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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

[Decor] Colorful Spray Painted Mason Jars

How to transform mason jars into colorful home accessories.

Colorful Spray Painted Mason Jars
[Upcycling project]

Everyday objects such as jars or bottles usually don't have a long lifespan. The shiny containers are something we're unfairly taking for granted and throwing them away after they've served their purpose.

But if  large scale events like weddings and birthdays lie ahead of you, you might rethink your attitude toward the mason jars. With a little time and permanent spray paint, you can transform the simple preserving jars into a colorful table decoration. Because of their inexpensive production the spray painted jars aka flower vases can save you a great deal of money.

Friday, June 12, 2015

[DIY] Message Necklace

DIY message necklace {via www.fashionrolla.com}

Message Necklace
[accessory tutorial]

Friday, May 22, 2015

[Decor] DIY Cake Stand


DIY Cake Stand
[Upcycling project]

Saturday, May 16, 2015

[DIY] "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern

DIY "Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case + free Pattern {via www.fashionrolla.com}


"Rebecca Minkoff" inspired Sunglasses Case 
[Easy level tutorial + free pattern]

What a great way to store all your favorite sunglasses! And why stop at sunglasses? This funky case has a perfect handy size to be a clutch. It has enough room for all the life-saving things every girl carries around. An absolute eye-catcher!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

[Decor] Spice & Oil Box

How to upcycle a fruit box into a spice & oil box. {via www.fashionrolla.com}

Spice & Oil Box
[Upcycling project]

Saturday, April 25, 2015

[DIY] Delicate Bow Necklace

DIY Delicate Bow Necklace {via www.fashionrolla.com}

Delicate Bow Necklace
[Fashion accessory tutorial]

Couple weeks ago I stumbled across an article on harpersbazaar.com about an Art Director who one day decided to wear the exact same style to work every day: a white shirt, black pants and for personal detail a black leather rosette. I am not a fan of work uniform but I really love her idea to wear a delicate leather bow as necklace. 

In the article she mentioned that her bow necklace was customized for her, so in this tutorial I show you how you can customize yours. The special leather lock on the bow is what makes this necklace special. It forms a perfect bow and allows you to vary the size of it. Easy tutorial with a stylish result. 

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

[Beauty] The Power of Cucumber


The Power of Cucumber
[Beauty recipes for skin care]


After a long winter our skin can experience redness or irritation. This is due to spending a lot of time in closed, heated places where the humidity is low. If you want to help your skin, then this cucumber skin care recipes are the answer. 

Is the green plant really that good for your skin? Yes, indeed! Cucumbers are 95% water, so in essence they are great moisturizer for your skin. They also have a subtle, mild skin lightening effect, which can make your skin appear youthful and glowing. Cucumbers help in reducing swellings and dark circles around the eyes, tighten open pores and reduce fine lines and other signs of aging. Basically it's a Super Plant with Super Powers!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

[Gourmet] The Iron Booster Juice

Iron rich juice recipe {via www.fashionrolla.com}


The Iron Booster Juice
[healthy recipe]

Iron can make the difference between you feeling on top of the world and downright miserable. Iron plays a key role not only in the body's oxygen transport and delivery system, but also in the regulation of metabolism. If your blood has a lower amount of red blood cells you'll start to feel tired, hungry and cold.

Most doctors argue that the best way to improve your iron level naturally is by eating red meat. I claim this iron rich juice recipe is a much healthier solution:

Sunday, April 12, 2015

[Style] Plum & Olive Combo

Spring Look: Plum & Olive Combo {via www.fashionrolla.com}

Plum & Olive Combo
[Spring Look]

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

[Gourmet] Stuffed Crepes

Stuffed Crepes Recipe via www.fashionrolla.com

Stuffed Crepes
[Recipe]

The classic French crepe is usually a sweet pancake served with strawberries and whipped cream. Delicious. Best sunday sin ever. But for everyone who likes to experiment with classic dishes this savory variation of crêpes is a perfect recipe to start with. 

Monday, March 30, 2015

[Style] Cozy Yellow


Cozy Yellow
[Style ideas]

How to step out of your comfort zone? Step 1: wear vibrant colors what would draw all the attention to you. Besides apparently bright colors make you look happy and younger. 

Stylings:

Beret: DIY
Sweater: H&M
Skirt: H&M
Pumps: DIY

Monday, March 9, 2015

[DIY] Tassel Cuff Bracelet

DIY Tassel Cuff Bracelet {via www.fashionrolla.com}

Tassel Cuff Bracelet
[Accessory DIY]

Saturday, March 7, 2015

[Gourmet] Sauteed Fruits & Cashew Nuts Oatmeal

Sauteed Fruits & Cashew Nuts Oatmeal. Recipe via www.fashionrolla.com

Sauteed Fruits & Cashew Nuts Oatmeal
[Healthy breakfast recipe]

Monday, March 2, 2015

[DIY] Cat Ears Beret with free pattern

DIY Cat Ears Beret {via www.fashionrolla.com}

DIY Cat Ears Beret
[Easy level tutorial]


I just can't help it, can I? It try so hard to come up with more edgy and cool designs but at the end of the day I end up putting cute cat ears onto a beret hat. I still hope you guys like this tutorial. The cat ears do look adorably cool! ;)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

[Places] Winter in Florence


Winter in Florence
[Photo diary]

Last Dezember I spend some time in the beautiful city of Florence. Here are the most interesting places around the city. 

Monday, February 23, 2015

[Gourmet] Sweet Potato Eggplant Pancakes

Sweet Potato Eggplant Pancakes. Recipe via www.fashionrolla.com

Sweet Potato Eggplant Pancakes
[Vegetarian recipe]

In Germany the sweet potato gained the popularity only a couple years ago. Before I hat to drive to another neighborhood to get the sweet plant because my local store didn't sell it. If you live in USA it's probably hard for you to believe that something simple like a sweet potato could be a deficit product somewhere else. 

Once I've discovered the plant in my market I lived on the sweet potatoes for weeks. I basically replaced the regular potato with it's sweet version in my cousin. During that "sweet potato period" I created some delicious and I would like to hope healthy recipes for lazy cooks.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

[DIY] Faux Rings Gloves

DIY Faux Rings Gloves {via www.fashionrolla.com}

DIY Faux Rings Gloves
[Gloves makeover]

Rings over gloves are too decadent? I say they're awesome and stylish. Whether skulls, spikes or rhinestones- more is more is the rule here. How you decorate the gloves is totally up to you, but I suggest you choose your decoration based on the material of the gloves. 

If you use leather gloves, like I did in this tutorial, I recommend you to go with bulky, metallic embellishment. If you pick knitted/fabric gloves I would go with something soft like pearls or rhinestones. One more thing- more is more but still try to avoid too many colors. Otherwise it might look clownish.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

[DIY] Round Clutch

DIY Round Clutch {via www.fashionrolla.com}


DIY Round Clutch
[Runway DIY]

Friday, February 6, 2015

[DIY] 8 Original DIY Necklaces

Collection of 8 original DIY necklaces {via www.fashionrolla.com}


8 Original DIY Necklaces
[Collection of DIY projects]

Screw winter! Take off the scarf and show your neck some love with one of this handmade statement necklaces. From sleek neck chain to bulky statement creation - this collection of DIY projects has everything you need to dress up your décolletage.