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Blog > Valentina Razenkova

Beautiful embroidery from St Petersburg, Russia

  Greetings from St. Petersburg in Russia :)   I am spending time with embroiderers from St. Petersburg today and I thought you would like to see some beautiful pieces by two very gifted stitchers: Valentina Razenkova and Olga Smirnova.   I spent the day with Valentina yesterday and with my very special friend and stockist, Marina Zherdeva, who travelled through from Moscow. It was a very special day...

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Valentina Razenkova

  ♥ Good Morning, Goeie more, HOWDY, Buon Giorno, Bonjour, Guten Morgen, Selamat Pagi, Buenos Dias, God Morgen, Dobroye utro, Boker tov, kunjhani, Buenos Días, Wilujeng Enjing, Günaydin, Umhlala gahle, Bom Dia, добро утр-dobro utro,  Dobro jutro, G ‘day, Góðan daginn, בוקר טוב!!!, Hyvää huomenta, Dzień Dobry, Sugeng Enjing, Cao An, Ohayo Gozaimasu,  Labas Rytas,  Bună Dimineaţa, ДОБЪР ДЕН, sanibonani, sugeng dalu, Marhaba, Salutari, Tere hommikust! BONGU :-))   To...

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Picture-perfect silk ribbon embroidery

  ◕‿◕  Good morning everyone — it’s a beautiful sunny day in Cape Town ♥   To brighten up your week I will show you picture-perfect Poppies in silk ribbon by the multi-talented: Valentina Razenkova from Saint Petersburg, Russia.    Valentina sent me this landscape masterpiece to share with you … do have a look at the background!   Click on the image to enlarge        ...

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Delicate and beautiful

  G’Day ♫♬♪♫ It’s a beautiful day in Cape Town but I see that it is freezing cold in many parts of the world. So I am sending you lots of African Sunshine and…. to make your day, I have some spectacular Roses to show you by the super-talented Valentina Razenkova from Saint Petersburg in Russia.     Click on the image to enlarge     And another view… click on...

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A spectacular landscape in ribbon embroidery

  Good morning ◕‿◕ Welcome to 2012!   I hope you enjoyed Old Year’s Eve and are ready to get back into the swing of things in 2012.... I have a feeling it's going to be a good year for all of us :)   I have something really remarkable to show you to start off the New Year beautifully — a spectacular landscape by Valentina Razenkova from Saint Petersburg in Russia....

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A Rose basket for you from Saint Petersburg, Russia

  A Rose basket for you from Saint Petersburg, Russia     Good morning ♫♬♪♫ it’s a jewel of a day in Cape Town — the sun is shining and I wish you could see all the butterflies in our garden…       I want to show you a magnificent piece by Valentina Razenkova from Saint Petersburg in Russia. She sent me this exquisite basket of roses….but do...

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Spring Flowers.....

  Spring flowers…..   Beautiful Spring flowers for you by Valentina Razenkova from Russia   Click on images to enlarge                                                 Happy Spring day!   Enjoy your weekend stitching world  ◕‿◕                              ...

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