To me this is a Bellis Perennis – a common plant of meadows, lawns and other grassy areas, frequently found growing in lawns. The drawing is from my Art Journal, and the pink sculpture is a recent handmade find from a craft shop. Isn’t the group of Bellis flowers adorable? It is handmade by a […]
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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.
I’m continuing our guided tour as part of the Craftalong today. We are at Nusnäs, where the Dala Horse is created. I love the craftsmanship of the woodwork behind these horses, but today’s post will be a bit more colorful. The Dala Horse is traditionally orange, but it comes in a varity of colours these […]
The most unusual thing in my “studio” (which is my entire home) must be my Chinese name stamp made out of hard wood. I got it in Taipei (on Taiwan) while visiting my friend Inger in 2003. She is moving back to Sweden soon, and I’m so looking forward to that. Inger helped me spell […]