lets pretend that it is still friday

Let us pretend so that I can still post Foto Friday. Each Friday I realise that I don’t take enough photos but below are the ones I did take.

I have been spending a lot of time in Carlton lately. I don’t know why. I have been going to Readings bookstore a lot. I went to Nova today to watch a film. I have been going to Brunettis, and also to Eastern Market which I still have to share.

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Late night coffee and drawing.

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I found a book of Kathryn Del Bartons artwork at Readings. I need to have this book

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I liked this. It was nice finding it because I had just finished reading Neil Gaiman’s Stardust.

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I liked what he said here.

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Inside fashion designers sketchbooks book 2. some inspiration

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inspiring ink/paint blots.

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this is great. I want to do something similar for melbourne. maybe on cafes?

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I want to create something like this

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ridiculous amounts of caramel and chocolate on this magnum ego i had today.

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Happy New Year!!

I’m feeling really positive about this year. I hope you all are too. I feel like this is my actual beginning. I feel stronger, happier, and more confident. I guess I have learnt a lot in my many years past.

I feel like now I am actually making my own choices in life, I feel like I am not being influenced by anyone that I don’t want to be influenced by. I am focussing on me. On people and on love and I don’t mean romantic love.

I don’t know if this will mean the same thing to anyone else but I figured that things are the way they are but you can still live life the way you want to. By your own rules. That’s just what I am going to do. Anyway…here are some fotos.

 

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One very satisfied customer at St Ali

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Hello. It’s me. Juliet.

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My illustration of the book I read: Four Days In November.

You need to go here. Mr Burger equals Mr Delicious Burger.

You need to go here. Mr Burger equals Mr Delicious Burger.

 

I couldn’t find many that I hadn’t posted on Instagram already. I’ll try to get more for next Friday.

 

Jx

 

Foto Friday

Hello, I am reintroducing Foto Friday. On a Friday I will upload my one photo a day for the week.

As you would know I am a bit behind so I will just used today to catch up!

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105 – Nice. Looking through magazines while getting my hair done.

104 – I made this watercolour for my friend Emma

103 – Funny Neighbours, don’t like  junk mail

102 – Drinking regular lattes from now on instead of skinny lattes.

101 – Coffee time, and reading How To Be More Interesting by Edward De Bono

100 – Food shopping, preparing for the healthy challenge ahead.

099 – My last yolo pancake breakfast from Top Paddock before I began my 12 week Blogilates Challenge

098 – Enjoying a choc top at the cinema while watching The Hunger Games

097 – My uni friend Susan trying on my first dress from my uni collection

096 – Yummy iced coffee on a nice hot day at My Legendary Girlfriend

095 -Waiting for my coffee at Manchester Press.

094 – Delicious raspberry treat my friend Kristin and I shared together at Emporium in Myer.

093 – Love these moleskine notebooks, I have bought two packs in the last month.

092 – Finished dress number two for my uni collection

091 – So funny, this one day I sat on a tram next to a random girl and realised we had basically the exact same outfit on!

090 – Had a plus size model come to our pattern making class and we had to make an outfit for her.

089 – Christina Exie came to my school and told us about herself and her fashion label. We were even lucky enough to look at some of her design books and her actual collections.

088 – jelly beans shoes sent me some lovely jelly shoes! they’re so fun

087 – ingredients to make a delicious pasta salad

086 – visited zumbo for some tasty treats

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F O T O   F R I D A Y

 

I hope you all have a fantastic Friday. Friday’s for me is not as exciting anymore. It’s the last day of uni for the week. Which means work Saturday, Sunday and Monday. That’s the life of a fashion student yo.

Also happy first day of May!

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This is a cool series of doco’s called The Day Before. I’ve actually, now watched them all!

 

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I feel like I’ve posted this here before but I’m not sure. It’s just a quick watercolor painting I did.

 

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Me. Pardon all the selfies in this Foto Friday. You’ll notice I’ve bought a new red lipstick and I totally love it.

 

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I went to the Night Market and had one of these yummy spirally potatoes. And of course some Sangria.

 

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Some gouache painting of the colour wheel.

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Me in my red lipstick. I’ve noticed it makes my hair look more blonde than usual!

 

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Lots of buttons at Jimmy Buttons.

 

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Lots of trims too. I had the urge to start tidying up for them while I was there, but I resisted. The lady actually lost her keys while I was there. I have no hope that she was able to find them :/

 

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My friend Ashy’s hat. So super cool.

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I found this at work. I think the other girl did it, maybe something to do with the shirts we sell having thread treads. I clothes are made in china so maybe I’m thinking that’s why its translated. No idea.

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My outfit of the day for uni yesterday. The red lipstick makes things more exciting.

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This is my latest book club read, and I just realised I haven’t updated you on book club. I like this picture of Patti.

IMG_9131My latte. I really, really love coffee and hanging out in cafes.

 

- Juliet x

 

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Hope you’ve all had a great week and hope you have an amazing weekend. Much love. Juliet x

IMG_8722Who doesn’t love selfies? I sure do :p

IMG_8750This image is from a magazine. I want the same in my house, except, instead of cds I’d like books. thanks.


IMG_8749I have been busy with some home organisation lately.

IMG_8747I stumbled across a cool haberdashery store in the nicholas building. i loved these mushrooms.


IMG_8746I made some yummy treats for morning tea. I’ll show you in my next post.

IMG_8745My lecturer showed us this cool book in class.

IMG_8744Delicious donuts at Movida Bakery for breakfast. Blueberry Custard is my new fave.

IMG_8743I bought these treats to take to my mums house. Chocolate cake with wild strawberries and coffee custard and mango tart. yum.

IMG_8740And also, they make amazing coffee at Movida Bakery.

IMG_8665Amazing room at NGV. I wish I lived in this room.

(all these photos were taken by me using my iphone and i edited them using instagram.)

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IMG_8533Cool book I found at the library

IMG_8534Nice artwork in Green With Envy Store on Chapel Street.

IMG_8535I love this bathing suit. It’s on sale in Green With Envy.

IMG_8536“Lamy Pens, Right Hurr’” This is cool, it’s at Magnation on Elizabeth street.

IMG_8537Breakfast; coffee, berries, yoghurt.

IMG_8532Me in my new dress, picking up some mail.

IMG_8507My friend Andy’s Celine jacket. Love.

IMG_8480Some drawings I did.

IMG_8509Yummy, yummy pizza from Ombra Bar. I will make a post about this place.

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IMG_8476This was an interesting Japanese dish I tried. I think the place was called ITO, I’m not totally sure. It was nice. That’s an egg on top.

IMG_8472This is the book I’ve been talking about lately. The Eat, Drink, and be Gorgeous Project – Esther Blum.

IMG_8473My healthy breakfast. Yum, yum.

IMG_8474My sisters cat being curious about the flowers. It was funny when she started looking into the vase at the water.

IMG_8475My favourite old shoes. I’ve had them for about 5 years and have only worn them about three times because I keep forgetting that I own them.

IMG_8470I went to the Australian Open yesterday. This is Ana Ivanovska and Jelena Jankovic. Ana won.

IMG_8291I watched a documentary on Paris back in 1900-1930. And these are a bunch of writers, artists, sculptors etc that got famous around that time.

 

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Today was my last day at my corporate job. I have three weeks off until I start my new course. I’m a bit scared but I’m a lot excited.

 

IMG_83431. I made some pancakes and this one looked like it had a skull on it. Way cool.

IMG_83442. I saw this in Myer of all places. I want one in my house. Thanks.

IMG_83383. First time having French Onion Soup at Paris Go in Carlton. A bit heavy, but very tasty and cheesy. And oniony.

IMG_83394. This is the sign of a cafe in Melbourne. I can’t remember the name but it’s a nice place.

IMG_83405. Street art painting outside Crown

IMG_83416. I would like both of these books. Please and Thank you.

IMG_83427. Where do you look for the truth? At Cup of Truth. Having a latte.

IMG_83138. From our book club: “Bitches, Burgers and Books.”

IMG_82539. Hi, my name is Juliet. I like taking selfies sometimes. Can we be friends?

IMG_824110. This was Saturday last week. I like Saturdays.

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F O T O  F R I D A Y

This week has been a decision making week. Full of stress and serious and not so serious thinking. I am definitely glad that it is Friday.

 

 

1.  I like this book. It’s been very helpful. I’ve also read “A New Earth” by the same author and loved that one too.


2. I have the best brother in the world. I hate washing my car, so he always washes it for me.

 

3. This is a delicious chicken and leek pie from Emporia Cafe in Myer.

 

4. My friend Emily and myself, just a quick bathroom selfie before watching Moonrise Kingdom.


5. I don’t really like this arrangement and think it’s weird the mannequins don’t have any pants. However, I do love the chair and think if I sketched this it could look quite cool.


6. I want this in my room. I can just imagine coming home and feeling so relaxed and cozy after jumping right onto it. I think the bed covers are from Karen Walker.


7. This is my book purchases this week. I walked into Readings Bookstore in Carlton looking for some answers and walked out with these.


8. My really good friend Badra and I did a cookbook swap. This is Badras Nigella and I gave him Rachel Khoo’s cookbook. I love how he’s got all the tabs on the recipes he’s made and wants to make.


9. I sent a random letter to a girl who’s zine I liked. Exciting enough for me she actually replied and sent me her latest zines. We’ve decided to be pen pals which is even more exciting.


10. My street. My street photo project hasn’t really gone so well. I can’t seem to get my camera to work. I think maybe the battery is just dead. And meanwhile in the last 2-3 weeks the trees already have leaves. It looks so pretty.


11. While I was supposed to be doing my assignment I began dreaming and thinking about things and decided to rename my book.


12. This is my new Deadly Ponies bag. We’ve become quite good friends already.


13. The girl sitting next to me at the tram stop had the coolest shoes. I want them.


14. This is from “The Power of Now”. “So next time somebody says, “Sorry to have kept you waiting,” you can reply, “That’s all right, I wasn’t waiting. I was just standing here enjoying myself – in joy in my self.””

 

 

Hope you all have an amazing weekend.

 

- Juliet x