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unset Fri 5.8.2016 by BLOGitse

windy August…

Hey everyone! It’s been really windy, temperature dropped, rain every now and then…feels like autumn already! Autch.   Many evenings the sky has been like a flaming ocean… Like this on Friday 5.8.2016       This was an inspiration for my   Paint Party Friday   entry this week         After

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peony watercolor by BLOGitse

Mukavaa juhannusta! Happy midsummer!

  Finnish midsummer ‘juhannus’ is like a mega sauna party!   People escape to summer houses, cottages, tents… People enjoy sauna, swimming in cold waters, barbecue, drinks, get drunk…   We are boring. We stay at home.   We have everything here, enough good food and drinks – sauna is not ready but we enjoy

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ready sanded and painted old stool by BLOGitse

fountain pen sketches

Oooh what a week!   Men come and go, we move things from here to there and back… Sauna building is now…half done, but still lot to do. I sanded and painted two old stools – now they are ready.           check here how this looked last week   I had

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sanded old stool by BLOGitse

sanded and painted

  Hi everyone!   I gave up sanding the sauna window frames. We’ll do it later or not… But I sanded one of four old stools. Icky brown is almost gone, it gives  interesting surface with transparent pearl white paint.     Here it’s only partly painted. I’ll show it next weekend when two coats

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sewing summer tops by BLOGitse

sewing break

  This week has been mainly sewing –   sauna window frames are still waiting for sanding because I need special liquid to get rid off old varnish…   and I don’t like that kind of work… it can wait…xxx more days… 🙂   I’ve made kind of tank tops or sleeveless t-shirts…four pieces so

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window frames by BLOGitse

just flowers

  Our sauna building renovation is still going on. Now my duty is to sand window frames and paint them. I’ll show you when these are totally different color!       I haven’t had time or energy to paint, draw much but all Theme art flowers are done.   Loput teemakuun kukat kollaasin kera

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croquis 1 minute collage by BLOGitse

croquis drawing with charcoal

    First set was one minute drawings. It’s been loooong time I’ve done this. First minutes were hard…         It’s been a while I’ve played with charcoal so the medium took some time to warm up….   Here are two minutes drawings         You can see she’s sitting,

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teemataide theme art May 2016 kukkia flowers _2 by BLOGitse


  again, ahchoo!   Sorry but we’ve had terrible…achoo! virus…aaaahchoo!   Hubby had fever, my biggest problem has been pain in head, felt like a heavy balloon…   Somebody said it’s B virus… I feel better now but not totally ‘normal’….hopefully totally recovered soooon!   How do YOU feel, everything okay?     Just two

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watercolor fun_1 by BLOGitse

watercolor fun

  Greetings from summery sunny Finland!   We’ve had amazing weather for a week now… to do our sauna building renovation! 🙂 It’s been noisy and dusty – that part mainly done. good.   The other day I played with thin paper… first loosely wrinkled, added watercolors…       Paint Party Friday    

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Hauskaa vappua by BLOGitse

ring, ring, ring it’s SPRING!

        I’ve been sewing after toooo long break. It took for a while to find right rhythm and ‘see’ how to modify patterns. Here are a few fabrics I’ve been working with.       April’s Theme art ‘minimalist’ all six works are done.   Waiting what’s the theme for May….  

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