Watermelons

A few days ago I mentioned here that I have been experimenting quite a lot with objects and patterns. Not just decorative patterns with lots of lines, dots and details, which is usually my thing, but building patterns using separately illustrated objects.

This is one of the pieces I finished recently.

This is quite new to me and I was rather happy with the result. I liked how the watermelons turned out, their colors and their particular imperfections in terms of sizes and angles.

Then, just for fun, I decided to test the pattern on a few products from my Society 6 gallery.

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I thought the result was really sweet. There is something about watermelons that always make me happy. Maybe it’s their summery colors: green and pink is one of the best combinations. Or maybe it’s their shape that resembles a sort of smile in a way, doesn’t it? :0)

For more Watermelons visit my Society 6 shop here.

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Happy pastels

♥ This week I surprised myself by purchasing a pink dress.

 Illustration by me.

Last time I owned a pink dress, I must have been 12 years old. I love pinks but I’ve always been more inclined towards the grays, blues and blacks. I’m happy and excited about this dress, though. Pinks (and pastels in general) are such happy colors, plus a change is always nice, right?

♥ Gorgeous pastels and inspiring ideas:

 Lovely photographs by Krista Keltanen – Her blog is adorable!
 Via Pinterest.
 Teacup bracelets? I LOVE them! From Anthropologie, via AnthropoloGirl
 Vintage PSA Airlines photograph. Via Pinterest.
 Dream Jar and the most beautiful dress int he world. Both via Pinterest.
 Editorial via Pinterest.
  I want this so badly! Via Coqueterías.
 Typography by Elissa Hudson.

Have a beautiful weekend, my lovelies.