New earrings for a new beginning

My friend Maaike got a new job. To celebrate this new beginning, she is getting new earrings 🙂 I hope she loves them and they will make her smile! She is also into crafting – one more reasons to be friends with her 😉  Her lovely jewelry can be viewed (and purchased!) in the Maaiketjeke…

A rose is a rose is a rose

I finally made it! It took me several months to complete this project. With months in between the various stages: buying the lamp-foot, buying the lampshade-base, crocheting everything and sewing the roses together… I know now what I don’t like it – sewing! 🙂 If not for this step, It would’ve been long done. However,…

First baby blanket

The best news you can get is that your friends are expecting a baby! The excitement and happiness of the moment does not get lost, no matter how many times you get such news. One of my best friends shared with me this news, after we ran together a 4 km woman race. Yes, she…

Raspberry for my mom

In my home country, we do not celebrate Mother’s Day. It’s a pity, because it is such a beautiful way of celebrating our moms! However, since I live in a country where this day is celebrated, this year I decided to make something for my mom and share with her this day. When I was young(er),…