Thursday, July 31, 2014

Knot Now

Hi friends,

Yesterday I started off with a one-strand pretzel knot on one side, brought it over into a two-strand rosette knot on the other side, made a third knot at the bottom, then a low bun.  An easy updo that doesn't require braiding :-)


A hibiscus in our yard had the most unusual two-in-one flower, and it just matched my dress!

Monday, July 28, 2014

Teardrop Part Updo

Hello friends,

Thank you so much for your kind comments and views!  I hope that you are having a lovely week so far.  Yesterday I fixed my hair in this teardrop style part with two lace braids and a fancy bun.  A fun, pretty look that doesn't take much time!



Saturday, July 26, 2014

Micronesian Girl~ Rope Braid Updo

Hello everyone,

I've been away from home this week, literally on a remote island in the middle of the Pacific.  I'll post a few scenery pictures below, but first here are some cute pictures of my little Micronesian friend.  So pretty!  This hairstyle is based on a look in the excellent braid book A Different Approach to Hairbraiding by Raychel Potter.  As always, thank you for coming to see my pictures!


A beautiful tropic paradise under a grey sky

Sunrise down by the seashore

Pink sand and still water

Gorgeous Pacific Ocean view

The definition of crystal-clear

Local-style hut

An island-life for me

Calm blue ocean

A rainbow on the open sea

Friday, July 18, 2014

Braid Waves

Hello friends,

Thanks so much for stopping by!  After wearing my French braids for two days, I let my hair down this morning to admire the braid waves.  Here are some pictures to share with you :-)




Thursday, July 17, 2014

Fun with French Braids

It was raining this morning, so I had some extra time to fix my hair before heading out the door.  I started at one side and worked my way across, separating sections of hair and making small French braids.  Here are the results :-)

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