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In Candle Times

It’s candle times around here. Stay warm, be good. xoxo /iHanna Related PostsSpotted Photo Theme: Winter Trees Dear Photo Diary | Pumpkin Season Dia de los Muertos 2005 Please follow and like:

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Mom’s latest embroidery are these beautiful candle holders, inspired by Carina’s book Stitched Blooms. I think she has already finished at least ten of these! Please follow and like:Related PostsThe making of a quilt – starting is easy ATC Embroidery … Continue reading

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A house in the dark

I have had this white metal house for years, but not until tonight it occurred to me to open the bottom and stick a candle inside it. I’m so glad I did. I have an endless fascination with the lit … Continue reading

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Embroidery is so Captivating

Captivating, free form embroidery by iHanna, a.k.a. Hanna Andersson, 2011. I created this embroidery for a challenge with the theme “captivating” (fängslande). I got my idea rather late and only had a week to stitch this up, but I worked … Continue reading

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Advent (from the Latin word adventus meaning “coming”) is a tradition almost everyone honours here in Sweden. It’s a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of Christmas. However you choose to celebrate the holidays the count down … Continue reading

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All Saints’ Day

All Saints’ Day (also called All Hallows or Hallowmas), often shortened to All Saints, is a solemnity celebrated in November, in honor of all the saints, known and unknown. In Sweden it is tradition to visit the cemetery and light … 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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Enlightened as an Owl

This owl collage of a Tawny owl (cat owl in Swedish) is one of my first art in quite a while, and I really like how it turned out. I’m really crazy about creating my own collages right now, that … Continue reading

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Live with a smile

I just want to finish my Christmas cards, but now it’s time to got to bed. But first something I did today: Yes, I tied red silk ribbons around the white candles I made in school. Nice, huh? And then … Continue reading

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