Category PAPER INSPIRED

Total scrapbooking

Total scrapbooking is something like Total war, but in a very nice, creative way. You know I am a huge fan of real scrapbooking – when you use all the paper (and other materials) “things” around you and create greeting cards, notebooks or art. Actually, for me, this creative way is real art. And if… Continue reading

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

ANZAC paper poppy flower wreath

For me, as a European, Australia was always a very special place, an inspiration for the human soul, a distant place with great oceans, endless beaches and miracle flowers. But the first thing which grabbed my heart and made me almost cry when I first came to Australia, was not the white coast, not the… 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

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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