First blossoms

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Spring first blossoms are here and with them the first warmer days we’ve had in a long time. To celebrate I took my white jeans out of the closet and paired them with a pink sweater and my pink loafers. To finish the look, I tied a velvet ribbon into a bow around my neck, for a sweet final touch!

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Blush tones

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Spring is here and with it sunnier, warmer, and longer days. And this year spring is also bringing a lovely color trend – blush! Blush (or if you want, a very light shade of pink) is by far my favorite color and one I wouldn’t mind wearing every day for the rest of my life!

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Bow sweater

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Winter season is always hard when it comes to style. It’s very cold here and again this winter I couldn’t find pretty sweaters in the stores. Sure I found some lovely designer pieces, but nothing that could fit my budget looked mildly interesting.  I love my outfits to be simple but still with a special touch here and there and even in winter, some interesting design detailing or fabric pattern would be highly appreciated. So I made myself a sweater, inspired by the latest ‘bow’ trend!

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A green alleyway

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When I first laid my eyes on this J.Crew sweater some months ago I was sold. It wasn’t cheap so I considered it for quite a while until I realized that what really caught my eye was the bow at the collar. Apart from that, it was just a sweater like many others and I figured it wasn’t worth the investment. Instead, I set off to make my own.

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How to grade a pattern up or down – Como aumentar ou reduzir moldes

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In this tutorial, I’ll be showing you a simple method to grade a multi-sized pattern up or down. You can make the pattern bigger or smaller by up to two extra sizes and sew the pattern of your dreams that didn’t come in your size by default!

Um tutorial passo-a-passo para aumentar ou reduzir um molde, quando o seu tamanho não vem disponível no modelo que realmente gosta!

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Pink, beige & hand knits

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I spend most of the Winter wrapped in dark clothes. While this is very convenient for rainy days, which happen more often than not, I sometimes wish I embraced more light colors during the cold season. I love the combination of pink and beige, a winning combo for those days when you want

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Pom pom shoes

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If you have been following my blog for a while, you must have noticed already that above any piece of clothing, bag or accessory, my eternal love affair is with shoes. There’s just something that sparkles inside when I see a pretty pair of shoes as if life

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