Sunday, 24 June 2012

Fascinator made of flowers!

This Friday we celebrated midsummers eve here in Sweden. And the tradition is to dress up in the national costume and wear a crown of flowers, like this.

I wanted to do something else for myself, so I decided to do a hat/fascinator made of flowers. And this is how I did it.

The things you need:
green floral wire
Something that will hold the hat to your head

 1. Make a shape out of the wire, any shape will do as long as it doesn't hurt your head! Then you go over the shape with more wire so you'll have something to stick the flowers into!

2. The you attach what you wanted to use to hold it to your head.


  3. After this you start putting the flowers in place, use more wire if you have to, and I used some extra leaves to hide the base.

And this is my end result!

 I did this on Thursday to wear on Friday, I just pored some water over it so it was completely wet and then had it in a plastic bag in the fridge over the night.

This is what it looked like on Friday :)

Monday, 18 June 2012

Last week in schooool!

Yay! This is my last week in school for the summer. Then I'll have 2 months of doing nothing!
Today I'm rockin' a fake fringe again!

And this is what I am doing this week!

Sunday, 17 June 2012

Till alla svenska läsare

Min vän Cornelia söker efter boende i Stockholm!

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Jag kan dessutom gå i god för att hon är en väldigt skötsam och trevlig tjej!

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Forgetful friday!

Here is the happy graduate!

This last friday I went to celebrate a college graduation! It turned out to be a great summers day and they all looked lovely in their suits and white dresses!

 I forgot almost everything this day, I was supposed to pick up my son from his father, but took the wrong train and was late. And after the celebrations and dinner I forgot my sons sandals and my jacket!

Me, I was wearing my favourite dress, and of course I still haven't taken a good picture of it. But I will! It will be worn all summer.
Haha, I don't know what the weird face is about!

My little boy was really handsome as well.

It was a lovely day though and we all had a great time!

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

The Swedish National day!

Today is my beloved country's National day. But most swedes doesn't know why we celebrate the 6th of June, except that its "The Swedish flag's day".

Gustav Vasa who was chosen to be king of Sweden on the 6th on June 1523, right after Sweden fought its way out of the "Kalmarunionen" (a union between Sweden, Denmark and Norway that lasted 1397–1523). 
Gustav Vasa

Sweden also got to "1809 års regeringsform"  on 6th of June 1809 which was the Swedish constitution until 1974 when they changed it to what its is today.

1916 we founded the "Swedish flag's day" even though we have celebrated the 6th of June longer than that! Not until 1983 did we started to call it our National day. And the National day was chosen as Bank holiday in 2005.

Our day has been chaotic I can tell you! First of all, central Stockholm is horrible during these sort of celebrations, its people EVERYWHERE! Me and my son hardly got through the crowds of  "Gamla Stan". We met up with some friends and ended up in the royal palace looking at Knights armours and Golden furniture, my little boy wasn't that pleased (still too little to enjoy it I guess). So we went to have lunch and then moved on home. I'm sad to say I didn't take any pictures, all my time went to chase my son that tried to sneak away in the crowds.

Hope you all have a nice and sunny day! 

xx / Alma

And here is some photos of Sweden for you!

East Coast
West Coast
The Royal Palace in Stockholm