Saturday, 31 May 2008 by Irene Hoofs
..wish you a lovely weekend..
f. is for Frank...is a small company, only two people work in a studio in Dallas, TX, Casey and Shannah , but they recently created a line of children's hardware...supercute 'handmade pulls' that are cast out of pewter...funny for me, because I wasn't familiar with pewter until we moved to KL...pewter is everywhere around here in Kuala Lumpr but i haven't seen such cute pulls yet as the ones from f. is for Frank...don't know what's up with the name?
Friday, 30 May 2008 by Irene Hoofs
Les Fourmis Rouges...together with founder Evelyn Roussel, Carole Aflalotogether organizes a very interesting trade-show twice a year in Paris, dedicated to children's stuff by young designers...and this weekend you can visit the show, which starts today until June 1, Sunday, 10h - 19 h at 6 avenue du Mahatma Gandhi - Jardin d’Acclimatation - Paris 16ème, if you can't make it you can visit the lovely website and find more information about the exhibitors and how to visit or join the next show in the beginning of December 2008.
Sassafras...i love it when blogs bring people together...Claudia Zandstra sent me an email about her sweet handmade items and clothes she makes using fabrics from Volksfaden, a great online shop which she found via Bloesem...Claudia and Linda from Volksfaden have become new friends ad working-partners...excellent!
LMNOP Laugh:Make:Nurture:Organise:Play ...is a free quarterly PDF magazine for YOU! Just before Christmas last year Jenny Lacey published the first issue of this superfun online magazine (which you can download for free!) and this week Issue 3 is available and i LOVE it...LMNOP came to my attention when I was visiting Minor Details and saw Jennifer's lovely contribution to issue 3...all three issues are chokfull with the most amazing assecoiries, books, toys, textiles for kids...truly unique finds!
Thursday, 29 May 2008 by Irene Hoofs
KinderGallery...is a gallery shop for children! Even if you cannot walk or talk yet, when it comes to art, you
know what you like...Fiona Lang from Sydney is the founder of this beautiful online gallery where you can buy great art for your children and for yourself of course! The art work in the images is from Meredith Gaston, who works primarily with acrylic on canvas, but her Kindergallery collection also includes recently composed watercolour drawings, watercolour paintings and acrylic paintings on linen...beautitful...but it is an investment...
Wednesday, 28 May 2008 by Irene Hoofs
Create your first sculpture...and it's actually a lot easier than it seems...this week Arounna
is showing us in some easy steps how to be sculptor...click here to read and learn about this weeks' project...
..Special page where all Arounna’s craft projects are posted..
Giveaway: to celebrate the twentiest craft project last week Arounna would like to give one of you a beautiful care package to encourage your creativity (including one of her canvas tote bags with owl print)
: : All you have to do is leave us a comment - before Friday June 6 - right here and let us know what you think of Arounna's weekly craft projects : :