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A Swipe File of Inspiration

A Swipe File of Inspiration

No matter what the ideas or conduct of others, there is a unique rightness and beauty to life which can be shared in openness, in wind and sunlight, with a fellow human being who believes in the same basic principles. Sylvia Plath Hello July! I haven’t made a inspiration mosaic since March, so this one […]

The Glue Book Adventure Continues

The Glue Book Adventure Continues

The definition of a Glue Book is a nice looking notebook where you glue in anything and everything that you fancy! It’s meant to inspire you while you create it – and afterwards! iHanna After going through the fashion section of my Glue Book last week, we’re back to the random pages. I can not […]

Glue Book with Ideas for DIY Fashion

Glue Book with Ideas for DIY Fashion

I love the idea of altering and making clothes, jewelry and accessories myself. I talked a bit about DIY Fashion inspiration a while back, and one idea already executed is dyeing clothes to alter them. Love that! This is the fashion section! And lately I’ve found myself looking through magazines to cut out items of […]

Glue Book where I Collect Happiness

Glue Book where I Collect Happiness

Last week I had fun writing a tutorial on how to Start an Inspiration Notebook, a kind of Glue Book where you collect things that inspire you. I hope you liked it and found your own inspiration to get started cutting and pasting images that you like. The things that inspire me are things that […]

How to Start an Inspiration Notebook

How to Start an Inspiration Notebook

How to Start an Inspiration Notebook or a Glue Book of Ideas! Every creative person needs a way to store ideas and inspiration. I have many different methods of saving, filing and capturing inspiration. This blog is one method, exploring ideas in my Art Journal is another. And a third one that I’ve always loved […]

Summer time crafting

Summer time crafting

One of my favorite creative habits in summer is mom and me craft-time. Well, it’s a favorite any time of the year but in summer we often set up camp in the veranda of my parents house. If it’s a sunny day we open all the windows and soak in sun. Both mom and I […]

Bird in the hand

Bird in the hand

I don’t do a page in my art journal every day now, not at all. How could I when I want to crochet, write and go for walks in the sun too? And I have made artist trading cards like a mad girl! Also trying to write my essay in between… But occasionally I do […]

Gluebook Monkey

Gluebook Monkey

I joined the mailing list Gluebooks a couple of weeks ago, after reading about it at it’s creator the great artist Lisa Vollrath (the woman who wrote all those free articles about lots of mixed media stuff)! Lisa’s definition of a Gluebook is that it’s just any book that you glue stuff (any stuff!) in. […]