“green” fingers – upcycling

Upcycling — giving an old item a new and better purpose in life which greatly helps save the environment, or simply put — turning otherwise discarded items/rubbish into something more useful or beautiful, and of better value. Upcycling crafts = green crafts and hence, my version of “green” fingers! “Green” Fingers 2015 – Project 1…

red

The colour red — reminds me of Chinese New Year, which coincidentally happens to be two days away.  Almost everything relates to the Lunar New Year/ spring festival (春節) is in red, from the decorations with red tanglungs (lanterns), red peonies and red ornaments, red spring scrolls at the door, red fire crackers, red angpaus…

shyness

When we were little we were all fascinated by how the leaves of the mimosa folded rapidly when being touched. Very few of us could resist touching the touch-sensitive leaves when we came across them while playing in the fields. Though we hated stepping on the prickly stems when we were running around bare-footed, at…