ponedjeljak, 3. ožujka 2014.

February recap / sažetak veljače


Many of my fashion illustrations were inspired by the month of love
I have been working on a few paintings...maybe I'll post about them some day but not for now...
The emphasis continues to be on fashion illustrations....

a wonderful novel  by Kureishi that questions the connection between our body and soul 


Amy Tan is an author that I would highly recommend to all the daughters and mothers. In her works she is quite successful at portraying and examining that special connection that exists between a mother and a daughter.
DIY vases made from old shampoo and detergent bottles
As always I took more photographs then I had actually shared but it's hard to find place for everything

If we're going to trust the Croatian proverb (ljubav ulazi kroz želudac)  that states that a way to someone's heart is trough their stomach ( the English version would be love enters trough the kitchen)  then I have deserved someone's heart for I have been cooking everyday 


I wore a lot of casual outfits in my free time but haven't managed to get them photographed

these few outfits that I did manage to document I had totally forgotten to post
the most worn clothing items would have to be these black mango pants that I've bought recently

You have seen (more or less) what was February like for me. Now tell me... what was February like for you? Are you happy that it's already March or do you feel like time is flying too fast?Are you looking forward to the spring?

 As far as blogging goes, it seems that I have became more focused on fashion illustrations. In the next month the illustrations will have their place, but there will be more focus on DIY....or at least I think so, because I'm kind of heading in that direction. Apart from that, I have no plans. I have so many ideas when it comes to what I want to blog about, that I often have hard time deciding what not to include. As always, feel free to write about what you would like to see.

Vidjeli ste (više-manje) kako sam provela veljaču...sada mi recite, kakav je vama bio prošli mjesec? Veselite li se proljeću? Jeste li jedva dočekali ožujak ili vam je vrijeme prebrzo proletjelo? Ne zaboravite da nam možda i nije još stiglo i da ime za mjesec ožujak potječe od staroslavenske riječi koja je označavala laž, znači radi se o mjesecu varljivoga i prevrtljivoga vremena.

Što se tiče bloganja, čini mi se da sam se najviše usredotočila na modne ilustracije. Mislim da ću u ovom mjesecu pisati više o uradi sam projektima, ali vidjeti ćemo.....

51 komentar:

  1. Lots of gorgeous items my dear :) I hope the new month brings lots of happiness & great things!! I just wanted to also let you know that you won my giveaway :D Congrats doll, I am very happy that it was you who won :) I hope you enjoy them. I will need your email address, so I can send you a message for your address doll - yay!! Have a lovely day doll xo

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  2. Bel recap Ivana, le tue illustrazioni sono sempre favolose e sei molto carina negli outfits. Sono felice sia iniziato marzo, mi accorgo però il tempo stia volando!:) Un bacio!

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  3. oh, we have same proverb in russia "The way to someone's heart is through their stomach" ))))) So I definitely understand what you are talking about) I've got to say my February reminded me of an express train, I even didn't understand where all the time has gone. Time is running, indeed! By the way, I fall in love with your blouse, that greay one with a big bow. It's so romantic and feminine! I also like the way you combined it with simple black pants, looks elegant!

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    1. I always have a feeling that February just flies by...Thank you for your comments. The grey blouse is from silk, I've bought it years ago and it is one of those items you can wear on any occasion... or just when you cannot think of anything to wear:)

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  4. Sei davvero moto creativa Ivana! Che bella la manicure!

    Plaid shirt, denim skirt and loafers on lowbudget-lowcost Fashion Blog

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  5. great post,dear!
    http://antapal.blogspot.gr

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  6. Meni opcenito vrijeme nekako jurisa zadnjih mjeseci...urotilo se protiv mene da sto prije udjem u tridesetu :) Uz sve divote u ovome postu o veljaci, posebno me odusevila klopica...kao i uvijek...padam na klopu uvijek :)

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    1. i meni se nešto čini da je sve u šestoj brzini kako se bližim tridesetoj.

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  7. Che meravigliosa selezione di schizzi,foto, immagini! Caterina www.imieioutfit.blogspot.com

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  8. Lovelyyy Blog <3 this is something that I like to wear !
    Do you want to follow each other on instagram? I'm @chicstreetchoc! Thank uuu
    FOLLOW ME ON FACEBOOK
    CHIC STREET CHOC

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    1. thank you....sorry I don't have instagram.

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  9. super post :)

    http://lamodalena.blogspot.com/

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  10. I like the books of Amy Tan - I read already many books from her and I enjoyed each of her books. My February was good although I have to admit that I can´t believe that it is already March! At work it was busy but also really satisfying as I got many good feedback and was able to finish some projects. And I had meetings with a few interesting persons in my private life :)

    I love your hairdo with the braid so much! As already mentioned I do the same hairdo sometimes for my daughter when she´s wearing a Bavarian traditional dress, my hair is unfortunately not thick enough for such a hairdo ...

    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

    www.dressedwithsoul.blogspot.de

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    1. I'm glad all the projects are going well for you.

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    2. Thank you - also for your interesting and nice comment on my blog <3

      xx Rena

      www.dressedwithsoul.blogspot.de

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  11. Bellissime le tue illustrazioni e mi piace molto la blusa con le rouches!

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  12. Che illustrazioni interessanti, ma come sei carina!
    Mimma ♡ MyFashionSketchbook

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  13. Love your Outfits! Also great Manicure :)

    kisses

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  14. Baš ti je lijepa bila veljača, puna svega i svačega :) Meni je mjesec bio kaotičan, pun nekih planiranja i dogovaranja, crtanja i apsolutno najmanje fotkanja što se nadam da će se promijeniti u ožujku (iako, ruku na srce, nije počeo baš nešto obećavajuće) :D

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  15. Tebi je februar bio vrlo dinamičan, rekla bih. I ovi radovi su neka dinamika, dešavanja.

    Meni je februar protekao u pripremama za 8. mart, obavezama, jurnjavi, plaćanju računa, polaganju ispita... Svašta nešto. Radujem se proleću, naravno, jer evo, već počinje ona moja cvetna priča a nadam se da će ih biti još. Imam planove, obaveze. Sve u svemu, super je, samo da se ne dokoniše.

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    1. tako je, glavno da se nešto radi, ja se uvijek pokušavam organizirati da se bavim sa svim i svačim.

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  16. Wow! love this post!!!
    so so cool love you♥♥♥
    New post on my fashion blog :)
    -> http://bfshion.blogspot.co.il/

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  17. Beautiful pics, drawings and outfits!

    http://julesonthemoon.blogspot.it/

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  18. Zaista predivan sažetak proteklog meseca :) Meni je lično proleteo, uvek mi proleti, čini mi se i naravno, radujem se proleću... Uvek su mi bili interesantni nazivi meseca u hrvatskom i drago mi je da sam saznala značenje koje se krije iza reči ožujak :)

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    1. evo jedna tablica sa različim nazivima za mjesece u slavenskim jezicima (neki su već zastarjeli, ali su skroz zanimljivi):

      http://hr.wiktionary.org/wiki/nazivi_za_mjesece_u_raznim_jezicima

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  19. Bellissimo recap, sei brava e molto carina! :D
    Baci!
    S
    http://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.it/

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  20. Beautiful drawings x
    New post http://crystalcosmicchic.blogspot.co.uk/

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  21. Prelepo izgledas :) Fotke su odlicne :)
    Kosa ti je odlicna, posebno kad ti je onako pribrana :*

    Sanja's Burgundy Blog
    Sanja's Burgundy Facebook Page

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  22. Like how your illustrations were inspired by love. Very cute drawings. Very nice outfits you had on in those photos. Great look.
    Ideas for the blog is always a good thing and feel free to post what comes to mind then see the response from your readers.

    http://www.thefashionstirfry.com

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  23. Nice recap!
    I'll be waiting for you to show us the paintings you've been working on :)

    http://mykindofjoy.blogspot.pt/

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    1. most of my paintings have ended up in a gallery recently, but those that I have left I will surely show.

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  24. what a great recap, february was a busy month for you it seems;) so many great illustrations! and i adore that outfit with the black pants and silver grey shirt with the bow! amazing!
    love and kiss,mary
    http://www.maryloucinnamon.com/

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  25. Love reading through your February recap dear.x It seems like you had a very productive month, love your photography posts and you are so talented when it comes to fashion illustrations and painting. I used to take painting classes for years and now it seems like I forgotten about everything, wish I didn't stop it! Love your outfits, you should post every single one of them, we enjoy reading and seeing them:) I have recently bought a pair of black trousers and it seems like I am wearing them every single day! February was a really good month for me as well. Time flies but I am excited for all the new things that are coming! Have a lovely rest of the week dear.x
    xxxx
    Stephanie
    vidathings.blogspot.co.uk

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All your comments mean a lot to me, even the criticism. Naravno da mi puno znači što ste uzeli vrijeme da nešto napišete, pa makar to bila i kritika. Per me le vostre parole sono sempre preziose anche quando si tratta di critiche.