Lately I have been trying to really go through my stuff and get rid of stuff I don`t need as well as building a system. I mean I have a system. The type of system where you remember which jeans are in which chair. But lately I have been wanting a more military style system. So yesterday my bookshelf was in focus. It turned out really great and I had a weird sense of OCD infused pride. So this is how I did it.
Step 1: Place the newest books on top
I know this doesn`t sound super crucial, but it is actually quite logical when you think of it. First of all, it is easier to access the books you have bought and want to read. And second, newer books generally look better and shinier. You should also place your favorites on top if you like to reread them or if they just feel special to you.
Step 2: Place series and aurthors together
When you have the books on top, you are ready to decide placements. This should be sorted by series together and those together in groups of the author. Then place thye series and single books by height as best you can.
Step 3: Place “impressive” books and academic books on the shelfs under the first ones
By impressive books I mean slightly pretenious books such as “Catcher in the rye” and “Pride and prejeduice”. We are doing this for two reasons. A. easy access. B. it looks good. Long live vanity. I know mine will.
Step 4: Sort the others
This is done in this order of importance: series, author, height, publishing house series, color.
Step 5: Add elements
Bookshelf usually contain more than just books. Often they contain messes as well. But today we are going to place choosen items in the shelf, not random. This can for example be a statuette, some magazines on the inside or a pair of sunglasses on the outside.
Here are pictures of how my shelf turned out. But note that I had to give away around 25 books and put away around 80-100 to not have to place any on top of eachother. That doesn`t mean that you can`t. Place all you want, as long as you aviod total chaos. Than the point is kind of lost.
While I am sorting out my room I am considering doing a series on stuff like this. What do you think?
Today I thought we could get to know one another a little closer, and hopefully have at least one of those “omg, I thought I was the only one” moments. Either that, or I`ll just be very emberrased of how eird or strange I am. Either way; I`m sure this is a great idea, so let`s get to it.
Am I the only one:
-who looks like a wannabe fairy when I apply highlighter
-in a love affair with pizza
-who has never watched breaking bad
-who is generally over Christmas
-who doesn`t eat ketchup
-who prefers books over people
-who eye-flirts with my image in the mirror unconsciously
-who can`t watch TV for more than two hours
-who can`t listen to music all day
-who has a notebook with my own face on
-who can read a book over and over, and same with movies and songs
-who loves boys, but hates boys
– who loves nail polish, but never wears it
-who always wears socks
-who is afraid of ghosts
-who has a favorite number
That would be all. Stay tuned for more weirdness cirka once a week.
This isn`t really a post-post, but I just really want to share with the world how extremely happy I am that my lipsticks have arrived from Make-up Mekka. Finally I have all twelve in the HD series 😀
The colors are described like this (sorry for my bad translation).
- Backseat – A nude, pink lipstick that turns very faint. Perfect for everyday wear.
- Most Wanted Nude – A neutral nude color that fits well with pink or slightly yellow skincolor.
- Mouth Mousse – A dark , mauvebrown color that fits the latest trend.
- Forever 18 – A faint brown with a hint of shimmer.
- Smashing – A cold, grey-purple that will make any look.
- Joykiss – A coralcolored lipstick that is perfect for the summertime.
- Bride to be – A brown-pink color that provides a delicate lip.
- Marilyn – A neutral red that gives the classic look.
- Fashionista – A dark fuchsiapink.
- Youngblood – A coral colored lipstick with a dash of pink.
- Live Life – A pink color with shimmer that fits every skintone.
- S Honey – A cold, pink lipstick that will freshen up your look for any occasion.
I already tried several of the colors and they are perfect! I especially love Bride to be!
You know how some people hate wearing glasses? Well, I love it. It makes my feel smart, it makes me feel sexy and sometimes it even makes me feel a bit like Simon from Alvin and the Chipmunks. And there aint nothing wrong with that.
In movies a girl always lets down her hair and takes off her glasses and straight up looks like a sexbomb a la Megan Fox. But when I take off my glasses I honestly just look like a beady eyed motherfucker trying to look directly at the sun. And I am not even going to get into what would happen if I made the horrific decision to let down my hair in public just straight up without any hairbrush.
Furthermore, I cannot count how many times bugs have hit my glasses when at some theme park or woods. I can`t help but think how horrifying it would be without my favorite eye-shield were not there to protect me from having my eyes assaulted by assumedly vicious bugs. My biggest fear is something I once saw on Paradise Hotel Norway (yes, I sometimes enjoy watching Paradise Hotel, sue me). A guy literally had a huge fly crawl behind his eye. Luckily, they got it back out, but that is just not a chance I am willing to take.
Well anyways, this has been my little rant. It is currently 6:55 am here and this is where my minds at. Don’t ask. Let me know what your thought on glasses are, and if you enjoyed this little rant-thing please let me know. Also in which case, I would love some suggestions about what to do a rant on next. Hopefully a longer, more structured one next time.
So, as you now know I am currently petsitting in an interestingly boring suburb. So as there is nothing going on in my life at the moment other than periodically walking a dog and waiting up for one cat and feeding the shy one, I found it difficult to find inspiration for my post. Luckily, I managed to find something. So here we go.
Advice of the day:
Most of us have summer vacation and the weather gods have been pretty generous this year and blessed us with several of sunny days. Although that might actually be global warming now that I think of it. Either way I would say we all have plenty of beach days and sunbathing ahead of us this year. Therefore, my tip is as simple as this, focus less on the summer and more on the vacation in summer vacation for a day. Doing things is obviously super fun, but taking it slow, that really energizes you and thats what we talk about doing every weekend but never get to do because of homework, tests and papers. So watch that show on Netflix, read that book or have a Star Wars nerd-athon. And most important of all, do not feel guilty! No law says you have to spend every sunny day outside (unless you live in Maine or the UK, than you make the sunny days your bitch). Just relax 🙂
Motovation of the day:
This is going to be short, because as I said, I do not really have the opportunity to find anything groundbreaking here. But here goes. I want to tell you all about a miracle. A miracle that occured yesterday. I was bored out of my mind and end up eating, alot. Among other things a baguette with nutspread and an ENTIRE pack of oreos. But you know what, I did’nt die and I did not gain weight. So I guess it’s true what they say, fortune favours the bold. So obviously my point isn’t that you should go out and eat a bunch of stuff. But I am saying that you should do what you want and not be afraid to take chances or feel dumb. If my stomach can survive, then so can you.
Fashion tip of the day:
Speaking of bold, I am madly in love with all the bold lipcolors going around. Lipsticks, lipglsosses and lipstains. All equally amazing in bright, flashy, yet classy, colors. And lets not forget about the 2016 stapple, lipliner. But seriosly, I just bought a red lipstain and I love it! I’m totally buing at least one pink one when I get back home. Lips are so important, so lets make ’em pop!
That would be all, have a great weekend!
As you don’t know, but in a second will know, I am “babysitting” a dog and two cats in the middle of nowhere. The cats are a bite shy, but I have had the oppurtunity to take plenty of pictures of and with the dog. And know as my boredom has grown, of myself as well after putting on make-up and pysjamas. I know, feel free to judge. Therefore, I must ask, do you have any sugestions for what I can do tonight? And I don’t have internett on my laptop.. Yup, blogging from the app, #likeapro. So please don’t judge my spelling errors.
Here is the dog BTW. His name is Lexus 🙂
And here is the evidence of my boredom:
As you can see my ootn is not the traditional little black dress or miniskirt, but rather my leopard print Ralph Lauren pysjamas. Keepin it real. Haha. Anyways, tell me what you been up to today. And if you have not done anything either, then just make something up and I wil pretend to believe you. Anyways, that is all for know. I swear I will blog something worthwhile tomorrow!