

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust As the self-proclaimed blogging ambassador of Stockholm, Sweden, today I’m bringing you on one of my Artist Dates at Hornsgatspuckeln. You know Artist dates, right? It’s a visit to somewhere that inspires you, rejuvenates you, and makes […]

Inspired at the Haberdashery

Inspired at the Haberdashery

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. Steve Jobs Have you […]

Creative Snapshots | Other’s Creative Sp

Creative Snapshots | Other’s Creative Space

I love visiting the creative space of other people. Places where you can detect the artist in every item, in the way the garden looks, in the book shelf… At some places you can almost feel the creative work going on in the air surrounding the place… Don’t you just love when you can tell […]

I found this super cute notebook…

I found this super cute notebook…

When I was on one of my artist dates with myself I scored two things that made me really happy in the thrift shop. You know the kind of things that makes you smile as you unpack them when you come home. The first one was the Swedish translation of Tristine Rainer’s book The New […]

An Artist Date in town

An Artist Date in town

One day last week was spent with a friend in town. We had lunch, exchanged gifts, talked and laughed – and then went out and looked at pretty spring things that are in the stores now. I had my camera up all the time and snapped a lot of pictures. A self portrait in every […]

I had a Play Date today

I had a Play Date today

I had a play date today – with me and my art journal! SuziBlu’s home assignment for this week was a self portrait in your art journal. Hers didn’t look like her but was gorgeous and cute. Mine don’t look like me very much either – but are rather ugly. First I sketched myself in […]

Street heart

Street heart

If your are in Stockholm on a weekend, be sure to visit the new market Street. Mom and I went there yesterday and wow! Super cool stuff. I bought secondhand dresses (2 beautiful; both pink – one was from the 60:ths, Jackie Kennedy-style!) and got lots of inspiration from home sewn bags, jewelery, clothes, papercraft […]