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Can new washi tape make you Happy?

Can new washi tape make you Happy?

True confession time: I balance between knowing that you can’t buy happiness, and then doing it anyway at times. Yes, spending money on “things” can make a girls mood lift, just like doodling can. Some shop for clothes or shoes, or buy new towels in matching colors even though they already have enough of them… […]

Personalizing a Watercolor Box

Personalizing a Watercolor Box

Watercolors are commonly stored in a boring looking black metall box bought in the store…But does it need to be so… black? …so boring? …so store bought looking? I say: nay! Let’s personalize it and make it more fun! When I got the idea to personalize my new, bigger waterclor box, I decided to bring […]

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 […]

Video | Views from my Creative Life

Video | Views from my Creative Life

It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez It has been such lovely weather this entire week, my birthday week. And now Easter is here, with family time and bird chirping in the trees outside my window. I am […]

International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness

You might not know that today is International Day of Happiness, because it is a new idea. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly on 28 June 2012. They said that the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal, and I agree with that. It sure is a fundamental goal in my […]

Handmade Mail Art for iHanna

Handmade Mail Art for iHanna

I am closing the Swap with this last postcard post update. I just need to share the postcards I have gotten in the DIY Postcard Swap, autumn 2013. Because I adore all the postcards I have received, so much! Those who sent me “extras” warms my heart double. I am sending all of you a […]

365 Collages | Week 46 | Tissue Paper Ed...

365 Collages | Week 46 | Tissue Paper Edition

Imagine the Possible Collage makes me happy! This weeks collages especially, because they are all so very happy. Happy colours, happy titles, happy feeling inside! And let’s not talk about tissue paper! It’s the number one paper of papers. I love even the sound when touching it. Once you start using it you don’t want […]

365 Collages | Week 39 – Painted Paper E

365 Collages | Week 39 – Painted Paper Edition

Collage: Grass Growing There is a lot more colours (and happiness) happening this week compared to last weeks gloomy collages. I have been digging in a folder of painted papers, and rediscovering some darlings. I think that I, almost exclusively, used my own papers for these collages! Putting these together felt like getting dressed in […]

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 […]

A Pink Moment in the City

A Pink Moment in the City

Happiness is when you see a glimmer of your favorite colour as you’re walking through the inner city of Stockholm. You are walking towards the shops, but change rout and are drawn in… Related PostsFrom the Knitting Needles Eye Candy: Back to Visby Photography: Where to look