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Semptember favourites ( books and illustrations) / Rujanski favoriti ( knjige i ilustracije)


September has been a very active month on this blog. While August was all about fashion illustrations (with a bit of fashion and travel to spice it up), September turned out to be a lively mix of travel, fashion, book and art posts. There was plenty of writing too.  Often I was feeling quite philosophical on this little place of my own. Perhaps that means that it is time for this blog to take a new direction, one more focused on the writing. Who can tell for sure? Blogs change with us and they reflect ,in some ways, what is going on in our lives. What is a good blogging month anyway? The feeling we gave it all? I'm not sure what the next month will bring for this blog. I have a lot of prepared posts, but I'm not sure what exactly I will be publishing....and that is actually quite wonderful. That is what I like about the blogging. The element of surprise. Being able to surprise even ourselves. Enough talk for today. Time to sum it up and reflect on October. I've also prepared an outfit summary but I'm not sure yet will I publish it....As I was saying, you never know and that is where the fun in life is hidden:).

Rujan je bio vrlo aktivan mjesec. Dok je kolovoz bio posvećen modnih ilustracijama ( s malo mode i putovanja kao začinom), rujan je ispao nekakva živahna mješavina putovanja, mode, knjiga i umjetničkih objava. Bilo je tu i dosta pisanja. Često sam se osjećala raspoložena za filozofiranje ovdje na ovom mome malom virtualnom kutku. Možda to znači da je vrijeme da ovaj blog krene novim smjerom, onim koji je više usmjeren na pisanje. Tko to može reći zasigurno? Blogovi se mijenjaju s nama i oni na neki način reflektiraju što se događa u našem životu. Što je dobar mjesec za blog ionako? Osjećaj da smo se doista potrudili? Nisam sigurna što novi mjesec znači za ovaj blog. Imam dosta pripremljenih objava, ali nisam sigurna što ću točno objavljivati...i to je zapravo divna stvar. Taj element iznenađenja. Moći iznenaditi čak i sam sebe. Dosta priče za danas. Vrijeme je za sažetak rujna i pogled unatrag. Pripremila sam i sažetak odjevnih kombinacija, ali nisam sigurna hoću li ga objaviti....kao što sam govorila ranije, nikad se ne zna, a tu se zapravo krije zabavni aspekt život.:)

FASHION ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE MONTH

MODNE ILUSTRACIJE MJESECA

a sketch for this drawing

Purple lady


Message
Poruka


Capitoline Venus today


Kapitolska Venera danas



The Woman And The Sea



She is cooler than cool



Comments

  1. prekrasan post,
    kod mene na blogu se moze osvojiti modna ilustracija, pa bi mi bilo drago da sudjelujes u tome s obzirom da se i sama bavis sa tim

    http://maggieblogspot.blogspot.hr/

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  2. Morning!! These are brilliant favourites!! I love books, I usually have a few on the go at a time. It's definitely book reading season now with all the rain we're having here too. I hope you enjoy and have a wonderful weekend xx

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    1. yes, Summer is the reading season, right? Blankets, tea and books...and I'm one happy cookie.

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  3. nice drawings :*

    i like purple lady and the girl who has blue hair ^^

    cyaa <3

    www.lovviez.blogspot.com

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  4. Dobro si rekla, blogovi se mijenjaju zajedno s nama i mislim da je ponekad nemoguće predvidjeti u kojem smjeru će dugoročno otići jer ni sami ne znamo što će nam se sve tad motati po glavi. Ja uvijek par dana unaprijed pripremim nove postove, ali mi se često dogodi da me jedan dan baš pukne inspiracija za nešto treće pa onda promijenim raspored u zadnji čas. I apsolutno se slažem da je to baš zabavno :)

    Baš mi se jako sviđa ilustracija s narančastim pončom, veselim se novitetima u listopadu! :D

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    1. baš tako...nekad je teško predvidjeti bilo što:)

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  5. Really amazing inspirations! I love the drawings!!
    Baci, Valeria - Coco et La vie en rose FASHION & BEAUTY

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  6. Lovely recap! It's nice when there is a little bit of everything. It seems like your creativity was kicked up more in the month of September!

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  7. Kad kažeš listopad, misliš na kolovoz, zar ne? :)

    Sviđaju mi se ilustracije, sviđa mi se taj kanal izražavanja.
    a vuković runjić mi je na popisu za čitanje otkad sam čitala tvoj osvrt.

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  8. Baš je tako. Blogovi se menjaju sa nama samima, a prva sam koja ne objavi baš sve što sam htela, i takođe mi se nekad filozofira, a nekad ne bih ni reč rekla. Nije potrebno ni analizirati previše već se voditi nekim svojim željima i to je cela poenta. Uvek kažem kako dok cenim osobu koja stoji iza bloga, znam da će mi se svideti i sadržaj. Ja baš volim kod tebe što je raznoliko i drugačije i ni blizu svim onim blogovima što su na isti kalup, a za koje sve manje imam živaca i vremena. Samo ti nastavi i obraduj nas čime god poželiš. Ovaj mesec je kod tebe bio krajnje kvalitetan i inspirativan :) <3

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  9. I think as we grow our interests change sometimes and that can be reflected on the blog.
    Lovely illustrations! :)
    xo
    Sauniya | Find Your Bliss ♡

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    1. thank you Sauniya...true it is usually reflected in the blogs as well.

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  10. Lindas imagens arrasou nos look, bom final de semana obrigado pela visita.
    Blog:https://arrasandonobatomvermelho.blogspot.com.br/
    Canal:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmO8csZDARM

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  11. Love your favourites and your drawings :) xx

    www.fashionjazz.co.za

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  12. Love your pictures

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  13. Io credo che tu faccia bene a seguire il tuo istinto nel pubblicare i contenuti del blog, sia perchè il blog è tuo e quindi è giusto che faccia come ti pare, sia perchè quando fai qualcosa con passione viene sempre meglio! :)
    E poi un blog così vario è molto più interessante!
    Bellissime illustrazioni, come sempre, mi piace soprattutto quella con la ragazza con i capelli turchesi! :D
    Baci!
    S
    http://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.it

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  14. nice drawing

    http://www.queenhorsfall.com/

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  15. Beautiful drawings!

    http://iameleine.blogspot.com/

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  16. As usual, amazing illustrations, dear Ivana, always so sweet, so sensitive... I like the way you write, philosophical is really VERY good, in my humble opinion. I think you are so right, the element of surprise is so good about blogging! I never plan posts - I usually have them ready on Tuesdays/Wednesdays to be on air on Mondays. Sometimes when the week is very busy I write on Saturdays. But never with weeks in advance, just a few days. I liked your way very much! Hope you have a nice weekend!
    DenisesPlanet.com

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  17. Lovely post dear!Have a great weekend! xx

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  18. I love this kind of posts...this is so interesting to read. Would love to do similar post some day.
    Thank you for the inspiration Dear. Love your favorites.

    xo
    www.thepositivewindow.com

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  19. Wonderful illustrations.<333
    Have a nice weekend...

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  20. I am glad and happy that September ended well for you my dear! Love your posts and I am excited what October has in store for you and for your blog :)

    love lots,
    Tin

    mypoeticisolation.blogspot.com

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  21. I've been meaning to read an Isabel Allende book for a while now, would you recommend her?

    Bella Pummarola

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    1. yes, yes and yes. She is amazing:). I loved all of her books except Zorro...that one was a bit odd.

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  22. Your love for books amazes me, Ivana and how I wish we could meet in real life and to hear you talk. The amount that you read will make you wise beyond your years.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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    1. I do read a lot and it made be a bit wiser, but it hasn't cured me of making silly mistakes...well, I guess reading is not enough to make the right choices.

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  23. Hey Ivana, it sure has been a fun September here. While I don't see all your posts, the ones I read were just oh so amazing. And I managed to read at least one in each category. You are very knowledgeable in every aspect be it fashion, travel, art and or books. You will be such a great resource for your students and colleagues when you become a teacher. And for anyone that encounters you for that matter.

    I'm loving the 'Purple lady'. Are those pencil shavings on her gown? Ingenious! Those sure created dimension, I love! Reminds me of Lady Gaga and her amazing ensembles, the best part being she can make a fab outfit out of anything. She is cooler than cool' is also a favorite. Legs for days! Just so fabulous.

    You write so well so I'm excited about the new dimension this space will be going. I'm also excited about your October posts. I'm sure they'll all be so awesome. I hope you have a very very fun weekend.

    http://fashionablyidu.com/

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    1. thank you dear Idu. I'll do my best to make my October posts as fabulous as I can:)

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