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Magpie Calls Pretties Dec Bridal and general inspiration Magpie, Bridal, Pretty, Inspiration, Biblical Inspiration, Eurasian Magpie, Bride, The Bride, Inspirational

Magpie Calls Pretties Dec 2014

Magpie Calls new stock Dec 2014.

Magpie Calls Pretties November Bridal and general inspiration Magpie, Handmade Accessories, Belly Button Rings, November, Bridal, Unique, Pretty, Inspiration, Jewelry

Magpie Calls Pretties November 2014

Magpie Calls, unique handmade accessories for everyday and Bridal.

By Magpie Calls Star Wars Wedding, Magpie, Porsche Logo, Fascinator, Vintage Fashion, Stars, Photos, Headdress, Pictures

Sneak Peak- Vintage Star Wars Wedding- Unofficial photos.

Star Wars Wedding , Vintage styled fascinator.

We have another great DIY tutorial from our Geek Girl Tarah Van Wyk. This is for you Doctor Who Fans Hi All. Today I have a cute and easy D.Y that I have made for my Doctor Who duet for our Geeky. Geek Girls, Magpie, Diy Necklace, Diy Tutorial, Doctor Who, Easy Diy, Geek Stuff, Bows, Cool Stuff

Cute Doctor Who bowtie necklace D.I.Y.

doctor who bowtie necklace D.I.Y and tutorial.

Ethnic and Eastern Bridal Inspiration August 2014 by Magpie Calls Ethnic Wedding, August 2014, Magpie, Wedding Inspiration, Bridal, Eurasian Magpie, Bride, The Bride

Ethnic and Eastern Bridal Inspiration August 2014

eastern and ethnic wedding inspiration and ideas

Wedding Inspiration July by Magpie Calls Magpie, Wedding Inspiration, Eurasian Magpie

Wedding Inspiration July 2014.

wedding inspiration 2014

Colour Palette and Creative Mood board inspiration- By Magpie Calls Magpie, Palette, Boards, Mood, Colour, Creative, Inspiration, Planks, Color

Colour Palette and Creative Mood board inspiration

mood board, colour palette, inspiration

It's all in the details 3 Magpie, Detail, Crafts, Beauty, Manualidades, Handmade Crafts, Eurasian Magpie, Craft, Beauty Illustration

It's all in the details 3

Time for a blog post featuring some new Magpie Calls Pretties. :) Some CUSTOM CREATIONS: A Headdress modification for Briget- Original base and flower by Alibelly Costumes. Additional handmade fabric flower, fringing and forehead swag by Magpie Calls. Custom Handmade fabric flowers for Briget. Custom fascinator for Lisa for a wedding. For MC Bridal a custom pair of off-white handmade fabric flowers for Ally. New Designs for MC BRIDAL (Magpie Calls new Bridal Range). : Handmade satin sash…

Liberace Exhibit at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas by Magpie Calls. Magpie, Cosmopolitan, Exhibit, Las Vegas, Craft, Blog, Accessories, Beauty, Fashion

Liberace Exhibit at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas

Today I am sharing with you one of the exhibits I visited while in Las Vegas. We just happened to be walking along the strip passing The Cosmopolitan when I spied this exhibit through the window. We realised it was free to go in and we were allowed to take photos. Being the Bellydancers we are , we could not resist taking a gander at an exhibit showcasing one of the most outrageous and blinged up performers ever: LIBERACE! I love this quote! I couldn't believe the detail that these costumes…

Outfit Inspiration Jan 2014 by Magpie Calls Magpie, Blog, Crafts, Inspiration, Accessories, Outfits, Beauty, Fashion, Biblical Inspiration

Outfit Inspiration Jan 2014

I decided it was time to do another outfit inspiration post pairing some Magpie Calls pretties with some Polyvore sets. It's a fun way to see how they work together :D 1: OLD GLAM Pairing a pair of MC earrings with a cute retro style dress and shoes in peachy pink with gold toned accent belt and watch. Pretty pink lips and a bold eye finish off the retro look.I think this would be perfect for a girly day out for high tea, or even for a picnic date. flirty and pretty , but with a hint of…

Tribal Takeover of Durban! Happenings, Magpie, November, Shit Happens, Craft, Blog, Accessories, Beauty, Fashion

Tribal Takeover of Durban!

Hi Everyone, This week's post is all about what is happening in my bellydance world this November. Some exciting events and happenings and some future blog-posts coming up as a result. Firstly this coming weekend is our dress rehearsal for our studio showcase (more about that in a bit), so this week is practice and costume frenzy time. Our house looks like a fabric and textiles fairy puked up all over it :P hehe. In the evening of the 16th we have been asked to dance in the Belly Diva's…

It's all in the Details Version 2 International Dance, Belly Dance Costumes, Magpie, Shoulder Bag, Detail, Blog, Crafts, Accessories, Manualidades

It's all in the Details Version 2

This week I wanted to share little teaser snippets of some of the costume items I have been working on for our show "Salmagundi" (get tickets here) on the 30th November. Silly season has hit and we are trying to be ready for our dress rehearsal on the 16th. Too much excitement in the Dance Tribe and Left of Centre camps at the moment. So enjoy the details, and when we have our show images I will be sure to blog about it and show off the full costumes. I love creating new costumes... for…

Wedding Inspiration- Magpie Calls Pretties. Magpie, Wedding Inspiration, Pretty, Blog, Crafts, Accessories, Beauty, Fashion, Moda

Wedding Inspiration- Magpie Calls Pretties.

Hello lovelies. This week's post was meant to be done last week, but being overwhelmed by sickness meant it was delayed. I am all better now and want to celebrate the engagement of my good friend B by doing a post that is wedding related. Over the last year and a bit I have created some pieces which can be used for weddings. Either by the bride or by bridesmaids or flower girls. The following pics are some of the creations which I feel would work well for weddings (including my handmade and…

Magpie Calls: Inspiration- October 2013 October 2013, Magpie, Shoulder Bag, Inspiration, Beauty, Fashion, Biblical Inspiration, Moda, Fashion Styles

Inspiration- October 2013

Since I am currently sick in bed and don't have the energy to work on the blog post I originally wanted to put up today I will be doing an inspiration post on what is inspiring me at the moment. The original post will be up next week;) So enjoy , use the comment box below to tell me what is inspiring YOU lately. BODY ARMOUR: I love the idea of modern Armour with vintage or ancient touches to it, so it can be worn in a modern way. I think Olivia Kissel (top left) is the Queen of this look,and…

Thrifting Fun- Second Treasures Magpie, Thrifting, Blog, Fun, Crafts, Inspiration, Accessories, Beauty, Fashion

Thrifting Fun- Second Treasures

Today's post is a collection of pics I took at the second hand store in Hillcrest called Second Treasures. A regular smorgasbord (don't you just love that word?) of bits and bobs, old and really old, nostalgia, pre-loved, upcycled and interesting stuff. Filled to the brim, you really have to spend time looking at the nooks and cranny's to make sure you don't miss out on some hidden treasure. I love places like this, that make you feel like you are on a treasure hunt, and that every item has…