A Minotaur in New York

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The Amigurumi exhibition in New York (http://resobox.com/amigurumi-artists-15/) begins on 11 December. I take part and my little package is already on the way there.

This time the organizers of the exhibition wanted to show how the Amigurmi culture is developing in each area of the world and they asked for a characteristic or feature of the country or local area.

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Autumn Girls

DSCN9466Hurra, soon the autumn begins in the northern hemisphere this also includes Europe, on 22. or 23. September.

Here in Greece it is still very hot (86 F) but the nights are a little bit cooler.

The rays of sunlight have lost a bit of energy  for which I am very grateful and the days are getting shorter.

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Gorjuss – the last Bling Bling Doll

DSCN8941The paintings of the Gorjuss Girls are unique. You can find the works of the artist Suzanne Woolcott in galleries all around the world.

Even though she paints the girls without detailed faces, you can see a lot of emotions and love in her art.

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We’re off to see the Wizard

imageedit_27_4587041284The Wizard of Ozis considered a classic and is one of the finest and most successful Hollywood musicals of film history: A tornado takes the fourteen year old Dorothy from Kansas to the magical land of Oz.

There she finds out, that she can only find her way back home with the help of the Wizard of Oz.

Accompanied by a scarecrow, a tin man and a lion, she follows the road to the castle of the wizard, but the Wicked Witch of the West tries to stop them

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“I’m late, I’m late! For a very important date!”

014Alice in Wonderland was released in 1865 and written by the mathematics professor Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who used the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.

The book is about Alice, who discovers a white rabbit that can talk and fears that it is too late. She follows the rabbit and ends up in Wonderland: Alice grows and shrinks, she meets the Cheshire Cat, the March Hare and the Mad Hatter.

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Bling Bling Dolls

The Bling Bling dollsare Amigurumi with pearls for arms and legs. They strum and sparkle, rock and twist, in short, they are very funny and it is a quick crochet project.

So there is plenty of time for all the other summer activities! I want to crochet different characters from books and movies and I’m very excited to post here the first instruction for a Bling Bling Doll“.

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Two puppies and a baby elephant

Two weeks ago my husband came home (with a big smile on his face), he held two puppies in his arms and asked me if we could raise them. One puppy will stay with us and the other one will be with his father, once he grows up.

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