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Eye Candy | The Red Christmas Chair

Eye Candy | The Red Christmas Chair

I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul. Jean Cocteau I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, like the one we had in 2012 when these photos were taken… But alas, it’s raining here in Sweden, and it doesn’t feel very Decembery at all yet. So I […]

My Favorite Eye Candy | Hey Girl

My Favorite Eye Candy | Hey Girl

Basically we live in a culture where how little sleep we get is like a badge of honor that somehow shows our work ethic and dedication. But what it really shows is just a profound failure of self-respect. Because sleep affects every waking moment of our lives—our moods, our receptivity, our pleasantness, and our ability […]

Creativity in Snapshots | Circles

Creativity in Snapshots | Circles

Drew a quick pencil flower, not in my Sketchbook or idea book or on a piece of white paper, but in my to-do-list notebook (#GTD) of course! Where else? Feeling more inspired now. Because I take a gazillion awesome photos of colours, inspiration, creativity, beauty & life I am publishing a series of posts called […]

Art Journal Peek: Smilla

Art Journal Peek: Smilla

Sketch II of my cat Smilla. A live drawing of my cat Smilla in my Art Journal #16. She lives with my parents right now, but for a week I had her in the apartment and took the time to draw her. She doesn’t look as spiky IRL. Furry cats with long soft hair is […]

Little nuggets of Joy

Little nuggets of Joy

A few more things that I enjoy. Little things that make me happy and that are worth photographing and remembering. Special gifts. Like getting a miniature pot with a cute pink flower (above), a moving-in-present from a friend. And then having a craft night with wine, paper and lots of laughter together. One evening my […]

She is happy about spring

She is happy about spring

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way. /Pablo Neruda Smilla is so very appreciative that spring is here! Photo taken with my smart phone. Continuing from my last post of blog inspiration here […]

Spring in the viewfinder

Spring in the viewfinder

I must have a lilac’s purple promise to tell my winter-weary soul that spring has come and all is well. Helen Lowrie Marshall When I spot the first signs of spring here in Sweden I bring out my camera every year. Spring in the viewfinder just makes me happy and full of excitement! The snow […]

My Diary as a Pillow

My Diary as a Pillow

Smilla is the enjoying the beautiful weather right now. When it is too hot she prefers to stay indoors in the shadow though, under a table. Each night she sleeps by my side in bed. And sometimes during the day we spend time there too. I sit and write and she chooses the most busy […]

A Cat is great Shabby Chic Decoration

A Cat is great Shabby Chic Decoration

Only cat lovers know the luxury of fur-coated, musical hot water bottles that never go cold. Susanne Millen I have the privilege to share bed with this one beautiful cat lady. As a crafty blogger I feel it is my duty to share her with you all, hoping you know the joys of having an […]