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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 didnít really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. Thatís because they … Continue reading

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Sommerfuglen yarn shop

Sommerfuglen is Danish for butterfly. I found this yarn shop in Copenhagen when I was visiting a few weeks ago. It’s a beautiful little shop with walls covered in inspiration and materials. Bulging with yarn. Exploding with colours. And the … Continue reading

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Christmas tree: A bit of plaster and some glitter

Oh how I love silver glitter! Isn’t it great? Glitter is a perfect material for any decoration purpose, especially in December when both Christmas and sparkly New Year is coming up! Though I think this sparkle love is just the … Continue reading

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Make something using buttons

Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. / Scott Adams No comments needed I think. You can see how these button bracelets have been made (using elastic … Continue reading

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Buttons brings out that childhood collector

The greatest poem ever known Is one all poets have outgrown: The poetry, innate, untold, Of being only four years old. /Christopher Morley, To a Child As I sat silently sewing green buttons to a knitted sweater my mom went … Continue reading

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Witch craft and ice cream

Invent your world; surround yourself with people, color, sounds and work that nourish you. SARK Some random photos from iHanna’s camera today. Crafting on Halloween with little witches (and teaching them how to crochet for the first time), eating ice … Continue reading

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Candle holders with buttons

– Hands up, I’ve got a glue gun now! Ho-ho-ho! Ingredients for this craft; Candle holders in glass from IKEA that I found in a thrift shop and buttons, also bought at a thrift store. Tool; The amazing glue gun! … Continue reading

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My own IKEA hacked mirror

Planning a shabby chic project on my desk. I painted a mirror frame white. It is a big wood frame with a small mirror in the middle bought at IKEA; I’ve had it for a few years (I don’t know … Continue reading

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Permission to Rest

I read an article over at Creativity Portal about permission to rest in our creative work. It is such a nice thing, to rest. Take a break. Walk away. Think of something else. Take a walk for a while. We … Continue reading

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