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Hi, thanks for (re)visiting my Mouseblossom blogposts. I’ve stopped blogging here, but am continuing at visualstrands.com, my online zine: featuring + connecting inspiring people. Hope to see you there. My Urbanjunglebloggers posts continue there as well.

My secret project is live!

Maybe you've already seen it: my secret project went live this weekend! Yay! Here it is: visualstrands.com   I'm still making some adjustments here and there and feedback is very welcome! Very happy with the first articles: Stunning Papercut wings, made...

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Urban Jungle Bloggers: Plants & Coffee

This months Urban Jungle Bloggers theme Plants & Coffee is one after my own heart: I do love a good espresso! Of course some extra dark chocolate to go with it. And hey, how good does my new plant look in this green vintage planter! Enough said: let's tuck in!...

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What’s been happening

This notebook made me laugh... because I'm self-imployed ;) Sometimes it's good to reconsider your actions, work-wise. Meanwhile, I am still hard at work combining the day job with this new adventure called visual strands. My Mouseblossom blog has been suffering a...

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Revealing name and logo of ‘the secret project’!

*drumroll* So here it is: the name and logo of my secret project:   Pretty cool, right? visual strands will be focusing on (you guessed it) the visual, so I decided on a simple yet striking logo. There will some excellent written content on the site as well, oh...

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Happy New Year: free shipping on original art!

Happy New Year! I hope you had a fabulous holiday season. I'm taking my free days as an opportunity to work on various exciting things. I've already discontinued some items in my Etsy shop. It's looking a little empty-ish at the moment, but new things are coming up in...

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New Years Resolutions? Break them already!

At the end of this old year, on the brink of a new one, we remenisce about a year past and feel hopeful for the year ahead. We are given a second chance by the calendar gods! So we make Resolutions, most of which we will break again as soon as possible. That's...

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Happy Holidays!

Thinking what to use for an image, I came across this photo of me in a purple Christmas(?) sweater my mom made me. We're talking late sevent... early eighties (yes, I'm sticking with that). Clothes were made to grow into, then. Lucky, it still fits(ish...)! Taking a...

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7 blogger’s Christmas wishes

Mel Chesneau from Armoire, Pegs & Casserole asked some of her blogging friends who have previously been a On The Wall or My Space guest, what they would like if they had three wishes this Christmas. One needed to be personal, one for the home and one that was...

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Last chance to buy Kitteh earrings!

That's right: I'm discontinuing these plastic hand-drawn Kitteh earrings in 2015! It was quite a decision, because they are my top selling items on Etsy, but plastic is just not my material of choice anymore and the costs were not adding up, so they have to go! Get...

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Urban Jungle Bloggers: UJBXMAS!

This month Urban Jungle Bloggers is changing the rules a little bit. Instead of creating blogposts (I did one anyway, especially for you), we're sharing our festive green decors on Instagram using #UJBXMAS and #urbanjunglebloggers. And there's a little competition...

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Living with a male model

There. I bet that got your attention ;) I'm talking about our cat Damien of course. Mario didn't want to be photographed for this particular blogpost. *coughs* Look at this cutie: The very talented Danielle Pedersen of Smallwildshop (formerly Handymaiden) asked people...

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