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Creating textile book pages

Creating textile book pages

Update on the iHanna Journal of Stitchery that I started in January. Each month we’ve been given two themes to play with, one for the background and one for the actual image of the page. In today’s blog post I will share video footage of me thinking about and creating the first 4 + 1 […]

Video | Summer in my Art Journal

Video | Summer in my Art Journal

Summer journaling is no different than any other kind of journaling you do, except, it happens in summer. In my case, mostly outside on the balcony or at least with the balcony door wide open while I fill my one and only Summer Journal. I don’t have a style or plan when I open up […]

My desk is a Constant Mess

My desk is a Constant Mess

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect. Adam Osborne There is a mess on my desk. Again. There is a finished art journal. A started art journal. A current art journal. My diary, another notebook, and a bunch of stray pens. Loose papers with […]

Week in the Life | Sunday Creativity

Week in the Life | Sunday Creativity

I started the day by making myself a cup of coffee when I woke up. And last Sunday was the last day of the documentation project Week in the Life! I took that day to document some of my creative process at home. Some work by the computer, some at my art desk creating collages […]

Taking time for what you love

Taking time for what you love

I fell in love with painting on fabric when first tried it on fabric patches three years ago. I later used those patches to sew my Magic Mixed Media Bag, a bag I still use almost every day. Recently I got a compliment about it at a Knitting Café event. Only those who embrace creativity […]

Thoughts on Flow and Embroidery

Thoughts on Flow and Embroidery

This transparent make up bag is a great holder of my embroidery floss – I don’t need to empty it out to find the color I’m looking for – love that! Though maybe I need to organize my threads it a bit better some day… This summer I have been doing some free form embroidery, […]