home decorating

How To Make an Hawaiian Quilt.

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I´ve been working a couple of weeks in a really tiny and small isolated part of Norway this summer, and so I´ve needed a portable craft that I could bring with me. I really do enjoy hand-sewing, so when I came across this Hawaiian Quilting technique on Pinterest, I was sold. There are so many beautiful…

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Almost an outfit. Most definitely a Sewalong.

Just so you know, this post is lenghty. 🙂 What went wrong with this outfit?  Can you spot what´s wrong with this outfit? (Except for the fact that it is in no way weather appropriate right now up here).  No? Let me help you:       The shirt So. Most everything that could go…

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The move. Part two.

Hello all, I hope you are enjoying yourself whatever weather and temperature. I´ve not been sewing anything yet, but I thought I´d share some images from the move with you today. We´ve moved in, I have realized that I have a stash WAY out of hand, a friend of mine is the new lucky owner…

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Stuffz.

Hi all! Me-Made May´12 is over, and I hope to get back to regular blogging soon! Only thing I didn´t take into consideration before I signed up to Me-Made May this year, was that I would be painting furniture and a terrace this month. For that I didn´t wear me-mades. I don´t have any me-mades…

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Holiday preparations

Mrs. Matryoshka Christmas is drawing closer, and this year I´ve signed up for Tilly´s Crafty Christmas Club, so I´ll post my holiday crafting over there. But I´ll give you a sneak peek of the first ornament I made this year, a felt Matryoshka doll. I used an excellent tutorial made by Danielle Wilson at my Sparkle.…

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A gift.

My darling came home from a conference in Seattle today, and he brought with him a gift for me: I´ve been following Design Sponge for years, loving all the DIY´s, the design inspiration and the Biz Ladies posts. So imagine my excitement when I unwrapped this gift! Last week I used a tutorial from the…

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Tulle pom poms

Going through my blogroll this morning, there were so many inspirational creations all around, that I had to make something to brighten up our living room. Pronto! So I scrolled through my inspiration folder, and remembered this picture from design sponge. I googled “how to tulle pom pom”, and found this tutorial over at oncewed, and off…

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Inspiration board

Just a quick post today, testing the WordPress App and showing you my new inpiration board. I made this last night, using stuff from my stash. There is not much up there yet; a pic of Kate, a pair of cat eye frames, they are unfortunately too small for me, but they still are mighty…

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I really want a new sewing machine… and a serger.

I know, it´s a bit greedy to wish for both a new sewing machine and a serger at the same time, but you see, I´m redecorating my studio/workspace and everything is turning out so lovely, except for the fact that my sewing machine is rubbish. The thing is, I needed a quick fix. And, as…

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