Culinary Decor….

Culinary Decor….

I am sure you heard of CULINA…. Culina comes from latin and basically means culinary and translates into the simple work kitchen!

One day sitting in my garden I was sipping on a big cup of coffee and dreaming of the Lavender fields in my home country…. Romania. I miss the endless purple and pink fields of lavender….. I was asking myself where they are here in Australia and one step away voila a google search gave me the answer….

If you love lavender fields and live  in Australia, you might love to check out  HERE a fabulous purple lavender farm in Melbourne. I have not been myself, but I got inspired to create a new line in my art. Culinary herbs…..

I started to collect ideas, look around in my herb garden for inspiration… Rosemary, Thyme, Sage, Coriander, Fennel, Oregano, Chives, Mint, and so much more…..

When you create, you need purpose and drive…. My drive was to create a new line that brings joy and freshens up your home. The Perfect little Fashionable – Culinary -Art came to life……


Please meet the gorgeous ladies….. available in the Etsy Shop….


I am Rosemary….

I am Basil….

I am Chives…..

And now let’s get back to Lavender….. Once winning the battle between … What is better Purple fields or pink fields…. Purple won! E voila take a look at the result… Lavender Lady- I am Lavender!


So feel free to visit these ladies and let me know how you feel about them? What is your favourite herb? I am sure you figured out that Lavender is my favourite so far….












 Have you heard of DADA? Well yes, it;s a real WORD and yes you can find it in the Dictionary! DADA is famous in the world of ART in the world of FASHION….. It is a must in a cultural society.

What is DADA!

Dada was an art movement formed during the First World War in Zurich in negative reaction to the horrors and folly of the war. The art, poetry and performance produced by dada artists is often satirical and nonsensical in nature. (Wikipedia) 



DADA defines itself and creates itself in the fashion world….. DADA originated in Europe 1916 and never actually stopped if you ask me….From Originator Marchel DuChamp the DADA movement in the fashion industry had a hard time first and was shocking. Vivienne Westwood, was one of the first fashion designers who broke the boundaries and DADA was born or moved into the fashion industry. After that it was easy and more acceptable for designers like Galliano , Maison Martin Margiela or Victor & Rolf to push more and more!



You probably think that these pigiont shoes are just art or insane, well theses days everything is DADA and it will go further and further… because we humans need to break through the boundaries, not only for our self but for future generations….. there is no stop to DADA or creativity…. All is possible!

So enjoy a cup of coffee, and create some DADA.….

By the way when I broke into a traditional world of Romanian Point Lace where everything is beige, ecru or white my colourful pieces and not traditional concept and approach to this antique lace making technique, was a shocking fabulous adventure!

Most people did not understand and did not like the idea that something so old and perfect…. is not colourful, not for the table and more….. meaning a wearable piece, a concept to take to another level.

Do you like DADA?





My Eternal Symphony…..

My Eternal Symphony…..


My Eternal Symphony….


If you never heard of My Eternal Symphony, it;s time to check it out! Meet Joy Reid the inspiration for the Flamingo illustration…..

Flamingos symbolise beauty, balance, and grace. Flamingos are also pink, which can be used to symbolise femininity and innocence, among other characteristics.Flamingos also tend to represent confidence. Often flirtatious.


So if you want to know about Style, Fashion, and trends that are hear to last, this is a blog for  you to read!

Follow, read,  get inspired,and have some fun with fashion!




Map out your heart…De-Stress Exercise

Map out your heart…De-Stress Exercise




These days to De-stress is very important. So Adult colouring and mapping out your heart exercises became very popular and are recommend by art therapists.

Mapping out your heart, is a wonderful exercise to not only find out truly what is important to you, but also what you love and don;t love.

It is playful learning and I encourage you to try it out! Let’s map out out hearts!

Below you see what is important to me. I did not colour the heart out but you can do it if you like. You can use different colours to write it down, or images that represent what ever you pick.


The idea of mapping out your heart, comes form a wonderful book by Georgia Heard-Awakening the Heart


After you mapped your heart out, feel free to share it with me on my social media or send an email including a picture with your heart!

Recently I was teaching a De-Stress Workshop on HANDS on BRISBANE so come check us out, there are plenty of workshops you might like!




Art of the day- Year of the Rooster

Art of the day- Year of the Rooster

Are you a Rooster?

Roosters, that’s how people in China are called, if they are born in the year of the Rooster. If you are born in January or February you are a Rooster!

Year of the Rooster…..1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, and 2029.

To welcome the year of the Rooster, I started an illustration to embrace 2017.

There are five types of Rooster… so which one are you?

Wood, Fire, Water, Earth or Gold?

Wood Rooster 1945, 2005 Energetic, overconfident, tender, and unstable
Fire Rooster 1957, 2017 Trustworthy, with a strong sense of timekeeping and responsibility at work
Earth Rooster 1909, 1969 Lovely, generous, trustworthy, and popular with their friends
Gold Rooster 1921, 1981 Determined, brave, perseverant, and hardworking
Water Rooster 1933, 1993 Smart, quick-witted, tenderhearted, and compassionate


Lucky to be a Rooster! 

Lucky numbers: 5, 7, and 8

Lucky days: the 4th and 26th of any Chinese lunar month

Lucky colors: gold, brown, and yellow

Lucky flowers: gladiola, cockscomb

Lucky directions: south, southeast

Lucky months: the 2nd, 5th, and 11th Chinese lunar months.


Things That Roosters Should Avoid


Unlucky color: red

Unlucky numbers: 1, 3, and 9

Unlucky direction: east

Unlucky months: the 3rd, 9th, and 12th Chinese lunar months

Let me know what you are in the Chinese Astrology.



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