Saturday, 20 June 2009

I want to go to the fair!

There's this common near where I live where the fair comes to every few weeks or so in the summer. You can hear the music playing from my house. I like going to it because there's such an atmosphere there with all the flashing lights and screaming and the smell of candyfloss.

Favourite ride ever is always the carousel even though it's not the most exciting. I just like the look of it. The best carousel I ever went on was at the Queen's Jubilee party in London where there was an adult one. It was huge and the horses on it were massive and it went really fast. It was free as well I spent most of the day on there!

Monday, 8 June 2009

Swirly Twirly Whirly

Some of the amazingly intricate swirly twirly whirly gates I saw while I was in Dubai^ Some of the houses/villas out there are like palaces! No joke!



I want this perfume just for the packaging! ha^

Saturday, 6 June 2009

Coraline

I totally forgot to blog about this but Coraline= AMAZING! I loved it! it was so colourful and sparkly whilst being dark and gothic at the same time. I highly recommend going to see this! I saw it in 3d and will definately be buying the dvd when it comes out! And watching it every day!

Thursday, 4 June 2009

Dorrie the little witch

These were some of my absolutely favourite books when I was little. Slightly creepy but very adorable. Dorrie is a little witch who's hat is on crooked and who's socks never match. She lives with her mother the big witch and her cat Gink. Dorrie and Gink get into all sorts of mischief. The illustrations are usually done in one or two colours which I think adds to their charm.One of the books i specifically remember is 'Dorrie's play' but I can't seem to find it ANYWHERE! It never ever comes up on ebay or anywhere else really which is a shame. I wonder why.

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Dubai!

I came back from Dubai 3 days ago. It was awesome there, you can do anything! They even had a ski slope and an aquarium in the mall! I felt really sorry for the seals though, they were in a tiny tank :( Dubai was great but it is also (i realised) a city of exploitation.

Anyway this was my absolutely favourite thing I saw out there. It was a fountain in some mansion villa's front garden round the corner from us. In the night time it was all lit up and so so pretty. I want one in my garden!

Every time we drove back to our villa I asked my mum to slow the car down so I could take a photo of the fountain as we passed it. I did eventually get a picture but there was a man standing outside the house and he saw me take it so then my Dad thought they were following us to find out where we lived (because it's a bit dodgy to take photos of other peoples houses) and so he was like DRIVE DRIVE! And we drove right past our own house to 'put them off the scent' but of course there was no one following us and my mum did a u turn and we went home.

These are the eels that I saw in the aquarium. I absolutely LOVE them! They are so cute! They were all waving about in the sand really tranquilly. I want one as a pet. Eels are one of my favourite animals ever since I read a book about a boy who takes his pet eels to the beach and he buys them all little eel swimming costumes and they all go and have fun at the seaside. But then they get eaten by a shark :s
Below are pictures of the lovely green and orange colour combination kitchen, the hallway and one of the bathrooms. Everything seems to be so ornate in Dubai! There are a lot of patterns and shapes everywhere. I think I am going to do my next project on pattern in nature and how it corresponds to man made patterns.

Tuesday, 2 June 2009

Not sure what to call this one!

So today I scanned all my My Little pony Stickers into the computer and arranged them in colour order in photoshop. That took a bit of time.

The more useful thing I did was paint a picture of my cousin and her boyfriend for her to give him for his birthday. I havn't quite got their likenessess but never mind. I don't usually paint like this so I was a bit scared about how it was going to turn out. Might put a background in too. Not sure yet.

Monday, 1 June 2009

Dress Me!

This time last year for a project we had to draw everything we owned! I decided to make a cut out paper doll of myself (kind of- i had pink hair at the time and wore a lot of stripy tights and stockings) and make miniature versions of all my clothes out of paper and material. Then I put velcro on the back of the clothes so that they would stick onto the doll like one of those dress up dolls you can buy. (i love those!)This isn't really what my bedroom looks like by the way^ I wish it did. (minus the spiders) And I wish my legs were really that skinny! haha. I miss having pink hair!I don't actually own that pouffy pink dress either but everything else yes. Things I really should wear more are my black pvc coat (i alwasy forget i have it!), my tutus and my shoes with see through heels. All stuff that just sits in my wardrobe gathering dust at the moment :s

Just Dance. It will be ok!

I actually LOVE Lady Gaga's style. I WANT one of these hood things. They're so cool! Maybe I will make one! She looks like a sexy version of Little Red Riding Hood here.