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


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


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


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

For Christmas part 3

This year I decided to make some quilled snowflakes for Christmas gifts. The biggest challenge was to make them different from each other but they turned out quite pretty and delicate. I used some photos I… Continue reading