Feng Shui design on apple.
Have you ever asked for a personal Feng Shui consultation?
I have found a Feng Shui consultant in my city and ask her to make an analysis. She basically consults on classical Feng Shui, Ba Zi (a life-path, incluiding relations (family, partners, kids), business (career, profession, finances) and Ba Zi of children). The lady also makes a "lucky date" forecast for a deal or an action.
I have always been interested in a personalized analysis.So I decided to get one. Will re...
Hearts collection. Valentine's Day Ideas
Linking to Cook For Valentines Evtent
Valentine's Day Apple Carving Idea
One-Bite Pizza. Valentine's Recipe, linking toCook For Valentines Evtent
Be-My-Valentine Drink Garnish
Valentine's Bento (Lunch Box)
Heart on Soap
I've got an idea to make a mini valentine pizza in my silicone mold (check up my previous post about Heart Cakes). That was an enjoyable and quick baking. The mini pizzas were so cute. We ate them all! Here is a recipe of the one-bite Valentine snack.
Valentine's Day recipe. Mini Heart Pizza
baked in a Lekueheart silicone mold
Take a small piece of dough and expand it to the mold with your fingers.
apply dough to the cells Add your favorite filling. Mine was tomato, olives, salami and cheese. Ba...
Fruits fruits fruits... Watermelon bird with a grand fruit tail at fruit platter display. To carve the bird I used a thai knife and U-shape knife (see the carving toolbox).
Fruit platter display with a watermelon bird
The platter is decorated with fruit exotic flowers. How to make such fruit crafts, see my downloadable tutorial.
Exotic Flower With Fruits (orange and apple).
Tutorial for "Yuzhno City" magazine, Russian/English, PDF file, 3.2 Mb
I'd like to share a few candy bouquets I made for the New Year and Christmas (January 07). If you want to learn how to make candy bouquets read a bookHow to Make Candy Bouquets For Fun and Profit
Christmas Candy Bouquet in a Basket
candy bouquet in a basket
Candy Bouquet in a Vase
with a smal champagne inside
This weekend I tried out my new Lekue silicone molds.
Mini hearts mold allowed me to bake the nice biscuits cakes as on the photo below. Before filling the mold with a white dough I drew some designs with cocoa dough in the mold bottom. The Imperial Queen mold inspired me to making a multi layer cake. Each layer contains different fruits and berries like apples, citrus and red bilberry. For cream I used condensed milk whipped with butter. The molds are 100% platinum silicone made by Lekue company. It ...
More Christmas crafts and displays: Be Magical! Pumpkin Snowmen Christmas Fruit Platter With Candles Handmade Christmas Tree Candy Bouquets Gallery There is hot time before Christmas and New Year. I have public carving demonstrations and classes every week. Today I'd like to share some pictures from a live demo I made at Christmas Crafts Exhibition.
There were many handmade crafts presented at the exhibitions. They were jewelry, toys, new year decorations and handmade trees, scrabbooking cards and box...
Well, it's time for Christmas crafting. I hope you remember thepumpkin snowman I made in November? At that time I said it was a long-play craft. Now I am going to dress him up for a New Year costume party (in Russia we use a word 'masquerade' for a new year costume party. In all other cases we say a "costume party" :)). I made some accessory for my pumpkin buddies.
Pumpkin Buddy is Back in Town!
The pimpkin snowman got a Santa Claus look.
Can you see the yellow pumpkin a floor down at the photo? H...
This week I was travelling to some neighboring towns with carving demonstrations and classes. I had fruit and vegetable carving activities in schools and in a new trading center for its opening ceremony. Many things were showed. They were new and old ideas like a fruit snowman, vegetable and fruit mini arrangements andsandwich decorating ideas.
Sandwiches decorated with cucumber. Crhistmas tree, butterfly and ornament made with cucumber slices. Check up Cucumber pictures
Baby Penguin from a marrow s...
Phalaenopsis Orchid flowers made of vegetables
arranged into a bouquet with carved apples
Flowers are carved out of carrot, radish and daikon.
Apples are carved with a thai knife and V-shape knife.
Tools to make carving creations and books to learn fruit and vegetable carving art: