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Monday, 31 January 2011

Monday Moodboard - Cups for good!

1. white hat n scarf - nauliknits 2. Sunflower PomPom - tortillagirl 3. Dark Brown Hood - afra 4. Green chunky cowl - creationsbyeve Yesterday we met at Kangaroo craft store in Athens to make caps for the "Caps for Good” campaign! As you see we all worked very hard! There was also a meeting in Thesoloniki and these are the cups they sent us. We were about 20 women and altogether we made around 60 cups!! Here is mine! I'm very proud I manage to finish it considering that i'm not a good knitter!

Friday, 28 January 2011

Valentine LOV♥EGST Anniversary

Our team - Etsy Greek Street Team - is celebrating it's 2nd etsy anniversary on Valentine's Day! We decided to create a few treasury lists for the occasion! You can see them all here! A view and a click, if you have time, might help us get one of them in the front page!
Photo by Nafsika

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Caps for good!

This Sunday, 30th January, the Etsy Greek Street Team members are grabbing their needles and hooks and are inviting other knitters at Kangaroo craft store to make caps for the "Caps for Good” campaign!
"Caps for Good” is a grassroots initiative of the global humanitarian organization Save the Children and the "Warm Up America Foundation". The project seeks to engage knitters and crocheters to take action for the 4 million babies who die each year within the first month of life in poor countries.
Research shows that 50 percent of the 4 million newborn deaths that occur each year could be prevented if mothers and children in poor countries had access to a simple package of health measures। This package includes antibiotics to fight infections, immunizations, training for skilled birth attendants, education on breastfeeding and hygiene, and basic care such as keeping a baby warm by covering the head and carrying the baby skin-to-skin. America’s leaders could save millions of newborns by increasing international assistance for programs that offer these inexpensive life-saving tools. Do you want to be part of it and help us? There are 2 ways. a) If you are located near Athens come join us, even if you don't know how to knit. b) Support our cause visit these lovely shops which are donating a percentage of the sales: Psyboom, Antigoni, Creationsbyeve,ERGANIweaving, Stephmel, FishesmakeWishes,Blueroompottery, Blueroombijoux, Feelwhatifelt, Nafsika, Awitch, LepetitFoyer, Giftforever, Sivylla,Peachypop, oneperfectday,Nakedtile

Monday, 24 January 2011

Monday moodboard - The meeting!

1: red crochet flower brooch by FEELWHATIFELT 2: Sterling Silver Band Ring with Enamel Hearts by Nafsika 3: Dreamy earrings.... Fire Agate and Ivory chrysanthemum on antiqued brass by antigoni 4: Red silk flower brooch by creationsbyeve

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Flickr Favorites

1. bear magnet - Mafa+ 2. The Piggy Girl - Minifanfan Eng 3. Do they curl up by the fire? - louillustrator

Monday, 17 January 2011

Monday Moodboard "Follow the leader"

A tribute to the European Street Team leaders. 1. Dark night ring by Jealousydesign 2. Cat Cameo Necklace by dinafragola 3. Rock, Bone and Creatures by staroftheeast 4. Felted seaweed handmade art by ingermaaike

Friday, 7 January 2011

Stylish Blogger Award- Thank you Liana!

I have been given the Stylish Blogger Award by http://feelwhatifeltblog.blogspot.com/
So this is the how this award works.
You Have to:
• Thank and link back to the person who you Awarded Thank you Liana!!! :D
• Share 7 things about yourself My favorite food is corn I have a cat named Pinelo (means paintbrush in Greek)
I'm an Aquarius I'm scared of highs I don't know how to drive My favorite "go to sleep" music as a child was the 4 seasons of Vivaldi I dream about moving to a small town where I can have a vegetable garden in my house
Contact Those bloggers about the award!

Happy new year!

Well looks like the new year is here and I hope it will be ever better than the last one. To help that here are my 10 "must do" for 2011... Geisha - Printable PDF 2011 Yearly Calendar available in my etsy shop 1: Eat less than what I eat during the holidays! 2: Stop smoking (for some reason this is in every years list :s ) 3: Work more and list at least one item per day to my etsy shop 4: Stop checking emails every half hour. 5: Blog more 6: Start doing some illustrations again 7: Keep my studio tidy 8: Learn how to walk with hills (that will be fun!) 9: Travel more 10: Go to the movies more often
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