Wardrobe Transformation

This To That // Plaid Edition

March 27, 2015     Like This Post!

One thing I haven’t been tackling much on this blog so far is my crafty stuff. I initially wanted it to be the majority of the content posted. I never thought I would do some much writing, but I guess I have a lot to talk about.
This blog is still super fresh and it’s in its beginning stage, but over at my old blog, I posted crafty projects left and right and I want to get back on that track.

Now, I’m not very good at DIY tutorials, but I am all about showing my methods on how I’ve tackled projects. You can take from it what you will. Some methods don’t work for you as they do for me, so I encourage you experiment and find what works for you. I encourage DIY where something sparks you to create in the way that you want to create.

THAT BEING SAID, here’s a recent sewing project I took on. The dress originally was my brother’s robe, and as he was about to get rid of the robe, I snatched it up. I thought it would make a fun dress, but have you ever started a project that you never finished? This was one of the many. I started this about seven years ago. In seven years, your style can change as well as your shape. I think I gained just a tad bit of weight since then, so as much as it still fits me, it’s a bit tight.

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Analyze This

Rediscover Your Hobbies

March 26, 2015     Like This Post!

(Screenprinting – one of the recent hobbies I took up. ⤴ )

Hobbies are subjective. We all have our own interests; different things make us happy, which makes us all unique. I’d like to think this is obvious stuff, but I needed an opening paragraph with a point.

But from recent observations, I feel like we as people don’t give enough attention to the things that make us happy. After a long hard day at work, who has the energy and will power to continue being somewhat active when you’re drained and all you wanna do is put on a documentary on that was recommended to you by Netflix and pass out on the couch?

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Action Reaction

#pdxcarpet

March 24, 2015     Like This Post!

#PDXCARPET

I don’t know of any other carpet that can spark as much conversation as the Portland Airport carpet.
The iconic design has been turned into socks, shirts, mugs, phone cases, etc. Seriously, it’s such a beloved treasure among Portland people, and visitors as well. I don’t think any other airport in general gets as much attention as PDX does. Check out the hashtag #pdxcarpet in Instagram – SO many “from where I stand” inspired photos featuring the carpet. I took one myself as well (see photo above).

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Entertain Me Monday

The Saga Of My Fabio Infatuation

March 23, 2015     Like This Post!

Fabio Fan Art

Don’t ask me why because I don’t know why. I have a weird obsession with Fabio.
It’s not his fabulous hair, his strong built, his handsome Italian look – I don’t know what attracts me to him. I don’t find him much a joke, but at the same time I kinda do because he doesn’t take himself seriously either. He exists, and his existence is fantastic.

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Analyze This

My Social Media Defeat

March 18, 2015     Like This Post!

What does having a “career” mean anymore? These days you can make money from posting videos on the internet or just showing up to comic conventions. The age old standard idea of having a career has dissolved and you can actually make a living doing things you love.

That being said, it’s not always that easy. The “creative” field is definitely a tough market to make yourself stand out. As much as it is a challenge, a lot of people know how to make it work – you can probably thank social media for that. There’s apparently an art to knowing how to use sites and apps effectively to reach the kind of people you want to reach. I don’t know the first thing about it, but it’s actually possible. I’ve seen it work… through other people of course.

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