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Using acrylic paint to paint on shoes (+OFTD) / Korištenje akrilnih boja za slikanje na cipelama ( i odjevna kombinacija dana)

Remember that DIY project I have recently blogged about here? Well, those boots aren't the only thing I decided to paint with Bleu di Prussia (Prussian blue) acrylic colour. In fact, I also painted one pair of high heels. This pair had a snake print that I decided to keep. So, what I did was to apply only one layer of acrylic paint. In this way, I managed to preserve the original print, I just made it less fleshy and obvious. Before you scroll down to see the photographs of today's outfit, let me just inform you about the location of this outfit post. It is Rodoc, a place that could be described as suburbs of Mostar city. A lovely place. There is one restaurant there I like but I will talk about that some other time.

Sjećate se onoga DIY projekta o kojem sam nedavno pisala ovdje? Te čizme nisu bile jednina stvar koju sam odlučila obojati s prusko plavom akrilnom bojom. Zapravo, obojala sam i još jedan par visokih peta. Taj je par imao zmijski uzorak koji sam odlučila zadržati.  Ono što sam napravila bilo je da sam stavila  jedan sloj akrilnih boja. Na ovaj način, uspjela sam sačuvati prijašnji uzorak, samo sam ga napravila manje uočljivim i glasnim. Prije nego što pogledate fotografije da vidite ovu odjevnu kombinaciju, napisat ću samo o kojem ba kojem su mjestu snimane fotografije. To je Rodoč, koji mi se mogao opisati i kao predgrađe Mostara. Lijepo mjesto. Tamo ima jedan restoran koji mi se sviđa, ali o tome neki drugi put. 

Rodoč maslina BIH
long blazer/ dugi sako: vintage
necklace/ogrlica: old /stara
top/majica: old /stara
skirt/suknja: old/stara
heels/cipele: old-diy /stare+ dorađene
torba/bag: no name/ nije markirana

painting on shoes #handpainted


#spring #fashion modaodaradosti



#diy modaodaradosti

diy #modaodaradosti

I do like how these shoes turned out. I decided to wear them in a feminine outfit that was all about neutral and warm colours. I felt like it was best to make the outfit as elegant as possible, yet I choose to wear a big tote bag. Why? Well, lately I developed a passion for tote bags. They're so practical, aren't they? If you choose one in fake leather, then they can be quite light. For example, this bag I'm wearing weights practically nothing. I'm sure you noticed by now that I'm not exactly a bag lady. I do have a weakness for caramel bags. I feel like they go well with everything.

Sviđa mi se kako su ispale ove cipele. Odlučila sam ih nositi u ženstvenoj kombinaciji koja se temeljila na neutralnim i toplim bojama. Činilo mi je da je najbolje napraviti odjevnu kombinaciju što ženstvenijom, ali sam ipak odlučila nositi veliku i široku torbu. Zašto? Pa u zadnje vrijeme sam razvila strast prema takozvanim tote torbama. Tako su praktične, zar ne? Ako odaberete onu od eko kože, onda mogu biti i jako lagane. Naprimjer ova torba koju nosim nije nimalo teško. Sigurna sam da ste primijetili da i nisam nešto posebno luda za torbama. No, volim torbe u boji karamele. Čini mi se da se dobro slažu sa svime. 


tote bag  skirt midi


Spring  proljeće

#modaodaradosti OFTD


  1. You're amazing, Ivana! You've so many tricks up in your sleeves. Hahaha! Love them all, dear! xoxo

  2. This is a fun idea and DIY for refreshing any old shoes sitting unworn in your wardrobe! It must have been quite fun to do too - and I'd imagine the acrylic would be quick to dry in the gorgeous weather you enjoy over there!! :)

    1. yes, it was a fun thing to do and it doesn't require much time. Acrylics always dry quickly...and in our climate, they dry super fast:)

  3. Absolutely wonderful!


  4. Un look super chic, mi piace! Brava!
    Mhuà! :*

  5. Those shoes are so pretty, dear, and your necklace is lovely too. Its not often something steals my attention away from tights but you look amazing in that top!! They are so exciting I could not resist enjoying!! Wow

    All Things Bright and Lovely

  6. Beautiful outfit! You look super sexy in that skirt:)
    Love it!:*

  7. Great Idea! Also very pretty Outfit, you look gorgeous. :)

    many Hugs <3

  8. You look fabulous! That skirt really flatters your amazing figure. I love your gorgeous smile!!!

  9. That skirt is really chic and you look beautiful in this outfit!
    Have a nice day!:)


  10. Great outfit! Lovely look!
    Happy new week!:)


  11. Your outfit screams spring, so cute. Happy new week, Ivana.
    Released from Hospital

  12. you look so nice in these pics..
    thanks for sharing this diy it's very interesting

  13. Molto carino ed elegante questo look, Ivana! Stai benissimo con la pencil skirt!
    Quanto alle scarpe, secondo me hai fatto un'ottimo lavoro rendendo la stampa ed il plateau meno visibili le hai rese molto più raffinate ed originali!

  14. Great post, beautiful photos <3 you look amazing, you have a lovely face :) - i invite <3 follow me-will respond with

  15. Super si ih sredila, baš si unijela jedan totalno nov duh u njih i super je ispalo! A i divno ti stoji ova ogrlica, baš podiže čitavu kombinaciju :) Ja obožavam tote torbe jer uvijek sa sobom vučem hrpu stvari pa su mi super praktične - stane sve, od novčanika, mobitela, šminke, punjača do ponekih prehrambenih proizvoda haha :D

    1. hvala ti, ova ogrlica mi je baš super:)
      i meni su prehrambeni proizvodi važna stavka, a u ovakve torbe uguram nekad cijelu spizu:)

  16. Your shoes look great! You look lovely in this outfit Ivana! :) xx

  17. I love that DIY that u did and this look is so chic.

  18. I look forward to your post about Rodoc! And the shoes turned out beautiful, Ivana and I am a huge fan of totes, the bigger the better because I tend to throw everything into it. LOL!

  19. What a lovely revamp for your shoes! You look great and I like your outfit here, especially the skirt. Wishing you a wonderful new week. <3 /Madison

  20. magnifica l'idea di pitturare le scarpe per dargli nuova viva
    molto elegante il tuo look Ivana
    buon martedì, un bacione
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  21. They look great! I love the outfit! And the photos are beautiful, I love how you managed to catch the sunshine in a lot of these photos! :)


  22. I'm obsessed with how you styled the shoes babe... super chic for a modern working gal!

    XO Jessi,

  23. Sei davvero molto carina come è carina l'idea di pitturare le scarpe e di personalizzare a tuo piacimento il colore grandioso un abbraccio

  24. Thanks a lot :D

    You look awesome :D I always like your outfits :D
    Btw, your idea is amazing :D

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  25. Very nice and comfy outfit dear!!! This colors really suit you:-) You look so stylish and elegant Ivana! The shoes are really cool.

  26. Nice way to change the look of a pair of shoes - and you can still see some of the original detail show through, so you don't lose the print entirely! :) Lovely outfit as well - the pencil skirt would make this perfect for the office, as would the big tote bag. I always like to take big bags to work!

    Hope you are having a lovely start to the week so far.

    Away From The Blue Blog

    1. Big bags are really practical, aren't they?

  27. Looking very classy and elegant, Ivana! Great diy project as well!!!

  28. Dearest Ivana,
    you make me happy because I'm not any more the only woman in the bloggerworld who paints her shoes with acrylic colors. In the office where I work zhe collegues look a bit irritated when they see my DIY-shoes (I've red and blue boots and green shoes that I pimped up with Napkin-Decoupage ;-)) They cann't believe it...
    Your shoes and your whole outfit look great and I love your chain!
    Lots of hugs, Traude

    1. I was planning to try the napkin decoupage on my shoes too!

  29. PS: On 15th April there is my new ANL-Linkup - please could you link your DIY-shoes there?

  30. What a pretty location! Oh YES, I definitely prefer the shoes post transformation!

  31. Sjajno ti stoji ovaj ženstven stil, baš si zgodnica. Posebno mi se dopadaju pencil suknja i ova prekrasna tirkizna ogrlica.
    Bravo za cipelice,odlično izgledaju!

  32. your project looks interesting. i love your shoes - high heels rules...;-)

    i love also your outfit - very chic my dear. i like the combo of black skirt and bright blazer - this is a classic combo - i wear that very often too. and your necklace is a real beauty!!!

    you are a star if you take a walk outside - so cool!


  33. You are very elegant dear Ivana, I really love your skirt and your jacket is beautiful. Kisses :)

  34. Shoes too? How exciting! You look very graceful and ladylike in your outfit, Ivana :) I will try on the vase and then attack my shoes, heheh. Thank you so much for inspiring me :D x


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