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Finding my way back

Finding my way back - Dala Muses

This is a post just for the sake of ‘creative expression’. The last time I wrote was on the 11th of July and we’re almost a month further now. I have been feeling under the weather for many weeks, which explains my absence. I went from an inflammed molar to a tooth extraction with complications over the course of 6 weeks. I don’t have to tell you that feeling sick or having pain is energy draining! There was no energy left for the things that normally give energy: writing on this blog, photography, painting, flowers, stenciling, designing, … Read more


Fusion Mineral Paint with a touch of Sweden

Fusion Mineral Paint with a touch of Sweden - Dala Muses

I read two interesting and recent articles about Scandinavian design this weekend and learned a lot about the origins and history of this style. People all over the world embrace this style or have a specific idea about it, but I wonder if people really know what’s popular around here. I didn’t know it before I moved here, I just had a vague idea. How do people in Sweden really like to decorate their own living room? Is it exactly like you’re seeing all over Pinterest with a hashtag #scandinavianstyle? Do all furniture painters in Scandinavia paint in that style? Read more


Wall decor with my “king of the birds” stencil

Wall decor with King of the Bird stencil - Dala Muses

I promised you to present each of my new stencils properly. I want to thank you first for all the encouragement and comments I got on this new collection. Thank you! You made my day (week actually)!  Today I’ll tell you a bit about the ‘King of the birds’-stencil and how I used it to transform an old cutting board into a wall decor piece. Read more


Scandinavian blue and red, part 3

Scandinavian blue and red with Fusion Mineral Paint - Dala Muses

You may have seen in a previous post about the Artist’s Way that I have a thing going on with red and blue right now. I took photos from my newest secretary desk, a place where I can sit down and journal. When choosing the colours my inner Katrin Cargill popped up and said ‘sorry, red and blue, again”. It has become an obsession in my house.  Read more