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The Perfect Gift on Mothers Day

The Perfect Gift on Mothers Day

On Mothers Day I gave my mother the perfect gift, as I had ordered it from the kind gods of the Universe. She got sunshine, an outdoor flea market, great finds and a nice day spent with her favorite daughter. What more could a mom wish for? Later in the day we had way to […]

A paper flower for my mom

A paper flower for my mom

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. William Shakespeare Today it’s mom’s birthday. I finally gave her a copy of my book A Creative Year and she was of course thrilled and very proud. This is how the package looked this morning: Related PostsVintage needle holder gets new life Thrifting at Myrorna Crafts from […]

Enlightened as an Owl

Enlightened as an Owl

This owl collage of a Tawny owl (cat owl in Swedish) is one of my first art in quite a while, and I really like how it turned out. I’m really crazy about creating my own collages right now, that is why I keep making them. And because I learn so much each time I […]

I brought all of this home

I brought all of this home

Thrifting finds from last two weeks only: More second hand fabric. The red with roses has a bit of plastic feeling to it. The yellow swirls makes me smile. The white with rose stripes was a must-have, as the pink and gray 50th style fabric. Mmmmm! Loppis behind Kyrkstugan one day! A small pink vase, […]

Thrifted at Nolia

Thrifted at Nolia

If I was happy after Umeåker loppis I was in heaven after this weekends storloppis at Nolia! Those big thrift markets are amazing, and the goods I did find is still making me smile, largely. There were people selling everything from antique and vintage to just old and worn, in two overfilled ice hockey rinks […]

Thrifted at an Outdoor Flea Market

Thrifted at an Outdoor Flea Market

My friend Maria is a much quicker blogger than me. Last weekend we went to an outdoor flea market at Umeåker. She wrote about her finds last week, and now it’s my turn too. The flea market came with crowds (lots of people everywhere!) and great summery sunshine. A really a great day for thrifting […]