How to make Marigold paper flower

Do you want to make a marigold paper flower and to have your own long lasting small sun at home? “Their warm orange balls look like small suns”, my Grandmother said often.  And yes, I always have the feeling they will warm my hands if I take them. When I first had my own home,… Continue reading

How the Habit Tracker changed my life

“Go back and take care of yourself. Your body needs you, your feelings need you, your perceptions need you. Your suffering needs you to acknowledge it. Go home and be there for all these things.”         Thich Nhat Hanh  This summer was a bit hard for our family. My Grandmother and my Mother… Continue reading

Bougainvillea – a home made flower

Maybe, because I was born in that part of Europe, when if you want to have a bougainvillea, you have only a flower pot with a plant, keeping always an eye on it, fighting with the late spring or early autumn cold, feeding the soil, and even then you have to accept that one day your beloved plant will die. With no explanation and with no reason. I even wrote in my other blog about the passion and sadness to have a bougainvillea

Continue reading

RANUNCULUS BOOKMARKS – the bookshelf garden!

About the Ranunculus bookmarks The Ranunculus bookmarks are inspired by the Ranunculus – such a beautiful flower with so many variations – more than 600! Members of the genus include the buttercups, spearworts, and water crowfoots. Do you know the The Persian legend about the young prince who always wore green and gold (much like the yellow ranunculus)… Continue reading

A Light Exists in Spring

or Flowers for Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson is amazing, even though always a little bit sad. But maybe exactly this undertone makes me love her poems so much. To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee. And revery. The revery alone will do. If bees are few…. Continue reading

Flower addiction

This year Spring is late and all the flowers outside are not brave enough to peep outside their buds and show all their beauty. Maybe this is a great reason to start making flowers every day and for every holiday.  On the other hand, flowers, like a symbol of the natural beauty, are always the… Continue reading

The scrapbooking challenge

As we can all see scrapbooking is not what it once was. From starting as a wonderful challenge, tickling the imagination, it has grown into a multimillion business when almost everything happens with already completed material packages. Very sad! Why try to discover materials if you can just go to the craft shop and buy… Continue reading