Thread Arts

I planned to prepare this post about the clear trend in Arts I just realised to use thread, but the Jealous Curator obviously was faster than me. Nevertheless, I still wanted to show you a few examples here. I really like this development since it gives the pictures/installations this certain unexpected twist… Have fun! Amanda …

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Pumpkin Chestnut Soup

Pumpkin ist not only a perfect fall vegetable, but fits also nice with in the cold winter season. One very good example is THIS solid creme soup, where the pumpkin is combined with roasted chestnuts. I strongly recommend you, to combine the heavy cream with milk since otherwise the soup will be really heavy. If …

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The Looks I Like Right Now

During the last week I stumbled over this small collection of photos with adorable looks. I love them all and wanted to share them with you. So here they come… …what a beauty… …messy hairdo via Joanna Goddard pinterest… …perfect colour combination blue flares/violet pumps… …I know: not wearable.-But still… Wild pirate make-up… …I adore …

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Coeur de Pirate

Like you can see in the picture above this week’s music post fits perfectly with yesterday’s tattoo theme since the 22 years old Canadian singer-songwriter Béatrice Martin, better known as Coeur de Pirate, clearly is a tattoo lover. Her French texts are often accompanied by her wonderful piano playing (she started playing it when she …

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Ink Art

This post was slightly more difficult than expected… I thought it would be great to show you some beautiful tattoos with unique meanings. Then I started my search and found it incredible what some persons choose to wear their whole life long. BUT in the end I was successful and found ten wonderful examples of …

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The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

It took me a few weeks to read „The Corrections“ by american writer Jonathan Franzen (published in 2001), a novel about five Midwestern anxiety-ridden family members set in the late 1990th. There are the parents, Enid (an obsessive wife and mother) and Alfred (the stern patriarch battling Parkinson’s‘ induced dementia) as well as their three …

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Cookie Time

Only two more weeks until X-mas eve. Which means, only two more weeks baking cookies… Last week, my friend Suse prepared these white chocolate cookies with cranberries and, in doing so, she updated me via Skype about their delicious cookie dough scent wafting through her house. So, hopefully she stored a few of them away …

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Satchels

They are versatile, robust, pretty (if you like massive bags) and store a lot. Besides, they are THE BAG TREND this season. Do you like them? Tell me your opinion! The Classic in navy from The Cambridge Satchel Company. Pink satchel from Oasis. The old school version from The Leather Satchel Company via antecedens. Dotted …

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Puzzle time

Working on a jigsaw puzzle seems to be the ideal winter hobby. Just imagine: Outside the wind is blowing and you are sitting under a warm blanket, next to you a hot cup of tea and everything you’re focused on is this one piece that should fit exactly at this other piece… Sounds like sheer …

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