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Friday, November 20, 2015

[Decor] SAMLA Box Upgrade

IKEA hack - SAMLA Box Upgrade via www.fashionrolla.com

SAMLA Box Upgrade
[IKEA hack]

I was looking for practical storage boxes for my home atelier and the stackable SAMLA boxes from IKEA were perfect for my needs. The Swedish retailer is famous for creating effective storage systems but even the smart SAMLA boxes need some improvement. There were 3 things that bothered me in design: the loose lids, the lack of label holder and the basic look. This fast and easy transformation makes the box more suitable in a creative working space, more unique and simply nicer to look at. 

Monday, November 16, 2015

[DIY] Beaded Striped Beanie

DIY Beaded Beanie via www.fashionrolla.com

DIY Beaded Striped Beanie
[Easy level fashion tutorial]

Beaded beanies can easily look kitchy or childish if you pick the wrong type of beads and go nuts with the decor. The beauty of this project lies in it's simplicity. But even this hat embellishments is made with 8 beads, the combination of stripes and soft colors make the whole design look ornate and sophisticated.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

[Decor] Stenciled Salad Bowl

DIY Stenciled Salad Bowl {via www.fashionrolla.com}

Stenciled Salad Bowl
[Spray paint project]

Spray painting objects is probably the most popular way to express a creative bone. And by the variety of colors and areas of use you can produce stunning results around your house with spray painting. This project shows you how to customize a salad bowl by using stencil technique and permanent acrylic spray paint.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

[DIY] Personalized Hangers

DIY Personalized Hangers {via www.fashionrolla.com}

Personalized Hangers
[Quick makeover]

Personalized dress hangers are usually something girls get for their bridal showers and weddings. But believe it or not custom clothes hangers can also be very helpful, when it comes to organizing your closet. 

Use the custom hangers to rearrange your wardrobe by seasons. Prepare whole outfits for certain occasions and "label" them with name hangers. Or simply "mark" his and your clothes and prove that he has definitely more stuff, when you do.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

[Gourmet] Vegan Chocolate Covered Strawberry Basil Popsicles

Vegan Chocolate Covered Strawberry Basil Popsicles {via www.fashionrolla.com}

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Basil Popsicles
[Fruity dessert recipe]

Here’s an easy and healthy popsicle recipe, featuring one of my favorite combo of ingredients– strawberries, basil and pine nuts. Let’s call this frozen treat the adult version of strawberry popsicles. Made with ripe August-strawberries and covered with strong dark chocolate, these refreshing non-dairy creations are necessity for the hot summer days. If you adore strawberries and basil as much as I do, you’ll love these delicious pops!

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 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

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. 


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! ;)