Peony and Parakeet

Homemade Happiness

Fabric Pattern Homemade
This is my new fabric pattern called “Homemade”. The happiness really starts from home and appreciating everything you already have.

130310fA stool that I am proud of

Our house is filled with little items that me or my husband have made. This year they have been especially important for me. Maybe because the winter has been so long and dark, with very few sunny days.

This stool is one of the little suns of our home. It has been made by my skillful husband. Every time I see it, I observe it’s brilliant structure and feel proud for his accomplishment.

Smash book continues

I have continued filling my Smash book with art journaling.

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I do not mind the pages with preprinted assignments. They challenge me to get creative. Here I have expressed how I often see the images or colors when using my other senses.

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Art journal page, a house with doorGood Distractions

The world is sometimes too full of visual distractions for me! But they can be beneficial too. The yellow that I see when  entering our home really makes me forget most of my worries.

I made a page about it and created a fantasy image of a house. It was so fun to make. What I love about art journaling is that everything can be taken as lightly or seriously as I want.

Recommend: Journal Fodder

I have bought a new art journal. It’s Dylusions journal with super thick pages. And I have also bought a new book: Journal Fodder. It is a great and detailed book about art journaling. The book includes techniques, prompts, ideas and is well structured. I love the combination of creativity and systemacy of it. See more information at the website of the authors: Journal Fodder Junkies Needless to say: will be spending a lot of time with art journaling this spring!

6 thoughts on “Homemade Happiness

  1. that material is so freakin awesome!!!!! ummm, i’ll take several yards please. i can see a purse, an apron, a pillow, or i know, a journal cover, lol. great job with it. you need more of this type. tfs

  2. No fair! You show this beautiful fabric and I scour your Etsy and Spoonflower account to find it nowhere! Are you teasing us with what beautiful projects you get to make with it or will you ever be selling it? 🙂

    1. Erica, I am glad you like the design. I do intend to sell the design at Spoonflower. I have waited for some new patterns to be finished so that I can order several samples at the same time. It will be available in the summer! I have a summer holliday in July and spending time with fabrics is my summer activity number one!

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