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February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Some more cards…

… for Estonian and Welsh National Days :) You can find origami heart instruction  here.

February 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Cards for Estonian and Welsh National Days

Law yn llaw is Welsh for Hand in Hand. Hand in hand we are approaching  the two national days of my two favourite countries- Estonia and Wales. So we are … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cards for Estonian Independence Day

 Last year we made these cute cards for our independence day. This year we thought to make something  simple and here they are.. Estonian flags printed with the handle  end of the paintbrush.  … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Happy Birthday Estonia!


February 24, 2012 · 4 Comments

Rahvusvärvides pildikesed- Little Pictures In National Colours

Siin on ema ja lapse käejäljed. Teksti ümber moodustub süda. Raamiks porgandist lõigatud rukkilille tempel. Väga lihtne ja ilus! *** After seeing these cute cards I  thought of making some … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · 3 Comments

Kaardid Vabariigi Aastapäevaks

We sent these cards to our family and friends over in Estonia. The envelopes are decorated with carrot print cornflowers. We got carried away with our carrot printing and made some … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · 9 Comments


As we are going to celebrate Estonian Independence Day soon, we made some cards for our friends. The girls are wearing national costumes, the cornflower is our national flower, the … Continue reading

February 5, 2012 · 5 Comments

Some beautiful Estonian stars

I made some stars using the Estonian national colours. In the middle, I glued a picture of a cornflower and a barn swallow (our national flower and bird). They make … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Happy New Year!

Traditionally today (6th of January) is the last day you can wish A Happy New Year. Well you can do it tomorrow too and the rest of the year but … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · 11 Comments

Hot, hot, hot…

We are having a lovely time with our family near Tallinn, Estonia. The weather is LOVELY.. most days about 30 degrees.  So we spend lots of time at the beach. We … Continue reading

July 24, 2011 · 1 Comment

Pancake Buns Anyone?

Shrove Tuesday- Vastlapäev is all I thought – sledging downhill, eating pea- or bean soup followed by some lenten buns and playing with vurr– buzz saw (a well known Estonian … Continue reading

March 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Estonia- Happy 93rd Birthday!

February 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Rukkilill- Cornflower

The blue cornflower has been the national flower of Estonia since 1968 and symbolizes daily bread to Estonians. In Estonian the flower is called a Ryeflower :) and you can find … Continue reading

February 20, 2011 · 5 Comments

Our Beautiful Estonia

As we are going to celebrate Estonian Independence Day  soon (24th of February) we decided to draw a festive picture today.  It was so lovely to take the time to talk about our country, … Continue reading

February 16, 2011 · 2 Comments

Six weeks without internet and TV

Don`t get me wrong- we do have internet in Estonia :D .  And television (even colour) but it was my choice to have a holiday without them. Well, when I … Continue reading

September 13, 2010 · 6 Comments

Shrove Tuesday- Vastlapäev

Shorove Tuesday is a very long awaited day in Estonia. We don`t eat pancakes on that day- we eat Lenten buns instead . We also have pea or bean soup, salted … Continue reading

March 13, 2010 · 2 Comments



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