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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lime bracelet

Friday, November 18th, 2011

This double bracelet is made of a variety of beads… glass, metal, enamel, pearls, there´s even a shell in here. Hopefully this will make someone happy on Christmas eve 😉


Friday, November 18th, 2011

handmade ornament production

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Ten small houses are made. Cut, glued, painted, painted some more, ready to be sent out into the world 🙂

Sweet dreams i silk

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

I had some left-over silk satin from some costumes I made a while ago, and wanted to use them for something special. 😉 First I got out one of my home-made fun-foam stamps, and used gold fabric paint to stamp the ornament into a pattern on the silk. (It says on the bottle that this […]

pulse warmers

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Tis´the season of finishing projects. Today I finally finished a pair of pulse warmer gloves, that I almost finished last winter… It was only about an inch left of knitting, and I left it. Go figure! (Anybody else do stuff like that?) Anyway, now they´re done, and they are super-warm and practical. Not very fancy, […]

Sweet seaman sweater

Monday, November 14th, 2011

I am so lucky to have a couple of new nephews in the making. (Or at least one. The other one might be a niece…) The first little welcome-gift is just finished: a sweater. Knitted in alpaca and silk. Really simple and pure in it´s form, I wanted to add a little something extra. Since […]

Home-knitted stocking

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Fall is knitting-season # 1. Which is pretty great, because it is also Christmas-gift-making-season # 1! So here is a present-suggestion for a young relative: A Christmas-stocking! The tradition is more American and English than Norwegian, but since it´s such a nice tradition, we´re adopting it 🙂 It´s in different shades of red, about 60 […]

Christmas market poster

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Goody give-away at Michelle´s

Friday, November 11th, 2011

If you want a real pre-Christmas treat, head on over to Michelle´s blog. She´s got no less than two super-cute goody give-aways. A coo-coo clock and three camera-straps. And while you´re there, make sure to take a look around. Her blog is filled with the most wonderful inspiration!  

One day on earth

Friday, November 11th, 2011

WARNING! Major photo-safari with meaning!: “On November 11th, 11.11.11, across the planet, documentary filmmakers, students, and other inspired citizens will record the human experience over a 24-hour period and contribute their voice to the second annual global day of media creation called One Day on Earth. Together, we will create a shared archive and a […]

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