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Details from my home (Easter edition) / Detalji iz moga doma ( Uskršnje izdanje)

Details from my home is not a very frequent feature on my blog (for a number of reasons). For one, the decor in my home doesn't change that often. Moreover, I often include photographs from my home when I do book reviews or when my publish my art. So, you see bits of my home anyway. However, this Easter I did some home made decorations so it seems like a good idea to share them here. In addition, I wanted to show you how I decorated my Easter eggs this year. I tried many different techniques but my favourite one is a traditional one. This traditional technique  consist from decorating the eggs with plants ( the eggs are placed in a pair of tights to secure the plants in place) and then cooking the eggs in onion peels so you get this (in my opinion) absolutely gorgeous colour. If you want to see the results of this traditional method, scroll down. 

If you want to see my previous post from this (Details from my home) feature you can check them out here, here  , here and here.

Detalji iz moga doma i nije baš česta rubrika na ovome blogu iz više razloga. Prvo, dekor kod mene doma se i mijenja tako često. Osim toga, često objavim fotografije iz moje kuće kada radim oglede knjiga ili kada objavljujem svoje crteže i slike. Tako da ionako imate priliku vidjeti neke djeliće moga doma. No, ovoga sam Uskrsa radila sam neke dekoracije sama pa mi se činilo kao dobra ideja da ih podijelim. Osim toga, htjela sam pokazati kako sam ukrasila jaja. Probala sam puno različitih tehnika, ali najdraža mi ipak ostaje tradicionalna metoda ukrašavanja jaja koja uključuje prislanjanje biljaka na koru jaja ( biljke ostaju na mjestu tako da ih se stavlja i zaveže u par najlonki) i kuhanja u kori od luka koja im daje (po mome mišljenju) doista prekrasnu boju.

 Želite li vidjeti moje prijašnje objave na ovu temu detalja iz moga doma, možete ih pogledati ovdje, ovdje, ovdje i ovdje


modaodaradosti
This pink vase was made from a shampoo bottle...If you want to see how, check out this post .

Ova roza vaza je napravljena od boce šampona...želite li vidjeti kako, pogledajte ovu objavu.









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Details from my home



 Details from my home

#modaodaradosti #uskrs

#cherrypie #kolačsvišnjama


Details from my home
decoupage box here
decoupage kutija ovdje


uskršnja jaja



DIY PROJECT OF THE DAY: 

How to refresh an old basket? 

My husband wanted to throw this old basket into garbage, but I decided to turn it into something useful. So, I painted it  white acrylic colours and used it as a piece of decor for this Easter. I don't plan to get rid of it. I'm sure I'll manage to find some good usage for it in my new home.  When it comes to seasonal decor, I think it's always a good idea to try to incorporate it into our homes. 


                                              

NAPRAVI SAM PROJEKT DANA

                                                          Kako osvježiti staru košaru?

Moj muž je htio baciti ovu staru košaru u smeće, ali ja sam je odlučila pretvoriti u nešto korisno pa sam je obojala s bijelim akrilnim bojama i upotrijebila ju kao komad dekora za ovaj Uskrs. Ne planiram se nje riješiti. Sigurna sam da ću joj pronaći neku namjenu u novom domu. Kada su u pitanju te sezonske dekoracije, mislim da je uvijek dobra ideja uključiti ih u naš dom.

                                           


uskršnje dekoracije




DIY of the day


                                                    How much seasonal decor is enough?

You really don't need to have tons of seasonal decor. Sometimes a few small things are enough. The trick is in knowing to work with what you already have. However, there is nothing wrong in having tons of seasonal decorations if that is something you truly enjoy. Some people are very enthusiastic when it comes to seasonal decor and I actually think that's very sweet. Still, you shouldn't feel pressured to be one of those people. When it comes to decorating your own home, you should really think about what makes you happy. It's your home, you know. You don't have to put out a single Easter/Christmas/whatever decoration if that is just not your thing. 

                                                  Koliko je sezonskih dekoracija dovoljno? 

Zapravo vam ne treba hrpa sezonskih dekoracija. Ponekad je par sitnica dovoljno. Trik je u tome da znate upotrijebiti ono što već imate. No, nema ništa loše u tome da imate hrpu dekorativnih sitnica za svaku prigodu ako je to nešto u čemu stvarno uživate. Neki ljudi su jako posvećeni sezonskim dekoracijama i meni je to iskreno jako slatko. Svejedno, ne biste trebali osjećati pritisak da budete jedna od tih osoba. Kada je u pitanju ukrašavanje vašega doma, morate stvarno razmisliti o onome što vas čini sretnim. To je vaš dom, znate. Ne morate izvaditi ijednu uskršnju/božićnu/bilokakvu dekoraciju ako se vama to ne sviđa. 

Details from my home


white basket Easter eggs


details from my home #DIY #whitebasket









Comments

  1. Prelepa dekoracija, posebno ova korpica koju si modernizovala.
    Ja sam se baš ovog Uskrsa setila ovog načina ukrašavanja jaja, verovatno ću ga isprobati, ali narednih godina. :)

    Kathy's delight / Instagram / Facebook

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    1. da, lijep je ovaj način, s godinama mi je sve draži:)

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  2. It's lovely to see little snippers of your home Ivana! I hope you had the most wonderful Easter break; your themed pieces suit the holiday perfectly and the artwork on your wall is absolutely what I would imagine you would appreciate :) Have a lovely weekend!!

    aglassofice.com
    x

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    1. thank you dear, the art work is a reproduction I painted myself. The original artist did it in pastel, I choose acrylic paints for my interpretation of this work.

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  3. Beautiful Easter decorations! Those eggs are lovely too, I hadn't heard of that traditional method before but it really creates such breathtaking results! :) Thank you for sharing.

    Hope you are having a wonderful weekend :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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    1. thanks...it does create interesting results, doesn't it? Plus, this way every egg is unique!

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  4. Che bello questo post Ivana, mi è piaciuto scoprire le tue tradizione.
    Un bacione
    Maggie Dallospedale
    Indiansavage.com

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  5. Great photos! Happy sunday!:)

    xxBasia

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  6. The eggs look really fantastic!! What a sheen they have on them, rather like polished mahogany or conkers newly released from their cases!!

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    1. thanks Kezzie. I forgot to write that I use butter or oil to make them more shiny.

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  7. he belle Ivana, di grande design
    nuova recensione sul mio blog
    MyBeautyBox Aprile 2017 - Let’s Go To Coachella
    un bacione

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  8. Jako mi se sviđaju pisanice, i ležeće i viseče:)
    ideš nekamo, kad spominješ novi dom? ili sam propustila post o tome?

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    1. hvala...viseće su kupovne dekoracije, zaboravila sam to spomenuti.

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  9. We don't we really change up the decor in our home too often either and besides Christmas I don't do much seasonal decorating. It's always fun to get into the festive spirit though. I like your idea of keeping it simple and using what you already have. The traditional method which you have decorated your Easter eggs looks like a sure bet and the marbled effect is quite beautiful.

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    1. thank you Rowena, I'm glad you liked it.

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  10. Lots of homes are filled with treasures that the owners don't know what to do with. The term one man's trash is another's treasure comes to mind. I so agree with knowing what to do with what you have. I totally love what you did with the basket. Those eggs look so beautiful. I don't change my decor often but once in a while I run into a must have piece and I can't help myself. Hope your weekend was terrific Ivana!

    http://www.fashionablyidu.com/

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    1. that's so true....you never know when trash can turn into treasure...

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  11. Your home is wonderful! Such cute details. Happy Monday lovely!! x

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  12. I missed coloring eggs this year, but my neighbour made us some like yours with floral details, those are so beautiful!!

    xx

    d'star

    *d'star*

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  13. Prześliczna dekoracja. :)

    http://fasionsstyle.blogspot.com/

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  14. I meni se sviđaju pisanice bojane starih tehnikama: luk, vosak, listovi biljaka. Mi ih doma nismo tako radili vjerojatno preko 15 godina jer ipak smo bili klinci pa nam je to bilo dosadno i bezveze, ali moji djed i baka ih još uvijek na taj način oslikavaju.

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    1. mi smo ove godine radili i s voskom, ali te sam zaboravila pobliže uslikati...lijepe su te tradicije.

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  15. Cute!

    http://iameleine.blogspot.com/

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  16. Dear Ivana, in the past I decorated a lot in each season! But I have to admit the older I get the less I do some decoration :) Honestly, I don't like to remove the decoration, maybe this is the reason. What you decorated for Easter is very lovely and now I want to try one piece of your cake immediately at it looks so yummy! Thanks for sharing this beautiful post.
    xx Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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    1. thanks Rena...I know that taking decorations can be a boring task:)

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  17. I love your decor, Ivana! So homey and soulful!

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  18. That's so lovely! Thanks for sharing with us some details of your home!

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  19. gosh, i like your home made decorations - so cool and crative!!!

    "My husband wanted to throw this old basket into garbage, but I decided to turn it into something useful." - well done my dear...:-)

    bye
    Jennifer
    http://jennifer-femininundmodisch.blogspot.de/2017/04/modekauf-der-woche-kragenshirt-shirt.html

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