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Once a bookworm always a bookworm (outfit post) / Jednom knjiški crv uvijek knjiški crv (odjevna objava)

If I was a shoppingholic I would say : 'I was so happy when I bought this tote bag, I mean isn't this inscription so adorable?'. However, since I'm a DIYaholic, I must say: 'I was so happy when I hand painted this old tote bag. Isn't this incription I made so adorable?'. Hm, now that I think about it, there is a certain similiarity between a shopaholic and a DIYaholic. We're both passionate about things and we invest a certain amount of time in getting what we want. To each its own as they say, so far I prefer DIY, but there are certainly advantages to shopping, like not having to spend half a day cleaning your house after all your DIY projects. So you remember these sunglasses that I repainted recently? Well, there is another DIY element in the look and it is this lovely earring that I will talk more about  some other time.....

In the meantime, you can see this tote bag styled for the first time here. You can see one of my numerous 'let's paint on clothes' projects here.  Now, about the oufit....sorry, I'm not feeling it.  Let's talk about books instead. At the moment I'm reading Les Misérables. I can't believe I haven't read it before, because I've read most of the classics. I tell you, I'm so head over heels with this novel. I'm so glad I gave up on watching the recent movie version....I must have heard somewhere how it ends but it didn't stay in my head, so no spoilers please. Don't tell me how it ends! Please don't!


Kada bi bila ovisnica o kupnji, rekla bi kako sam jako sretna što sam kupila ovu tote torbu i zar nije natpis na njoj presladak, no pošto sam "uzdaj se u se i u svoje kljuse" tip žene, moram reći kako mi se jako sviđa ovaj stari cener na kojem sam sama napisala ovaj natpis i nacrtala ilustracije. Moram reći kada razmislim, doista postoje sličnosti između šopingholičarki i nas DIYholičarki. I jedne i druge ulažemo određen dio vremena i poprilično strasti u to da dobijemo ono što želimo. Sto ljudi, sto ćudi, kako kažu, meni je ovo zabavnije, ali postoje određene prednosti kupovine sigurna sam, kao npr. ne morati čistiti cijeli dan kuću nakon svih tih " mojih ruku djelo pod svaku cijenu" aktivnosti. Sjećate se ovih sunčanih koje sam nedavno prebojala...dobro, ali od zanimljivosti ima još jedna moja kreacija, a to je ova krasna naušnica o kojoj ću govoriti neki drugi put....

U međuvremenu, evo poveznica za objavu u kojoj sam nosila ovaj ceker prvi put. Još jedna poveznica  na jednu od sto mojih objava o slikanju na odjeću, otiđite ako želite vidjeti koju sam tekstilnu boju koristila. Sada što se tiče odjevne kombinacije....e nešto mi se ne da, već se tekst odužio pa za kraj samo da vam kažem da trenutno čitam Jadnike i da sam oduševljenja. Baš čudno da je nisam prije pročitala i znam da sam na nekom predavanju sigurno raspravljala o njoj, ali sad se ne mogu sjetiti kraja, a i ne želim. Filmsku verziju sam prestala gledati nakon petnaest minuta i sad mi je baš drago.... Nemojte mi otkriti kraj!























naušnica/ earring: DIY, scarf/ rubac: SC, dress/ haljina: moda in, belt/ remen: gift, tote bag: vintage+ DIY, open toe mules with high heels/ natikače s visokom petom: no name

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  1. Amazing photos!

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  2. I love how the scarf complete this outfit!

    Kisses. ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡

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    1. yes, I liked how the scarf looked like with this look.

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    2. Reminds me of a jetset look! ;) So chic, Ivana! And THIS belt - totally my thing!!! <3 Love this kind of bags, so special with the writing!!! Do you remember the KARL WHO? bag? Yours is much better!!! :))

      xoxo Ira
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  3. You look so beautiful and elegant Ivana. Bellissima tesoro. I'm a bookworm too btw :-)
    Baci,
    Coco et La vie en rose fashion blog - Valeria Arizzi

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    1. <3 I'm not suprised that you're a bookworm too!

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  4. You look wonderful and great DIY you`ve done with tote bag!

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  5. Great look with a fantastic belt
    Kisses

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  6. koje noge!
    podržavam DIY, i te platnene torbe su divna stvar za sto situacija.

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  7. I love your dress! Kisses.
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  8. You look lovely! xx

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  9. Lovely and elegant outfit Ivana, great dress and DIY bag. I'm not really a bookworm but I love to read that book. Have a nice day! xo

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  10. What a fun DIY. The tote bag came out really cute and you're totally rocking ladylike chic in this pretty dress!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  11. Cute outfit! Love your scarf!

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  12. awww....awesome outfit! especially with that cute DIY tote bag!! pretty bookworm :-)
    we did read les miserables in school - and later i did read it again in my 20´s - and understand some things i missed as a teen.....
    xxxx

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    2. I was also able to understand many novels better once I got older.

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  13. The worm has turned....out amazing :) Hello cute bookworm! Great job on the bag and very cool dress. Always SO happy to see those gorgeous legs and the open-toed shoes are a nice bonus as well. So exciting :) Beautiful closeups too, dear. So glad you include those, you are quite lovely! As for the ending of Les Mis, I will not spoil it except to say the plot really gets moving when the Avengers show up. Shhhhhhhh! :) xoxo

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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  14. I love your DIY projects. There's something about them that adds energy to whatever we wear. I read classics over and over and over. Reading is one of my favourite things to do.

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  15. I really like your DIY!!! Much more interesting than jyst buying! The outfit is really slick, chic and well put together and you look pretty in it, even if you weren't feeling it!! I look forward to hearing more about the earrings. X

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    1. I do agree with you, for me DIY are more interesting indeed.

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  16. Your DIY is marvellous. I love the classics. And the belt you have on is stunning, adore that!! You look amazing! I hope your having a great week so far xx

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    1. Thanks dear...this belt was a gift from hubs.

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  17. Thanks dear :DD

    Oh, I just love your DIY projects!!
    Great outfit. You look amazing with green color :D

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  18. Priča završava ....
    Ne, ja kažem ništa :-)
    Također volim knijge, na lijetni odmor imam vremena za čitati :-)
    Izgledaš opet vrlo lijepa.
    Puno pozdrava
    Carolin

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    1. Da , zato i ja volim ljeto, jer ljeti imam vremena za to.

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  19. Cute look darling! I love this dress, you're beautiful!!
    Baci,
    Coco et La vie en rose - Valeria Arizzi

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  20. Love the bag, the outfit! I'm always happy to meet other bookworms! :-)

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  21. I really admire your DIYaholic side :)

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  22. wonderful blog again , thanks for following me , i followed you on bloglovin

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  23. Preslatka si mi! Tako chic i divna kombinacija! Zelena haljina je bas elegantna, a marama i mindjuse izvanredne. Volim sto si na ovakav poslovan look, ponela ceger, bas ide sjajno zajedno, drugacije i originalno.
    Puse <3

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    1. hvala ti, ja jako volim tu mješavinu stilova, to me baš zabavlja.

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  24. You look so great, those shoes are super cute! This color suits you so well and the dress is very flattering on you :D Also those earrings are pretty amazing!

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    1. you're very perceptive...thank you so much:)

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  25. Koja lepotica, kakva figura! O tvom umeću sam već sve rekla :) Svaki detalj je savršen. Moram priznati da Jadnike nisam čitala, stvarno bih mogla...

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    1. figuri malo potpomažu i visoke pete u ovom slučaju...a tu i tamo i dobra poza:)
      haljinica je malo veći broj i zatvorena, to mi se svidjelo na njoj, a opet volim je malo osvježiti i naglasiti struk.

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  26. Aw, I have to read this book too, because I saw the musical and it was amazing (I liked the songs and the story generally) :) And you did great DIY, I always repeated to myself (and to others) that the DIYs are great, because these things have special meaning to us :) And what's more, you look so pretty and feminine in this dress, Ivana ;)

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  27. I love that dress, Ivana, love how you paired it with that belt, the scarf, looks great. Beautiful pics.
    hugs
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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  28. Love the handwritten fabric bag, Ivana! Looks very personal & lovely :D

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  29. Sjajno izgledaš i jako mi se sviđa kako si svezala maramu, baš je podiglo kombinaciju :) Jadnici su mi jedna od najdražih knjiga ikad još od srednje škole, baš sam si prije par mjeseci kupila jedno predivno englesko izdanje, totalno za zaljubljenike :) A tek mjuzikl...(ali ne film).

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    1. hvala ti puno:) Imam osjećaj da će i meni postati jedna od najdražih knjiga, skoro sam već gotova s prvom knjigom (imam ona izdanja večernjeg).

      ja sam čak bila kupila izdanje na francuskom, naravno ne s namjerom da ga pročitam jer znam da francuski neću naučiti u skoroj budućnosti, nego jer mi se jako svidjelo...ispalo je da sam knjigu poklonila nekome tko zna francuski, tako da je sve super ispalo.

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  30. Lovely blog, Photos, and lovely you! :)

    Xoxo

    NL. <3

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  31. You look wonderful! I love this added belt with this dress, plus this color looks so good on you :)

    RedLip&Love

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  32. Beautiful pictures Ivana! Thanks for sharing!XOXO
    Jeanne
    http://fashionmusingsdiary.com

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  33. The tote bag is cool! And I love your dress! This dress perfectly skims your figure, and the color is very nice on you as well Such lovely pictures Ivana!!!!

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  34. Marvelous dress Ivana ! You are gorgeous :)

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  35. I think your outfit is brilliant here, Ivana but you always look lovely in my eyes. Ahh, another DIY, your creativity is just mind blowing and never cease to amaze me. xx

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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  36. If I were as avid as you are I'd propably prefer doing DIY than shopping! I enjoy some DIY from time to time, but my constant urges for new trends have to be calmed by my poor bank account :(
    Lovely outfit!

    Natalia
    www.lindifique.com

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    1. I know, many people are like that:) well, there is nothing wrong in following trends as long as it is what you really want.

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  37. You look ultra chic.

    This boom is very interesting.

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  38. Dear Ivana, I like you so much in this look, you look wonderful, very elegant and like a true lady <3 And I think you are not only a DIYaholic - you are an artist and I love as usual what you created. I think I'm more the bookaholic ... although I have to admit that I haven't read Les Miserables so far. Obviously this is a fail as you are so fascinated by this book. At least there is no danger that I can tell you the end :) Wish you a wonderful rest of the week!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  39. Lovely Dress with a fantastic Colour!

    kisses :)

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  40. Estás guapísima con ese vestido, te queda muy bien.
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  41. you look amazing my dear, great post! :D

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  42. militare super chic, bellissima
    buon giovedì
    un abbraccio
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  43. I am absolutely DIYaholic, and more, I hate shopping the last time, I always thing that there is no personality in the stores now, I meen, every items is boring and everything is the same, so I prefer to change the items by myself or inventing new way to repair my old clothes! So I always inspired by your DIYmaking and find many interesting ideas! YOur bag is lovely!
    Kisses Ivana!

    SHAMELESS

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    1. I feel exactly the same, that is why I love DIY too!

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  44. Hi! I really liked your blog: it is interesting and exciting, makes coming back here again and again) I am happy to follow you through the GFC! :)

    With love, Nastya Deutsch ♡
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  45. You look chic.
    xoxo
    Christy

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  46. Love your look and how well you have pulled the scarf with the dress...looking chic!
    xx

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  47. How wonderful it is to receive comments as well as positive. I'm extremely grateful for that and I'm really glad you enjoyed the coordinated. <3

    I've been going through your blog and I can only say that I am amazed! :D

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  48. Wow you are an inspiration! I hope I could reach halfway where you are in terms of blogging! Loved it! Do check my blog-http://colossalcloset.blogspot.in/

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    1. I'm not sure my blog can be called very successful, but I'm happy with it, thank you very much.

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  49. You look so gorgeous in this green dress! The scarf is so pretty too. Lovely diy bag.

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  50. amazing DYIproject...
    http://www.francescagori.com/en_US/altaroma/

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  51. you look so beautiful with this look!!! the DIY is great.
    kisses

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  52. I love how good you are at DIY and repurposing items. Love your belt!
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  53. I'm ashamed but I haven't read or seen the musical Les Miserables. I like your DIY, I love the dress with the wide belt, and how you added the scarf just like French girls do.

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    1. I'm in the process of reading them myself...well, we can't get them all as they say.

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  54. The tote bag is adorable, but what I love best here is this amazing dark green dress, this color suits you so much and I love how you tied it with that belt and made it much more alluring with the scarf!
    Les Miserables is one of my favorites, the musical movie sucks soooo much though, I couldn't watch it despite the fact that Hugh Jackman stars there! Tisk tisk....

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  55. The dress is so beautiful! And you look so glam in this outfit too :)

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  56. such an informative post. those bikinis looked super comfortable.

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  57. I love your look today! Such an elegant dress, a corset type belt, an earring (hope to have a closer look at it in your other posts) and a scarf, even sunglasses - all these things together create a stunning image.
    This is interesting, I have read other books by Victor Hugo but not Les Miserables. Seen the movie but I know it is not the same as to read the book.

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  58. Ok, so in the end of the book.... just kidding:D

    You look really nice in this outfit. Shoes are very sexy:) The bag you made is very cool!

    xoxo

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  59. Great pictures and I just adore that dress :)

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  60. Another great look, one of my fav look of yours, looks elegant and edgy with the belt, the earrings!

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  61. i think you know, that i love your green dress. and now i see you for the first time wearing a belt on this. but i think that this belt is very unique and it looks for me, that this thing has a little bit of an hard-look/domina-style. in my opinion it´s not the right place and outfit to wear a belt like this. it reminds me all the time on a (domina) belt like this one: http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NjgzWDEwMjQ=/z/DZMAAOSwfcVULG3D/$_72.JPG

    ok this thing is red, but i think you know what i mean.

    a belt like this one http://g.nordstromimage.com/ImageGallery/store/product/Large/1/_5743161.jpg - just in white - would look great on this.

    your thoughts?

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  62. my husband bought me this belt, so it is his taste:)..but I think with this dress, this belt is ok. If it was some other dress ( a shorter one) than I think it would be too much. This way it seems like an ordinary outfit.

    I do like that second belt, the one you suggested in your link. This belt is perfect!

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    1. very interesting - this is a nice present from your husband...;-)

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