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Art Journal Peek: Valentine Heart Doodles

Art Journal Peek: Valentine Heart Doodles

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. Albert Schweitzer It’s Valentine week, I’m sure you noticed. Isn’t it awesome? As usual I dive into the heart theme without hesitation. It’s my favorite symbolic holiday, even though I do […]

A Heart that Sparkles

A Heart that Sparkles

We shouldn’t pay attention to whether our words have any influence, whether anyone listens to us. The most important thing is to remain faithful to the beauty as long as we live; to love it so as not to worry about anything around us; to sing it a hymn even when the whole world is […]

Creative Snapshots | Rinse and repeat

Creative Snapshots | Rinse and repeat

Dear someone, Have you ever wanted out, of all the stressfulness All the busyness, you could do without Take all of your worries, throw them away Everyday should be a fun day – That’s what I say A Heart is hanging in my Window of Shadows. Both lonely and beautiful, like life can be. Let’s […]

Mixed Media Valentine Tags

Mixed Media Valentine Tags

Valentine Craft Week might never end. I might name 2014 the Year of the Pink Heart and continue riding it, waving the love banner high, disappearing into the sunset. Or I might tire of hearts (even though that sounds unlikely right now). After sewing valentine postcards last week, I continued sewing hearts, but small tag-sized […]

Craft-a-Doodle | Big Hearts & Letters

Craft-a-Doodle | Big Hearts & Letters

Back to the book Craft-a-Doodle again, it’s such a fun book. In it you’ll find a fun exercise where you loosely doodle a big, bold letter and then colour it in. This is my kind of fun, especially since Cynthia Shaffer suggests we doodle on vintage book pages, my favorite drawing material! Super cheap drawing […]

Creative Snapshots | A Nip in the Air

Creative Snapshots | A Nip in the Air

My pot of Rosary Vine, also known as “String of Hearts”, is overflowing right now. I must be doing something right with all my indoor plants, because they seem happy even though it’s getting chillier outside. Related PostsFill a tiny journal: Heart Dear Photo Diary | a Yellow bird in the window Creativity in Snapshots […]

Craft Project | Embroidered Heart

Craft Project | Embroidered Heart

Who doesn’t want (and need!) a stuffed heart of their own? I think everyone needs such a thing, as a reminder of the many good things that excist in the world. Like friendship. Togetherness. Good craft times. Belly laughs. And love. oh, and pink hearts that glitter in the sunlight… So I went out and […]

Kantha Heart

Kantha Heart

I am obsessed with the up-and-down stitch known as kantha. I want to cover every surface with it, going up and down through layers of fabric to sew them together. Related PostsFinishing an Embroidery – Glue Framing Tutorial Thread Nests Artist Trading Cards Eye Candy | Freeform Embroidery

Creative Cravings List

Creative Cravings List

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. Rumi Inspiration Mosaic February 2013. View big. Do you ever get creative cravings away from home? I do. More often than not I have great ideas at times when I can’t execute them. At work, […]

Free Desktop Background: Follow your Heart

Free Desktop Background: Follow your Heart

A quick photo + a text to inspire all of us. A small gift from me to you. I hope you like it! Free Desktop Background, right click and choose Set as desktop background. Then keep following your heart. Okay? XOXO /iHanna Related PostsHappy Valentine Pink Sweet Heart Peek into the doodle diary New Year, […]

Art Journal Peek: Heart Patterns

Art Journal Peek: Heart Patterns

I haven’t made a decision about it, but it seems I actually am art journaling again – regularly! Probably due to the collage habit and more free time since I’m off work again. These pages are a continuation from last weeks Valentine doodles, made mostly in front of the TV at night, when its dark […]