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What is Magazine Harvesting?

What is Magazine Harvesting?

What is “magazine harvesting” you ask, maybe because you are not that into YouTube videos of people working in their glue books and you haven’t heard the term before? So, let me explain. It is not a YouTube thing, just a term I have found used there a lot. It is a creative thing, for […]

Encyclopedia of Inspiration

Encyclopedia of Inspiration

Encyclopedia of Inspiration is a series of books by Janine Vangool, who is also the creator of the, among artists and crafters much beloved, magazine Uppercase. I wish I could’ve afforded to be a subscriber of that magazine from the beginning, since all I’ve ever seen of it online tells me it would be a […]

Happy Mail from Kat

Happy Mail from Kat

I love getting happy mail, little surprises stuffed inside an envelope that you weren’t expecting… But who doesn’t right? Happy mail is so right every day of the week. I missed the day light today to take photos of my pile of Postcards for the DIY Postcard Swap (yes, you can still join – as […]

Pretty Things for a Planner Girl

Pretty Things for a Planner Girl

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down. Charles F. Kettering Like any girl I like pretty things, especially from the office supply store. Or even better: random little shops where you […]

Christmas Paper Crafting

Christmas Paper Crafting

We got copies of a Swedish craft book called Julpynt, Christmas Crafting for fold, cut and paste nerds like you and me. And it’s filled with pretty patterned papers. My favorites from this book are the garland stripes with owls, penguins and squirrels in winter wear like knitted scarfs and hats (illustrated by Caroline Johansson)… […]

Inspiration in Envelopes

Inspiration in Envelopes

One of my dear blog fans, Jenny, sent me a care package filled with lovely paper and craft stuff. You know the kind, where every time you look inside the envelope something cuter than before comes out? I feel so happy to have received all this, to the point of almost being embarrassed. Am I […]

Yummy Bits of Paper Scraps

Yummy Bits of Paper Scraps

As a collage artist my paper collection is an ever growing pile of yumminess… I love my paper stash a lot, as you know. But my apartment is very small, and my home studio already takes up a lot of room here. I don’t really want the paper stash to take over my life… Instead […]

Transparent Collage Papers

Transparent Collage Papers

I have a lot of paper, most of it ephemera or magazine clippings, and some wallpaper rolls or wrapping papers. I love when paper is both pretty and cheap, like in big rolls of lovely wrappng paper that you can use in all kinds of projects. But I also like the more expensive kind of […]