A Happy One Year Anniversary

Our Baytree universe has grown! It has reached its one year anniversary, of which the rapidness is truly surprising.. Time has flown!

To sum up this amazing – insightful – creative – inspiring and heartwarming year:

  • Finished 5 costume pieces
  • Posted 22 posts, keeping a minimum of 1 post per month
  • 7,932 total views from 3,543 visitors from more than 54 different countries (I am mesmerised every day by seeing countries visiting my blog from places all over the world and from some small countries I didn’t even know existed)
  • October 28th was the most booming stat day with 253 views, a day which I still very much remember ūüôā
  • I have received 68 likes overall on this blog from awesome people and 9 – all memorable and heartwarming – comments, where there are even more over on Pinterest

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Game of Thrones season 5 concluded – Une Vision par Derri√®re

Spoiler-free!

It has been a while since Game of Thrones concluded its fifth season. From the first to the last episode, it was again, and as always: a rollercoaster.

I was blown away by the amount of new and refreshed creativity portrayed on the screen. Not only in the cinematography from for instance S05E01’s very first scene, but also in the changes that were made. The series’s¬†changes were key, inevitable and necessary throughout all¬†the¬†plots, storylines and morals but also in its scenery, acting portrayals and of course the costumes!

Before I get into some costume details (because I should!) I want to get into something else. Across the internet and mostly throughout Pinterest, I saw people labelling this season as the worst so far. And the first question that raised in my head was: Why? This season had the most evolved continuity yet. The entire season was one huge metamorphose. Characters have changed to such an extent as unimaginable as vital. Continue reading

Scottish Limerence: Art

A new branch from my Scottish devotion-tree

I was able to do this awesome art-project and because it fell right in my Scottish devotion period (let’s call it that), of course it had to take the Scottish road of inspiration!

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Outlander | Scottish Limerence art

The theme for the project was ‚Äústrange people‚ÄĚ. And it totally made sense in my head, the English and the Scots were indeed strangers to one another¬†from the 18th century perspective. Their culture was entirely different, it was as if they did not even share one drop of the same blood as we see emotionally portrayed in¬†¬†paintings, songs, history, writings and now even TV series. Perhaps even more so in the fact that Scotland wants to be independent to this day, almost 270 years after the final battle of Culloden. Continue reading