Author Archives: Catriz

“A Child”

Last Monday we had the naming ceremony for our daughter Ariana Faye, she is five years of age. As with many things in our lives we wanted to create the day as we liked. From writing the ceremony to having … Continue reading

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“Some Day”

  A lot of us have a list of things we would like to do some day – some of us even made some effort in writing them down. The only problem with that moment, “some day”, is: it might never … Continue reading

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The Dreaming Cat – A Daring Project ;)

In October last year I started a project just for myself. Not because it was someone’s birthday or an event coming up, but just for myself. Very unlike me it is not a practical “something” I am working on, so … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Date…

Yesterday was that one day I take off each year, during which I don’t make any compromises. I go with myself on an “artist’s date” and do only what I like. I talk to strangers I find interesting and make … Continue reading

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Still have to get used to this…

The life of a creative being seems different to the life of a creative being who is also a blogger. While I am creating all the time, I still have to get used to the idea of taking pictures not … Continue reading

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“I See You…”

When a birthday is approaching (or any special event actually) everyone thinks about what kind of present to give. Going to a shop, browsing without an idea to start with and see what I can find (just to give something, … Continue reading

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Free Stitching Along – National Stitching Day August 2016

Several days ago I had the idea of offering free stitching lessons to people. Just like that. The idea was to sit myself somewhere with the necessary equipment and a sign saying “Free Introdution to Stitching”, or something similar. Obviously … Continue reading

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“The Heart Of Gold”

Last week we celebrated my friend Lisa’s birthday and, as always when one of my close friend’s birthday approaches, I was thinking about a nice present. This one had to be special and meaningful… So, this is what sprung into … Continue reading

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The “Dark” Side Of Parenting…

    I never planned on writing about parenting on my blog, instead I thought everything would be about creativity. Focussing on my little one when she feels unwell automatically means not being creative for a while. I am fairly new to blogging … Continue reading

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“Failure is not an Option!”

About nearly 2,5 years ago I absolutely and totally fell in love with a beautiful 4-tiered patchwork skirt for dancing I saw online (on Etsy). Money was tight though and I could not justify spending nearly 300 British Pounds on … Continue reading

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