Articles by Veronica

About Veronica (167 Articles)
Veronica is the founder of Hyperbrain.me. With one foot in the past and one in the future she takes inspiration from older aesthetics and ideas to apply them in updated form today. She is passionate about teaching timeless skills and believes that the world needs more polymaths.

Upcycling jeans into a skirt – part 1

Upcycling is fun, but always takes more time than expected. Today I wanted to show you how to make a skirt out of two old pairs of jeans, but I only managed to get halfway through the process. I decided to split up the article in two parts so that I can continue another day with a clear head and [...]

27th October 2016

Creativity vs Productivity

The last days I have been thinking a lot about the topics of creativity and productivity and how they intertwine. I’m quite a pragmatic person myself, almost always feeling the need to do something “useful” or “productive” – regardless if related to my work or to my creative [...]

20th October 2016

Recipe 15: Teaspoon cookies

Creative October is full on here but I felt like mixing up this month a bit with a new recipe. Well, not very new to be honest. It’s actually a classic recipe of cookies often served for Christmas in the north of Sweden, but I had never tried making them myself. Teaspoon cookies are, just [...]

13th October 2016

Creative October update

We’re already 30 people in the Creative October Challenge Facebook group and I know a few more are joining in privately without posting to the group. It’s really nice to read about the different reasons the participants have for joining the challenge, the projects they are planning for [...]

6th October 2016

How to bind a book

In this article I’m showing you how to bind a book using whatever paper you have at hand and just a few tools that most people have at home. I don’t claim in any way to be a skilled bookbinder – this is just a simple technique I know that works perfect for making smaller notebooks [...]

29th September 2016

Prague & Kutná Hora – death and ornaments

Last week I was in Prague to play with Diabolicum at the Prague Death Mass. I decided to take some extra time to visit Prague and of course go to the ossuary in Kutná Hora. I guess this post is slightly cliché, but I didn’t have time to visit more than the most known highlights of Prague [...]

22nd September 2016

Of Textures & Flows

Withering away. Absorbed in textures & flows. Radiating where everything else is dying. A blurry vision. Carried away by violent waters. A still mirror image. Where you cannot hide beneath the surface. Thirsty you stretch out your arms. In a crowd, desperate, unhearing. Hiding, watching, where [...]

8th September 2016

Sustainable living – 5 tips to get you started

We all know we need to start living more sustainable to make sure this earth remains a green and flourishing planet to live on. But many of us don’t know where to start. Some have the idea that you need to start a hippie life out in the woods to help turn things around, but I want to show [...]

1st September 2016

How to build a natural pond

A natural pond is a great feature to add to almost any garden. Water features create favorable micro climates, habitats for many beneficial animals and provide water to the roots of surrounding trees and plants. If you want to create your own natural pond, this is the place to start! This article [...]

25th August 2016

Recipe 14: Berry Pie – quick and simple

I know the title of the recipe says berry pie, but I went with what was available in the store this time. My version is a fruit and berry mix of peaches and blueberries, which turned out great. I found it really tasty and refreshing with a bit of acidic fruits since the dough in this pie recipe is [...]

18th August 2016

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