Monday, 8 July 2013

Bunny Print & The Science of Fireworks

This baby-blue-and-pink bunny print dress was handmade by the completely amazing  Freckles and Ginger. After seeing a couple of her handmade dresses on instagram, I checked out her etsy store, Freckles and Ginger - and after discovering that she gives 100% of the money she makes from the dresses to a charity called Edgars mission, which provides a home for animals who have been abused, and not to mention that the clothes she makes are freaking amazing, I knew I had to have one for myself.

shoes - Asos
bracelet - gift from Freckles and Ginger
belt - Thrifted
necklace - c/o Les Folles Marquises

I really liked this post from IFLS about the science of fireworks, so I'm going to repost it here (hey, I'm on holidays).

This is how you get different kinds of fireworks! "Sodium produces yellow/gold colors. Barium creates green, copper compounds produce blue, strontium salts give you red and titanium metals give you silver coloured sparks.

Other commonly used chemicals are carbon which provides the fuel, oxidizers which produce oxygen for burning, magnesium which increases the overall brilliance and brightness, antimony that gives you a "glitter" effect and calcium which deepens the colors."

via IFLS (if you're not already following this page on facebook, go and follow it!

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  1. I love that dress and her Instagram! I really need to pick up one soon, and could there be a better cause- a farm sanctuary?! Awesome. Thanks for the science of fireworks, really enjoyed it :)

  2. i absolutely love that dress! and the fact that she donates proceeds is SO awesome!
    Rebecca @ tr[i]b[e]cca

  3. That dress has such pretty colors and the sweetest print.

  4. The dress is adorable. I looked through the current selections, I I think I need the shark skirt. What an amazing thing to put your money towards!

  5. What a beautiful dress and such a great cause too!


  6. The cutest dress ever! Definitely going to look on the website now!

  7. Oh my god! That dress is so so cute! Eeep! You look so adorable!

  8. That dress is gorgeous!


  9. Oh, I adore this outfit! I've been trying to find a dress similar in style but with kitties. The bracelet is also just darling, I have been enjoying accessorizing with resin or plastic candies and sweets recently. They feel so playful and cute :3.

  10. Okay. That dress. I need to go breathe into a paper sack or something. Adorable overload.

    Love, Amy

  11. I've been following the blog for a while now... and I absolutely love it. You are such an inspiration for me (eventhough our styles are completely different! ajajaja).

    And, um... I hope u don't mind if I tag the URL of your blog in mine (cause I just did). I'm sorry! I got excited, it's my second entry and I was talking about dressing according to you own lifestyle, and your blog was the perfect example.

    Oh, btw, sorry for the lousy english, i'm peruvian, so... well... you know. Jajajaja.

    Adios! Espero que estés teniendo un viaje excelente.

  12. That dress is just so adorable! And what a great cause that it goes too!

    Also, so that science of firework post floating around Facebook between my amazingly nerdy, chemistry studying guy friends - so interesting!

    Hope that you are still having a blast in Italy!


  13. This dress is so lovely. The bunny print, the colors, the lenght.. I just love it <3 xo

  14. That's such a sweet print I love it very much. Pretty bracelet too.

  15. You are drop-dead gorgeous and this print is so much fun! Totally checking out her Etsy store!

    Xo, Hannah

  16. I've seen her shop before and have ooh'd and ahh'd over the dresses! This dress is SO beautiful on you. And I love that little bracelet! I love fireworks, and the science behind it is awesome!

    xox Sammi

  17. lovely dress!

    alice c'n'r

  18. Wow - that is amazing that she donates the proceeds! I mean, seriously. Talk about being a great person.

  19. That shop is the best thing ever. What a sweet idea to donate the money to charity. This dress is just gorgeous and adorable too. I love the bunny print!

  20. oh my the print on that dress is gorgeous!! Seriously, I have just scrolled up and down multiples times to check the dress! haha
    on another point, I have been so much loving your photos lately, Annika! :) I've been dreaming of buying a 50mm lenses for my Canon and I almost got all money saved for it but I'd love to hear your thoughts! does it really pay off? :)

    Drawing Dreaming

    1. YES. Absolutely. It even works so well with my older-style canon; it's even better than updating your camera, getting this lens. Taking photos on the lowest aperture makes them soo pretty :)

  21. Ahh, the photos, that dress, the firework science. I'm speechless--everything is just perfect!

  22. That dress is beautiful and it sounds like the profits are going to a great cause. No animal deserves to be abused :( You always look so wonderful :)

    love, polly :D

  23. omg i love the dress because of the pastel colors and bunny print!

  24. actually, this dress is perfection ;o

  25. Oh my goodness, this dress is just adorable! The print and the color are amazing and your hair looks awesome with it!

  26. wow such a cute outfit and lovely photos :D xx

  27. oh, she's so lovely! we've been instagram friends for a while now and i've always loved her adorable handmade dresses but i had no idea she sold them as well, and that she donates the proceeds to charity too.

    little henry lee


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