about me


Hello! I’m Cornel and I blog about things that inspire me, things I’ve made and Craft Share, the craft group I started in 2009.

You'll find lots of crochet on my blog, as well as my crochet and sewing projects for Ideas Magazine, since September 2011.

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Entries in wisdom (37)






A Chinese proverb says:

"An invisible red thread connects those destined to meet, despite the time, the place, despite the circumstances. The thread can be tightened or tangled, but never be broken."


a good idea


my prudent advice

Uittreksel uit "My prudent advice, lessons for my daughter" van Jaime Morrison Curtis.


rest in peace, nelson mandela


“It always seems impossible until it’s done."


"Man's goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished."


"The time is always right to do right."


"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."


You will be missed, Tata Madiba...


(photograph by Eli Weinberg, frame by Sweet Caroline Studio)


i love furbish studio

Furbish Studio is an online store with wonderful and quirky items such as the 3 posters above...

To have a look at all their new goodies, click here.

C x

PS I would love one of these for my front door ...


september 2013 desktop calendar and wallpaper

Hello September!

Or as we call it in the Southern Hemisphere: SPRING!

My new desktop calendar and wallpapers combines a photo I took of a lovely almond blosson from my backyard, some stitching, teeny-tiny doilies and paint splatter.

Here are the links to the following:

2013 September desktop calendar or desktop wallpaper

Co-ordinating wallpaper for your iPad

Co-ordinating wallpaper for your iPhone

Co-ordinating wallpaper for your Samsung Smartphone

Co-ordinating wallpaper for your Blackberry

I love new beginnings:

- seasons

- months

- mornings

- puppies

- projects ...

A Tiwari said:

"Things need to come to an end, to make way for a beautiful beginning."

My wish for you is a beautiful beginning this September.

Lots of love




so true

I have so many things I want to create...
Especially a new website with plans to open a little shop,
to blog with more meaning
and to share more 'creations'.
I'll finish editing 14 (!!!) photos from Friday's Craft Share
some time this morning and put them up on my Facebook page.
Hope you have a happy week!
Cornel x


august wallpaper for ipad, iphone, samsung galaxy and blackberry

I couldn't help playing some more!

So now you have matching wallpaper for your

iPad (click here for image)

iPhone (click here for image)

Samsung Galaxy S3/4 (click here for image)

and Blackberry (click here for image).

It's important to use the device you'd like to

use the wallpaper for when you visit my blog,

save image

and set up as wallpaper.

And then some wisdom ...

Jen Roffe Print

onlybutaglimpse on tumblr

design different

I'm spending the afternoon testing my own crochet pattern for the September issue of Ideas Magazine.

Hope to show it soon...

C x


this weekend