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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Spring in Toronto

Magnolia

Blossoms

Spring is finally here and city is filled with colorful blossoms.

Neighbor's cat

Neighbor's cat; I often see her downstairs. She likes to sit and play outside.

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day to all moms! Our best critic, yet our strongest supporter ;)

Polymer clay frogs

Two froggies I made for my mom!

I've used:
Polymer clay + A swarovski rheinstone + Acrylic paint + wire + Ceramic lily pad

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Modern bedroom ideas

What's on our wall

You probably don't remember this photo of our bedroom back in 2010. 
I decorated the naked walls with some artworks and small shadow boxes.
 Some of the illustrations are my work and some are the work of my favorite artists.

Side view
On our wall (Right)

Two of my watercolor paintings + A papercut by me + An exotic shell that I've framed in Ikea's shadowbox + A little terracotta incense burner

On our wall (left)

My watercolor birdie + "Love" illustration by talented Helen Dardik + "Kidney for ginger hair" by wonderful Natasha Mileshina of Bubbo + A shadowbox featuring my papercuts and an art brooch by "Juliepollen".

Details

Wire Blooms: Decorative cable clips (I bought them from Ebay)
Whale papercut wall art: Made by me from paper, confetti and blue transparent paper

Ikea Shadow box

I bought this pretty birdie brooch from Joliepollen shop on Etsy back in 2009. 
It's so well-made and delicate that I didn't felt like using it as a brooch,
 instead I framed it. Those botanical papercuts are my design 
and I think the whole thing came together nicely :o)

On top of the drawer

This is the work of one of my all time favorite artists "Mónica Calvo".

Shells

We bought these shells from a wonderful shop in 5th Avenue (Playa del Carmen, Mexico).
The shop was full of amazing shells, big and small from all over the world.

My pebbles

Here are my pebbles, all in one place! That felt pink poppy is a brooch, handmade in Russia by
very talented and sweet Elena of "Roltinica".