Saturday, May 11, 2013

There are still colors that are yet to be discovered...

I am now officially finished with high school!  Wow, that gives me such a strange feeling to say.  Now that school is over, most of my summer plans consists of sewing, photo shoots, and hanging out with some really amazing friends and just enjoying their company before I leave for college.

This photo shoot is mostly an experiment with color, and I'm playing around with a few different editing techniques.  I can't wait to finally put more focus into my art now that school is over and summer is starting.  I have so many hopes for this summer, and I feel so free now that it's begun!

All photos taken myself
Maxi dress:  Thrifted $2
Belt:  Thrifted 50c

 It's odd to think that I started this blog over 3 1/2 years ago when I was just a freshman.  I was reading through a couple of my really old posts the other day for nostalgic purposes, and I can't believe the changes that have happened.  

Peter Pan is still my favorite movie and main source of inspiration.  I don't think that will ever change.  My photography style has definitely changed, even in the past year I have noticed a difference.  I've started becoming much more experimental with the way that I edit my photos and I'm enjoying branching out. 

 My love for sewing has definitely changed.  I'm even more in love with designing and sewing than I was when I first started this blog.  I can't explain it, other than it feels like everyday the dream inside my heart is becoming more real and tangible to me.  I'm excited for the future and to think of the new changes that will happen in the next 3 1/2 years.  

My prom is next weekend and I'm making a long 1920s Great Gatsby inspired gown.  I'm going with my dear friend Austin who is an incredibly talented illustrator/graphic designer/architect and we came up with a few conceptual prom photo shoot ideas together.  I can't wait to introduce him into my blog!  I'll be posting those photos soon after next weekend so stay tuned.  

Here's a sneak peek of the very early rough sketch of my dress. 

I hope you're having a lovely weekend!  AND I'M FREE FROM HIGH SCHOOOOOL!  I had to yell it at least once!

Do you have any fun memories/adventures of your high school graduation summer?   I love hearing stories! 


  1. Ohhh my! That sketch got me really excited about your prom dress. It's going to be so beautiful! I can't wait to see it.

    You are free! haha. Congratulations! I wish you the best summer yet. I hope that you get everything you want out of it and more. I'm excited to see all of the beautiful garments you create.

    And last but not least, these photographs are really stunning. One of the things I love the most is the colors.

    no school, I am SO excited for you!!
    (oh I still love the peter pan movie. every time I see it I still wish i could fly:)
    I LOVE the maxi dress, the colors are so beautiful.
    and can I just say you hair is totally gorgeous.
    can't wait to see your prom dress and the shoot!

  3. omg this pictures are amazing!! so cute<3 I follow you

  4. these photos are really beautiful! i really love the colors! I can't wait to see your prom dress and the new photoshoot! I'm glad you finished high school and that you can focus on what you really enjoy :) I CAN'T WAIT SERIOUSLY !!!!

  5. amazing photos!!!

  6. I'm in LOVE with your photos!!!! They are beyond beautiful! x

  7. beautiful photos and dress! You are gorgeous :O i love the idea for your prom dress cant wait to see it!

    Hayley xx

  8. Congratulations on graduating AND on your growth throughout the past few years. I've been following your blog for about two years now and with every post I am becoming a bigger admirer (in a non-obsessive, stalkerish way, of course. Kind of.)
    Have fun at your prom, and I can't wait to see the photos!

  9. Hi. I'm a nineteen years old girl from Spain. I watch blogs sometimes, but I have never left a comment on them. Now I'm doing it, and it is because of your good taste on photography.
    I'm trying to learn how to take good photos and edit them, but I have to admit that I don't practise too often. Now, I'm wondering: how long have you been taking photos regularly? and which program, camera and photographic lens do you use?
    Sorry for my English and thanks for your attention,and carry on doing your art. You are as beautiful as your pictures, and they are magnificent.

  10. your pictures are so, so pretty! congrats on the graduation!

  11. You blog is really nice and I am impressed with your photos! I think I have fallen in Love with your dress (especially the spotty fabric, I love spotty materials).
    Can't wait to see the Dress!


  12. what kind of dress form do you use? im currently looking for one, and i wanted a second opinion. thanks! p.s. cant wait to see your prom dress!

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  14. your dress is very beautiful and you look great in it