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#MangoDIY, Barcelona

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Photos with watermark + video – courtesy of Mango (shot by Cup of Couple). The rest by Park & Cube

I know, POTATO – I’ll explain later. About two weeks back I plastered up a couple white-charged outfits with little explanation for the more-than-usual palm trees and less-than-usual clouds in the backdrop, for which I do apologize. Not that it was much of a mystery – it was clearly Barcelona, in its sexy entirety, where I was called back to lead the second #MangoDIY sessions. Seriously, sometimes I wish these events were public attractions that I can recommend to anyone visiting – I’d pipe on about this DIY class held in a gazebo in the middle of Parc de la Ciutadella where you get to customize dungarees from Mango while listening to mambo records…the teacher is a total hippie and mostly seen making a mountain of pom-poms in the corner or chasing giant bubbles around the park with a toothpick from the lunch spread. But alas, it was a special occasion that brought together sweet bloggers (Anouska, Adenorah, Doina, Izortze) and one each of their lucky readers, around a table where everything related to DIY had blown up on. Including, yes – potatoes. Because 1) this teacher is a hobbit and always needs taters around for emergency fry-ups, and 2) potatoes were the best shape-stamps back in kindergarten, remember? All you need is a simple knife and paint.

What was probably the most interesting was seeing some of the girls try to interpret customization with the trending ‘minimalist’ flair, most of which just ended up in variations of marble-painting on white denim shorts…

Many thanks to our rockstar host Mango again for the great fun! Check out the first session here, and watch some of the mini tutorials filmed during the day.

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26 Comments

  1. Ollyvia Laura

    COOL

  2. Danielle

    Looks like you had so much fun! The video is GREAT x

  3. Oh this looks like so much fun! And the video is wonderful! I hope I get invites to these when I move over there :) x

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  4. Such a cool event! One day I hope to be a part of it! x

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  5. Lovely pictures and video! Hope you had a wonderful time!
    Lots of love, xx

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  6. Looks great!
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  7. Looks like such an amazing time. Love these photos xx

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  8. Looks like you had the most fun!
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  9. The photos look great, may you have much more fun.

  10. potato stamps were the best! and also using your hands as stamps, also lots of fun. i remember once my teacher persuaded our class to use feet as stamps, at that point i refused. feet have always freaked me out, mine or anybody else’s. such a fun event xxxx

  11. Beautiful pictures, I love your sandals so much Shini!
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  12. The posts are really wonderful.

  13. Beautiful pictures! Looks like you guys had a lot of fun.

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  14. Love when you ladies throw the balloons into the air! It looks like an idyllic day of arts and crafts – my kind of day!

  15. NANA

    사진 정말 잘찍으세요!!!멋있어요^^
    개인소장해도 괜찮을까요?

  16. 그럼요! 감사합니다~

  17. Stella

    Wonderful video !

  18. It looks like a fun event! I love those kind of events where the setting and decoration is beautifully planned – it makes the whole environment peaceful and fun to be in!

    Take care!
    RJ

  19. It looks like a fun event! I love those kind of events where the setting and decoration is beautifully planned – it makes the whole environment peaceful and fun to be in!

    Take care!
    RJ

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  22. This looks like al to of fun not only to get together with like-minded people but also to be creative. Great shots
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  23. Oh my goodness! That looks like fun, and I love those cameras. Barcelona is one place I would love to visit one day.

  24. It seems like to be wonderful.

  25. It seems to have been a great event! loving the La sardine camera and the polaroids. interesting mix of fashion diy and vintage photography. things i love !
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