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Dear Photo Diary | Creativity is a drug

Dear Photo Diary | Creativity is a drug

Creativity is a drug I cannot live without. Cecil B. DeMille My two diamond stitched art journals on the table. Yum! Hello 2015! The month, and the new year, got of to a great start around here, and I hope you too can feel the positivity buzzing in the air? If not, turn to painting […]

Spotted Photo Theme: Street Art

Spotted Photo Theme: Street Art

November’s Spotted Photo Theme is Street Art, or what we spot as we walk through urban environment. A bit of contrast welcome after last month’s theme: nature, though of course my nature was full of concrete. And you’ll see lots of concrete in this post too! I love the idea of streets filled with art, […]

Art Journal Peek: Wing it Baby

Art Journal Peek: Wing it Baby

The greater the contrast, the greater the potential. Great energy only comes from a correspondingly great tension of opposites. Carl Jung Wing it is means to do something with no preparation. That is the concept of my entire art journal practice. Maybe my entire life… I just wing it. Related PostsWriting a letter Monochromatic Pink […]

In the Shade

In the Shade

We have a heat wave in Sweden. It’s + 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) and more, right now, and that people is what I call a real summer! I’ve been enjoying the shade of the apple tree, camping out on a blanket with my gear. Can’t be bothered to think when I don’t have to. […]

Flower Border Doodle

Flower Border Doodle

Sometimes the pages intended for writing are filled with flowers, and my diary becomes a notebook of flower doodles… I try to keep my doodles to the edges in this notebook, so that I will also have room for writing. It’s called the Happy Flower Garland Frame in the Craft-a-Doodle book. I just call it […]

Time for Diary Doodles

Time for Diary Doodles

To doodle is often moving your hands in a familiar way. Doodling is mindless drawing of forms and patterns, doing what you’ve always done. But it can also be learning new things, trying something out, experimenting… Related PostsVideo | Doodling on an Index Card Drawing Your Own Calendar Spread A Pink Leuchtturm Notebook

Self Love Sunday

Self Love Sunday

There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive. Oprah Winfrey Last weekend was fabulous, filled with champagne and paint. So this weekend, I decided to embrace my crafty side! I listened to the Quilting Podcast for […]

Patterns doodles at the Office

Patterns doodles at the Office

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. Plato Instead of going into a meeting at work, only equipped with a ball point pen and a notepad, lately I’ve been bringing a black marker with me too. Not for note taking, but for doodles. I, […]