Fabrics For Tote Bags / Audiniai rankinėms

Few days ago I spotted two nice lengths of cotton fabric: Prieš keletą dienų užtikau porą mielų medvilnės atraižų: I decided to make two tote bags out of them. Nusprendžiau iš jų pasiūti porą rankinių. White and blue patterned one will go well with brown cotton crocheted handles and lower part or pocket out of … Continue reading

A New Cup And Pasta / Naujas puodelis ir makaronai

Last week I have bought a perfect cup for coffee.           Almost perfect. Praeitą savaitę nusipirkau tobulą puodelį kavai. . . . . . . Beveik tobulą. Anyway I like this combination of turquoise and dark blue, the shape and rubber ring instead of handle. Vis tiek man patinka turkio žalios ir tamsiai mėlynos spalvų derinio … Continue reading

Granma’s Blanket / Senelės antklodė

This is a woolen blanket that Tjorvi’s grandmother made for him. Cozy and lovely. I like it so much! Such a great source of inspiration. Tai vilnonė antklodė. kurią nunėrė Tjorvio senelė. Tokia miela,  jauki ir įkvepianti . . .

Sofa Cushion Out Of The Sweater

I have started a new project. I found a pile of Tjorvi’s old cotton sweaters. They are made out of cotton, a little worn out, soft and all of different shades of blue. I decided to make few sofa cushions out of these sweaters. Here is one cushion that I have already made: Pradėjau naują … Continue reading

Waiting For The Perfect Sip / Arbatos belaukiant

Magick Package / Stebuklinga dėžutė

A big brown envelope arrived this morning. There was a box inside. A box full of organic herbs and plants for tea from Lithuania. A birthday gift for me from my girlfriend Valerija. Thousand thanks! Šį rytą atkeliavo didelis rudas vokas. Jame buvo dėžutė, pilna ekologiškų augalalų arbatai. Iš Lietuvos. Gimtadienio dovana nuo mano draugės … Continue reading

37, Buns, Pancakes And Spicy Lunch / 37, bandelės, blynai ir aštrūs pietūs

A week of celebrations: first, we had a Shrove Tuesday celebration in Lithuanian school on Sunday, than, Buns Day (Bolladagur) in Iceland on Monday, Shrove Tuesday on Tuesday 🙂 and I turned 37 yesterday, on Ash Wednesday that is a day of children carnival in Iceland. Wow. After all these sweets (buns with whipped cream … Continue reading

Harvest / Derlius

Finally I harvested cress salad and white mustard in my kitchen garden. Some fresh greens for lunch today 🙂 Pagaliau nupjoviau pipirines ir garstyčias savo virtuvės darže. Bus žalumynų šios dienos pietums 🙂

Shrove Tuesday Masks / Užgavėnių kaukės

There is Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday next week so this Sunday together with teachers of Lithuanian Sunday school we are organizing Shrove Tuesday (Užgavėnės in Lithuanian) celebration. There are very old traditions for Shrove Tuesday celebration in Lithuania. Everybody must wear the masks, Morė, the symbol of winter, must be burned in the bonfire … Continue reading