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Week in the Life | Saturday Thrifting

Week in the Life | Saturday Thrifting

After the Crayfish Party Friday I slept over at my parents, and woke up to a real Saturday breakfast on the veranda. My cat Smilla lives with my parents, in their house with the freedom to go outside when ever she wants to. She is a happy cat, but of course I miss her a […]

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 […]

View through a dirty window

View through a dirty window

Summer in full bloom, everywhere. There is abundance and I try to notice it and embrace it. I take more photos in the summer. There are more looking closely at ordinary things happening. More little details of the whole. More documenting what surrounds me today, things that will be gone or changed or different tomorrow. […]

The veranda is the place to be

The veranda is the place to be

When I sit down by the computer to write I think about craft and art. I think about sewing, embroidery, how to make little polymer clay flowers that I’ve sketched, painting on fabric, taking photos of pillows I’ve finished, drawing princesses in my Art Journal or something else I want to try right now. Then, […]

Cutting out a stencil for the first time

Cutting out a stencil for the first time

This weekend I’m back “outside” after winter, doing art in my parents covered terrace. Hurray for spring, approaching slowly but surely, how I adore thee! Finally some good light for taking photos while cutting out my first stencils. There happens to be just “a few” photos in this post, I hope you don’t mind. With […]

Washes of colour

Washes of colour

After reading the zine Play I’ve been having an itch to create on paper again. I didn’t bring my altered book because it is heavy, but before I went to the airport I picked up a couple of folded watercolour pages that I had planned to bind into a book last year. I decided to […]