Chocolate at Ali’s

Second year in a row we are visiting a special place in Vilnius while on vacations. It is Ali’s Chocolate place (Ali šokoladinė). The place is both modern and cozy. The deserts and cakes are so good looking and so yummy. Maybe each peace is too big if one is interested to try few. All … Continue reading

Lithuanian cold beetroot soup

This  soup is eaten on hot summer days in Lithuania. I know the pink color looks not much appealing. Though it is extremely refreshing and tasty. It is made out of chopped boiled beetroots, kefir or sour milk, chopped fresh green onions, dill, sliced cucumber. Decorated with a wedge of boiled egg. Solt, milk, sour … Continue reading

I Miss My Apartment

It appears that I have never told you about my old apartment in Vilnius. Finally when I managed to pull this interior together and began to love it I moved to Iceland. I have never made proper pictures of it. These are made by real estate agents 5 years ago. It was a one bedroom … Continue reading

Shrove Tuesday

It is Shrove Tuesday today.  The dinner for today is both Icelandic and Lithuanian this year. In Iceland it is boiled salted lamb with yellow peas soup eaten on Shrove Tuesday. In Lithuania all kinds of pancakes are eaten. The old Lithuanian tradition says that pancakes and other fat food must be eaten up to … Continue reading

For Rent

(photo: Resteita) I love browsing through rental property advertisements getting some inspiration. There are so many interesting and beautiful things you can find there. (photo: ProReal) Can you imagine, it is downtown Vilnius? (photo: ProReal)  

Lithuanian Themed Friendship Bracelets

These friendship bracelets I made for Reykjavik Multicultural Day’s market. For these bracelets I used cotton yarn and colored wooden beads in the colors of Lithuanian flag and applied some weaving techniques used making waste bands for Lithuanian national costumes.

Happy Father’s Day

There is Father’s Day celebrated in Lithuania today. Happy Father’s Day for all incredible dads.

Christmas: Decorating Around The House

Christmas is coming and finally I started to decorate around the house. To get into the Christmas mood I have already baked first batch of Lithuanian Christmas cookies (you can find the recipe here). Then I have bought a bunch of fir branches and started to think what to do with it. First I used … Continue reading

Wood Project I Was Recently Working On

I am so happy to use those rear opportunities to work as a product designer. This time I needed to create the memorial object for the honorary members of Lithuanian Association in Iceland on the occasion of the five year anniversary of this organization. I wanted it to be standing object and made in wood: … Continue reading

In the Gothic Church

These photos were taken in back halls and passages of the church of St. Francis Assisi in Vilnius more than a month ago. The mood and light in the pictures echoes the architecture so well. I miss places like this so much . . .