RAW+BOLD :: new quarterly eBook is now out !

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Let’s start this winter season of giving with::: Esprit d’Hiver [first winter edition]

from my new eBook serie “RAW + BOLD”

56 pages of stylish and quirky minimalist home decor and lifestyle ideas.

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Yes ! It is here !

Now ready to be downloaded  {here and here} and enjoyed and tried and experienced and cheered!

I am so thrilled to let you know about my  new eBook serie being launched since Tuesday!

Few nights ago, was the “last “very late night/early morning kind of a day :: Skyping back and forth between Finland and Switzerland to add the finishing touches to the eBook, making sure that the process was smooth and easy.

This eBook serie has been on my mind for many months now. As much I love creating, making, I equally enjoy teaching, passing on my love for minimalist, quirky,  nature-focused, mindful projects to share around the Winter Holiday seasons.

All the 8 projects designed in this Winter edition are easy to make with very little technical skills or materials. It is all about reusing, recycling, incorporating found natural materials. Some involves your children and your friends.

 

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Mind you :: this is not an eBook with 35 projects to make. I have personally nothing against it. I  believe in simplicity and I don’t want  you to feel so much overwhelmed that in the end you may be able to make one only projects out of this thirty-five.

My hope is to  have you enjoy those little moments of togetherness crafting, or solitude busily and merrily making secret gifts or home decor for the Winter season of giving.

I truly hope that you will feel inspired, refreshed, empowered by your own creativity.

Please don’t hesitate to share your own creative projects inspired by this eBook on my Facebook page: here.

I can’t wait to see your creativity bursting!

With love and gratitude,

Lila

Thanksgiving Mantra DIY tea bags tutorial.

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“GRATITUDE IS THE HEART’S MEMORY”

 ⩔What you will need

Bits of organza fabric

The provided PDF template or your own design for the tea bag and its tag.

Sewing machine or a simple needle and some thread

Printer to print your tea bags tags.

Some of your favorite organic loose  tea 

A small funnel to fill the tea bags.

A container (Mason Jar, craft paper bag, hand sewn fabric bag to bundle your lovely handmade tea bags 

Masking tape / paint  / stamps to decorate your container 

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 ⩔PRINT TEMPLATE

 

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 CLICK  TO DOWNLOAD: 

Thanksgiving Tea Bags TEMPLATE PDF

::HOME SHAPED TEA BAG::

✚ Use this template to cut your tea bag in your organza fabric .

✚ Cut it twice for each tea bag.

✚ Hand sew it along the edges, leaving one of the “roof” side open.

✚ Fill your tea bag with your beloved loose tea with the help of your funnel.

✚ Finish the tea bag by hand stitching with your embroidery floss the remaining open side.

Don’t forget to leave a long tail to attach your double-sided tag to it !

::TAGS ::

TRIM : cut to your desired size. I trimmed mine to one inch and 3/4 square (4.5cm)

 PAIR : Choose which tags you would like to pair together and glue them back to back “sandwiching” the black tea tag thread in between.

 GIVE : Find a pretty up-cyled mason jar or your preferred recycled box.

With positive thoughts, fill your container with your handmade Thanksgiving Mantra tea bags.

With simple  and natural materials (twigs / acorns / dried leaves / kraft paper / muslin fabric, etc…) decorate your  container.

HAVE A MINIMALIST THANKSGIVING FILLED WITH MEANINGFUL MOMENTS.

LOVE,

Lila,

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::Here are some ideas from Pinterest ::

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Un lieu Sur Terre featured in French magazine Viva Deco

I almost forgot to share with you that many of my handmade pillows and some of my paintings were showcased in a french home decor magazine called Viva Deco last month.
Sorry for the really poor quality of the pictures. I am expecting better ones from the journalist and will upload them as soon as she can think about sending them my way…


But in the meantime, here is the article ::

This pillow and this one
Two of my paintings (not for sale) and this pillow
One of my school chair (not for sale) and this pillow and that one.

This cushion in the top left corner

On being “on pause” soon

 

 

 

[english first  :: traduction en francais juste en dessous 🙂 ]

Hello!
I am taking a little break very soon !
My last e-shop update will be on saturday the 18th of December in the evening
(Paris, France time) which for the US is your saturday morning.
I was not able to finish all my ongoing projects. I got pulled in too many directions at once. But there will be at least 2 new cushions or possibly 3 and some prints.
Un lieu sur terre will be closing from the 20th of December to the 4th of January.
My e-shops will stay open and you are more than welcome to shop at any time during my break ~ however please note that any orders placed after 2pm on the 19th December will not be posted until I return on the 4th of January.

A huge thank you to all my customers, subscribers and supporters for a fantastic 2010!

I have loved every bit of it and I simply couldn’t do it without your support

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so THANK YOU!

It has been an amazing journey and I am now looking forward to taking a little break and wish all of you a very

Merry Christmas and
all my best wishes for
a happy and healthy 2011!

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Bonjour !
Je prends une petite pause très bientôt!
Ma dernière mise à jour par e-boutique aura lieu
 le samedi le 18 Décembre dans la soirée.
Je n’ai pas été capable de finir tous mes projets en cours… Trop de choses a accomplir en trop peu de temps . Mais il y aura au moins 2 nouveaux coussins ou éventuellement 3 et quelques cerations papier si tout va bien .

Un lieu sur terre sera fermé du 20 Décembre au 4 Janvier. Mes e-boutiques resteront ouvertes et vous êtes plus que bienvenue 
 à tout moment pendant ma pause.
Mais, s’il vous plaît, merci de noter que toutes les commandes passées après 14 heures le 19 Décembre ne seront  expediees qu’à mon retour le 4 Janvier.
Un grand merci à tous mes client(e)s, abonnés et ami(e)s pour une année 2010 fantastique!

J’ai aimé chaque moment passe a l’atelier et je ne pouvais pas le faire sans votre soutien Ainsi, un enorme MERCI !
Ce fut une incroyable experience que j’ai hate de continuer 
avec vous en 2011 pour de nouvelles aventures.
Cependant,  maintenant je suis assez impatiente de prendre une petite pause
mais sans oublier de 
vous souhaiter à tous un
Joyeux Noël et tous mes meilleurs vœux pour une bonne et heureuse annee 2011!

 

I have been “Scouted”

SCOUT MAGAZINE HAS ITS HOLIDAYS ISSUE OUT!

My cushion “Winter Manifesto # 1” is featured on their page # 24

You can purchase it here.
There will not have  a K*itchen K*orner tomorrow ( ahem…a little bit just like last week, if you have noticed…). I have too much work to do in my studio.And get ready for a birthday to soon come ( someone will turn 8 years old on the 20th of December but will celebrate it a bit sooner to make sure friends will actually come…)
Life is also made of choices and priorities, right ? !
Wishing you all a beautiful wintery week-end!