on inspiration


so you know that feeling when you have that moment to clear inspiration, luck and you just know you can do it. solve this equation, write that short story, draw that perfect picture. for me, that's one of the best feelings in the world. i feel so powerful and later so accomplished and happy. because i'm a big procrastinator and have some issues, it feels even better to have done something and actually be satisfied with it.

that's how i felt about the sockabrate series. even though i was late for most of the posts, let's be honest, and i didn't like some of the designs, i really felt like i was creating something new. i know that there are countless designs of the market, in fact i own loads, but i've never seen my ideas, obvs.

unfortunately, that wonderful feeling of creating didn't last the test of research. by accident really. my cousin/sister is getting married this august and her fiance needs socks. the wedding is going to be forest/rustic themed so the socks are going to match, little trees or forest animals. so i looked for those online. ehhh... and there i was on websites that have basically every possible thing on socks. including designs that were almost identical to mine.

self-esteem minus 9000.

that's why i wasn't posting a while back. it really ruined my inspiration. i still don't feel too good, thinking about it. i'll still try to think of something original and probably not do any research cause that just brings me down but it takes time.

do any of you struggle with that? it's probably easier if you're painting a nature mort or sketching, cause you're trying to be realistic but when creating something new...

do you have any tips or tricks to stay creative and sure when you have to inspiration?

i don't know, really.

hope you enjoyed nonetheless.



p.s. real sockabrate is coming, i have some designs.




long time no see, totally my fault. i'm sorry.

but all that guilt aside, i have more, material, to add.

today, 11th of april, the wroclaw fashion meeting pop up store started.

it's an independent fashion fair organised in browar mieszczanski in wroclaw. all brands are polish, some even local in wroclaw. the stalls are small but very well equipped. the whole place is shared by children's, women's and men's fashion. 

browar mieszczanski is quite interesting by itself, actually. it's an old beer brewery for local producers. now it's no longer in use like that, it became a social place, there is an all year round gallery, a few restaurants and a small theatre. but additionally it organises big events such as the fashion meeting or food fests, really worth checking out, it was totally new to me and i'm in love.

here are some shots of the place, sorry for the quality, i forgot my dslr (#professionalblogger)...

even though i've been to such a place before, this time i actually found something. let me show you:

 this is a beautiful bag, silky smooth.
it's from a co mi tam.
the fabric on the inside seems quite durable
and easy to wash, and the metallic
handles completely make this for me!

 these are fingerless made from felt.
the felt is made from merino sheep wool
so they are really soft.
the colour is beautiful
and the lady selling them is so creative!
when you go to her website,
there is a gallery, check it out.

 these are soooo nice!
brylove has very nice glasses, 
mostly sunglasses but normal ones too.

 i've been looking for big, round glasses for so long,
most of them would be too small for my face 
or the frame was wonky.
but these are perfect, and the red-pinkish tone of the lens
just adds that much to the world!

 as you all obviously know, i love socks.
every time i pass a place that sells them,
i have to take a look and search for new
additions to my crazy collection 
(btw, for my namesday i got 9 pairs).
i discovered many mornings,
i was instantly hooked but i just never came across them
in real life, but they were here.
so i naturally got some.

 now, this is probably my favourite thing,
a cat bag! and the ears are 3d!
dekumdekum specialises in those things,
they even have their own lining fabric.
and the price is very affordable,
if i say so myself.

as if this wasn't the longest post here in a while, i have one more thing.

i'm looking for another pair of correction glasses, and i want them a bit crazy.
there was this stall, bodyych

 and i freaking found rita skeeter glasses!

my question, should i get them?
you could comment on my instagram.

the fair is open tomorrow as well, from 11am to 6pm, get the 31, 32 or 8 tram.

hope you enjoyed that,



p.s. i know it may sound like i was paid to say all this or something but i really, (unfortunately, heh) wasn't. i would tell you.