Art & Craft

Corel Painter 12 Test Drive

By Annie Holland / November 6, 2012

Now is the time to announce that there are many changes coming up in the beginning of 2013 connected with my website and more. What is more…will remain a secret for now. Trust me, it’s not easy for me to keep it a secret since it wants to burst out of me like an alien,…

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By Annie Holland / October 5, 2012

Rainy, lazy afternoon. Although Fall is calling you with her colorful attire to join her, jumping in puddles in your rain boots and coat, sometimes it is nice to stay in your PJ’s, to stay in, relax and enjoy doing nothing. Unfortunately, in our family doing nothing is completely out of the question and “doing…

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Merida DIY costume

By Annie Holland / September 26, 2012

Ellie and I were so excited to pick up some fabric and embellishments to make her a Merida Halloween costume. Initially we thought we would just buy a costume, but the options available were either ridiculously looking or ridiculously expensive, so good old DIY option was our last resort. We bought only the wig and…

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Letter photo collage

By Annie Holland / August 23, 2012

If you have been reading my blog for a while, you probably figured out that I like to give unique presents, tailored for the person to receive them. Although I try to do this with all presents I give, I don’t remember when was the last time I had so much fun creating something for…

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Fabric roses

By Annie Holland / May 27, 2012

Ok, so I started a Pinterest account  and at first it was fun, to pin things, here…and there. Then I looked around what other people are pinning, then I looked around what other people’s friends are pinning…and I realized that I shouldn’t allowed to get close to Pinterest. Ever. I could spend a whole day…

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Chess birthday invitations

By Annie Holland / May 8, 2012

Great! ( was my first reaction) Heck, where are we going to get these from?! ( followed a second after) Seriously, where do my kids come up with these ideas?? Of course, there are NO chess birthday invitations, OR decorations, OR party favors. So, mommy dearest took out her beloved Silhouette machine and in 30…

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Headbands for the cutest little girl ever

By Annie Holland / May 3, 2012

This little munchkin has me wrapped around her finger. Totally. After I made the blue headband that I wrote about, she was bugging me to make her more. And I did( and I’m going to pretend that I didn’t enjoy it :-). Now she wears them everywhere ( sometimes she wears more than one at…

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Mommy, I want you to make me something pretty!

By Annie Holland / March 29, 2012

My little pumpkin was sick for 4 days straight. I hate seeing her so unhappy and cranky, but I love snuggling with her, when the only thing that makes her better is my kisses and my hugs. How can you say “No” to these hazel eyes with fluttering eyelashes? ( guess where she learned that…

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Homemade traditional Bulgarian costume/dress for a girl

By Annie Holland / January 23, 2012

I am so proud of myself today, so I had to share. My son’s class is doing presentations on European countries and he chose to do Bulgaria ( well, kind of obvious, but still I am very happy he is interested). So, while  we were discussing the presentation that he is preparing with his classmates,…

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Present from a far away friend

By Annie Holland / December 27, 2011

Svetla and I have never met in person, yet from the moment we got acquainted through our blogs I felt a strong connection with her. She has a very unique style that represents traditional Bulgarian design mixed with modern creations and miniatures. I also love her special projects that you can take a look at…

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