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I am sew crazy


I am having a tea break, because every once in a while I need to get away from my sewing machine or I would start to see cross eyed. I thought I’d give you a quick update. This is the current state of our living room. A big mess, but if you look … [Continue reading...]

Three steps to feeling better


Thank you ladies, from the bottom of my heart for all your lovely encouraging comments and mails!!!!!Reading all your sweet words was a true nourishment for my soul. I really didn´t want to stay in this fog for too long so I invented some therapy of … [Continue reading...]

Looking for inspiration


No I didn´t fall of the earth, and I didn´t stop blogging either. I have been searching for inspiration. And now I am asking you for help. For a long time a wanted some sort of shelf to put in my garden so that I could play with decorations some … [Continue reading...]

Sending an angel

angel card

A dear aunt of mine is battling with cancer. To let her know that I am thinking of her, I made her a cart.I am sending her a little (guardian) angel to watch over her, until she is well again. And I would like to thank all of you who came over and … [Continue reading...]

May I introduce to you: my dress form

how to make a mannequin vintage dress form

Ladies and gentlemen, I am proud to present: Marie-Louise I wanted a dress form forever, and I have looked for them everywhere. The really beautiful ones, the old antiques, were way out of my price range and I thought the new ones were still … [Continue reading...]

Looking for balance


I have been looking for balance in my life.Balance between My head and my heartWork and playWhat I need to do and what I want to doThinking and feelingWhat I expect of myself and what the world expects of meSelf care and caring for othersFriendship … [Continue reading...]

What I’ve been up to


My week of from work is almost over. Tomorrow the daily grind begins again. But I've had a very good and productive week. I didn't get to celebrate carnaval after all, or make pictures of other people celebrating. My back and neck just wouldn't … [Continue reading...]

Carnaval. And finally you get to see some photographs of me


Feel free to download this picture and use it in your artwork. And if you do I would love it if you’d show it to me. Tomorrow is the official start of Carnaval. The big celebration before lent. For three days everyone can forget all their worries, … [Continue reading...]

February, the month of love


In honor of February the month of Valentine, I had to photograph LOVE for my photography course. And I must admit I cheated a bit. A few months ago (before I started my photo lessons) I took a snapshot of one of my friends with her baby girl. To me … [Continue reading...]