Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Hot color trends for this fall/winter

these colors are very trendy for this fall/winter:

camel and brown
 black and white
following the trends:

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Granny squares-the trendy take

I just finished a hobo bag, made with granny squares in chocolate and wheat:
Granny squares are trendy again! Take a look at these fantastic colorful and happy creations I found in flickr:

1. Commission for Sarah, 2. new year garland, 3. Granny pillow, 4. Untitled, 5. Untitled, 6. Little squares WIP, 7. P1010004, 8. Untitled, 9. IMG_1536, 10. sedie all'uncinetto, 11. IMG_1789, 12. Granny plaid

And in Etsy:
fron top left: poops, zerva, royalsisters, kydum, baahar, rocketandbear, sandyscapecodorig, softspoken , atelierafra, northerly, littlethingies, sebsurer, simakery, namolio, spacejamhandmade, francinetoukou

If you are insired by these beautiful creations, grab your crochet hook and try these patterns:

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Animal print - Hot fashion trend for fall

One of the hot trends of 2010 fall fashion is the animal print trend which has lead to the development of some of the best looking outfits this year so take a peek at what prints should definitely be a part of your fall wardrobe!
Because printed outfit give a certain luxurious and rebellious look, they blend beautifully with the a variety of different style outfits and accessories. This year the prints could have been seen from shoes to accessories and clothing and they all looked fabulous. 
 Dries Van Noten

My new scarves inspired by this hot trend:
My zebra bag, super trendy accessory for this fall-winter:

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Βack from the holidays with a recipe

Holidays are over and I'm trying to get to the mood of everyday life again! The weather is cooler, but I'm still lazy! So I'm welcoming fall with a recipe, a moroccan dish, inspired by my previous posts about the European Etsy Team challenge!

Moroccan Chicken With Olives
4 Pounds Chicken
2 1/2 Tablespoons Oil
2 Onions — sliced
Salt And Pepper — to taste
1/4 Teaspoon Ginger
1 Teaspoon Paprika
1 Onion — finely chopped
1/2 Pound Green Olives
1 Lemon Juice

Heat the oil in large sauce pan. Add 3/4 cup water gradually. Add onion slices, sprinkle with spices. Lay chicken on top. Cook over low heat, covered, one hour. Add finely chopped onion. Cook for another 1/2 hour. Place pitted olives in pan of cold water, bring to boil for 1 minute. Drain water. Add olives to pan. Cook for 5 minutes. Just before serving squeeze on lemon.Serve with rice or couscous.
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