"Granny Mandala Gladiators" Crochet Lace Shoes And Upcycled Technicolor Crochet Sun Mandala Tote Bag

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    About the sandals:

    I've found these fantastic stiletto heels times ago in a second hand shop in nearly unused condition (from the soles it seems to be used only one, max. two times). You already know, that I'm a shop-alcoholic, I had to buy it even if I don't wear high heels and it wasn't exactly my size! XD
    I tought to upcycle it one day since I wasn't that in awe for the upside... Well, this week the time is arrived!!! I've crocheted ten granny circles in different colours, stiffened them a little bit (they are keeping the shape better, but not hard as rock), then added the black picot borders for sewing them together... And voilá! @;) With the lace up closure backside and the high composition (arrives exactly under knees) I'm pretty happy about the result and I can declare this creation the sexyest "babukatorium piece" EVER! Lol!

    About the bag:

    Another lucky find of mine from an Indian market in Italy. Photos can't show how gorgeous the colours are in reality: they are deeeeeep and vibrating... I crocheted other seven circles with the same cotton I used for the shoes and positioned them like a flower mandala on the front of the tote, over the stripes, then attached them with contrasting coloured buttons and double rainbow tulle ribbons in nine colours. EX3

    And now an important changing about babukatorium:

    Due to the HUUUGE amount of stolen photos Princess Babuka decided to add watermark on each picture starting from today. I'll try to create them in harmony with the pictures for not being too disturbing... Until I find the style that suits me best, please be indulgent with me! I'm not a graphic genius! Lol!

    AND TO THOSE WHO HAVE STOLEN MY PICTURES:

    SHAME ON YOU! >:(

    beamoore, LEIRY3, madisa1, EssHaych, and 19 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. EssHaych 35 months ago | reply

      They're all amazing! I love your crochet work!

    2. PollyKrafts 35 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous crochet work! Love your vivid imagination!
      Polly

    3. babukatorium 34 months ago | reply

      Thank You very much!!! @;)

    4. jani.na 34 months ago | reply

      Wild! Beautifully displayed in amongst all those dandelions!

    5. bienzfive 34 months ago | reply

      S w eeeee t !!

    6. babukatorium 34 months ago | reply

      Thank You both! XD

    7. undekagon 32 months ago | reply

      I love the summer style.

    8. babukatorium 32 months ago | reply

      Thank You!!! EX3

    9. NitaNascha 27 months ago | reply

      i love all ur creations....simply amazing!!!!!!!

      ps: u should add the watermark better , i think that it is too simply to be delete for who want to stolen ur pics. add the watermark where the color is not uniform ;)

    10. babukatorium 27 months ago | reply

      Thank You so much! Unfortunately it doesn't make difference where and/or how I add the watermark: they remove it, cut it out or blur the letters to be unreadable! A week ago I discovered a person who sells my mandala rings with my pictures with watermarks removed!!! No matter how one want to protect His/Her works aweful people find the way to steal them. Best would be make the others understand that stealing images is against law and demage those Artists who they say they are in awe for! People usually don't think about a pattern writer who is paying His/Her bills with designing and selling their patterns... They just put the stolen picures on facebook for free download and in this way they deny the possibility from the pattern writer to live and create other things. There are others who are selling my Tree images as posters without permission and I can't do anything to stop them! :( At the end all this fighting caused me a nervous breakdown and I still have panic attacks every time I come on internet. I only want to create, that's what I'm living for and I won't ever understand people who continue to damege me for ignorance and/or for wickedness!

    11. NitaNascha 27 months ago | reply

      people are bad and do not understand the true meaning of art : ART does not mean to steal the creations of others :(
      sorry for my english ('i'm Italian ) ^_^

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