Monday, July 30, 2012
...they really die hard, so here I am again with a beaded star. I was playing with macrame and braided bracelet, which I'm lately stacking shamelessly on my wrist and dutyfully removing before each bath at the beach, but it's pretty annoying and time consuming, so I was looking for a solution...and I came up with this: wrap bracelet which changes style at each turn on your wrist, from a braid to macrame knots with a cute pendant
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
I've always been pretty reasonable with hairstylers, never asked for impossible things - like bringing a photo of a much longer haircut and demanding my hair to look exactly like that, or asking for crazy colors hard to find in small salons.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
When I was a kid of about 9, I was in love with a magazine called Rakam (it's been lately sold from its publishing company so I'm not able to find the right link to its website). It started in the 30's and since then it's mantained the image of a magazine for the perfect Italian woman, able to master any kind of craft: from needlework to knitting, this magazine has always proposed a lot of interesting works. I have quite a collection but I stopped buying it when it started to become thinner and was divided into too many different magazines - the one dedicated to babies, to cross stitch, to knitting... One thing I remember clearly was the macramé lesson, from which I started making the so called "friendship bracelets" like these
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Orange has always been one of my favorite colors. It's hot and bold, energizing and vitaminic! This year we call it "Tangerine Tango" and not simply orange, and doesn't it make you think of summer, dancing on the beach and tropical cocktails?!The Etsy Beadweavers Team has Tangerine Tango as latest theme for the monthly challenge and here is the most powerful mosaic ever:Etsy Beadweavers Team blog .
How is a perfect summer holiday for you? Mine involves the sea (possibly my hometown beaches) Orange starfish earrings, which were accidentally in my stash box.Hope everyone is having great vacations!