Monthly Archive:: October 2010
Owl was my first word. Or at least that’s what my parents tell me. I am sure I was just making ‘ooh’ and ‘ah’ noises and someone thought it sounded like ‘owl’. Either way, I’ve received many owl presents throughout the years. So it was very exciting when owls started showing up
Transylvania is a region in central Romania, nestled next the the Carpathian mountain range to the East and South. Dating back to the Roman empire, Transylvania has a rich history of battles, monarchies, and occupations. Despite its colorful past, in the USA Transylvania is known best for the myths of vampires, werewolves,
In the spirit of celebrating Etsy artists from the region of Old World Hungary, here is another new favorite. Eszter Schall is a Hungarian painter, graphic designer, and illustrator. I love her bold use of colors and her use of squares. Feeling lucky? The blog Pika Land is doing a giveaway of
Check out these beautiful Halloween cards from Rifle Paper Co.
Here are some special Halloween coloring book pages for this week. Creepy Dragon Haunting Owl Spooky Raven Scary Wolf And remember don’t BE AFRAID to color outside the lines!
Everyone loves Matisse. Matisse loved Romanian Blouses. So by transitive property… Everyone love Romanian Blouses! Yay! I am such a math wiz. Check out our fun shirts inspired by traditional Romanian Blouses. from left to right: Eastern Elegance Top, Long Sleeve Blousson Top, Romanian Floral Top
Beautiful illustration by Sanne Van Winden
While exploring Etsy the other day I came across the fabulous creations of Judit Wild (Vadjutka). Born in Hungary, she lives in Budapest and is a jewelry maker, a photographer, blog writer, and sociologist who focuses on media research. In her words “Almost 20 years after the turn of the system in
Every once in a while I come across a story that I find so amazing and inspiring that I can’t stop thinking about it. This morning in the NYTimes I discovered the Kopila Valley School in Surkhet, Nepal. Kopila Vally is a home for orphans and abandoned children in Nepal,