amigurumi · Art and Decoration · crafts · CROCHET · DIY present · handmade present

A special gift for the teacher.

The schools have closed, woohoo!!!! Pleasantly surprised, this year, my eldest wasn’t as impatient for summer to arrive as previous years. Her new school, schoolmates and above all, her teacher, have played a large part in her change in attitude. I felt that, to show our gratitude, a special gift was required. After a conference with my daughter and some brain racking, we… Continue reading A special gift for the teacher.

Art and Decoration · Costumes · crafts · Disney princesses · Favors · Invitations · kids crafts

An Ariel mermaid birthday party!

It has been a harsh winter. Colds, flus and stomach bugs unfortunately thrived within many households during those long winter months. Having thought we were finally rid of all those maleficent invisible creatures, with the first days of spring and the welcoming of warmer weather, I thought that my beautiful little Starshine, whose birthday was… Continue reading An Ariel mermaid birthday party!

Christmas · crafts · CROCHET · DIY present · festive season · handmade present · Χωρίς κατηγορία

A merry, festive season!

What a couple of months it has been! I have disappeared for quite a while, the truth being said, but all for good cause… Numerous friends have given birth to healthy, beautiful babies!  Joyful news is always cordially welcomed and I certainly didn’t loose the opportunity to embrace my friends’ joys. What’s more precious than a handcrafted gift specifically designed for each individual angel? Following… Continue reading A merry, festive season!

Art and Decoration · crafts · handmade present

The union of two souls

It’s always a blessing to hear of romance, passion and happiness. Even more so, when it involves dear friends and family who deserve these joys of life more than ever! The harmony of two souls united through marriage is a valuable moment to be cherished by the couple, and those around them, for the rest of their… Continue reading The union of two souls

Christening · Favors · Invitations

Memorable present for a Christening

My husband’s cousin and his charming wife have just christened their beautiful baby daughter at the picturesque island of Lesvos. It’s a shame we could not attend the event, as we heard all who were there had a fabulous time and everything was outstanding! I can’t wait to see photos! Not only was the ceremony… Continue reading Memorable present for a Christening

CROCHET · Disney princesses · Easter

Easter is approaching…

Before you going saying that I have a loose screw and point out that Easter has already passed, I’d like to reveal that Orthodox Easter is celebrated on a different time from Catholic Christians: http://www.infoplease.com/spot/easter1.html. Easter in Greece is the most celebrated holiday, where it is an opportunity for families and loved ones to gather together and praise its significance through centuries-old traditions: http://www.hotelpalladium.gr/blog/106/GREEK_EASTER_AND_ITS_TRADITIONS.htm It is… Continue reading Easter is approaching…