Danilo Baletić, artist from Montenegro, builds huge Transformers from scrap car parts. He calls them guardians of environment. Eight of these giants are currently exhibited on one of central squares in Zagreb, Croatia under the name of “Transformers guarding Zagreb” and we were lucky to be there at spring break and have a chance to […]Read more, you know you want to!
I don’t think I need to go into how up-cycling and giving second life chances to stuff is important to me and why. I’ve gone through this subject enough times already. I collected some of my favorite projects in today’s post. Garments that are fun and completely, unmistakably refashioned, which is also why I love […]Read more, you know you want to!
Playground season is on peeps. It’s been on since early spring, but now it is mud time, kids are going crazy, shoes are off, washing machines are getting clogged. Personally, I don’t mind my kids being dirty, I don’t even mind that those sand knee stain are impossible to wash out. If I’ve learned anything […]Read more, you know you want to!
Aware is a sustainable fashion brand by Printa. Aware kids is something I’ve been dying to see from Zita for ages. And I love it. It is comfy, cool and has a low carbon footprint. The collection is based on geometric shapes inspired by Tangram – ancient Chinese puzzle like game. According to one legend […]Read more, you know you want to!
It is ‘finally’ a real fall here. It is raining, days are short and pretty dark. Time to cuddle up at home with a blanket and a hot cocoa (or nutella crepes if you will). On the brighter side, it is also a mandarin season! Not only it is one of my favorite fruits (and […]Read more, you know you want to!
Shin Murayama’s mask project called “Valhalla”, exclusively available at I don’t like Mondays with proceeds going to Designers Against Aids. The Amadeus mask was a part of “The Believers,” a project by La Fortuna Studios that aimed to unites a new environmentally conscious community of designers who promote sustainability in […]Read more, you know you want to!
Believe it or not, the reason why I mend (and sometimes make) my kid’s clothes is not the money. Making clothes, even fixing them is not always cheaper. It is simple, today “time is money” and everyone who’d sewn anything in their life will know that it takes time even to make the simplest thing. […]Read more, you know you want to!
Recycled, natural, colorful. I love play-kitchen series made by Punkt Workshop from Bulgaria. Punkt Workshop are three friends from Sofia, Bulgaria – Maria, Ivailo and Petar, who recycle and upcycle old stuff. They are the ones who go to scrap yards, flea-markets and dustbins to collect valuable materials for their work. When they acquire what […]Read more, you know you want to!
In light of National Umbrella Day, which is today, I have some broken umbrella wanders for you. Italian designer Cecilia Felli makes skirts from broken umbrella fabric. Taryn of Recycling Zynchal makes Umbrella dog rain coats. And here is a Broken Umbrella Bag step by step instruction video.Read more, you know you want to!
Make a hooded robe from a free robe pattern. We lost our robe approximaly at the same time Melly Sews published her Sleepy Robe pattern, just a week before Kids Clothes week – perfect timing! This robe pattern is so easy, and imagine…it is FREE and yet, comes in 4 sizes – 18m/2T, 3T/4T, 5/6 […]Read more, you know you want to!