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Reflect upon your blessings

Reflect upon your blessings

Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has plenty, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. Charles Dickens (this goes for gals too) Visit from the cutest and most stubborn cousin ever. Valentine lovely from dad to mom. Because everything in the window is so darn pretty. And having a […]

I’m grateful for Christmas

I’m grateful for Christmas

Life is finite, we are transient beings. Don’t be afraid to engage your world or your surroundings. If you don’t try and get the most out of this experience, it’s a big mistake, a real waste. You’re squandering an incredible opportunity. Steve McCurry The server where I keep my blog has been down for a […]

Documenting grandma

Documenting grandma

Having coffee with my grandmother. Related PostsMy first YouTube Film – featuring Smilla the movie star cat The gift of 365 Beautiful Days filled with Happiness A look into my Photo Book for Week in the Life 2012

I have a Creative Dad

I have a Creative Dad

I’m one of the lucky ones who has a Creative Dad present in my life. He is not mentioned often here, since this is not a family blog, but a blog about (my) creativity. But today it’s Father’s Day here in Sweden, and I’ve made a spread about him in my art journal, phoned him […]

Expecting a Child

Expecting a Child

I think you can feel as if you are having a child even though you are not pregnant. I’ve felt like I’ve been expecting a baby twice in my life. First time I was 16 years old, and my mother was pregnant with my brother. For nine months I was waiting, planing and reading every […]

Jolly Roger Wrist Warmers

Jolly Roger Wrist Warmers

Here are the promised pictures of one of the Christmas gifts I knitted in December. Inspired by Anna of the blog Trassel I knitted these Jolly Roger hand warmers, so popular here in Sweden right now. Easy and fast to knit, and fun. And my 12 years old brother really liked them and didn?t take […]

Darn Knitting

Darn Knitting

And I mean darn as in förbaskat! All my WIP knitting projects are making me sad/mad when I think about them. They are small catastrophe because I don’t have enough skills for them. I’m going to knitting class tonight, and hopefully I will get some advice and get my hopes up again there! Cross your […]