Saturday, 28 September 2013

two churches and a dress


Dress - Self-made
Shoes - 2nd hand/Skopunkten
Sunglasses - Citymarket
Bag (that you can almost see in some pictures) - Mama's old

 These should be the last pictures I've left from Finland, and the first ones where you can actually see my new hair. Some days it looks good, some days it doesn't. I had forgotten how fast my hair grows, and should probably cut it a little already if I want to keep it like this. The dress is another new thing. I started sewing it over a year ago and finally finished it before leaving my sewing machine again. The skirt is thicker, which is lovely for autumn (and winter). The floral print of the top part is so pretty too, and if I was still in the same country as my wee Brother, I'd sew a matching top of the fabric that's left.

Walking round this stone fence surrounding the old church used to be one of my favourite things as a wee one. It wasn't as exciting anymore, but I still made the whole circle, just for old times' sake. During the summer and beginning of autumn, I took my mum (i.e. made her take me) to a lot of the sights in my hometown. Being a tourist in your hometown can be so much fun, and it's unbelievable how many places you never visit because they're so near. I've now visited all the war memorials, graveyards and what not. And there's still so much more to see another time. It must be amazing to have a history undergrad for a daughter, ha!


Optimistic Existentialist said...

What a beautiful day this was!! I love the new haircut. The leaves are already changing there :)

Anonymous said...

very beautiful <3

Deidre said...

The dress is absolutely gorgeous. I'm so impressed that you made it!

Ourdestination said...

beautiful :)

mochaccinoland said...

pretty dress & great photos!


Ann said...

Beautiful setting.
And your dress is lovely
looks good on you
and you say its self-made... you can make beautiful clothes.

Krysten @ Why Girls Are Weird said...

You look gorgeous lady, I love your dress!

Corinne said...

You made the dress yourself? I love it!

Corinne x

Marisa Noelle said...

How do you manage to find all the dreaminess places?! So beautiful Laura! I am swooning over both your dress and hair too :-)

Marlen said...

You always have THE most beautiful surroundings- that Finnland countryside looks beautiful! And i like you in short hair- you should give us a close up ;)

xo marlen
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Gail J said...

u look lovely! btw i really love ur short hair though :)

Rebecca said...

Finland looks so pretty! Love the scenery! You new hair is fantastic and I love the dress you made! So beautiful!


Hena Tayeb said...

Loving the new hair

danniekate said...

your hair! so lovely :) xx

Laura said...

Optimistic Existentialist - it really was:-) and thank you, hon! x

Fashion Sky Fall - thank you, lovely! x

Deidre - thank you so much, honey! x

Ourdestination - thanks, hen! x

mochaccinoland - thank you, darling! xx

Ann - thank you so much, lady! you're too kind:-) x

Krysten - thank you, thank you, sweetie! xx

Corinne - yeh:-) thank you, chick! xx

Marisa Noelle - haha, i could ask you the same question! and thank you very much, marisa dear! xx

Marlen - ah, i have to admit that finland is rather beautiful! and thank you, sweets, will do that! xx

Gail J - thank you, doll! xx

Rebecca - it really does:-) and thank you, pet! x

Hena Tayeb - thanks, hun! x

danniekate - oh, thank you, petal! xx

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