I'm vowing now to update this blog at least three times a week, as I know I can find the time to do so. Haven't done much lately, just getting through schoolwork and ranting at Hulu for not letting me watch episodes of Heroes due to me being in little old New Zealand! Anyway, I found some lovely pictures, and I really want one of these! Wouldn't it be lovely to go to bed with your own moon watching over you? I think it would.
Sunday, March 8, 2009
Sunday, February 1, 2009
It's the first day of February, which means it's the last day of the summer holidays, which means I get back into school routine tomorrow. Even though the holidays are going to be over in just over 6 hours, that has not stopped me from going to Kikki-K and buying a few little things to make my school year a bit happier. Yesterday, I was at work, so bought a little present for myself, as I had had my eye on them for a while, and its a bit hard to focus when you have to work with these little things saying "look at me". So I decided to buy them. Yay!
Spiral bound notebook, pink Kompi pencil case, blue Kompi mouse pad and two pens, one with stripes and the other with giraffes. All from Kikki-K.
A family of three cats. So cute!
My ringbinder that I decorated. I just love pink!
Sunday, January 25, 2009
One week left before school starts, and we get back into routine.
Have spent the last couple of weeks up at Paihia with no internet connection, which meant I was unable to update the blog. However I had lots of fun, what with going jet-boating, tall ship sailing and of course eating ice-cream while having a look in the shops up there. One shop in particular I really liked - Flying Fish Design. It is filled with some of the most crazy and not-so-crazy things, but I loved going in there and finding new stuff. I must have been in there like six or seven time in two weeks - slight obsession! Anyway, the owner, an absolutly lovely lady, gave me their website details, which lets you buy stuff online. Check out www.flyingfishdesign.co.nz for some really great stuff. I bought the Fantail mirror, which looks wonderful. It makes me feel like I'm in a forest!
Some pictures now!
Fabric designs at The Stone Store
Kemp House - The oldest house in New Zealand, with a beautiful garden.
Friday, January 9, 2009
Yet some more piles of books! It was rather fun though, almost like a book fort except the walls were filled with some of the most amazing designs.
I love fairies! They are just so beautiful, and to quote Peter Pan, "I do believe in fairies!" These pictures are beautiful.
More lovely days await!
Thursday, January 8, 2009
It's another day, another day working while the sun shines outside. Hmm. I found my bright pink hula hoop today in the garage, so decided to have a go on it. After I cleaned off the spiders while jumping around trying to avoid said spiders, I took it for a spin (no pun intended) outside. Somehow managed to scare the cat and almost hit myself in the head with it, so I will have another go at it tomorrow. Also have to have my fringe cut, as it is currently sitting halfway down my nose which is a very attractive look! Anyway, here's a fashion fix:
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
It's Wednesday already, I can't believe it! I've been in the city, going to the university library to do research for my EE. I could not resist taking a photo of my pile of books, it's like a classic image of a student studying behind a massive pile of books.
The books are really fascinating; there is so much depth to them. Those who think fashion is a soft subject had better think again, it is not easy and requires a lot of thinking and understanding of design. Then again, it is fun looking at some of the designs - they are massively unwearable but look AMAZING!
I also found a really good sushi shop tucked down a little side street. So yummy, and cheaper than sushi places on the Shore! I shall be going there for lunch whenever I'm in town.
Below is a really cute summer outfit using ankle boots, which I made in a longing mood yesterday. I had these ankle boots brought up from Christchurch, however they need to be repaired as the bit of material on the inside of the boot by the heel was sewn on properly. Now I have to wait until the week after next to wear them, as they won't be ready until next week, which is when I'm away. So, I designed this set as a replacement for my boots... until I next see them.
While I was studying, I gave myself a little break (well, it was a lovely day and I didn't want to be cooped up inside all day) and went for a wander down Queen Street. I went into Recycle Boutique, and found a really cool draped waistcoat, however for some reason I just did not want to spend any money (must be the recession!). I also went into Little High Street, which is a group of shops inside next to High Street, and found this really cool looking dress with paint splashes over it. Instead of paying $45 for it, I'm planning to create my own, but I have to find somewhere where I can make a mess - I can't leave paint all over my bedroom!
Fun times await...