Sunday, November 20, 2011

Oh Deery, Me

I've been bitten by the crafting bug again ^o^
Mostly to make deer things. Oh how I love deer things. 
My first hand-made collar was pretty lopsided, so I scraped it.
I made cute pom-poms out of it. 
Three key chains pom-poms and one pin for my beret (which is is the mail) c:
(I got the idea for that from Fawn & Doll) 
I added loops and buttons to my cuffs and deconstructed my earmuffs.
They hurt my ears, so I decided I would buy an earmuff base and customize it. 
Small collar
What's left of the earmuffs
Finished cuffs
Underside of the beret pom-pom
Top of pom-pom

Pom poms keychains!
While I was wearing my new collar, one of the sides of the ribbon detached :'c
I tried my best to re-sew it, but it was a rather awkward angle. 

 It still looks fine, I think
I also ordered new "fabric"

 This one was rather cheap.
(^This jacket is still for sale^)
This design pops up once in a while, so I wanted to grab it while I could!

This one was not cheap (relativity)
Well, compared to the scarcity of fabric, $50 wasn't bad, I guess. 

I have a long list of items I want to make when the jackets arrive.
Most of the designs are of item I want but cannot afford u_u

My list of items to make includes:
1. A vest (this will take up the majority of the large jacket)
2. A head band with a bow and pearls (from the large jacket)
3. My beret (I already made the pom-pom from my left over fabric)
4. A furry 2-way bow (from the large jacket)
5. A hat (from the small jacket)
6. More pom-pom key chains with a bow and pearl chain (from both jackets)
7. Earmuffs (from the small and large jackets, hopefully)
8. A new collar (from the small jacket)
9./10. This was just finishing the small collar and cuffs 

Besides dear things, I also got some other crafting materials

I want to make this button into a hair accessory. I think Wonder Rocket made something similar, does anyone have a link for that?
 This is going to be for Dolly-style accessories

Ribbon and pearls for brooches and key chains

And a bunny stamp! :3 
♦ Thanks for reading! ♦

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Fawn Collar + Outfit

My fawn collar arrived ♥
It's not to thick, lined with broadcloth (very similar to my duvet cover), and tripped with a velvet ribbon

I can't wait to wear it ^_^ 

The fur is more of a grey tone, but still very nice

Bonus: Outfit (with my new Innocent World blouse !!!)

Blouse: Innocent World
Skirt/belt: Good Will

Thanks for looking♥

Halloween Outfit

This Halloween, I dressed up as a deer ♫

I really have fun doing my makeup ♥

I made my own antlers and accessories also

Most of my outfit wasn't too exciting (all brown) so here are some make-up shots

My friend was a teddy bear!

Bonus "deer in the headlights" silly face

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Monthly Challenge Theme: Fawn Print

Theme: Fawn prints

This is by far my favorite challenge so far ♪ I can safely say I have an (unhealthy) obsession with all things deer. Motifs, faux fur, prints, make-up, everything. The challenge this month is to do something with fawn spots. Make a collar, a vest, a cute bag, anything. And if you find any sites selling faux fur fabric, PLEASE share. I have yet to find any (besides my Disney children's jacket u_u)

Bonus: I just bought this handmade collar!!! ;A; My first real fawn item~
P.S. I was a deer for Halloween c: photos soon!

Anyways, onto inspiration photos~ (photos from EGL, Tumblr, etc. Feel free to comment if they are your and you would like to be credited).

by Bathina
From Daily Lolita


November Lifestyle Ideas

  • It's not to late for pumpkin everything (tastes, scents, colors, you name it!)
  • Fawn prints, fawn prints, fawn prints, am I right? 
  • Spice up an outfit with an inexpensive, versatile beret and dress it up with detachable pins and other accessories
  • Adhesive lace is a cute and easy way to decorate stationary, gifts, photo frames and more!
  • Slowing start incorporating plaids and tartans (via scarves or skirts) to get you in the mood for winter
  • Dress up a simple shirt with a lace collar. Sew it on to make it permanent or layer it over other clothing
  • I am a huge fan of brooches, like this adorable bunny. You can make your own using Scuply modeling clay and paint. Pins can be found at nearly any craft store.
  • Here's a cute decorating idea: collect small antique embroidered handkerchiefs, frame them, and arrange them like art
  • Check out this cute lace jewelry holder tutorial
  • Take a second to sit down and breath. It's fall, enjoy it.