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Moelleux aux Chocolat sau Molten Lava Cake

21 Nov

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Arata si suna complicat, dar daca ai materialele necesare e un desert “fitzos” gata in 20 min. Azi am dat o tura prin Lidl cu mama ca sa cumparam chestii banale si am gasit oferta la inele metalice de copt care seamana cu niste bratari late. Cutia contine 4 inele si costa 25 lei, daca va intereseaza grabiti-va sa le cumparati pentru ca se vand rapid, mai ales din cauza ca sunt folositoare pentru foarte multe retete.

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Prima data cand am incercat nu a iesit la fel de bine, am folosit niste vase de ceramica rotunde si am copt prea mult astfel incat nu mai era nimic lichid in centrul prajiturii, era asa ca o spuma coapta, foarte delicioasa de altfel.
Am citit mai multe retete si am ales sa fac una care sa semene cu toate:

2 oua
5 linguri de zahar (tos sau brun, eu am folosit tos pt ca nu mai aveam din celalalt)
5 linguri de faina
170 g ciocolata (aproape doua ciocolate, am folosit una cu lapte luata tot de la Lidl – no name, dar super buna si inca una negra Schneekoppe)
100 g unt (jumatate de pachet)

Am topit ciocolata la bain-marie cu untul (baie de aburi) timp in care am batut ouale cu zaharul si la final am adaugat faina pana a ajuns compozitia cremoasa (cam cum e smantana asa). Am turnat ciocolata topita in compozitia obtinuta si am amestecat pana s-a uniformizat.
Am incalzit cuptorul la 200 C – le-am facut la cuptor electric setat pe incalzit din ambele directii, si sus si jos. Nu stiu daca e relevant, dar daca aveti asa cuptor sa stiti cum l-am folosit eu. Pana s-a incalzit cuptorul am pus hartie de copt in tava si am taiat fasii micute de hartie pe care le-am pus pe marginea inelelor.
Am impartit aluatul in cele 4 inele, s-au umplut cam jumatate.

Le-am pus la cuptor la mijloc si le-am lasat 10 minute. Daca dupa 10 minute pui degetul pe ele si se lipesc, mai lasa-le. Cand au fost gata am pus degetul pe una si era tare la suprafata, dar daca apasam usor se simtea ca un burete.

Le scoti din tava cu ustensilele atasate inelelor, se desprinde usor si se transfera fara probleme in farfurie.

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Pofta buna 😍

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Edit: cine a mai prins inele de gatit la Lidl sa vina sa se laude aici, facem prezenta ce ziceti? :)) #challengeaccepted
Maine ma duc sa imi iau si patrate!!

7 ways to wear a scarf

11 Oct

In my opinion, wearing a scarf is one of the easiest ways available to enhance an outfit and make it stand off without trying too much. The visual impact rises with a bold pattern scarf and a timeless piece like Hermes’ can compliment hundreds of outfits over the years.
There are a few things to consider when buying and wearing a scarf, but before we go there I want to show you what i drew to illustrate my favorite ways of wearing such a piece. First I will show you 7 ways of wearing it, then I shall give you 7 pieces of advice to help you pick up such a great accessory!

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1. Match the scarf to your personality
Like any other accessory, I strongly advise you to buy only the things that represent you, that feel like a “part of your soul”, because wearing an object that truly shows who you are is more important than matching the latest trends. However, don’t ignore the latter and pay attention to the newest and hottest fashion trends, pick the ones you find appropriate for your personality then read on to see how you can match a scarf to a fashionable outfit.

2. Buy 100% silk
Do you really need me to tell you why you should buy only natural fabrics? A high quality silk scarf is a good investment, versatile enough to be worn with both day and night outfits, but more important, high quality shows beyond a visible brand name. You can tell by the quality of the pattern, the smoothness of the fabric and the lasting colors that a scarf will become a timeless piece in your wardrobe.
Plastic is for inanimate objects, don’t do synthetic fabrics if you have natural alternatives for your clothes. If you still love a scarf and it has a lot of syntethic fiber in it, the least you can do is to treat that scarf with fabric conditioner.
FAIL ALERT: polyester scarves produce hair frizz and you sure know how annoying that gets when you can’t get the hair out of your face and you fell that static electricity sting everytime you touch something!!

3. Beware overaccessorizing
You put a scarf around your neck. You tie one around your bag. You wear multiple bracelets, statement earrings and a big watch. All.at.the.same.time. I look at you and see a christmas tree, not a lady. My point is, don’t do more than another jewelry piece if you go for a scarf and make sure they compliment each other instead of showing off separately.
TIP: check out scarves.net for tutorials on how to tie your piece!

4. Colourful is not always better!
If you have trouble deciding what’s your favorite color and you want to wear them all, you definitely have a problem if you wear them at the same time. I could write a book about colours and colour coordination, but i’m not starting here. My colourful advice on matching a scarf is to GO SAFE at first and wear a colourful scarf with a neutral outfit, because the pattern on the scarf itself is hard to match if it shows more than 3 tones.
IF you’re confident enough, you can try picking up a colour from your scarf, tone it down and wear a softer hue of it on your other items, but if you wear two or more items in your outfit (dress +jacket or blouse+pants+cardigan etc) I would advise you to do two neutrals and only another coloured one.

5. Thrift stores can be gold mines
Leave your pride aside and shop with the poor. No matter how much money you have, you will rarely find timeless pieces in mall boutiques…the best scarves I bought were found in thrift stores and the pattern, the colors and the fabric were absolutely amazing! I bought an original Hermes for less than 1 €/$, but that’s because I was lucky and they had no idea what a beauty they were selling there! If you decide to give it a go, prepare to spend some time searching for a beautiful piece, don’t buy anything with visible flaws, discolorations or stains and pay attention to buy 100% natural fabrics!
You usually spend some time browsing for tips on how to spot an authentic scarf, but here’s a great HOW TO RECOGNIZE AUTHENTIC HERMÈS by sassyme.org, it was really useful for me when i was researching whether the scarf I found is original or not. It is ❤

6. Shop for the basics first
It’s quite simple, pick a number under 9 for starters, then think of scarves in different patterns to buy. You should need a striped one, a floral, a chain&equestrian inspired one, a vintage damasc pattern, one with an etnic pattern, at least a silk one, then a cotton one…just adjust the number of scarves you can afford to the patterns you want to own and buy variations of those you love best.

7. Know the stars
Do a little research and know how the famous scarves look like, what are the top brands and how to recognise the best pieces. You will never know what you find in thrift stores or at vintage fairs, therefore take your time and identify the famous items you’d love to have and match your personality, then go explore your options and buy similar good quality pieces and start building your own collection.
If you decide to shop fot pretty scarves, take a look on my FB Page, Fashion from the closet, for I will post there a few scarves I have for sale.

Believe me, once you find some good stuff you’ll grow a new addiction.
To help you even more, here are a few links from my favorite scarf related articles:
Thebudgetfashionsta gives you 20 ideas on how to tie a scarf. My favorites are no 5 and 17. Really cool ideas!
One of the largest virtual collections of Hermès scarves available online can be seen here. Take a look through the gallery and keep in mind a few favorites next time you look for an original one in a thrift store. The more you learn about them, the easier it will be to spot them right on!

Have fun shopping for such an amazing item and let me know if you want more info about this subject!
Xoxo

Fancy party glasses-HIS

19 Jan

Astazi va arat cum am facut paharele recent apreciate pe Facebook de catre prietenii mei. Le puteti inchiria/comanda pentru evenimente speciale de la Creative Event (Disponibile in curand)

Produs final:

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PRODUSE FOLOSITE:
Pahare, glitter, lipici, lipici de sticla, lac protector, banda adeziva de hartie, banda adeziva normala foarte subtire, tulle, panglica si pietre decorative.

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Am inceput prin a taia din banda de hartie un V adanc, am lipit pe mijlocul paharului(acolo unde vor veni apoi butoanele din pietre)

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Apoi, am lipit banda adeziva si pe spatele paharului, cat sa se delimiteze portiunea pe care voi aplica glitter.
Lipiciul se aplica cel mai bine cu o pensula, in strat uniform.
La fel si glitterul, tot in strat uniform trebuie aplicat si el. Dupa ce il aplicati, intoarceti paharul cu gura in jos si scuturati excesul.
Lasati asa pana se usuca si apoi pulverizati lacul protector! Atentie! Daca pulverizati si in alta parte decat peste portiunea cu glitter, e posibil sa se pateze paharul si sa arate ca si cum ar fi murdar. Lipiti cu incredere banda adeziva oriunde mai vedeti sticla 🙂

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Dupa ce s-a uscat, desfaceti cu atentie benzile adezive.
O sa va ramana portiunea curata de pe mijloc unde trebuie sa lipiti pietrele decorative. Eu am ales 3 bucati care imita cristalul. Sunt lipite cu adeziv pt sticla(super glue puternic) – Aveti grija sa nu puneti prea mult lipici si sa se intinda cand apasati piatra peste pahar!!

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Ultimul lucru pe care trebuie sa-l faceti e sa decupati o bucata de panglica si sa faceti o funda la baza paharului. Lipiti cu super-glue si e gata!!

Pentru paharul “Ei”, tineti aproape 🙂 il postez in curand!

Eyeliner/Cat eye tutorials

7 Feb

I love the eyeliner technique and I decided to show you my favorite tutorials on Youtube, maybe soon I will be able to make some of my own. I hope you easily understand how to do the look and you can explore this amazing make-up feature by yourself. As you’ve probably noticed, I love cat-eyes make-up and I like to do it more dramatic than the usual, but I advise you to explore and find your perfect shape of cat-eyes.

Trial and error, then breathtaking success!

xoxo

The Hotness Beauty

 

 

Michael James – YES! a guy showing you how to apply eyeliner! be jealous :))

 

 

Pixiwoo

 

Angelina Jolie cat eye by Pixiwoo

 

How to make a paper box

15 Dec

In the spirit of Christmas I made a tutorial for you,explaining how you can easily do a paper box. Feel free to use your imagination and decorate it the way you like, and show me what you did!! I made the tutorial on white simple paper so you can see the basic process. Good luck!