Author Archives: anetaamelie

About anetaamelie

Spending days on making and creating...family, food, photos, and lots of cozy and fun stitches. I have 4 kids, so to make my life more busy and more interesting, I have decided to always be inspired to create. For now my work reflects children, their joy of life, colors, discoveries and adventures. Please, bare with me on this fascinating marathon ...lets do it..lets make it happen 'thing-a-day' :) This year, Amelie , my oldest daughter is joining me for the marathon 'thing-a-day'. It's great to have a partner :). My Etsy store http://www.etsy.com/shop/stitchinnetka?ref=si_shop My blog http://stitchinnetka.blogspot.com/
notebook

Day 29

And I have finished off  ‘Thing-a-Day’ making   Notebook Set with a funky gum drop print for a sweet little girl   .It was one great month of making things Looking forward to the next year .

notebook

Day 29

And I have finished off  ‘Thing-a-Day’ making   Notebook Set with a funky gum drop print for a sweet little girl   .It was one great month of making things Looking forward to the next year .

trio

Day 28

Finally we have finished working on Amelie’s Native American Project.  Seining Net and Canoe were the last missing pieces. I wish we had a elm bark to make a canoe, but it looks pretty good made with a brown shopping

trio

Day 28

Finally we have finished working on Amelie’s Native American Project.  Seining Net and Canoe were the last missing pieces. I wish we had a elm bark to make a canoe, but it looks pretty good made with a brown shopping

pottery

Day 27

Now it’s time for serious making – I’m helping Amelie with her Native American Project for school .She needs to make three things, so far we have managed to make a pottery piece in the  Iroquois style. It was a

pottery

Day 27

Now it’s time for serious making – I’m helping Amelie with her Native American Project for school .She needs to make three things, so far we have managed to make a pottery piece in the  Iroquois style. It was a

cherry headband

Day 26

And another homemade headband. Girls are demanding spring accessories, and that only means that change of seasons is on its way. This time something sweet for a cherry blossom festival  …  

cherry headband

Day 26

And another homemade headband. Girls are demanding spring accessories, and that only means that change of seasons is on its way. This time something sweet for a cherry blossom festival  …  

bunny headband

Day 25

I love making headband these days. Here it is, another accessory inspired by Easter and Spring – Sweet Bunny Headband made with eco felt .

bunny headband

Day 25

I love making headband these days. Here it is, another accessory inspired by Easter and Spring – Sweet Bunny Headband made with eco felt .

muffines

Day 24

That was a good muffin day, and we needed really bad to get some of that yummy goodness. This orange-zucchini-walnut and chocolate chip muffins are a good substituted for dinner, at least Gavin thinks so. Considering the amount of vegetable,

muffines

Day 24

That was a good muffin day, and we needed really bad to get some of that yummy goodness. This orange-zucchini-walnut and chocolate chip muffins are a good substituted for dinner, at least Gavin thinks so. Considering the amount of vegetable,

ladybug

Day 23

Spring is in the air , more crafting for warmer days…Ladybug Headband for Girls that like to accessorize . I love making little goodies out of felt , so here it is, another little crafty creation form eco felt.

ladybug

Day 23

Spring is in the air , more crafting for warmer days…Ladybug Headband for Girls that like to accessorize . I love making little goodies out of felt , so here it is, another little crafty creation form eco felt.

banners

Day 22

I had a busy night making birthday banners and wish flags.  Cute  light and spring inspired decoration , especially lemonade stand banner brings back good memories of sunny, warm days  

banners

Day 22

I had a busy night making birthday banners and wish flags.  Cute  light and spring inspired decoration , especially lemonade stand banner brings back good memories of sunny, warm days  

notebook covers

Day 21

Last night I made these two notebook covers, perfect combo for a girl and a boy. It fits all standard notebooks and has a little pencil pouch inside   Amelie made a new lego design – this time a spa

notebook covers

Day 21

Last night I made these two notebook covers, perfect combo for a girl and a boy. It fits all standard notebooks and has a little pencil pouch inside   Amelie made a new lego design – this time a spa

owl

Day 20

Another owl project, this time Maya requested a owl toy, to make her sleep better . So here it is- inspired by great craft book ‘More Softies Only a Mother Could Love’ super sweet owl girl … … And Amelie

owl

Day 20

Another owl project, this time Maya requested a owl toy, to make her sleep better . So here it is- inspired by great craft book ‘More Softies Only a Mother Could Love’ super sweet owl girl … … And Amelie

IMG_5467

Day 19

Another hat project, this time for Gavin. Sometimes it’s good to have moth invasion on your wool sweaters … That keeps your creative juices flowing, especially if you are having hard time throwing  away your favorite sweater. So here is

IMG_5467

Day 19

Another hat project, this time for Gavin. Sometimes it’s good to have moth invasion on your wool sweaters … That keeps your creative juices flowing, especially if you are having hard time throwing  away your favorite sweater. So here is

IMG_4920

Day 18

Weekends are super busy here, and especially this 3 day weekend feels fully loaded with all sorts of attractions. Somehow I have managed to squeeze in this little craft – I made a hat for Oliver out of his little

IMG_4920

Day 18

Weekends are super busy here, and especially this 3 day weekend feels fully loaded with all sorts of attractions. Somehow I have managed to squeeze in this little craft – I made a hat for Oliver out of his little

mouse in tin

Day 17

Amelie has finished her mouse in box set, super cute kid craft inspired by ‘ mmmcrats’  blog now mouse lives in a little tin  … And I made a mini banner for a cake or table decoration , or for

mouse in tin

Day 17

Amelie has finished her mouse in box set, super cute kid craft inspired by ‘ mmmcrats’  blog now mouse lives in a little tin  … And I made a mini banner for a cake or table decoration , or for

IMG_4821

Day 16

We are thinking a lot about Spring these days. So I made another Spring inspired banner , I love combination of yellow, orange and green … And Amelie made another softie creature , this time it is a tiny mouse…

IMG_4821

Day 16

We are thinking a lot about Spring these days. So I made another Spring inspired banner , I love combination of yellow, orange and green … And Amelie made another softie creature , this time it is a tiny mouse…

IMG_4791

Day 15

This time it was mama-daughter project- sweet little owl inspired by very cute book filled with adorable projects and crafts  ‘More Softies’ . I have a filling that will be many more of those sweet creatures coming to life in

IMG_4791

Day 15

This time it was mama-daughter project- sweet little owl inspired by very cute book filled with adorable projects and crafts  ‘More Softies’ . I have a filling that will be many more of those sweet creatures coming to life in

cake banner

Day 14

Valentine’s Day definitely  brought a bit of distraction to our crafting routine, but after all we made few things . Amelie made a wrist bangle, she crochet one more flower ( yes, she keeps on making a lot of those)

cake banner

Day 14

Valentine’s Day definitely  brought a bit of distraction to our crafting routine, but after all we made few things . Amelie made a wrist bangle, she crochet one more flower ( yes, she keeps on making a lot of those)

birthday crown

Day 13

Today I made a sweet personalized birthday crown .I used eco felt, it’s very easy and fun  to work with and some embroidery floss for the name and details   And Amelie made a crochet flower for her teacher…  

birthday crown

Day 13

Today I made a sweet personalized birthday crown .I used eco felt, it’s very easy and fun  to work with and some embroidery floss for the name and details   And Amelie made a crochet flower for her teacher…  

airplane cake

Day 12

So today I made  a party for my little boy.Airplane party with tons of airplanes, cookies and a big airplane cake . I went for yummy devil’s cake, super amazing chocolate and vanilla , all this cream cheese frosting  accessorized 

airplane cake

Day 12

So today I made  a party for my little boy.Airplane party with tons of airplanes, cookies and a big airplane cake . I went for yummy devil’s cake, super amazing chocolate and vanilla , all this cream cheese frosting  accessorized 

airplane cookies

Day 11

Busy Saturday , getting ready for Gavin’s 3rd b-day party …lots of cookies were made hmmm maybe around 250 airplanes, helicopters and clouds.It the usual very loved mix of gingerbread and sugar cookies …     I also made few

airplane cookies

Day 11

Busy Saturday , getting ready for Gavin’s 3rd b-day party …lots of cookies were made hmmm maybe around 250 airplanes, helicopters and clouds.It the usual very loved mix of gingerbread and sugar cookies …     I also made few

cardborad airplanes

Day 10

Today Amelie added few extra accessories to Adriana’s birthday gift. She made a little pouch and wrist bands out of masking tape .   And my project is all about Gavin’s Party. I made airplanes out of cardboard boxes for

cardborad airplanes

Day 10

Today Amelie added few extra accessories to Adriana’s birthday gift. She made a little pouch and wrist bands out of masking tape .   And my project is all about Gavin’s Party. I made airplanes out of cardboard boxes for

spring banner

Day 9

Another day filled with excitement about another birthday. Have I mentioned that February is just bursting with birthdays in my family? So thanks to all the celebration we have so much motivation and inspiration for all this crafts. Amelie decided

spring banner

Day 9

Another day filled with excitement about another birthday. Have I mentioned that February is just bursting with birthdays in my family? So thanks to all the celebration we have so much motivation and inspiration for all this crafts. Amelie decided

felt heart pouches

Day 8

Today we had a family craft night- 30 Valentines – 30 felt heart pouches  for Oliver’s friends in pre-K . I thought it would be nice to have something hand made for little friends, especially considering that V-day is absolutely

felt heart pouches

Day 8

Today we had a family craft night- 30 Valentines – 30 felt heart pouches  for Oliver’s friends in pre-K . I thought it would be nice to have something hand made for little friends, especially considering that V-day is absolutely

Paper Airplanes

Day 7

Yey, we mad it happen again . Day 7 was a bit busy ..again with life related dramas…school, playground,naps, dinner, homework etc. But we have manged to pull it together and here it is… Amelie made paper airplane garlands for

Paper Airplanes

Day 7

Yey, we mad it happen again . Day 7 was a bit busy ..again with life related dramas…school, playground,naps, dinner, homework etc. But we have manged to pull it together and here it is… Amelie made paper airplane garlands for

play dough

Day 6

Monday are very busy here. First of all, girls have to deployed to school on time, and that is a very big achievement after a weekend. Second, boys have play dates with little buddies.  Today, I managed to make my

play dough

Day 6

Monday are very busy here. First of all, girls have to deployed to school on time, and that is a very big achievement after a weekend. Second, boys have play dates with little buddies.  Today, I managed to make my

spring headband

Day 5

We had a sort of busy day with family and friends, so projects turned out to be quick and easy. I made another ! headband …yes, I am addicted to that craft this month. Also I have a tutorial in

spring headband

Day 5

We had a sort of busy day with family and friends, so projects turned out to be quick and easy. I made another ! headband …yes, I am addicted to that craft this month. Also I have a tutorial in

felt birdy

Day 4

Today Amelie made another felt creature, this time it’s a key chain charm   – little bird. She made most of it by herself, I just helped her with the last stitches .   I made brownies with little hearts stencils

felt birdy

Day 4

Today Amelie made another felt creature, this time it’s a key chain charm   – little bird. She made most of it by herself, I just helped her with the last stitches .   I made brownies with little hearts stencils

ipod case

Day 3

Today’s project was total collaboration between me and Amelie. She really wanted to make a pouch for her iPod touch, so we did a little bit design research and came up with this idea – Sweet Little Owl Case. As

ipod case

Day 3

Today’s project was total collaboration between me and Amelie. She really wanted to make a pouch for her iPod touch, so we did a little bit design research and came up with this idea – Sweet Little Owl Case. As

Day 2

Well, that was a busy day for me. I have managed to make few different things,  so choosing one just for this project was a bit tricky. Finally, I have decided it will be a month filled with handmade headbands,

Day 2

Well, that was a busy day for me. I have managed to make few different things,  so choosing one just for this project was a bit tricky. Finally, I have decided it will be a month filled with handmade headbands,

Day 1

    ”Thing-a-Day’- lets do it again …. No special plan in mind , I shell see what I will create everyday. I will be amusing  myself again, but this time Amelie, is joining me during this marathon of creating

Day 1

    ”Thing-a-Day’- lets do it again …. No special plan in mind , I shell see what I will create everyday. I will be amusing  myself again, but this time Amelie, is joining me during this marathon of creating