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The Heart Cat Story

The Heart Cat Story

The Heart Cat (Hjärtekatten) is a Swedish Craft Project that I joined when it started this spring. It started when two Swedish women in Gothenburg sent out a call for crocheted softies to give to children that suffers from some kind of heart disease. Something that will remind the child and their family of that […]

A paper flower for my mom

A paper flower for my mom

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. William Shakespeare Today it’s mom’s birthday. I finally gave her a copy of my book A Creative Year and she was of course thrilled and very proud. This is how the package looked this morning: Related PostsI’m just a Giddy Girl filled with Enthusiasm Paint, spray water, […]

Making tiny gifts

Making tiny gifts

The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller More small creatures today! I have a few kids inside my heart all the time, but they vary as some grow up and others I don’t see any more. These are […]

Christmas gifts that I made

Christmas gifts that I made

I made all of my home crafted Christmas presents during December, really in the last minute, I know! But everything was wrapped and ready to go on Christmas Eve, so I’m glad I hurried to make what I had planned to make. To give somebody a home made gift is great, especially when you know […]

Our Christmas was very red

Our Christmas was very red

After the bleach beach photos here comes some more christmassy red photos from my Christmas Eve, 24th of December 2006. Sparkly kid eyes and lots of candles as it should be, to much food and to long until it was time to open the presents… My parents in Thailand and ♥-P by my side. Related […]

Owls, socks and blood

Owls, socks and blood

I’m the happy owner of a pair of owl patterned panties! I didn’t buy them for myself when I first spotted them in the store, and when I went back they were sold out everywhere! I felt so sad since I very seldom really want something for myself that is not art material or craft […]

Snow globes are easy to break

Snow globes are easy to break

I’ve been to a birthday party. A real one, for a 1 year old boy. I packed my thrifted handbag and dressed, in yes you guessed right, pink top and flowery skirt! I wore my beautiful black thrifted shoes, that says clickty-clack when I walk. I wish I could wear beautiful shoes more often, but […]

A drop in the ocean, but hey…

A drop in the ocean, but hey…

I mentioned this project earlier, and I hope all of you have taken the time to contribute to Knit a River! Knit a river is a new campaign with WaterAid. The campaign is designed to raise awareness of WaterAid and their vision – a world where everyone has access to safe water and effective sanitation. […]

Mini Moopy softie

Mini Moopy softie

I’ve been sewing a lot these last two weeks. And I haven’t put the sewing machine away yet. I have so many plans for things I want to make! Who could’ve imagined that I would be a softie maker? While the sewing machine have been out I’ve made my first mini moopy, from Carly’s great […]