Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Busy Sunny Days, Randomly Organized.

Hello there! I've been working on several different projects at the time, as usual, in the last days... I hate that I am not able to concentrate on something from A to Z, but I somehow manage to get the job done, ehehe
I've been making some Radetskys,  Black Blackey is in the BC shop rigt now! I'm going to make some other pom poms before lunch :)

we are looking for a shelving solution for vinyl records, do you have any suggestion? our first no-brain idea was the big classic ikea expedit, but I've run into this great eco-designed modular project that I think would look great in our livingroom!

hey, did I told you already that I pratically LOVE every post from Stopping Off Place?!

Friday, April 23, 2010

The First Pique Nique

Not planned, whipped up in 5 mins,  just me and Mr. C 
having fun watching dogs
in the tiny park 50 steps from our door

Thursday, April 22, 2010


I've been working on a light weight cotton top that will be in my bigcartel shop soon, together with a small collection of dresses!!

I haven't made risotto in a while, and today I had the perfect ingredients for making it with asparagus and soysour cream,  yummy!
yesterday I had a glimpse of luck and I won a tiny surprise from Present&Correct for being their 1000th friend on facebook: I love pratically everything from their site :)

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Around the house

Last Sunday at the Mauerpark fleamarket I've found those two tiny bird reproductions, the bavarian plate and also the white and blue delft plate that's in the second picture! yay!
The food pictured is a very simple recipe I whipped up today for lunch: it's just scrambled tofu (marinated with ginger, garlic, koriander, soy sauce, sesam oil), patted over slightly oiled/salted champignons, then in the oven at 200°C for 15 min! mmmmh :)

...and go meet the last Radetsky, Bluebluey!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Two Les Monstris and I am off to the Park...

 These are my latest Les Monstris added to the ETSY shop!
I really like the fabric I used for Mr. Clickatat's suit, it is a printed vintage linen I got yesterday at the the Mauerpark market, too bad I have only a really small piece left, I would love to make some pillows out of that!
UH! I am planning to have a giveaway starting in the next couple of days, stay tuned!!!
now I am going out with a blanket to the little park round the corner, I am bringing with me David Copperfield by Dickens, which I am loving... just found this useful site full of info about it, from where I took this illustration:

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Five Minutes Ago...

...I was lying on the sunny spot of the carpet, just like  a cat (cats are Masters of this habit!)
today the sun is shining in a way that I had forgotten about, and right now I am  listening to Frank Sinatra, getting ready to go  to the fleamarket at Mauerpark, and later we'll be trying the mexican restaurant Maria Bonita in Prenzlauerberg...HOORAY!
I wish you a sunny sunday, too!!

Friday, April 16, 2010

The Springbud Sisters

Here are the Twin Sisters: Norma and Loretta Springbud!

In the past couple of days I've been working o this couple of twin dolls, inspired by the Fifties: they have a beehive hairdo and a slightly tulip shaped skirt...
They are in my ETSY shop nowm go check them out!!!

have a nice weekend!!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


Theodore, Pepito and Cracky

This are the last Les Monstris that I've been working on since I recovered from last week's flu... I love them very much and had a lot of fun making them, let me know what you think!!!
they are in my bigcartel shop right now!!!

Monday, April 12, 2010

The Longest Week

Oh boy, it's been such a long of shivering and sweating  and lack of sleep...I had the flu! When it's about fever I may do nothing but surrender, and wait for it to pass... lucky me I had the King of Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice (and Paracethamol hot drink...) taking good care of me, but anyway, it's been very long and BORING. Big Time Boring... 
the moments when I was feeling a bit better I was able to crochet a bit, so now  I am almost finished with The Blanket (I put it in pause for a couple of months  because I couldn't find  the pencil case with all my crochets anymore! now I have them again) I still have to make 4 rows around the border, and then it's finished! (eh. after 7 months...)
I took some pictures of the beautiful pink Peperomia I got last week, I hope it will last...

Today it's been all about cleaning around the house, but tomorrow I'll start working at my sewing machine again! I have a high pile of new monsters to make: I am going to have an exhibition in Verona (IT) next month!!! can't wait :)

OH, it's so GOOD to feel healthy again!!!

I hope this post finds you all doing great, enjoining the Spring and full of energy!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Oh, Spring!

...around the house...

nice places to look at while you take a rest from your crazy planting/spring cleaning:
CUT mag (german only)