Crafty Wednesdays – Himmeli

I remember the first himmeli I’ve made was in 3rd grade when I joined folk craft group in my school back in Lithuania. It was pretty easy and they looked very beautifully, made out of real hay straws. Well.. this year I decided I will make my own Christmas decorations and I remembered of himmeli I made back in a day. I don’t really have real hay, so I will replace that with just regular drinking straws.

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So here is what we will need:

  • drinking straws. I used short black ones that are usually used to stir coffee.
  • needle
  • thicker thread. You want your himmeli to be strong. I had a pretty thin thread so I just folded it in half
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • spray paint (optional). This year my Christmas tree decor theme will be gold and silver. So I used chrome spray paint from

So now you are probably asking what the hell can you do with all this? Well.. I feel like it is best for you to see how it is done.

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Ok I give up.. Here is the video. it is not mine and it is in Finish but I feel like it explains better than my pictures. Later when you’re done just spray paint it in any color you want.

 

 

Stylish Tuesdays – Black and Gold

Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak                                                                                                                      – Rachel Zoe

Black and Gold I think is the most chic and luxurious color combination that can be, in decor and in fashion. So today I want you to feel inspired by these gorgeous and elegant styles.

sweater gold belt

jewlery watch

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black hat

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gold jewlery

Elegance comes from being as beautiful inside as outside                                                                                                                    – Coco Chanel

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Weekend is finally here..

Happy weekend everyone! I hope you have big plans and will enjoy this time off and weekend weather where ever you are. Here in Dallas however everything is frozen…

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And what else is there to do in this weather than to enjoy warm home with your loved ones and a nice drink ;) And here is one delicious recipe you can try.

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Blackberry Delight Martini

2 fl.oz. gin

1 fl.oz. blackberry brandy

1 fl.oz. lemon juice

Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker and strain into martini glass. Enjoy!

Finally new color revealed…

I have a big crush for color. I love color. Although my home is mostly white, black and 50 shades of gray :) it is perfect because I can add any color I feel like any time. And here is the big news Pantone finally released a new color of the year 2014 – Radiant Orchid. Isn’t it beautiful?

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