The crafty detox

Why did we all become crafters? My story Did you ever hear these words: “Start working at what you love, and you will never be working”? After long years working as a TV “personality”, spending every day and many nights in an environment, which became more and more unhealthy, I needed something new. My TV… Continue reading

Happy little cactus garden

Have you ever heard the saying that, “We are all nothing, but pretty and unique cactus plants”? The first time I heard this – in my teenage years – I was shocked and disagreed. Now – in my …beep!… years, I absolutely understand this “theory” and agree wholeheartedly. My Cactus philosophy Maybe the feeling of… Continue reading

Easy scrapbook paper embellishments

If you are following The Paper Heart blog, you know my idea about a Capsule craft collection. And how inspiring it is for me to work and experiment with a purposely limited number of craft materials and tools. So, you know how much I am advocating buying less to create more for yourself. In this… Continue reading

Easy to make pocketed gift tags

Do you like gift tags? I love them. Big or small, simple or elaborately even overly decorated… Actually there is no such thing as an “overly decorated gift tag”. It is amazing how, in so little space, you can create and say so many “words”. The best thing with gift tags is that you can… Continue reading

How to make Anemone crepe paper flower

Spring is coming in the Northern hemisphere and my balcony garden will need more attention… There are some flowers I love very much, but don’t dare to have at home – they are beautiful, but fragile. Traveling often for long periods of time makes things difficult for flower lovers. I am always giving the keys… Continue reading

When saving meets fun

Weeks ago I wrote an article about the Watercolour marker technique and later, another one about the Capsule craft collection. Being a crafter, literally buried under piles of craft materials, I decided to change my entire work attitude. First, I realized that it is not necessary for craft materials to be expensive to be good… Continue reading

The Airbnb Host bullet journal PART II

If you read my blog, you know that this year my husband and I decided to list our beach apartment with Airbnb. It’s a holiday apartment that we don’t personally use more than a few weeks per year but the expenses continue regardless. You know, government taxes, utility bills plus big property management fees, because… Continue reading

The Airbnb Host bullet journal PART I

If you read my blog, you know that this year my husband and I decided to list our beach apartment with Airbnb. It’s a holiday apartment that we don’t personally use more than a few weeks per year but the expenses continue regardless. You know, government taxes, utility bills plus big property management fees, because… Continue reading