Decorative lampshade out of wire

A wire sculpture made its way into a decorative, yet functional lampshade. Playing around with a 3-dimensional wire structure, its shapes and shadows, adding on some garlands of recycled fabric and a few colourful African glass beads, I ended up with an original lamp. The interaction of light and shadow is an important effect that’sContinue reading “Decorative lampshade out of wire”

The frog king’s aerobic show … Aerobic con el bufón y el rey rana … Hofnarr und Froschkoenig machen aerobic

Just for entertainment on this winter Sunday afternoon, here is a little aerobic show the jester and the frog king prepared for you. Have fun watching – and move with them if you like  …. El bufón y el rey rana han preparado una pequeña clase de aerobic para entreteneros en este Domingo invernal. PasadloContinue reading “The frog king’s aerobic show … Aerobic con el bufón y el rey rana … Hofnarr und Froschkoenig machen aerobic”

Our workshop was fun!

Last Saturday was the great workshop day, my friend Silvia and me did two workshops at the fun Scapbooking place Bambola casa Creativa in Tres Cantos near Madrid: chalkboard boxes with a drawer in the morning and an original recipe book in the afternoon. All the participants were in a really good mood – although IContinue reading “Our workshop was fun!”

Mirror mirror on the wall …. get your personal message to start a great day!

Who wouldn’t like to start the day with a motivating, positive message? It’s easy: Have a look in the mirror, pull one of the strings – and you get your own personal message for the day. The mirror is another piece that came out of the box – story, this time I didn’t want toContinue reading “Mirror mirror on the wall …. get your personal message to start a great day!”

The garden markers are dressing up!

Beauty weekend for the KNOWMO garden markers: I’m doing tests with different surface treatments, the black surfaces are ready to write on, I rusted the steal of some and varnished it afterwards, and  others I just varnished to avoid rusting. All together, they are now sitting on my backyard bench while they dry out, andContinue reading “The garden markers are dressing up!”

KNOWMO, the first useful garden gnome is here!

These gnomes makes you know more, that’s why I decided to call them KNOWMOs. I had them made out of steal and the first few already  started their jobs, standing next to the freshly planted seeds and helping to remember what was planted where. The markers are of normal steal and will be rusty withinContinue reading “KNOWMO, the first useful garden gnome is here!”

This year, plant your own vegetables and herbs!

It’s still a bit early, but we are preparing our seeds to be planted within a few weeks. Because this year, we will have our own herbs and some veggies that are difficult to buy. We got some really interesting seeds at Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, check it out! But there is no great garden withoutContinue reading “This year, plant your own vegetables and herbs!”