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hardcorestitchcorps:

Current pattern I’m working on. It will include the quote “Books are both our luxuries and our daily bread,” (Henry Stevens). The background of the spines will also be filled with half-stitches, so lots more work to go.


paintedclocks:

julianaegley:

desidere:

cbrachyrhynchos:

nineprotons:

notapaladin:

prettylittlerobbers:

missolivialouise:

Here’s a thing I’ve had around in my head for a while!

Okay, so I’m pretty sure that by now everyone at least is aware of Steampunk, with it’s completely awesome Victorian sci-fi aesthetic. But what I want to see is Solarpunk – a plausible near-future sci-fi genre, which I like to imagine as based on updated Art Nouveau, Victorian, and Edwardian aesthetics, combined with a green and renewable energy movement to create a world in which children grow up being taught about building electronic tech as well as food gardening and other skills, and people have come back around to appreciating artisans and craftspeople, from stonemasons and smithies, to dress makers and jewelers, and everyone in between. A balance of sustainable energy-powered tech, environmental cities, and wicked cool aesthetics. 

A lot of people seem to share a vision of futuristic tech and architecture that looks a lot like an ipod – smooth and geometrical and white. Which imo is a little boring and sterile, which is why I picked out an Art Nouveau aesthetic for this.

With energy costs at a low, I like to imagine people being more inclined to focus their expendable income on the arts!

Aesthetically my vision of solarpunk is very similar to steampunk, but with electronic technology, and an Art Nouveau veneer.

So here are some buzz words~

Natural colors!
Art Nouveau!
Handcrafted wares!
Tailors and dressmakers!
Streetcars!
Airships!
Stained glass window solar panels!!!
Education in tech and food growing!
Less corporate capitalism, and more small businesses!
Solar rooftops and roadways!
Communal greenhouses on top of apartments!
Electric cars with old-fashioned looks!
No-cars-allowed walkways lined with independent shops!
Renewable energy-powered Art Nouveau-styled tech life!

Can you imagine how pretty it would be to have stained glass windows everywhere that are actually solar panels? The tech is already headed in that direction!  Or how about wide-brim hats, or parasols that are topped with discreet solar panel tech incorporated into the design, with ports you can stick your phone charger in to?

(((Character art by me; click the cityscape pieces to see artist names)))

i am so into this wow

sign me the fuck up

I want a solarpunk future. *_*

Wow.

SOLARPUNK OH MY GODDDDDD i love it

CURVY ORGANIC LINES, REFLECT NATURE, FLORALS VEGETATION, UGHHHH I WANT IT 

So pretty. Want. Now.

O.O

We need to make this a thing. Gonna start up a solar punk fashion wardrobe from here on out.


"
  1. Because a woman brought into this world will inevitably be given pepper spray “just in case.”

  2. Because by sixteen, a young girl knows how to avoid being sexually assaulted, while a boy of the same age does not fear sexual assault in the slightest.

  3. Because a girl who mocks men is a bitch, and a boy who mocks women is joking.

  4. Because a girl who has sex is a slut, and a boy who has sex is a man.

  5. Because in a murder, the killer is at fault, but the blame of rape is often put on the victim.

  6. Because we teach girls how not to get raped instead of teaching anyone simply not to rape.

  7. Because a woman should put more clothes on if her outfit makes a man uncomfortable, because his self control is her responsibility.

  8. Because feminists just need to chill out.

  9. Because a 22 year old sex-obsessed virgin can murder 7 people, and the problem is that someone should’ve just slept with him.

  10. Because not all men are predators, but yes, all women are prey.

There’s a fucking womanifesto for you.

"

(via floralfilm)


kissmyasajj:

fuckyeahwarriorwomen:

duckindolans:

daughterofmulan:

theblindninja:

The Pirates Official Posters

What is this glorious looking glory.

WHAT IS THIS

Pirates (2014 film)

Set in the early Joseon Dynasty, a group led by a female pirate and another group led by a male bandit are on a mission to hunt down a whale that swallowed the royal seal bestowed on Joseon from China.

Yes!

amethystsand !!


sadsofia:

still one of my favorite shows

Gaultier 2006 RTW


"Two things prevent us from happiness; living in the past and observing others."

Anonymous  (via rejoice-in-despair)


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sophiiemayy:

finished this earlier. it’s not the greatest but i’m happy with it at least.

I like it!


baroque-ladies:

Baroque http://baroque-ladies.tumblr.com/


saichiy:

久しぶりに夜に手仕事°˖✧◝(⁰▿⁰)◜✧˖°自室は扇風機もない&冷蔵庫が有るので、ここ2ヶ月ほど暑くて手仕事にならなかったのだorz #saigoto ←タグも消えてたわ



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Let's take over the world instead.





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