23 October 2009 @ 11:36 pm
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire  
I updated my LJ layout and profile. Decided on a simple, minimalist look. I really hate writing out profiles, I never know what to say, but I hate to leave it blank, especially as my journal is friends only. I always think it looks abit unfriendly to not write something there when your journal is FO.

I was thrilled to go into Tescos for the first time in ages and walk down the Christmas isle! It felt magical, I couldn't resist buying a few things. And its chestnut season again too! Oh I do love chestnuts!



I also bought myself a new dress which feels ever so Christmasy to me too (red tartan always does, I think its because my mum used to tie red tartan ribbon bows on our Christmas tree when I was little). It was £70 (I bought it before the police dramaz) and it was worth every single penny ♥





And I finished binding my sketchbook! Personally its my favourite book I've ever bound and I can't wait to start drawing in it (I have to wait though, I need to work on my portfolio more first. Priorities!) But hopefully they'll be equally as impressed with it at my uni interveiws! It was supposed to be a red faux suede cover, but when the fabric arrived (I had to mail order it) it looked more like a velvet. But I'm not too bothered, I love the result:





I thought I might make some jewellery to wear to the interveiws too, for further examples of what I can do.

And lastly, I finally decided what to do with my dreamwidth account: [livejournal.com profile] fantine. I've turned it into an art blog as I don't have one already. And it'll be better than my dA account as I'll post non fanart peices and in progress photographs and stuff. Should be good! Now I'm a srs bns artist.
 
 
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[identity profile] mirienne.livejournal.com on October 23rd, 2009 11:40 pm (UTC)
Ahhhh I love that dress. It looks great on you :)
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[identity profile] shalala-go-rawr.livejournal.com on October 23rd, 2009 11:43 pm (UTC)
Your new layout and profile is adorable! And the candy is making me hungry.

And OMG that dress do WANT!!!!!!!!! <3333 You look beautiful in it (not to mention sexy whooo go Faye) ;)




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[identity profile] graanois.livejournal.com on October 24th, 2009 02:26 am (UTC)
You always have the most awesome stuff. <3
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[identity profile] howthedaysounds.livejournal.com on October 25th, 2009 03:02 am (UTC)
DRESS OMG. Where did you get it? LOVE.

Also loving the skirt on your closet door =P Yay for lolita!
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[identity profile] queenalice.livejournal.com on October 25th, 2009 07:15 pm (UTC)
It's from Warehouse ^^
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[identity profile] phantomgirl110.livejournal.com on October 26th, 2009 08:05 am (UTC)
That dress is terrific! I wasn't sure about it when I saw it on its own, but it looks perfect on you!

And I looooove that notebook! I love the color on the outside and the polka-dots on the inside make me squee.
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[identity profile] disneycutie.livejournal.com on November 8th, 2009 03:43 pm (UTC)
I agree, I never know what to type/write about myself either.
And I think your dress is absolutely lovable! :)
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