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Berlin: Instagramised

August 1, 2012


I both love Berlin and Instagram so coming back from a short holiday in Berlin in April, I made the most logical thing to do: I instagramised all my favourite photos taken in that absolutely wonderful city. Advertisements

Finding Calligraphy Again

May 17, 2012


When I told my first boss, during my job interview, that my special skill is in calligraphy she gave me a disappointed look and said that it’s a skill that’s useless in the age of computers. I know it was stupid but I did feel dreadful and disheartened. I did get the job but I […]

Paper Plate Crafts

April 23, 2012


When I found some old paper plates in the kitchen one night, I immediately thought of the lion’s face that a three-year-old boy and I made some weeks earlier. We used construction paper before and I thought paper plates would make a better lion’s face. To turn it into a mask by cutting out the […]

Easter Egg Surprise

April 5, 2012


Look at these Easter eggs that we made!   We don’t throw away small bits of paper when ever we do crafts. Cut into different shapes, they were perfect for decorating our Easter eggs.     They were initially supposed to be cards. You “break” the egg and find a chick inside wishing you a […]

Preschool Easter Party

March 30, 2012


Milk Carton Castle

March 25, 2012


What I like most about doing crafts is that it encourages a child to be creative. Seeing how they could transform a toilet paper roll or a piece of construction paper into something pretty and exciting with a little bit of imagination has made the kids in school realise that there’s no limit to creativity. […]

From a Blue Lion to an Invasion of Penguins

March 20, 2012


One of the best things about doing this “arbetspraktik”, which is a sort of on-the-job-training, is doing crafts with the kids. No one really told me that that is my assigned task but almost everyday I find myself cutting, painting and gluing the day away. It all started with this conversation that I had with […]