Posts tagged paper craft

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

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

Paper succulents for home decoration

Why paper succulents? First, succulents are very “trendy”. Still. And yes, they are beautiful, tough, attractive, come in many varieties, meeting every person’s taste. Second, paper is a great craft material. Of course, you can have real ones, which is maybe the best, but they need your time and care and if you travel a… 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

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