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CRAFTS, DECOR, PLANTS

Frames with dried flowers

After learning how to dry flowers, let's see what we can do with them! In this article, previously shared on A Shiny Day, I share my secrets on how you can decorate a wall of your house with framed dried flowers. Spring is here, as colorful as always, and I look forward to sharing with you all the wonderful ideas I have prepared for a spring full of flowers. Full of crafts that showcase and praise nature. For this easy craft, you will need : Double glass metal frames. These frames are quite hard to find especially in Greece. However I...

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CRAFTS, PLANTS, TIPS

How to dry flowers

In this article I share with you one of my favorite pastimes! I will show you how easy it is to dry flowers at home. I love to pick flowers and dry them in my special press or in a thick book. I may be from another era, but I consider this #slowliving relaxing activity is truly magical. Isn't it somewhat poetic that we can extend the life of flowers by drying them? Once you put them in the press or the book, you need to completely forget about them for a few days and then come back to see how...

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LIFESTYLE, NUTRITION

Raspberry and flaxseed smoothie

A significant element for a balanced diet are juices and healthy drinks. You may have already noticed that on A Shiny Day we love delicious smoothies. A healthy smoothie with the right ingredients can be refreshing, stimulating with nutrients and can also lift our spirits with its beautiful color. This week I tried an out-of-this-world raspberry and flaxseed smoothie. Flaxseed is essential for those who follow a vegan diet while raspberries help detoxify the body. Ingredients for a glass : 3 organic strawberries 1 tbsp frozen raspberries 3/4 of a glass of oat milk 1 seedless royal date 1/4 tsp....

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