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Flying Tiger Traveler’s Notebooks

Every time I’m in Stockholm I visit a shop called Flying Tiger Copenhagen. It’s a chain store of cheap but cute Danish design originating from Copenhagen. I first discovered a store in Gothenburg, but for a few years now we’ve … Continue reading

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Inspired at the Haberdashery

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didnt really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. Thats because they … Continue reading

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Field Notes from IKEA

IKEA is one of my favorite stores, not only because it’s 1) Swedish and 2) cheap but also because I find it inspiring (although tiring) to walk through the big storehouse close to Stockholm. And now they’ve got the most … Continue reading

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Week in the Life: Fabric store browsing

Fabric store browsing – with camera in hand for the photo documentation project Week in the Life. Thin airy cotton fabric. Polka dots that feels like spring. All of these photos are quick snap shots from Monday. They are the … Continue reading

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Dala Horses in many colours

The traditional base colour of the Swedish Dala Horse is orange, I’ve already mentioned that, but there is a big variety of colours to choose from these days. What about… Yellow. Dark blue. Baby blue. Please follow and like:Related PostsBlue … Continue reading

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Sommerfuglen yarn shop

Sommerfuglen is Danish for butterfly. I found this yarn shop in Copenhagen when I was visiting a few weeks ago. It’s a beautiful little shop with walls covered in inspiration and materials. Bulging with yarn. Exploding with colours. And the … Continue reading

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An Artist Date in town

One day last week was spent with a friend in town. We had lunch, exchanged gifts, talked and laughed – and then went out and looked at pretty spring things that are in the stores now. I had my camera … Continue reading

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I’m just a Giddy Girl filled with Enthusiasm

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Samuel Ullman I don’t look it any more but in … Continue reading

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A notebook collectors wet dream

My friend Ellinor in one of our favorite paper shops. It’s small but has a very nice selection of beautiful papers, pens, notebooks, albums, stamps and stuff. When I visited last they had hang these very beautiful Japanese papers in … Continue reading

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Greetings from Knit Cafe in Stockholm

Yesterday my friend Inger finally lured me out of my secret cave into the big world outside. It was just what I needed. I went to a knit cafe in Stockholm for the first time! It is open every Sunday … Continue reading

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