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Autumn magic / Jesenska čarolija



Autumn magic always appears when you least expect it but sometimes there is joy in being caught off guard. A pleasent suprise is always welcome. So, why not pleasently suprise yourself ? Last minute picnic and perfect weather. An hour of blissful peace. It is Autumn. We do our best to adjust to it. Nature seems to take this change of season gracefully, so we try our best to mimic its strategies. We layer out outfits trying to keep up with the weather changes...and often we have a lot of fun in the process. Autumn is a good time to remember that change can be a good thing...and that trying to control everything kills the joy in living. Make the most of every moment because you might not get that second change. Life is not always fair, nor does hard work pays off in the way people assume they do. People get easily discouraged if they don't experienece success in the traditional (i.e. material) sense of the word. Hard work has its benefits. Doing the right thing gives us a feeling of inner peace but it does not mean success is behind the courner. Every investment, be it emotional, spiritual or material is a risk of some sorts. Life is a gamble, so when you get the change to have a moment of peace, cease it. One moment of autumn magic can be the rest from all that hard work that you need and deserve.....Magic is not something that can be bought or earned, it is something that happens on its own.  Do not forget it.


Jesenska čarolija se uvijek pojavljuje kada je najmanje očekuješ, ali nekad ima radosti u tome da nas nešto zatakne nespremne. Ugodno iznenađenje je uvijek dobrodošlo pa zašto ne bi ugodno iznenadili sebe? Piknik u zadnji tren i savršeno vrijeme. Sat blaženog mira.  Jesen je stigla. Trudimo joj se prilagoditi. Priroda graciozno doživljava promjenu sezone, pa se i mi trudimo oponašati njezine strategije. Odijevamo se slojevito u nastojanju da pratimo vremenske promjene, ali često se u svemu tome i zabavljamo. Jesen je dobro vrijeme da se prisjetimo da promjena može biti i dobra stvar...i da pokušavanje kontroliranja stvari ubija užitak u življenju. Život nije uvijek pošten, a i naporan rad se ne isplati uvijek na onaj način na koji ljudi misle. Ljudi se lako obeshrabre ako ne dožive uspjeh u tradicionalnom (tj. materijalnom) smislu. Težak rad ima svoje prednosti. Osjećaj da smo napravili nešto ispravno daje nam osjećaj unutrašnjeg mira. No, svako ulaganje bilo ono emotivne, duhovne ili materijalne prirode je rizik. Život je kocka, tako da kada dobijete priliku za trenutak mira, iskoristite je. Trenutak jesenske čarolije može biti odmor od teškog rada koji vam treba i koji zaslužujete...Čarolija nije nešto što se može kupiti i zaraditi, događa se samo od sebe. Nemojte to 
zaboraviti.









outfit/ ruho
black blazer, crni sako: old, stari
cropped cardigan/ kratki džemperić: even older, još stariji
plaid skirt/ plisirana suknja: no name, nije markirana
bag/torba: Croatian handmade folklore bag, hrvatska ručno rađena folklorna torba
boots/ čizme: dr. martens














outfit/ ruho
black blazer, crni sako: old, stari
cropped cardigan/ kratki džemperić: even older, još stariji
plaid skirt/ plisirana suknja: no name, nije markirana
bag/torba: Croatian handmade folklore bag, hrvatska ručno rađena folklorna torba
boots/ čizme: dr. martens

Comments

  1. Beautifully written. :) And I'm loving all the outfits, especially the second one! <3

    Kay
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  2. Nice look

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  3. Very well thought-out words, I agree with you in every way :-) Beautiful pictures my dear, I love your skirt :-)

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  4. I love your striped sweater. These photos are lovely!

    xo Azu

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  5. so wonderful and sunny!you always spend the time so great!

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  6. Nice post dear!
    xoxo

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  7. Dear Ivana, many thanks for sharing your again so wise words! Yes, autumn is indeed a wonderful season and I enjoy it at the moment as far as possible. (Honestly this is not that difficult as we have amazing weather here in Bavaria :) )
    I see you do enjoy the fall and a picnic is always a fantastic idee. You look again happy and beautiful and styled the pleated skirt so tasteful.
    Have an amazing new week!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
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    1. thank you Rena:) I do my best to enjoy Autumn.

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  8. Love your outfit for the picnic! So feminine an so appropriate!

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  9. Hi dear, A long time I was not here, sorry ... loved. I recently worse time, I hope that everything will get better quickly. Session wonderful, nice to see you together.
    You look beautiful darling, as always <3 I love the fact that you spend good time together, it is important. great skirt, I really like pleated :)

    Have a beautiful week !!
    Kisses darling, lov u girl <3

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    1. thank you dear:) I love maxi skirt too!

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  10. Very wise and true words Ivana, cease the moment is the way to go in life, life is a gamble indeed. Lovely photos as always, you and your husband look very happy :-). Have a happy week dear :-). xxx

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  11. What vicarious pleasure I can get from looking at these magic moments of late autumn sun. We were lucky last weekend when I spent the first day of November with bare legs in blazing sunshine. Now, however, it is grey with sideways rain and drizzle, so these images are ones to feast on.

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    1. I'm glad you enjoyed the virtual sunshine here:)

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  12. Nice outfits Ivana !!
    wonderful pics.



    Kisses


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  13. These are great-looking outfits, and you show great style with both of them. I'm not sure whether I like the cardigan outfit or the poncho outfit more.

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    1. thank you dear:) I'm not sure which one I prefer either.

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  14. I love your outlook on Autumn. Indeed it is a season of change and what fun it can be if we just go with and embrace whatever comes. How nice that you got to enjoy some of the magic and a lovely picnic at the same time. We're still having an unseasonably warm autumn in NYC and I'm getting out and enjoying those almost summerlike temperatures whenever they're around. I'm really hoping this means we might have a mild winter :)

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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    1. I hope so too:) mild winter would be nice.

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  15. I think every year now, i fall more and more in love with fall. It is such a beautiful season...minus the weather :). So yes, i agree with you and it sure is a time for change and change is not always a bad thing.

    You look so happy and warm. You have a gift for layering so well. Beautiful post.

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    1. I totally agree...it is a beautiful season:)

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  16. Let's see, I deserve a pony, a billion dollars, an Astin Martin painted like an X-Wing, a lifetime supply of Tab soda, athletic ability and more hair. Oh, wait! I need to re-read that, I think I did it wrong :) Nice head-to-toe fashion, certainly protected from the potentially damaging rays of the sun or prying eyes. That shawl is totally gorgeous. It really jumped out at me, very nifty addition. No essay tonight, got home too late. But writing in my head. Happy Monday my lovely friend.

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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    1. writing in my head is what I do very often....it will get to paper eventually I'm sure.

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  17. Beautifully written! Change recharges me and Autumn is my fav season. U look beautiful in this outfit!
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  18. Adoro le gonne plissè, bellissimo questo look Ivana!!!
    Che bello anche il post, condivido tutto ciò che hai scritto!
    Kisses, Paola.

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  19. Love all the looks <3 You are so beautiful! Adore the scenic location!

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  20. What a beautiful location and amazing set of photos. It makes me want to go somewhere like that.

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  21. Meni u zadnje vrijeme baš fali tog mira i nekakve prirodne spontanosti, svaki trenutak u danu mi je pomno isplaniran i trenutačno se pomalo osjećam kao u kavezu, pogotovo jer je vani predivno vrijeme, a ja se ne mičem od stola i monitora. Ali drago mi je vidjeti da si se nauživala u prirodi, uvijek volim vidjeti onu tvoju plisiranu suknju, odlično ti stoji! :)

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    1. hvala ti...i ja volim ovu plisiranu suknju:)

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    2. a malo spontanosti uvijek dobro dođe.

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  22. I love all of your outfits! Especially your pretty shawl :) I wish we had some sunshine to go with the colder weather instead of it always raining :) xx

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  23. Prava jesenja idila! Prekrasne fotografije draga i poucan i istinit tekst :)

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  24. The places where you take the photos are always beautiful!!

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  25. I love pleated skirts - there are so versatile and ultra feminine. I like all the looks you've put together :))

    Lu | www.balgarka.co.uk

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  26. Looks great. Autumn is such a beautiful time of the year. I love the photos :)
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  27. Autumn is magical <3! You look gorgeous Ivana :) I love the wind and how it captured the movement in your outfit

    Serene | I Am Serene L

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  28. Jako lepo rečeno, posebno poslednje dve rečenice. I sama primećujem tu jesenju čaroliju koja se pojavla upravo onda kada sam prestala da se protivim jeseni i da raniji pogled na sumornu prirodu koja umire gledam kao na pauzu koja nam je svima potreba s vremena na vreme. Uostalom, bilo bi dosadno da je stalno isto. Iako volim leto, verovatno bi mi se smučilo da je stalno toplo.
    Što volim takve neplanirane dane. Vidim da ste uživali :) Mnogo su lepe fotografije, divan sučnan dan i prelepo mesto. Tvoja kombinacija je udobna, ženstvena i inspirativna, posebno mi se sviđa suknja :)

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  29. Autumn is magical <3! You look gorgeous Ivana :) I love the wind and how it captured the movement in your outfit

    Serene | I Am Serene L

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  30. Naprawdę, ale masz ślicznego bloga ! :D
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  31. I like this! Great post. :D

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  32. Pazi danas... odlucila ja uzivati u jesenskoj idili i kada smo slikali post, reko budem bacala onako lisce oko sebe i krenula i... pospricala se s psecom pisalinom :D Hahaha... od cijele livade lisca, ja nasla popisano lisce :) I bijela dolcevita vise nije bila bijela...
    Sreca prva: vec smo imali nesto fotkica
    Sreca druga: bolje pisaka nego ono drugo
    To su te spontane zivotne radosti :)
    Izgledas mi krasno a s tekstom se ne mogu sloziti vise. Divno napisano! :)

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    1. hvala ti puno:)
      baš si me nasmijala:)

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  33. Beautiful photos and a great picnic !!

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  34. great outfit!!

    kisses
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  36. Your're right, Ivana, we often (and so easily!) forget about the magic and if it comes to the success we feel like we reach this only when we see some material benefits, which is also sad situation. I'm so happy that you could feel this magical and beautiful sunny Autumn in your country on this picnic, you had to have fun :) Btw, you look really pretty on each photo, my dear!

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  37. What a great collection of pictures Ivana! You look lovely! xx

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  38. This is such a beautifully written post, Ivana and we do tend to forget and take things for granted. The weather here has been temperamental, the sun if finally out today after non stop rain for almost a week.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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    1. thank you...good to hear there is sunshine there.

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  39. Wonderful text and meaning :)
    have a nice week, dear, lots of kisses!
    xxx


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  40. Your pleated maxi skirt is lovely! (You know I like my maxi skirts!)

    A picnic to enjoy the sunny weather sounds great too - and your post is very well written. it's good to relax and just enjoy a few calm moments whenever they arise :)

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  41. Don't know why but you look different here. Did you cut your hair or something? I'm in Vienna now so will try to pop by whenever I get time 😜

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    1. my hair looks lighter in the sun, that must be it..I haven't cut it in a long time:)

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  42. Don't you look like a ray of sunshine. As always, you and your hubby look great together :D.

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  43. You look amazing! And I love the photos!
    Also, beautifully written post! The weather has gotten so cold & windy where I live so i wouldn't be able to have a picnic now. I wish we had some warmer weather.

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  44. So many great layers!

    xx Chelsea
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  45. Your style is so unique! LOVE IT!
    xo, Shell
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  46. Wow Love the outfit and U look Stunning..In love with the pictures <3

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  47. The second one is my favorite! Nice place sweetie! xo,
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  48. wow amazing inspiration with outstanding color combination its such a great update!
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  49. Really magic shots! You look so charming and pretty Ivana! Very stylish and elegant look.
    Have a good week dear!

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  50. So well written darling. I made a note to myself: to pleasantly surprise me more often. Lovely pictures as always. Great picnic, looks so peaceful.
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    1. thank you dear Idu:) pleasent surpises are a spice to our lives:)

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  51. Jednostavno obožavam tvoje tekstove, tako iskrene, iz srca i duše i uvijek tako tople.. Uživala sam, i najradije bih te nagovorila da uz svoje ilustracije sjedneš i napišeš i knjigu. Ja bih sigurno bila prva u redu za autogram :)

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    1. hvala ti puno...pišem ja puno, a nadam se da će se jednog dana to i u knjigu pretvoriti.

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  52. Wonderful words Ivana and your photos are very pretty. I love this place :)

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  53. Great place for relax, I'm happy for you, is good to enjoy a weather like this. I didn't get out since last month.
    Anyway, the skirt and the scarf are so beautiful together!

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    1. yes, we did enjoy this warm weather to the fullest.

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  54. i love these shots in the natur a lot!!! nice countryside. and your blazer looks really great.

    Jennifer

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