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Faunauges bridal fascinator at Creative World 2016

Bridal Fascinator with Silverwire

You know it too: Newsletter newsletters via newsletter spill into your inbox and spam folder day and night. But sometimes there is something useful. My mails contained an advertisement for Creative World 2016, the world’s largest creative trade fair in Frankfurt am Main. This one had a special category:”Hatmaker”. Any kind of hat could be sent in. As it is, the deadline was only 14 days left. For me this meant: Let’s go, hurry up! Continue reading Faunauges bridal fascinator at Creative World 2016

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Japanese fabric flowers – Kanzashi

Japanese Fabric Flowers Created by Faunauge

What is Kanzashi?

Roughly speaking, Kanzashi means the traditional headdress of Japanese geishas and maikos. Originally it consisted of a decorated bar of hair that was put into the hairstyle and was also used for defensive purposes. In the course of time, the shapes became more varied. The history of Kanzashi as such is said to have started 3000 years ago. In the Edo period (1603-1867) the form of the Edo Tsumami Kanzashi is said to have been created, as it is also known today. The application of folded flowers gives the Kanzashi the nickname Tsumami. The traditional hairstyles wear flower decorations adapted to the season. Each month is assigned a special type of flower. Plum blossoms stand for example for February, cherry blossoms (Japanese: sakura) for April and blue rainforests for May. Continue reading Japanese fabric flowers – Kanzashi

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DIY – Create your own nailpolish flowers

Nail polish flower in pink shades

I adore delicate, fragile and elegant bridal accessories. While looking for further techniques for my bridal flowercrowns, I found cute flowers made of nailpolish. For a long disturbing time, I could not master the tutorials on youtube. Finally, I managed to do so with stunning results.
The whole article will further be translated into the English language. Step by every now and then and check, how we proceed.