Monthly Archive: June 2010

Flickr Favorites Tuesday: Parasol

Flickr Favorites Tuesday: Parasol, originally uploaded by Marian Florcita. When it starts getting hot around here, people always assume that since I am latin, I looooove the 30C. That I feel at home with a strong sun and sweating with… (READ MORE)


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Dawanda’s World Cup discounts

I completely forgot about this! Dawanda is having a 11% discount couple of weeks on selected items (for participating shops!). For instance, today it is 11% OFF in Jewellery and Fashion. Tomorrow it will be a different cateogry of products…. (READ MORE)


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Merry go Round: What’s on your plate?

Every month a group of 9 crafts women from around the world, join to answer each in their own way, the same question. This month, to lighten things up a bit, we are sharing our quick recipes for the summer… (READ MORE)

Fun, Green Life, Merry Go Round


Cordones * Cords

Cordones   * cords The things one can come up with when one has wool, silk, bamboo and silver wire… and the purple is already sold! (click on the pics and they enlarge. Detail is good!) Las cosas que uno puede… (READ MORE)

Fibre Art, Spinning

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Craft Party

Last week was Etsy’s 5th birthday and around the world people organized craft parties to celebrate. I got an invitation from Mitsy to her craft party, along with some other very talented women. All from the area Belgium-NL. Mitsy being…… (READ MORE)


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Flickr Favorites Tuesday: Leaf

Flickr Favorites Tuesday: Leaf, originally uploaded by Marian Florcita. As often as I can I try to go for a walk in the woods behind our house. It’s not just the 8km walk healthy in itself, but the quiet inside… (READ MORE)


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1000 Artisan Textiles

A year ago or so someone contacted me and invited me to submit photos of my work for this new book on textiles that was being put together. I saw other artist names and frankly, I hoped to get one… (READ MORE)

Fibre Art

Tres Generaciones

(español, abajo) Three generations… The post man delievered today a box from Argentina. At this time of the year my parents always send a box with presents for Mr Husband, our son and me (our birthdays!).  Lots of goodies inside:… (READ MORE)


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Compendium of links

As much as I would like to make all sorts of tutorials for those who ask, I unfortunately don’t have enough time. However, if you look around the web, you will see that many artists have shared their knowledge already… (READ MORE)


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Flickr Favorites Tuesday: Funky chairs

Flickr Favorites Tuesday: Funky chairs, originally uploaded by Marian Florcita. As the construction of the studio progresses, I obviously just think about what I will put in it once it’s done (besides lots of wool and clay). I’ve been wanting… (READ MORE)


breakfast harvest

breakfast harvest, originally uploaded by Marian Florcita. Today, early… at 7am… with the grass still wet with the morning dew, I walked barefoot the 50m from the kitchen to the back garden and I harvested these red, juicy strawberries to… (READ MORE)

Green Life

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Fibre Texture Tutorials: Silk top

(Español, mas abajo) Silk Fibres provided by: Mulberry and Tussah top: We already talked here about the differences between Tussah and Mulberry silk. I find both very easy to work with. Although not the fanciest of both, I like Tussah… (READ MORE)

Fibre Art, Fibre Texture Tutorials

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