it's about dreams and words, except when it's not, and sometimes it's about books and far off lands, except when it's about history, film, and pretty things.
currently reading: sapphire blue by kerstin gier and the curious incident of the dog in the night-time by mark haddon
Favourite Books - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
“Our instructors do not understand how it is,” she says. “To be bound to someone in such a way. They are too old, too out of touch with their emotions. They no longer remember what it is to live and breathe within the world. They think it simple to pit any two people against each other. It is never simple. The other person becomes how you define your life, how you define yourself. They become as necessary as breathing. Then they expect the victor to continue on without that. It would be like pulling the Murray twins apart and expecting them to be the same. They would be whole but not complete. You love her, do you not?”
“More than anything in the world,” Marco says.
Tsukiko nods thoughtfully.
“My opponent’s name was Hinata,” she says. “Her skin smelled of ginger and cream. I loved her more than anything in the world, as well. On that cherry-blossom day, she set herself on fire. Ignited a pillar of flame and stepped into it as though it were water.”
(inspired by mmorrow’s magazine-type photosets)
Adorable sketches of scenes from Robin McKinley’s Beauty.
I really want a princess ring. I think they are so dainty and detailed. Just have to find one!
DIY Dolce & Gabbana Inspired Baroque Applique Tights Tutorial from cocorosa here. These appliques took sixteen hours to sew on. *Also there are other ways to get the baroque look using stencils, etc…