Ideas & Inspiration
50 Creative Ideas for Packages, or Judged by Appearance
It's no secret that all is judged by appearance! Therefore, we are often faced with the problem "how to wrap a gift to make it perfect".
Stunning Works by Hitomi Hosono: Plants Set in Porcelain
I offer you a selection of stunning porcelain works by talented craftswoman from England of Japanese origin Hitomi Hosono.
25+ Decorative Balls in the Interior
All is spinning and rolling around me like a ball during the week. Much to do :) But this captured me, and an idea came: to see how balls are used in…
Amazing Embroidery by Corinne Sleight
Like many women, British artist Corinne Sleight loves embroidering. Corinne belongs to those mothers who work at home.
Ideas for Repurposing Old Beds
Do you emember as a kid how a little bottle with a flower skirt could turn into a princess and anything else into its carriage?
How to Put Spring in a Box: Flower Paradise by Marina Malinovskaya
In the midst of spring, everybody wants to fill one's life with sunshine, warmth and something new. How beautiful the first flowers are! Buy a bouquet from a flower-woman, or pick it in the fresh air, bring home, sort out and put it in a vase on the windowsill...
All on a Plate: 50 Cool Ideas for Kid's Craft
Recently, getting ready for moving, I found a great plenty of paper plates in kitchen cabinets left over the past few years after picnics and parties. Then all the advantages of a paper plate came to my mind — they are perfectly round, slightly…
What a Balloon Is Capable of: 30 Cool Ideas
An irreplaceable attribute of any party is a baloon. But it also has many inherent possibilities... Balloons are not necessarily used for their intended purpose.
50 Diverse Ideas of Denim Jackets Decor
This time I have a very practical theme about denim jackets finishing :) Now, I suppose, it's hard to find someone who lacks clothes of denim. But still these items are pretty similar, and sometimes one wants to add a zest.
Combination Shot: Interesting Mix of Knitwear and Fabric
I want to bring your attention to knitted items and combination of knitwear with fabric. I came across these items by chance and uncovered a lot of interesting things. I was particularly surprised with a combination of crocheted lace and not elastic cloth. Some things look very unusual and stylish.
The Charm of the English Vintage
This article is devoted entirely to one English cottage hidden among green gardens of the village of Cadbury in Birmingham. The owners of the cottage, Lisa and Matt Pedington, bought it 15 years ago. Lisa recalls that when the house had just been…
Interiors with a Zest, or A New Life of Old Things
Our life is getting more complictaed, time flies faster, people are trying to simplify their life. An interior is considered to be fashionable, but many of us strive for comfort. I believe that it is not easy to realize even if you can buy anything…
Amazing Items: Buttons
Today I wanted to talk about buttons: beautiful, unique, interesting, handmade, created with love and imagination.
Meet Ebru: Turkish Water Painting Art and Its Techniques
Ebru is an amazing art! It requires agility, skill, precise movements. It's not just chaotic stains on water — it is orderly and precise actions of an artist.
30 Easter Ideas for Home Decor and Table Setting
I want to share with you the ideas of decorating a house and table for Easter. There are many diverse tips, but I have tried to select the best and simplest of them.
Textile Feathers: Stunning Work by Zara Merrick
Textile is a material with many faces. In the hands of an English needlewoman, Zara Merrick, scraps of fabric are transformed into colourful paintings with images of birds — from owls to budgies.
How to Beautifully Present Even a Mixer: 14 Ideas of Gift Decorations
Mother's Day is comming! That's a wonderful women's day! Men, knowing that their soul mate wants to get a favourite perfume and at the same time needs a mixer, would present a mixer (fortunately, not in all cases)!
City on Palm: Incredible Miniature by Abdulrahman Eid
Abdulrahman Eid is an artist and miniaturist. A Syrian by origin, he now lives and works in Saudi Arabia, in one of the most ancient and prosperous cities of the region — Jeddah.
Treasures of the British Museum in London
The British Museum is the main historical and archaeological museum in UK and one of the largest museums in the world.
Russian Beauty: 45 Fascinating Photos from Maria Lipina
Photos made by Maria Lipina from Perm are like illustrations to Russian folk tales. In these models you can see the lines of Vasilisa the Beautiful,…
Florentine Bargello Embroidery: 25 Patterns for Different Difficulty Levels
Have you already discovered the Bargello embroidery for yourself? If not — experience it urgently! A meditative needlework that allows creating home decorations and accessories with unusual, slightly psychedelic and seemingly volumetric patterns.
Unusual Wedding Pads for Engagement Rings
One of the important rituals in a wedding ceremony is the exchange of wedding rings. And an important accessory for this is a pillow.
47 Bright Boho Ideas for Your Creative Work
I want to share ideas! I do love free and creative boho! Combining, at first glance, quite diverse elements of various styles. Oh boho, I think much has already been written about you. So I'm not telling the history and simply offer this eye candy for your delight!
Inspiration in Colour: Emerald
Light green (emerald) is a lighter shade of green. It is obtained by mixing green and yellow colours.
What about the French Knot? 20+ Inspiring Ideas
I want to focus on a simple but very striking technique — the French knot. This technique deserves much attention because it allows to bring volume…
Cat Motifs in Decor, Clothing and Jewelry
Our pets are capable of a lot of things like surprising, amusing, comforting and inspiring us. And this collection of photos shows how masters get inspired by their fluffy cats.
Inspiring Spring Ideas: Fragile Beauty of Lily-of-the-Valeys
The fragile beauty of lilies is so fleeting! I would like to keep it and enjoy these delicate flowers throughout the year.
Cracking Nuts: Walnut Shells as a Material for Your Craft
Walnuts, not so exoti but familiar to each of us, a gift of nature — not only a tasty treat, but also a wonderful, ready material for adult and children's art. Let's see what you can create out of these beautiful shells.
20 Patterns for Crochet Weekends
Each weekend is a good pretext to create a beautiful lace cloth. I decided to find inspiration for myself and share it with you, the schemes are…
25 Ideas for Comfortable and Compact Working Space
Creating a comfortable and beautiful workplace is my plan and dream now. I'm still not mature enough to have my own workshop. However, the hours spent on sewing persistently hint at main requirements: - light - enough room on the table - a lot of…
Such an Inspiring and Exquisite Satin-Stitch
Often we see embroidery stitch in pictures or everyday life and do not attach it much importance. Have you ever seen your grandmother's old napkins and tablecloths? The surface may be very different, airy and delicate, and we'll let you find it out for sure.
Embroidered Felt Brooches by Paulina Bartnik
I want to bring to your attention fabulous brooches in the techniques of felting and embroidery by one Polish needlewoman.
In Love With Autumn: 50+ Cross Stitch Patterns
Autumn is an incredibly inspiring time. Personally for me it is great even when it's gloomy, slushy and rainy.