Pinspiration – Selfies Recreations

Another Pinspiration post. I just love wasting time on Pinterest. There’s so much incredible pictures out there that I can’t do. Especially selfies. That being said, I was scrolling through and saw some pictures that I could maaaaybe do.

If you follow me on Instagram you will have seen a few of these already. The ones I’m really proud of anyway. In fact , I liked one so much it’s its now my profile picture both on my blog and on Instagram!

Let’s get into it!

Original

Striped tee, ripped jeans and oversized cardigan - cozy casual outfit

Mine

coffee

The hardest part for this was trying to find a clear spot in the house to do this. The light in our bedroom isn’t the greatest, so I went in the living room. It was complicated to try get the angle right, and not to show any of the weird things lying on the floor like wires. I really like how this one came out though.

Striped tee, ripped jeans and oversized cardigan - cozy casual outfit coffee

Original

upside down

Mine

upside down

Okay, so I’m not in Paris, and I wasn’t about to go find a landmark to lie down on the ground. It was raining. So I just lay down in my office and did it there. To be honest, I took only one take for this, and it was just so much fun to take a selfie upside down. Maybe I’ll do it more often!

upside down upside down

Original

Take Me South

Mine

Looking out

So, I thought I could do this on our window sill, but I kept falling off. So I took to the sunroom instead. I think I got a similar aesthetic going on. I did match the outfit as best I could. My only grey sweater is my Harry Potter themed one though! I wish I had her ring necklace though. I really like it.

Take Me South Looking out

Original

See this Instagram photo by @ssssamanthaa • 24.8k likes

Mine

mirror selfie office

This girl has a lot more ‘edge’ than me, but hey I tried. I like that I did the shoe bit, that was my favourite part of the whole picture. Also, her makeup is intense, and I could never do that in a million years. Still, it was fun to try recreate.

See this Instagram photo by @ssssamanthaa • 24.8k likes mirror selfie office

Original

Charlotte S. McKee on Instagram: “Good morning guys ☀️ this rain in NYC makes me need some coffee, stat ☕️ @Jon Melson”

Mine

glasses coffee

This was my most favourite one. All it required was my stripy shirt, glasses, messy hair and a mug. That mug has nothing in it by the way. Sorry to ruin the illusion! This picture just seemed really cute, that I wanted to try recreate it. I wasn’t going to go to a cafe, cause I’m not that devoted to the recreation art, I just went to our sunroom. I’m really happy with this one!

Charlotte S. McKee on Instagram: “Good morning guys ☀️ this rain in NYC makes me need some coffee, stat ☕️ @Jon Melson” glasses coffee

That’s all I did. These were all enough work to be honest, and took me waaay too much time to do. But I had so much fun doing it, maybe one day I’ll do it again if I find more of these photos I like!

Let me know which one you think I recreated the best, or just which one is your favourite!

Angela.

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Hello internet! My name is Angela. I write daily about my travels, life, thoughts, and ramblings. I live down in New Zealand with my lovely husband, Rory. Thanks for stopping by!
27 comments
  1. This post is amazing Angela!! You did such a great job recreating these pictures! Absolutely love it, the last one is my favourite xx

    1. Thanks so much Anni! I had so much fun doing this ?
      The last one is my favourite too!

  2. This post is amazing Angela!! You did such a great job recreating these pictures! Absolutely love it, the last one is my favourite xx

  3. This is such a great post! I love the first one and the last one most!☺️?

    1. Thank you!! I’m glad you enjoyed it! The coffee cup ones are definitely my favourite picks too ?

  4. Aaw love this! I bet it did take a while to recreate all the photos. The last one is my fave, you look super cute??xx

    1. Thanks Dannii! Each one took so many tries before I was finally happy with it ?
      I’m glad everyone likes the last one too! It’s my new favourite selfie ?

  5. Great post idea, I really do love that last photo too!! ??

    1. Thanks Sarah!! It was so much fun to do, and I’m glad you love the last photo too!! It’s definitely become my latest favourite selfie ?

  6. Love it! The last one is definitely my favourite 🙂

    1. Thanks Nina!! I’m glad the last one is your favourite too 😀

  7. I love coming to your blog because your posts always put a smile on my face. I like all of them, but my overall favorite is the last one. Also, the photo with the lady and the Eiffel Tower is one of my favorite photos of all time.

    1. Aww, thank you that’s so sweet!! I’m glad to hear my blog makes you smile 😀
      Everyone’s favourite seems to be the last one, which I’m more than happy with since its mine too 🙂
      That lady who took the upside down selfie at the Eiffel Tower is amazing!! That photo definitely inspires me 😀

      1. Yes, your blog is totally awesome! She certainly is! Keep up the amazing work that you do here.

  8. My favorite one is the last one for sure 🙂
    Nicely done!

    1. Thanks so much! I really love how that last one came out ?

  9. This is such a cool idea! I especially love that last one, you look really good!

    1. Thanks Natalie! I was feeling inspired by all the selfies I was seeing, so i figured why not give some a go! I really love the last one too! It came out so much better than I was expecting ?

  10. This might be one of my favorite posts!!! You did such a good job and this is such a cool idea! The last one and the window one my favies!! Love it chica!!!

    xo, JJ

    1. Thanks Jenny!! This is actually one of my most favourite posts I’ve done! I’m really glad everyone has been enjoying it too! It actually took me hours to do ? But it was so much fun and now I have an amazing new profile picture ?

  11. I haven’t come across a post like this before 🙂 It sounds like a lot of fun angela and I really like that it’s out of the box. The window sill one is my favorite, it’s such a pretty picture of you <3.

    1. I haven’t seen posts like this either! I thought it would be a fun idea 😀 Thanks so much Bee 🙂

  12. This is such a creative idea for a post, Angela!! You did a great job with all of them, but I have to say that the last one is my favorite, as well! It’s a beautiful picture of you! <3

    1. Thanks Maggie!! This has been one of my favourite posts I’ve done in a while! I am so happy with how that last photo came out 🙂 I haven’t had a selfie I’ve been that pleased with in a very long time ?

  13. Haha those are so cute! You can’t escape from being yourself and that’s the best part!

    1. Thanks so much Siyana! These were so much fun to do! Also, sorry for the late delay in replying! Your comment was in spam for some reason 🙁

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