Wednesday, January 25, 2012

diy inspiration: tribal patterns

I'm trying to fun-ify my wardrobe without getting sloppy, spendy, or hooched-out, so I'm turning more and more to color and prints.  Notwithstanding the fact that the bustier below could have no function in my life (and reminds me a little of an owl), it's prompting me to whip out some fabric pens and go to town.  Why not draw some "tribal" (what does this even mean?) patterns all over some white kicks or a tank?  No reason.


diy inspiration: tribal patterns








                                         Mara Hoffman corset topBurberry flatsRalph Lauren Home rug

I can't really draw, but I can make lines, triangles, and squares, and I could possibly arrange them in appealing ways.  I'll be trying this on something soon - results to come!  xx

43 comments:

  1. Loving that corset top!

    www.absurdlypeculiar.blogspot.com

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  2. those are some really dope and cute pieces

    standupout.blogspot.com

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  3. That corset is beyond pretty!
    We should follow each other :)
    xx

    www.bethegoodness.blogspot.com

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  4. Genial tu blog! espero que te pases por el mio y em digas que te parece. un saludo desde: mamaartista.blogspot.com
    L+

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  5. I love tribal patterns! Currently working on a tribal pattern dress :)
    xx

    www.queenoffunkydiy.blogspot.com

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  6. i found your blog because you commented on mine and now i follow you, how about we follow each other. goody goody gosh! i saw that tribal bustier on my Polyvore page, i even made a set using it. its gorgeous.

    notcaged.blogspot.com

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  7. Those are very different for Burberry! I love em'. Tribal prints are so hot :)

    xx
    Krissie

    http://thecriminallyexpensive.blogspot.com

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  8. Can't wait to see what you make! And for the comment, "tribal" (what does this even mean?)... THANK YOU. One of my biggest pet peeves is vague and potentially politically incorrect fashion labels, haha
    Erin @ www.thanksimadeitblog.com

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  9. great inspiration pieces!

    http://forallthatjas.blogspot.com/

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  10. that corset is gorgeous! love your blog! Follow eachother? xx

    www.manhakins.blogspot.com

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  11. This is so cool and I really love tribal print. I can't draw either, but I think it's so cool you're going to. You have a really nice blog, following you now

    xoDale
    http://www.savvyspice.net/

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  12. i want that first bandeau top hehe.. so pretty pattern too

    www.thesanktuary.blogspot.com

    <3 Una

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  13. I am totally in love with tribal these days too!! i ahve been wanting a bright coloured pillow for my couch!!!

    love the look!

    love K

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  14. That bustier is too cool. Can't wait to see how you do it yourself. Following... great blog!! XO

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  15. Ah, I really can't imagine something cooler than a tribal bustier now.

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  16. aw I love that top,
    super cute

    www.dentelleetfleurs.blogspot.com

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  17. mmm, great idea! I do love the look of tribal - just not on myself.

    jo from slowcatharsis.blogspot.com

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  18. haha i love the part "tribal (what does that even mean?)" too.
    whenever i have to describe this print that's the best word i have for it but "tribal" sounds like it should mean something much broader than how we use it when talking about fashion... anyways, i thought it was funny and accurate.

    http://www.the-launderette.com (my store, check it out! we have a sweater with a large "tribal" print in stock now :)

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  19. I like the tribal print that I've been seeing around. I haven't found a piece that suits me though. You gave me a good DIY idea for it though, thanks! Great post!

    welivedourlivesinstyle

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  20. I'm dying for a moroccan/tribal rug to outfit my home with...love the lush textures and incredible graphics! The perfect statement piece for interiors and wardrobe...agreed!

    xo-Julie
    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture.com

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  21. I cant wait to see the results
    Urszula

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  22. Love the corset top. Great blog I am now a follower.



    Giveaways on
    SavGrace.blogspot.com

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  23. LOVE YOUR BLOG, VERY VERY CUTE!!FOLLOW ME ON GOOGLE FRIENDS AND I WILL BE HAPPY TO FOLLOW YOU BACK <3
    XOXO
    A_C'EST MOI
    LAMODEOUICESTMOI.BLOGSPOT.COM

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  24. Everything is incredible, esp that bikini top! xx

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  25. i love the corset!!! tribal prints rock!!!!!

    thans for following me!!!!
    i just followed you back!!!

    xxx
    naiad
    http://stateofgracebynaiad.blogspot.com/

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  26. i was never into tribal patterns but i love the first picture!

    http://xoxo-carolinalove.blogspot.com

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  27. Great blog and I'm your newest follower.
    If you like, follow me back. It would make me very happy ;)

    minnja.blogspot.com

    LOVE
    Minnja

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  28. Awesome patterns on the corset!!
    You're so creative, darling! :)
    I love the color combination. That was really great at all <3

    *hug* from your new follower ♥

    Warm Love,
    Pinkie Anggia

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  29. love tribal print!

    Nice blog dear!
    im following on google connection. Hope you do the same :)
    MY BLOG: Dress Up For Armageddon

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  30. love the print!

    XO, Carmen
    pls look also at my blog and become a friend,
    www.mydailyfashiondosis.blogspot.com

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  31. Aztec prints are so much fun! Thank you so much for checking out my blog! I find your blog inspirational - following you! I'd be really happy if you follow me back!

    http://www.artbyguni.blogspot.com/

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  32. Tribal prints are absolutely gorgeous :) I just came across your blog: it's great, and it would be awesome to keep in contact with you. I'd love for you to pop by my blog sometime, and if you like it, we can follow each other :) Go ahead and follow me if you like what you see, and I promise I'll follow back!
    xoxo, Veena

    http://seven-inch-stilettos.blogspot.com
    Twitter: @VeenaMcCoole

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  33. Tribal prints are so beautiful, I adore the print of the corset top <3
    http://cupcakesandtreacle.blogspot.com/

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  34. I've been drawn to tribal prints lately too. Looking forward to the DIY.

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  35. That is a great idea! I have a bunch of fabric markers just waiting to be used on a project like this!

    Natasha ~ www.TashaDelrae.com

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  36. I find a lot of fashion designers look to the many tribes around the world for inspiration. Can't wait to see what you come up with.

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  37. Tribal prints are so fun, beautiful top!

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  38. Thanks dear!
    I love these prints.

    I follow back!
    xoxo

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