Winter wonderland

March 7th, 2017 by

   

This time of year the winter days are really lovely when the sun is shining. We have lots of snow and it’s quite cold at nights. This morning when I woke up, I stayed in bed for a minute and just listened for the traffic noise from the high way that are not far from our house. I could hear that it was quite cold outside! When I looked at the thermometer it said -18 degrees C. The noise from the traffic gets much higher and sharper when it is cold outside!

I have started to sow a lot of flower seeds but this year I will try to not grow as many plants as I’m used to. Every summer after planting out all the flowers I need, I always have loads of plants left over. I usually give them away to family and friends but this year I will try to just grow what I need and not so much more. Wish me luck with that task! 😉

 

A new hobby

One day some weeks ago, when I was surfing on the net I found something that really caught my eye, diamond embroidery!

You place tiny resin diamonds on a adhesive canvas with a printed design on. The diamonds are just 2,5 mm in square. I bought one from Aliexpress, just to try. The design is a picture of a fractal. Of course I had to choose a large one, 60x60cm. This means about 57 000 tiny diamonds to put in the right place on the canvas. Ha-ha!

When I got the package and opened it, I started wondering what I got myself into. This will take for ever, I thought. I started to work with it and it’s so fun!

Now I have spent less than a week, a couple of hours a day and almost a quarter of it is already finished. I will certainly buy another one when I have finished this!

Monica

More lattice

December 3rd, 2016 by

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I love to create these type of pattern. They look so nice!

You can find the new designs here.

/Monica

Some new lattice designs

November 26th, 2016 by

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Here are three new lattice designs. You can use them as a background on a LO or maybe cut them out in a plastic sheet and use them as stencils.

You can find the new designs here.

/Monica

More cards!

November 19th, 2016 by

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Different leaf shape edges. I don’t know which one I like the most. 🙂

You can find the cards here.

Monica

New cards

November 15th, 2016 by

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Here are two new cards. I have used the same designs as earlier but in a new way! 🙂

You can find the cards here!

Monica