Something different - shabby chic style

I'm infected!
I thought it happens to someone else, it will never happen to me! But it did!
I'm infected with shabby chic style! I cannot resist it any more, I  admit.
With romantic springy feeling around me and a house full with all kind of silk scraps I had to make my small contribution to shabby chic movement.

Thank you for your attention!


Simple handpainted dress

Some time ago I made this simple but beautiful dress of a piece of silk I had previously painted. This was in my pre-etsy time and I liked it so much I decided to keep it to myself.

When I opened my etsy shop I came to idea to make this style of dress as a custom order, without big hopes. But it turned to be my bestselling design. More than a few brides contacted me wishing to have this dress made for their bridesmaids. So Idea is to have dresses in the same color and each gilr can choose her own flower to be painted on the dress.

 I guess I found my niche.



Wear it as a top

So the sun came and I decided to take few photos of my scarves for my  etsy shop.  One of the scarves I wanted to take photo of is an oblong silk satin scarf that measures 70"x17" (180x45cm). How to make a nice photo of such long scarf that shows that scarf itself and not the space around it? And how to take a photo showing an interesting way of wearing it? So I came to the idea, Why not wear it as a top? Alone or under a jacket . All you need is a sash to secure the scarf around your waist: 




My first custom order on etsy - a wedding dress

One of my very first sales and absolutely first custom order was a simple wedding dress made after a purple sundress in my etsy shop (http://www.etsy.com/shop/TanjaDesign) I made a dress, shipped it and forgot about it. Couple days ago I received an emil from a girl who ordered a dress thanking me and saying how beautiful it was. So here it is: