Llama inspired on the pompoms llama's wear in the high Andes of Argentiina and Bolivia.
Sawn Tree Trunk
This piece of fabric did it's own way, hard headed like myself, it became quite something else than originally intended.
The teabags I carry hold sayings: ‘When was the last time you were proud of yourself?’, ‘When was the last time you challenged yourself?’, ‘What gives you energy?’, ‘What is a good characteristic of yours?’ and ‘Are you a dreamer, thinker or doer?’ To each saying I give clear answers. I learn a short trip does not necessarily have to be a success in order to be a success.
Elderberry syrup (and more)
Incorporating the gifts of nature, for food, teas and coloring. Some are really money savers: who does not like that?
The life of Pi(llow)
The movie I saw on an airplane after the book I red in India. I liked both. My husband did not. But my imagination is big and I love to escape in my own world, so it fitted me. The same with this pillow, this little write up is about the life of this Pi(llow). … Continue reading The life of Pi(llow)
Living the simple life, far off and working the land hard needs to be counterbalanced. What's better than a tour by own powered strenght and... embroidery. Here, 'Fabricated forest' was made.
Leah & Judah
Once settled I thought I’d have no stories to tell about the embroidered pieces of fabric. Well, I do. Not traveling does not mean that nothing happens. Yet, this story behind this pouch is rather sad. This piece of fabric, dyed with black walnut, and stitched with a Japanese kogin pattern was meant to try … Continue reading Leah & Judah
I stumbled upon sumac without knowing what it was. Sumac, to me, is an ornamental tree with big reddish velvet looking tops sticking up at the end of each branch. Branches are thick, few and each is strong and sturdy. They’re also high and I could not reach them. After I used a couple of … Continue reading Sumac
Even in the cold
The places to be creative are best when outside, even when the cold starts to set in (but a fire is a must!)
Travel & food: a happy marriage
The beauty of growing (part of) your own food is more than just healthy, it is beauty to the eye and rapture to the senses. It is hard work too. A visual reconnection with traveling the world because food is life.