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DIY Christmas cards / Uradi sam božične čestitke
this one is still work in progress/ ova još nije gotova
The great thing about making your own Christmas cards (or any cards for that matter) is that you don't need to buy any supplies or materials (no need to run down to a hobby shop) , take any classes or participate in any workshops to be able to do it. You may use whatever you like, cut an image from some magazine, a piece of fabric or paper napkin and just glue it to a paper or cardboard. You might use old Christmas decorations, make up or nail-polish, anything really. I think that the most important thing is to make them personal and I believe that the person you give it to or send it to will appreciate the special effort you took to make them.
To me it made sense to use my own illustrations as well as to make some new ones (but you may use whatever you like). In addition, I used other things I found in my home, such as cardboard (from used packaging) , make up supplies (cotton pads or cotton balls to be more precise), glue and paper napkins (these bird printed paper napkins I bought in DM with DIY agenda in mind and have used them in many DIY projects so I can say they really payed off).
I might do another post like this one, with more ideas, so if you're up for that don't forget to write so in the comments.
Odlična stvar kod pravljenja svojih vlastitih božičnih čestitki (ili bilo kakvih čestitki što se toga tiče) je da ne morate kupovati nikakve materijale ( ne morate trčati do hobby prodavaonice) niti pohađati neke sate ili radionice da biste to mogli napraviti. Možete koristiti što god želite, izrezati sliku iz nekog časopisa, komad tkanine ili salvete i jednostavo to zaljepiti na papir ili karton. Možete koristiti stare božične dekoracije, šminku, lak za nokte, bilo što zaista. Mislim da je najvažnija stvar učiniti ih posebnim i vjerujem da će osoba kojoj ih date ili pošaljete cijeniti poseban trud koji ste uložili da ih napravite.
Meni se činilo logičnim koristiti vlastite ilustracije kao i napraviti neke nove. Osim toga, koristila sam stvari koje sam pronašla doma, kao što je karton ( s nekih pakiranja), pamučne blazinice (ili jastučiće kako tko već kaže mada su ovo više pamučne kuglice), ljepilo i salvete (ove salvete s uzorkom ptičica sam kupila u DM-u, imajući na umu baš ovakve uradi sam projekte, dosta sam ih koristila, preslatke su i baš su mi se isplatile.)
Mogla bih napisati još jedan ovakav post, s još više ideja, pa ako vam to zanima, ne zaboravite to napisati u komentarima.
As I mentioned in one of my last post, I'm already thinking about what I might wear for all those festive occasions that are coming up. Autumn and Winter both have its fair share of festivities. Our social calendar can be quite busy this time of year with all the meetings, events, festivities, celebrations, family and work parties. Some of these social occasions come with a black tie dress code, so I decided to prepare some outfit ideas. A bit of formal wear inspiration for my readers. All of these photographs were taken the day before yesterday. We're enjoying a rather warm Autumn in Herzegovina but these outfits I'm sharing can be easily be adapted for colder weather. Just throw a warm coat or a blazer over them, and that would be that. That's what I plan to do once it gets colder. Anyhow, all four dresses I'll be sharing with you today are from Rosegal. This is my second collaboration with this site, if you want you can have a look at my first one here. With…
Time for another Fashion Illustration Friday talk. We'll talk autumn and share some new autumn inspired fashion illustrations & outfits. Autumn is a season with one of the most beautiful colour palettes. Just think about all those gorgeous gold and red leaves! Even the fruits of Autumn are visually stunning, for example the delicious and juicy fruits such as pomegranates and grapes. With so much to appeal to our senses, it's hard not to be appreciative of autumn. It is a stunning season indeed, so small wonder I was inspired to create some fashion art. Scroll down to see and read more.
AUTUMN COLOUR COMBOS TO CONSIDER
Besides enjoying the colours of autumn, I sure love wearing colour in autumn, and that's what I'll write about today. Whether we're talking about accessories or clothes, a bit of colour can take us a long way. Here are some illustrated & photographed colour combos to consider.
RED AND GREEN
Is it too early to start reaching for those festive …
I was thinking about why I like tartan pattern so much, when one reason crossed my mind. I figured that it probably has something to do with the history and the culture behind this particular pattern. After all, I always say that traditional and folklore clothing (be it original or reproduced) carries additional value. Traditional patterns can be such an wonderful source of inspiration. Traditional patters have soul to them, one might say. The history of tartan is particularly interesting. Today we mostly associate tartan with Scotland, but according to some historians, tartan like fabrics were used by ancient Celtic populations spreading across the British Isles as early as the sixth and the eight century BC. Well, that one old pattern for sure! However, even if tartan clothes are really as old as ancient Celts, it is the still Scotland that is responsible for tartan we know today. Did you know that different tartan patterns can represent different Scottish families? Something like …