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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 […]

Weaving with Book Spines

Weaving with Book Spines

Serendipity. Look for something, find something else, and realize that what you’ve found is more suited to your needs than what you thought you were looking for. Lawrence Block I used to make spiral bound notebooks out of old book covers found at flea markets (still have a few left in my Etsy Shop). Love […]

Fabric Covered Ring Binders

Fabric Covered Ring Binders

My ring binders after a bit of transformation with pretty fabric and some glue… They turned out really darn pretty, don’t you think? Wanna do the same with your ugly ring binders or folders? Okay, this is a descriptive tutorial post for you then! Find a nice sturdy cotton fabric, take out those ugly ring […]

Painting Extra Big on brown paper

Painting Extra Big on brown paper

Adopt this philosophy: When it comes to art journals, anything worth doing is worth overdoing! Quote from the book True colors (found at The Altered page) Love this quote! And so appropriate, because overdoing is my favorite thing to do too. Last month I did a few flowers on brown paper and noticed how much […]

A day in a market stall

A day in a market stall

I make notebooks for myself, to sell, and to give to friends. This is what happens when I’m in the making-mood: Spiral bound blank notebooks made from recycled vintage book covers! At the market we attended this summer at Sollern in Dalarna I put up some of my old notebooks. It’s about two years ago […]