Janne Robberstad

Welcome to my site! I work as an eco-designer, an artist, as a teacher and as a researcher, and creating, or ARTING as I prefer, makes me happy! This is both a portfolio of things I´ve made and a blog meant to inspire.

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Upcycled dollshouse

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

I found an old, tired dolls-house at a charity-shop a couple of years ago for $3, and thought I could do something fun with it. I still remember how badly I wished for a dolls-house when I was a little girl, and thought perhaps the case might be the same for my niese. The roof […]

Mowgli

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Mowgli, or the Jungle-book, as it called in Norwegian, is Haugesund teatre´s big family-show this spring. I am in charge of props, and some of the really fun things have to be made by hand. Like the fishing rod and the hand-held fishing-net. I had a trip into the jungle in my back-yard and got […]

The anchor chandelier

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

And I painted the big chandelier. Made for me by a blacksmith from stainless steel. I made a rusty mix of acrylic paint… Added some sea-shells… and some cheap plastic strings of beads… And now we are waiting for the light, all the big and small lights that will make this anchor-chandelier come to life.

concertina photoalbum

Monday, December 8th, 2014

I´m back at prop-making again. Tonight it´s a small one. A fake vintage concertina photo-album.  The cover made of leather, with two hearts carved into it (cut and sewn). And the inside filled with luscious sailors. All of Frenchy´s sweethearts. Frenchy in Grease, that is. 🙂