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Binder Transformation

I love finding office supplies at the thrift store! Sometimes I’ll find postcards or a pile of unused notecards, but not often. I love all kinds of vintage paper finds, but thrifting them doesn’t happen that often around here. Though … Continue reading

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The Polka Dot Oilcloth Desk

Because I am messy I use a big oilcloth to cover the desk where I make my art. I’ve had this beautiful rose patterned one for several years, but it’s beyond saving at this point, full of acrylic paint splatters. … Continue reading

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Spray paint a flower pedestal

Before and after time again! About three moves ago I had a white pedestal that I really liked a lot. In that place I only had one window and the pedestal gave me the additional flower space that I wanted. … Continue reading

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Creative Ideas for 2011

I’ve outlined a few ideas for creative actions in 2011. I think they are more wishes than goals this year. My only real goal is to procrastinate less and move forward. Maybe that is enough. My intention is to keep … Continue reading

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Keeping a diary is one of my good habits

In 2008 I filled three whole journals with my almost daily writing; complaints, thoughts, plans, calendar drawings, questions, doodles and lists. I think I do this because it’s habitual. I started as a kid and I just never stopped. It’s … Continue reading

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Decoupage and Coffee on my morning tray

Creating is about transformation. Take one or a few objects and put them together in different ways – and voila! You have created something new! Take this wood tray for example; yellow with age bought in a second hand shop … Continue reading

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The magic of white paint

Before – and after! I thrifted this herb shelf in a flea market for 5 SEK, then repainted it white. What a difference. The magic of paint continues to amaze me. I wish I could repaint the world! ;-) My … Continue reading

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Mångfaldens hus / Diversity House

I am looking forward to fixing the vintage trays I bought. Today I started to prime a lot of my thrifted finds; white. Jag ser fram emot att fixa med brickorna. Idag grundade vi en massa saker, vitt. Tr?brickan jag … Continue reading

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