truebluemeandyou: The Ultimate Shoe Guide Part 1. Did you miss this post?
DIY Know Your Shoes Guide from Enerie here. My favorite shoes aren’t listed yet - Louis Heels which were popular in the 1920s. First seen at inspiration & realisation’s Facebook page.
Excuse? Said “Lobster claw” shoes are actually known as Armadillos. Alexander McQueen, Plato’s Atlantis S/S 2010.
Look it up
crankycrafter: Actually the Armadillos are popularly known by everyone as “Lobster Claw Shoes”. And in your immortal words:
sad for erry1 else then, qurl, but it wouldnt kill anyone to research stuff. might learn something, yo. alsO I FKN QUOTED MADGE
xcuse me while i go die~ x0x0 But in all seriousness, I guess my main argument is that the Armadillos aren’t really a “style” of shoe, per say? I haven’t really seen anything else like them before, personally. But whatever helps you sleep at night, I guess!
crankycrafter: seriously, I was joking. This is Tumblr and I couldn’t resist posting the perfect Madonna GIF. I’m sleeping just fine and I appreciate that you set the record straight about Lobster Claw shoes being originally called “Armadillos”. Peace.
truebluemeandyou: seriously, this is why I LOVE TUMBLR. Because of Lobster Claw/Armadillo shoe debates.
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Zombie Apocalypse Checklist Charm Bracelet from Etsy Seller PlayBox here. DIY inspiration or preorder to buy for around $40 from the UK (this includes shipping). This photo was all over the internet with no source - but with google image search I found it in about 5 seconds - see how easy original sources are to find using the tutorial I made here. I then used my favorite free photo/video editing program - lunapic here - to add the anarchy text. For more Zombie DIYs go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/zombies
For a list of exactly what is on this charm bracelet, go to the Etsy link.
5 Easy Steps to Searching for the Original Source on Google. Someone puts hours and hours into an original tutorial/photograph/illustration and sites like Handimania, Duitang, Tumblr (and many others) steal their images without taking a few minutes to give them credit for their work. But this is changing and the big sites on Tumblr may not reblog your post if you don’t have an original source (and Pinterest, weheartit, etc… don’t count). I’ve been asked numerous times on Tumblr and Facebook how to search for images.
I saw this uncredited piece of fan art on a blog and it took 15 seconds to find the source. The best part? You can download this in a high resolution version for free and I posted it here.
What else can you do with google image search? Find out what photos, facebook pictures or avatars of yours are being used on the internet. It may really really surprise you (and horrify you) where images of you and your work are showing up.
EDIT: You may get a lot of Tumblr and Pinterest hits on your search page, but it isn’t hard to scroll through the pages quickly. You can also tell the original source quickly by looking at image sizes.
truebluemeandyou: sorry to be reblogging this so soon - it’s for several blogs I’ve seen (that probably don’t read my blog ever). It should be noted that every country (including Poland, Russia, etc…) has copyright laws - because I’m so tired of hearing foreign blogs saying the rules don’t apply to them. The Polish blog Handimania has written one blogger that they’ve only gotten 10 complaints ALL FROM “AMERICANS” about the lack of original sources. I find this hard to believe from their Facebook page with people constantly asking for sources and directions.
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DIY Roundup 9 Wire Jewelry Tutorials I’ve posted. Part 1. I post a lot of wire wrapped jewelry because wire is really cheap and easy to manipulate and the perfect summer craft.
- Roundup of Nine DIY Ear Cuffs I’ve posted here.
- Wire Heart Ring Tutorial by I Spy DIY here.
- Dainty Wire Wrapped Ring Tutorial from Wobisobi here.
- Black Bead Wire Wrapped Ring Tutorial from Around Wire here.
- Wire Heart RIng Tutorial from Maize Hutton here.
- Wire Ear Cuffs from Basic to Advanced from Shealynn’s Faerie Shoppe here.
- Wire Hair Rings Tutorial from Keep Calm and DIY here.
- Beginner Wire Wrapped Ring Tutorial from Lytha Studios here.
- Wire Wrapped Button Ring Tutorial from Jewelry Making Journal here.