Hello 2024

Hello 2024

Can you believe that 2024 is already 9 days in…? Yes, indeed! I don’t know about you, but to me some days it still feels like I am in 2023!

I hope you set a few goals for this year! I sure did! I was sending the first newsletter of the year and so far it went well!

So here are my goals for this year!

– Monthly newsletters talking about each part of my work: Romanian Lace, Art, and Reiki.

-Get my little one sorted for Kindy and my bigger one for the next class.

– Monthly new projects when it comes to lace, and at least one tutorial pattern out via YouTube or in the store!

– Larger Distance Reiki classes so more people can benefit from it!

– Finding a part-time job!  After so many years at home with the kids, it’s time for me time a bit when it comes to work! I kinda miss it a bit! If you have any tips, suggestions, or ideas, about what would suit me and in my area, get in touch! I would love to work in an art gallery! I love art, but you guys know that, or even a museum… I love history!

Now let’s talk about important dates for this month, starting with tomorrow!

The Dark Moon is tomorrow January 10th – Here no moon is visible but it’s still very powerful and full of energy. A good time to ask for peace and to recharge ( Check my IG HERE)

After that, we have The New Moon on January 11th a great way to start the new year with positive energy.

The last important day for January is the Full Moon on January 26th. 2024.  If you follow me regarding Reiki you know what to do on a full moon- charge your crystals and make moon water!

Now that you know the important dates of this month you can set your future goals around these moon phases. I would suggest, the New Moon or Full Moon!

XO, Lorena

PS: Thank you for following my YouTube and reading my blog and IG! 



New York calling

New York calling


I hope you all are doing great and life treats you well. I have been super busy on so many different levels and I find that there are not enough hours in the day to get it all sorted… If you are a mum, you know what I am saying!

I know my last blog post was in July and since then a lot has happened.

We are now mid-November and time is flying. Being a mum the kids come first before any business. So lace making comes in the second spot atm… With that said I want to share with you all what I have been working on in the last months.

I have been invited to take part in a gorgeous exhibition in New York, created by Let’s Curate. Find out more about them HERE and check out the amazing store FLYING SOLO

The designs above are in the Oceania section of the website!

Right now you can check out the exhibition right HERE Opulent Handmade Treasures

Please check out all the other jewelry artists taking part in it! They are very interesting and unique.

At the moment, while the exhibition is ongoing I am trying to finish a new underbust corset using a vibrant combination of orange, reds, and greens. As soon as I can I will update you with images. Rember Romanian Point Lace is all about staying calm and focusing on the fillings, the cord making, and connecting it all together.

Also before I go, I have been asked where to purchase the Digital Subscription series available. It; ‘s simple to visit the Digital Subscription series HERE and you can pick from Romanian Point Lace to Distance Reiki.





Growth 2022

Growth 2022

With 2022 ending in a few days, I want to wish you a Happy New Year of course!  May 2023 be better, happier, healthier, and prosperous! 

Now that another year ends, have you ever thought about how it should be easier and better for you energetically? Do you know, that if your energy is better, your mental state is better as well as your physical state? On every level, you need to try to reach a better level. 

By the way, the image above is energetic art by William Wright! I am sure that you like that image as much as I do. I use most of his art when I go into a meditative state for conducting Distance Reiki, 

If you like his art check it out HERE

Back to growth!

Here are my Top five steps to grow energetically! I am not saying to follow, exactly what I do, but try to find your own ways, once you have an idea! Here we go! 

  • find time to read 
  • meditate and connect with crystals 
  • a short walk or stretching exercises 
  • to avoid stress ( I know easy to talk- give it a go!) 
  • eat right for your body! 

It would be great if you can let me know how you boost your growth! 

Also, make sure that you do not compare your journey with others! You don’t know what they went through and vice versa! 


And it’s published….

And it’s published….


When you find your magazine…..

Have you heard of Artwear Publications? If you are in the industry in Australia probably and if you crochet, LACE, knit, and felt I’m sure you not only know it but read it or are subscribed.

I got the opportunity to be in the magazine and introduce Ink N Lace Designs as a brand with a focus on Romanian Lace.

So here is what I’m talking about, click HERE- Artwear Publications | Australia’s own well-respected craft and lifestyle magazines


We are introduced in the blog post for Christmas Artwear Publications | Gift Ideas for Christmas 2022 






The right tools

The right tools


When it comes to doing any type of craftsmanship, no matter if it’s art, sewing, crochet, knitting, point lace of course and so much more…If I forgot your craft, please comment below what you are doing! Thanks for sharing.

It is very important, that you start with the top quality tools. If you ask yourself how to even start… It’s all about trying products outs. So, if you sew, good-quality needles are a must….. You get my point!

But let’s talk about Point Lace…… The tools that you need to start point lace are simple!

A good quality fabric, like plain light color cotton or calico. I prefer calico, due to the fact that it’s stronger and more durable… Another important tool is good carbon paper, so you can apply your print pattern to the fabric and start the pattern going, etc…

So let’s create a simple basic list! 

  • fabric ( plain cotton/linen no design )
  • plain white vinegar /hot water
  • two good quality crochet hooks. ( one hook to create lace cord and one hook to create bullions!) Brands: Tulip/ Clover, fine lace, JMRA, VIntage hooks!
  • embroidery hoop optional!
  • carbon paper ( blue or black) tracing pen and paper.
  • sewing needle and tapestry  needle ( sizes: 24/26/28…)
  • good quality thread (cotton/organic) Brands: Romanofir, Anchor, etc…
  • embroidery scissors ( flat pointy or slightly curved up)
  • sewing thread in contrast to the cord color
  • iron to dry the pattern quickly
  • A lot of LOVE for Lace!

Now, that you have a little list ready, it’s time to start a lace piece!

Are you ready?




Halloween Energy

Halloween Energy

Halloween almost

Are you ready to point lace decor for Halloween? I have been creating for a while ago Halloween patterns.

My little girl is Halloween crazy and so every year, we try something fun out. From crazy costumes to accessories and home decor.

This year she will be Wednesdays from the Addams Family…and so we play with collars and hangman’s ropes….But the classic ghost is still a must, so here is a pattern available.

I remember when she picked the color combo…. an exciting time, coz she got to help out. I did a classic design First and then we went wild…

What do you prefer? Truly, I can’t make up my mind…

Also when it comes to Halloween, I like to add leaves, and here is one motive that turned out ok. To make it more interesting, I created a combo of crochet and Romanian Lace.

You can find the pattern in the store or on Etsy store HERE. Let me know, what would you like to create, a ghost or a leaf.

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