Kumihimo

You can create some beautiful jewelry using this braid making technique. I wanted to start with something smaller so I make a bracelet following this video tutorial. Just make sure that you use some… Continue reading

Embroidery

There are so many amazing embroidery projects out there, check this out, this and this. After seeing them, I started looking for something ready-made that I can apply on clothes or bags. I also plan… Continue reading

Sewing, continued

After finding so many pretty traditional motifs, I couldn’t stop sewing. I decided to make some spring tokens, mărțișoare. I love the combination of red, white and black thread.     I also have… Continue reading

My sewing project

This has been the most time-consuming  project so far. I saw a while ago this site, with amazing sewn bags. But it took a while until I had the courage to actually try to do… Continue reading

Snowflake ballerinas

I didn’t know what to do for this year’s Christmas tree decorations until I stumbled upon this tutorial. They’re easy to make and they turned out quite elegant and delicate. All the best, Roxi  

Solar system necklace

I kept seeing tutorials for Solar system jewelry, so I has to try making something. I chose to do a necklace and it turned out quite nice with the semiprecious stone beads I had:… Continue reading

More paper flowers

I was happy when my sister in law asked me to make a few paper roses for her wedding. I made these beauties following Lia Griffith’s tutorial: After getting the hang of it,… Continue reading

Colors

It’s been such a long while since I’ve done this. Only recently I discovered there are coloring books for adults, with amazingly detailed designs. My friend Cristina recommended the Secret Garden by Johanna… Continue reading

Oldies

While going through some old boxes, I found some necklaces I made using parts I ordered online. I used various gemstone chips for this one: obsidian, red jasper, howlite and black agate. I put… Continue reading

Sushi

Allow me to brag with the homemade sushi we made. It takes a bit of work, but the outcome is worth the trouble. Here is my attempt at some sort of a dragon… Continue reading