Saturday, February 14, 2015


Heartful Valentine's Day to You! We love snail mail, don't we?  But we don't get it too often and we don't send it too often either? Well, now you can do something about it. You have a chance to win 5 unique postcards with this image.

dried flowers photo by Kreetta Järvenpää

I photographed it today. With this postcard you can remember your beloved ones. I think this kind of day is important but I think maybe we should remember our friends and family a bit more often. Or at least I know I should :) so that's why I thought I make it a bit easier for you. I won't make more than 5 pieces of this image. So they are - really - unique.

It's simple. Answer to a question: What is your favorite flower? Leave a comment and you are in. You just have to do it by 20.2. 2015. I will draw the winner after that date. This is for all people from every corner of the world.

I wish you beautiful weekend!


Friday, February 6, 2015


How many times I have said that I will make THE new design in near future? Well, it's here! Done. I did it, yay! There are small things that I will change still but from now on my blog's design looks like this. It's been wonderful and productive days and I'm happy about it!

I got bored with the older one  - I had it for two years like the previous one too. I started blogging in Jan 2012. I have this thing you know - I want to make new things.

I also want to tell you a short story behind the new header. I was in Venice in the beginning of the Jan 2015 and it was a great journey. I took part in Local Milk's Food Photography Workshop and met so many wonderful people and saw the magic happen in front of camera. Everything was so beautiful. Very talented people like Beth Kirby and Ginny Branch - what else you need to get inspiration? 

venice workshop gifts photo by Kreetta Järvenpää
It was so beautiful place - Venice - you could walk everywhere. I found beautiful old treasures like cardboard letters I've used in my blog's header. It was one very small antique shop were they were in a rusty metal box. There were many of them and I guess they use to be part of some kind of word game like Scrabble (handmade!) but I only collected what I had in my mind. I've been planning my blog's new design for awhile and when I saw those cute and decayed letters...and I'm quite sure they whispered to me...we are coming with you ;) I also decided to make handwriting in old-fashioned way. Don't ask how many times I wrote those link letters and still they aren't perfect because they are handmade :) And who wants perfect? I know I go quite a long way when I'm doing something but it's always good to keep in mind when to stop.

My blog will still be about creative spirit and inspiration but now it also has a real touch of vintage or even antique - literally.

Today I photographed beautiful gifts we got in Local Milk's workshop. You can follow the IG links if you want to know more about makers of these treasures. There will be at least one Venice post still coming up...

snake spoon @_sandwichshop_ 
bath salts @ederleshop 
perfume @naninstudio 
aprons @icemilkaprons 
tea @marbleandmilkweed 
paper recipe cards @signoraemare
Pastiglie Leone @pastiglieleone 
How about you - do you like my new design? Have you had thoughts of changing things lately?

Happy weekend!


PS. It would be very cool to hear who made that game and how old those letters are....only if they only could speak ;)

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