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nothing special

Hi everyone! This week has a title ‘nothing special’ because nothing special happened. Just good, daily life. How about you, how was your week? This is for Paint Party Friday ‘gouache trees’ ThemeArt September 2019 theme is ‘fifty’ This month I’ll ‘send’ all my entries to you with a ’50 stamp’ 🙂 •   Teemakuu-50

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sketching and dyeing

Hi everyone! I’ve been dyeing for years but next week I’ll try something new – stitching, different folding styles…Stitching and pole wrapping are new to me. Here’s a video how many folding styles there are, SHIBORI folding tutorial   Here you can see stitching   I’ve done some stitching, rubber band and other foldings, more

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weekend abstracts

Hi everyone! How are you? Painting/gardening/shopping/relaxing…or what? 🙂 This week I’ve been painting a few abstracts and started a big canvas with acrylics, (not finished yet) First a quick warm-up sketch wiuh, wiuh – done! Gouache and ink and just ink and water Paint Party Friday For ThemeArt May 2019 challenge ‘music with symbols and

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Lars Kepler – I’m hooked

Hi everyone! During a break I listened three books, fourth started. It’s a great way to listen books when sunbathing. Lars Kepler‘s ‘The Hypnotist’ was creepy, violent but mesmerizing, well written crime story. I’ve always liked crime stories – but too violent crime movies or series are not for me – listening is different. I

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spring break

Hi everyone! I’ll have a short blogging break, till mid May. This week I’ve been trying to draw, paint, sketch a little every day. These croquis drawings I did to warm-up the other day. These are one minute sketches. Paint Party Friday   This is for ThemeArt May 2019 challenge ‘music with symbols and signs’

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spring busy

but it’s been great! From furniture arrangement to recycling, winter/summer clothes operation, organizing this part and then you notice that part needs to be done too… Chaos is almost strangled by my tiny hands 🙂 These are for ThemeArt April 2019 ‘fashion’ Tässä Teemakuun viimeinen muotikuva ja kollaasi.   #6/6 and all 6 together Paint

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spring, spring – oh, yes!

Hi everyone! Finally it’s spring here too! I’ve been sunbathing twice, naked, of course 🙂 Our terrace is totally private – sky is the limit! You remember I did sewing, here are the tops I made, waiting for warm, summer days… These are for April ThemeArt challenge ‘fashion’ Teemataiteen huhtikuussa luodaan ‘vaatemuotia’ #4/6 #5/6 I

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sewing time

Hi everyone! We have terrible mess at home – most of the fabrics I own are spread around the living room. I need to finish 3 tops I’ve made and make one more, today. Only four fabrics talked to me, rest of them will wait to be sewn later 🙂   This April ThemeArt challenge

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read my lips

Hi everyone! These are the lips, not mine, but can you read them? 🙂 I can’t 🙂 I just digipainted them 🙂 Paint Party Friday   This April ThemeArt challenge is about ‘fashion’ Teemataiteen huhtikuussa luodaan ‘vaatemuotia’ #1/6 #2/6 Are you fashionista? I’m not. I like practical, comfy clothes and natural materials. I buy if

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inspiration of Iris Apfel

Iris and Aira

Hi everyone! The other day I saw this amazing, 97 yrs old lady on tv Iris Apfel, what a lady! I love her style but I don’t want to be the centre of attention. Here in Finland we have our own iris, AIRA Samulin, photo Mika Mäntyniemi Aira is 92 and still active! She’s a

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