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Something interesting from the waiting room…

July 4, 2013


I feel I have sort of a royal taste, having chosen the exact same lace (in natural white, though) for my wedding dress last year. The stuff you notice browsing through magazines 🙂 (Photo from   Edit: I wanted to prove it  but my wedding photographer loved digital overexposure way too much 🙂 Advertisements

Some wedding stuff – vol. 2

October 15, 2012


A few more things from the wedding. Hopefully this will be the last wedding post here. My hair pin: I turned into a bridezilla, apparently, so I had to make it myself. The jewellery designer I went to see would have turned my delicate lace into some huge broach-like awfulness. But I had something like […]

Some wedding stuff

August 22, 2012


I’m a married woman now – for four whole days already. And I made some stuff for the wedding. First glimpses here:

Just a little ode to country living :)

July 9, 2012


A friend of mine and I went to Riga to shop for wedding shoes and got to talking about how lucky we are to still know the traditional way of life. Like: we go berry- and mushroom-picking and we actually know which berries and mushrooms are edible. We know literally dozens of mushrooms and how […]

Just a little “I’m still alive” :)

May 27, 2012


It’s beautiful outside and I’ve been busy gardening. And planning things. And stuff. But, in the meanwhile, a few shots. From the garden. Of our feathered friends. 🙂 

Happy birthday to me :)

April 15, 2012


I turned 30 yesterday and got a new best friend as a present. A sewing machine. Family Platinum Line 8300. Apparently a Janome clone made in a Janome factory for price-sensitive Russians 🙂 Which suits me fine. It was about half the price I thought I’d (or rather the ones giving it to me) have to […]

The story of how I started sewing

March 23, 2012


I’ts actually quite simple. I’m a granny’s girl. And my granny used to be a dressmaker at the local drama/opera/ballet theatre. She had been retired for years already when I was born, but still, she had clients come in from time to time. And she made gorgeous dresses for me. Each time she made something […]