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Adri's Palette

Hi, I’m Adri.

I am an artist/craftswoman who finds a creative outlet from everyday life in the arts. This blog is a diary of sorts of my crafty journey.

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Creative block and scruff shaking

Just like writer's block will hit any journalist or novelist, so thus creation block hit a painter or the crafty one. When the before mentioned activity is an integral part of how you make your living you are in trouble.... Continue Reading →

Don’t forget to love thyself!

Institutionalized traditions, holidays and „Day of the (and substitute here just about anything)” make me think. Valentines day is no different. Should I express my love for the one on this day only? Why should this day be any different... Continue Reading →

Wishing for sunshine… and a ship

I don't know about you, but I am convinced people either like hot or cold weather. I am definitely one for sunshine and warm breezes. So when it was -18°C/-0.5°F this weekend (yes, you are reading correctly and no, this... Continue Reading →

Christmas gift from the panicky crafter

A week ago I found myself with a tin full of animals (did you see my post of Hjorton and Crumble?), a heart that fell in love and did not want to let them go, and no gift for my... Continue Reading →

Seasons greetings and a bear hug

Last Christmas was the first in many years when we sent greeting cards to our friends and family. It was a mixture of the postal service not working properly, me taking an offense at them and generally being too stubborn... Continue Reading →

Christmas gift ideas – for the child

It is not easy to purchase a gift for a child. This day and age they seem to be into a very specific thing and by the time you learn about it and get it, the craze is already over.... Continue Reading →

Christmas gift ideas – for the artist

It is not easy to purchase a gift for the artist. If they have been in their trade for long, you assume they have everything. If they have just started, you assume they need everything. You break out in a... Continue Reading →

Christmas gift ideas – for the charitable one

Christmas seems to arrive earlier and earlier each year. The decorated trees, street lights or the agonizing Christmas carols are creeping up as soon as Halloween is over. Although sometimes I feel earlier than that. And I say agonizing, because... Continue Reading →

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