Category MY PAPER ADDICTION

Everlasting crepe paper daffodils

I will never forget how, а few years ago, in a TV studio, I was making paper flowers, maybe even crepe paper daffodils, and a cameraman came next to me and said, “They are so beautiful, I can’t believe they are fake!”. Fake? This word absolutely crushed me! Fake?! What? Paper is older than Western civilisation and… Continue reading

Every season crocus

Do you have flowers you love and enjoy every time? I have. And one of them is crocuses. And I don’t like cut flowers. They are sad, will die soon and with this will also die the message they are suppose to carry. Crocuses are flowers which are very easy to make from paper. You… Continue reading

Autumn candle holder

Autumn candle holder in March? Why? It must be spring now in Europe – 19th of March, but if you look through your window, you will see late autumn or early winter. The colours are grey, brown, and white and the smell of the air is cold and wet. For the next three weeks we… Continue reading

2018 planner cover page

It is time to make my 2018 planner cover page. If you ask me, there are three big groups of people in the planners’ society. The first group just want to be sure that everything will be planned, scheduled and done within the proper timeframe. They don’t care about colours, shapes, pictures and cute doodles…… 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

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Paper Christmas tree

With every new Christmas I become more and more sad about all the thousands of trees, thrown in these big piles with people walking around with fussy looks on their faces, saying: “This is not beautiful!”, “Look at this one – it does not have enough branches!”, “Oh, rubbish!”… I feel deep pain about every… Continue reading