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Eye Candy | Seed Beads

Eye Candy | Seed Beads

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. Buddha I have this Pink box with lots of compartments. It’s filled with different colored seed beads, and some sparkly sequins too… Each compartment is like jewel with all […]

Washi tape is patterned masking tape

Washi tape is patterned masking tape

I caved in after lots of inner cravings. I bought “a few” rolls of what is called washi tape in Japanese. It’s really patterned masking tape, and there are all kinds of pretty patterns. Dots, stripes, squares… Some came in “cakes” with ribbon and topping, so cute you could eat them! All of these were […]

The Power of Tissue Paper

The Power of Tissue Paper

Ah, tissue paper. It’s the wrapping tissue I’m talking about, that thin, translucent paper used for packing, wrapping, or protecting delicate articles. In Sweden it’s called silk paper (silkespapper). I don’t have a huge collection of it, but the plastic folder I have containing tissue papers is a little treasure among other papers in my […]

Visit to the artist shop

Visit to the artist shop

I got a great big check to go to the Artist Shop in town (Konstnärsshopen) for my birthday, and I’ve been saving it for a special day when I needed a shop kick – and feeling so happy about having it. So this week the time came when I put the big sturdy check into […]

Carving a stamp

Carving a stamp

Studio Friday: Invented tool. My hand carved stamp! Way back in February this year I was dreaming of carving my own stamp. It looked like real fun. A while after I bought myself a red little tool and a small piece of linoleum in an artist store, but it was not until after the summer […]