Saturday, January 28, 2012

Happiness Apple

I bought this apple from a Chinese supermarket in Toronto called "Hong Tai".
I have no idea how they created the Chinese word effect on the fruit?
Maybe with a sticker and exposure to sunlight? Do have any ideas?
I am not a big fan of apples, but this one was extremely delicious it changed my
mind about apples! I asked my husband Suma to ask his Chinese colleagues about
the word on the apple and they said it means "Happiness"! So sweet!

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Ring holder

This is how I organize my rings using an over sized
pincushion and some vintage decorative pins.
This pretty peach pincushion is handmade by my talented friend Ginny.
She is a ceramic artist and makes adorable fruit pincushions too.
The cute piggy pins are from an Etsy vintage shop called "EverySkimo"
which is always filled with eye-candy.

Hope you have a lovely day dear friends

Monday, January 23, 2012

Happy Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year everyone!
I hope year of the dragon brings you happiness, health and all the good things!
Here in Toronto you'll see pretty Asian lanterns and New Year greetings everywhere.
I love how multicultural this city is.
I've used:

HB pencil
colored pencils
watercolors . Gold gouache
Some persimmon beads I've made for earrings
My beloved persimmon teapot

Sunday, January 15, 2012

New babies in my garden

A few new succulents are added to my windowsill garden.
Today is very cold in Toronto (Now it's -15°C)
Can you see the frost on the window?
This one looks so pretty from the top :)

And I love the gorgeous color of this one very much!

Monday, January 2, 2012


New pages of my sketchbook.
Inspired by Chiquita fruit label
I have my own Persian fish tile, I bought it a few years ago
from Tirgan Iranian Festival in Toronto.