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Mend in March: Jeans

Mend in March: Jeans

By shear coincidence I found some sewing inspirations on instagram when I came upon the hashtag “Mend March”, invented by Kate Sekules of Visible Mend. Her mending project seams to have been going for a few years, and it reminded me of reviewing the splendid book Mending matters, written by Katarina Rodabaugh. I loved that […]

Textile Love: Mending a quilt

Textile Love: Mending a quilt

I consider myself a collage artist and book maker first, but I also have this huge love for textile art. I do everything from quilting to embroidery, slow stitch, knitting, crochet, wall hangings from textiles – those kind of things and more… Is this something you are interested in too? I’ve been thinking lately about […]

Random Paper Postcards by Cath

Random Paper Postcards by Cath

Catherine in Portugal, who was in the DIY Postcard Swap last year, created a series of videos showing her entire process for making beginner-friendly DIY Postcards! She is using recycled materials (my favorite) and things she found at home, to make her postcards. I hope you’ll find that her try anything approach to the process […]

Traveler’s Notebook Storage

Traveler’s Notebook Storage

How do you store finished notebooks? Here’s a new Traveler’s Notebook Storage for me, that I recently made. In it I’ve fitted all my Traveler’s Notebook regular size Randomosity journals, and I love seeing them together like this. I love new shiny notebooks, but I also love old notebooks that are filled with all the […]

How to Recycle a Whiskas box

How to Recycle a Whiskas box

Packaging and containers lend themselves well to storage in a studio. As an artist I’m always in need of new, fun ways to store pens, threads, and finished notebooks. There is always something that needs to be put away… And to customize a box to your own liking is so much fun. When a food […]

Quick Craft | Stamping & Coloring in

Quick Craft | Stamping & Coloring in

What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year. Vern McLellan On scraps of watercolor paper I did some idea sketching, and mentioned that scrap papers can be used in a lot of fun ways. You could stamp your own note paper, for instance. […]