Today I’m gonna dance until my feet won’t carry me anymore and this is the only option for my Friday song!
I have an awesome friend who I’m gonna take to see some great shows today. My boyfriend’s band (Madcraft) is warming up for Bam Margera’s “BAM MARGERA IS FUCKFACE UNSTOPPABLE”-gig in Virgin Oil, Helsinki. Dancing through the whole night is a great option don’t you think?
FRIDAY! TAKE ME! <3
One thing that has inspired me a lot lately is fruit art. It makes me really happy that people turn something so ordinary into beautiful, beautiful art. I’m privileged to know lots of people who are into these art forms, and so my facebook page fills up of these photos almost every other day. We all remember the time when our lunch oranges accidentally ended up having some poorly scribbled faces and that it was so funny to draw things into banana’s shell, that when you were finished, you didn’t want to peel it anymore.
These works are made by the real fruit artist of Villafane Studios, who I totally adore. I hope you enjoy as much as I did!
(I swear to God if I’d ever try to even sculpture a banana out of banana, I’d propably throw it out of a window within seconds…)
The Artist himself / Villafane Studios
AN OWL <3
More interesting stuff at http://villafanestudios.com/
So do you also think these guys rock?
Oh how good it feels to be back posting! I’ve been going through so many changes in my life it’s almost scary!
I’m gonna start by telling you about my new job. I know I’ve already opened this subject in some earlier posts, but mostly about my training and such.
So I wanted to have something that you call a day job, right. Since I was doing some styling to there, some graphics to there, hosting to there for years, got me to a situation where I wasn’t really happy. It’s a funny thing, how you’re doing the things you love, fully, with your whole heart, but still you feel you’re not satisfied. Finland is a tiny little country with only a handful of people needing these type of workers, that I noticed I would have had to either start doing something totally opposite to my style of art or start to really market myself to other countries or so. And I didn’t like either of them. I need so much time for my own personal enjoyment in life, that having to use my 24/7 for new projects is just not an option. And after all, I know, that if I would have kept doing that for ages, I’d still most likely feel unhappy. For me the art kind of loses it’s purpose when it’s considered as a job. This is really hard to explain – hopefully someone caught the idea.
I applied to the coolest clothing company I knew and got employed as a visual merchandiser! To be honest with you I couldn’t believe I got so privileged. Certainly I had experience in styling and visuals, but the store outlooks were totally new thing to me. And it turned out to be the best job in the world. As I did before, I make my own work days and decide when I do things – and also that there’s deadlines to follow. But everyday I work with different styles, different campaigns, changing tools and trends. I’ve faced challenges which makes my work interesting – which I’ve really missed. I appreciate the fact that I’m allowed to be exactly who I am and style the store in the way I think looks good.
This is it this time. I’m grateful for having you all still here.
We went to IKEA today to look for a new computer table for our bedroom. Now when we have two computers it’s getting harder to find the places for them. I would love to have all the electronical stuff somewhere hidden, but of course that doesn’t work out in our small apartment. I decided the table we now have for the bedroom computer must turn to our new kitchen table, and that we must get a tiny table that doesn’t take all the space from the bedroom.
This is the old Ikea table, soon to be our kitchen table.
The new table.
I will take some photos of our bedroom once I get in ready. Somehow it just seems to take ages… I’ve talked about this like hundreds of times but I should paint our walls. Or not that I’m doing it alone, no. Somehow I’ve managed to get some great family members that are willing to help me out!
Today I’m about to go to see Juho’s gig in Nosturi, Helsinki and I should propably get going now. Just wanted to make this quick post about the tables and keep you updated.
Okay you guys, I’ve been looking for a new day job from my home city lately. After some serious brainstorms about what I want to do with my life I got employed to the most amazing clothing company. I start as a visual merchandiser which seems like a perfect job for me. It’s close enough to my visual backround, but still far enough from everything else I do in my life. I didn’t actually want to find a graphic designer’s job, because the industry is filled with all sorts of companies, and to be honest I haven’t faced a company with my kind of people. The most important thing to me is to feel like I can be who I am and the other people respect me for that. Not because they think I look like a bunny, or listen to a particular type of music or seem to have a good amount of friends. I want to work in an atmosphere where all of our members are being loved for being individuals.
This photo is taken from our Helsinki Office. Coffee & flowers, definitely a good start!
So all I can say is that I’m extremely happy and honoured for being part of such an amazing group. We will start building our new store in the beginning of next week and I already know it’s going to look incredible. Actually me and one of my coworkers got an invitation to Denmark to visit one of their biggest stores and went through some training this week. We met some of the most amazing people on that trip – not to mention my colleague, with whom I found a total understanding straight away! Most of all I loved the happiness in Danish people and I will definitely go back someday.
Our beautiful store in Herling, Denmark.
Somewhere in Denmark.
And of course I couldn’t leave without having my final Danish cup of coffee that I bought from this funny little coffee shop at the airport. I wasn’t so sure about the taste of my Ginger Coffee, but the place definitely had a good spirit! Thank you Joe & The Juice.
Now when the things in my life are better than in a long time I can’t be thankful enough for everything I’ve got. I wish we could all be proud of ourselves – everyday.
“Just because you’re breathing doesn’t mean you’re alive.”
Welcome back on board,