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Passion and Profession
Purple dress I recently started sewing again (after a long period of working on my architecture degree thesis), because I had an important event in my life, the graduation party. With this motivation in my mind, I started searching for the perfect prom dresses, but I...read more
"Bega povesteste..." "Bega povesteste" is an online platform which runs on the idea of sharing impressions and unknown stories about Bega, the 'forgotten' channel of Timisoara. This platform is part of an architecture thesis project, which promotes the beauty behind...read more
New laptop envelope sleeve Recently I handcrafted another envelope sleeve for a MacBook Air 13" and this time not for myself, but for my cousin's laptop. I chose a thick grey fabric for a simple, elegant sleeve and beside the main compartment, I also made another side...read more
Window seating area I think that the best places in every house are the areas close to the windows. They are unique because of their brightness, warmth, and especially because of their open view. This kind of spaces makes you more relaxed, meditative, and you can feel...read more
Waiting spaces Recently I made a short presentation of the Bega channel from Timisoara. I highlighted the spaces around Bega, which need urgent intervention. It is a short, nostalgic movie, which promotes the unseen beauty of the old industrial areas along the water....read more
20 dresses It happens to everyone to need to wear a new dress at different occasions, but they don't find the perfect one, or they just don't want to spend more money on clothes they will never wear again. This dress represents an innovative way to transform the same...read more
New laptop envelope sleeve It's the first day of 2017, so I was thinking it might be a good idea to start this year by sewing something useful. I started the year with a new laptop and for this I needed a new bag, to cover it, to protect it and to make keep it safe...read more
Christmas Decorations As the Christmas is coming soon, today I had a little bit of free time to decorate my house. Decoration ideas are everywhere, so it is very easy to find something that you like and you can do by yourself. I attached a link with some of my...read more
I want to share with you one of my latest research topics, which was the main reason why I had not posted for a while. I chose to do my degree thesis having as a topic Bega's riverfront, and yesterday was the first deadline for the theoretical paper, so I was reading...read more
Personalized pants It happens to me many times that I want a certain piece of clothing, something similar to what I am seeing on the internet or in magazines, but everywhere I am searching for something similar, I just can't find it. There is always something that...read more
Treat your CITY as your home! I found some days ago an interesting and very inspiring article about how you can improve your city, doing small things that make you live a happy life. Why can't we just do these things instead of waiting until it will be too hard or too...read more
Another Romanian Blouse As I wrote in the last article, about two months ago my mother started to sew the well-known Romanian blouses and she made for me already two blouses, which I'm wearing as often as I can. Today I will share with you some photos with the latest...read more