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Summer time crafting

Summer time crafting

One of my favorite creative habits in summer is mom and me craft-time. Well, it’s a favorite any time of the year but in summer we often set up camp in the veranda of my parents house. If it’s a sunny day we open all the windows and soak in sun. Both mom and I […]

Summer breakfast

Summer breakfast

I will add “eat more fresh berries” to my Summer Manifesto. They are lovely, and not only in taste but in how they look and make me feel inside. It’s easy to forget that it is right now that I need to buy them, bring them home and enjoy them. It’s the same with the […]

Summer Manifesto

Summer Manifesto

New tradition: to write a Summer Manifesto. A Summer Manifest is a list of ideas about summer, and what your summer should be about or include. On my list I’ve put bike rides, writing when it’s raining and baking among other things. I’m also going to add spraypainting (outdoors) because I have some items I […]

Art journal peek: On butterfly wings

Art journal peek: On butterfly wings

A page in my Art Journal: On butterfly wings. Pencil, pen and watercolours. It’s one of the last white pages in my current art journal, and it’s no longer white. Maybe I will fill the last pages this weekend? I started it as this year begun and it has been a slow process of filling […]

Happy Summer 5 x 5 Lists

Happy Summer 5 x 5 Lists

I decided to make my own titles and write five summer inspired lists today, as a meme of sorts… If you feel like tagging along, then you’re it! :-) 5 favorite things this summer 1. wonderful live music under the open sky (at the festival Peace and Love etc.) 2. Reading novels from the library […]

The summer light makes it beautiful

The summer light makes it beautiful

There is nothing ugly; I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. John Constable Related PostsEye Candy | Flower Power Make Jewelry from Wood Beads Seeing Embroidery Everywhere

June, the empress of the year

June, the empress of the year

The empress of the year, the meadows’ queen, Back from the East, with all her goodly train, Is come, to glorify the world again With length of light and middle Summer-Sheen. In every plot, upon her throne of green, Bright blooms the rose; with birds and blossom-rain And perfume ecstacied are wood and plain And […]

I go out and feel alright

I go out and feel alright

I’ve got sunshine on my mind I go out and feel alright The rainy clouds are gone away And this is why I feel this way Strawberries in a bowl, fresh from the garden patch. Flowers growing so high I have to look up at them. Enjoying novels and lazy days by the sea. Being […]

Lemonade or as we say blandsaft

Lemonade or as we say blandsaft

Mom has made red lemonade from a mix of red berries. We call it blandsaft, which means mixed fruit lemonade. I’ve designed the labels in Adobe InDesign and printed them on sticker paper that we cut out. Summer is the time to fill up the well for winter, both in the food cellar and the […]