bookoisseur:

stories-yet-to-be-written:

The Best Pictures Of This Year’s Japanese Cherry Blossoms

The Japanese cherry blossom, known as the Sakura in Japanese, is the flower of a cherry tree that is cultivated for its decorative features rather than for cherries (it doesn’t bear fruit). The overwhelming beauty of the cherry blossom bloom has been known and adored for ages. The blooming period is associated with Japanese traditions, culture, aesthetics, and is a bittersweet metaphor for the ephemeral nature of life itself.

The blooming cherry blossoms herald the beginning of the centuries-old Hanami festival – the traditional Japanese custom of picnicking under trees rich with flowering Sakura branches and enjoying this short but striking first breath of spring. The blossoming wave usually starts in Okinawa in January or February and progresses through all of Japan until April or May. The cherry blossom front (Sakura zensen) can be conveniently tracked every year using this calendar.

Source: Demilked Magazine

Cherry blossoms are beautiful.

Cherry blossoms try to kill me every year.

Two true statements.

boratoki:

MH doodle while i take a break on things

Scary Stone! :D This will help inspire me as I finish her doll

boratoki:

MH doodle while i take a break on things

Scary Stone! :D This will help inspire me as I finish her doll


shoomlah:

Oh, Elsa.  What are we going to do with you.

Frozen is purportedly set in the 1830’s-40’s, but I’ve been obsessed with finding a style that could marry her coronation gown with her ice gown more seamlessly; the open robes you see during the Regency era, including those being worn by Scandinavian royalty at the time, seemed a particularly apt analog for her… weird underarm-cape.  Thing.  You also see her mom wearing something very similar for something like ten years, so it’s not a huge stretch to think it could be a popular look in Arendelle.  THAT’S MY EXCUSE.

I initially designed this for her coronation, but I figured it wouldn’t hurt to explore how that same silhouette might work with her ice gown as well.  Someday, theoretically, I would love to do a more literally iced-up version of her gown, but I figured the alternate colour way would be a nice middle ground to strike.

-C

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ladiesanthem:

fuck yeah! fashion! | temperley london bridal 2015

My latest project while I work on a Sailor Neptune doll ( <3 )This is a background character from Lights Camera Action, the celebrity screenwriter “Scary Stone” (Thanks for that info!)I still have to dye and cut her bangs, paint her face, and make her clothes :) She had a typewriter in the scene, but I’m giving her a laptop instead (Frankie’s actually haha)

My latest project while I work on a Sailor Neptune doll ( <3 )
This is a background character from Lights Camera Action, the celebrity screenwriter “Scary Stone” (Thanks for that info!)
I still have to dye and cut her bangs, paint her face, and make her clothes :) She had a typewriter in the scene, but I’m giving her a laptop instead (Frankie’s actually haha)


ashlaaaymk:

NEWSFLASH: New Ever After High signature/basic dolls.


Fashion Wonderland: Zuhair Murad f/w 2012-2013


worldofeternalsailormoon:

Cosplay by Shinier.


setoshi-zombie:

Artist: laphet

Beautiful work!


eyepins:

mmmossballs:

redrew this from a sketch I did months ago. how to bra.

reblogging from my art blog. Rocheeeelle ;~~;

Why you no orange hair, Howleen? :PDraculaura looks adorable, but Cleo&#8217;s colours are kinda wack. Those pinks and purples through off the mummy vibe in my opinion. But those shoes! Want :3

Why you no orange hair, Howleen? :P
Draculaura looks adorable, but Cleo’s colours are kinda wack. Those pinks and purples through off the mummy vibe in my opinion. But those shoes! Want :3

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