A Little Spring in Winter

I was actually planning this post for springtime, but when I watched this on the news, I knew that now was in fact a very good time to post it. "Admired each year for their cherry blossoms, these trees in Tokyo are getting a helping hand for...

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Leave a little sparkle

December the 1st today and the official countdown for Christmas has started here at Love Art and Beyond! The annual tradition of decorating for the holidays always adds a bit of magic and sparkle to our homes, as well as, a dash of nostalgia and memories of...

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Sunflower Love

I was recently asked to make a SO SOPHIE art doll to be given as a gift. "So give me some hints, what does your friend like?" I asked. Summer, flowers, the colour green and dogs! Hmmm! Helia is what came out of my creative...

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Diwa Goes Home

The winner of the SO SOPHIE art doll giveaway, which I held in the beginning of October (see post here), was Areti from Facebook who suggested an Indian/Diwali inspired doll! I was so excited to find out more about this Hindu celebration and see how I could...

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Little Dolls of Art and Gustav Klimt

I remember many, many years ago when I first came across an image of the painting The Kiss online, I immediately wanted to find out who the artist was. I was so surprised to find out that it was painted in 1909 because it looked...

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