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War has come

Thu Mar 26, 2015, 5:28 AM

Hi all .. been six months ..

We are alive .. still .. it's worse every day .. many are already dead.

In the big cities .. we have the dangers of missles of the air forces and the bombings down here .. however the real fighting is at certain areas around the borders and some cities ..

No electricity at all .. no fuel, gas,  etc .. you can find some at the black market but at very very high prices .. I can't describe the situation very well .. it's just .. hell ..

I am not complaining .. actually .. I'm way past that point .. I'm just glad we have some solar energy and some money to stay nearly as connected to the world as possible, above all .. I'm just grateful that my family is o.k.  ...

Apparently my activity is almost zero .. yet I can log in to see some art from time to time ..

Needless to say .. thank you all for those kind hearted messages and notes that asked about me .. I read them and want to cry .. yet my eyes are already very dry .. hehe .. been crying for six months for now .. thnx .. pray for us ..


I'm speechless .. never expected things to develop like this  ..

All of my country's problems were internal and previous wars were between the locals ..

Now a group of other countries are attacking certain areas in my country using air forces ..

I don't care who is in the right or the wrong .. It's just .. insane .. 


Commissions and activities are closed till ... who knows when!

Our contest is finally out

Tue Mar 24, 2015, 7:24 AM


Wed Mar 4, 2015, 8:11 AM

I'll be arranging for a contest with Amarantheans .. wait for it ^_^

Do you have any new or unique idea about a contest
Do you want to hold one with me :B
If interested .. Comment in here or just note me

I'm happy!

Thu Feb 19, 2015, 10:45 PM

And just wanted to say ...

Love you guys!
Thank you so much for the amazing birthday waishes
You are awesome

Also see what my friend SaimGraphics made me:

Happy BirthDay Nesma by SaimGraphics

Happy Valentine to all

Fri Feb 13, 2015, 9:32 PM

I love my husband :heart:

But this wont stop me from sending my love to each one of my dear friends here in DA :love:

Love you guys .. Wish you a pretty romantic time :iconcocoloveplz:

My Valentine Feature

You are mine by Nesmaty

Be My Valentine by Nesmaty

Your Valentine Feature

Send me or show me your valentine works or your freinds' and I'll post it here :iconlaloveplz:Squishy Valentines Day Nidorans by x-SquishyStar-x
The Key to my Heart by poserfan Be Mine!! by poserfan You sweep me off my feet, Valentine! by poserfan Be mine... for the next two weeks by IllyDragonfly I'll give you the moon by MariLuciaSweetheart by matomikiYou are Forever Near Forever Dear by CRGPhotography

Kirito and Asuna-Valentines by snowygem My Love will grow by gigi50175. Magic pony - Heart by Erozja Happy by AmarantheansHeart - Animation by Sylwia77Valentine's Doodle by Chiyuukii
I'm Cupid, Stupid!! by poserfanHappy Valentines day by Maruuki 
..:: Valentine Cookies ::.. by poserfan-pholioMLP : Pie family valentine by AquaGalaxyI'm Cupid, Stupid!! by poserfanHappy Valentines day by Maruuki

Skin CSS Nesmaty

New year feature

Sun Jan 4, 2015, 10:02 AM

Happy New Year 2015 by MrSpecial2015 by franz110596happy holidays 2014 by Peng-PengNew Year postcard. Sheeps by alice-sleepingHappy Holidays 2014 by nudagimoMerry xmas!!! by Kiekyun2015!!! by paha13new leaf by ambientdreamHAPPY NEW YEAR!!! by MarylinFillChristmas Tree 2014 by Mishkin-RaymanMerry Christmas and Happy New Years by ShiyumiChanNEW YEAR PNG by EcemcHappy New Year - 2015 by Dracu-Teufel666Starlight II by ginkgografixChristmas Pryramid by ginkgografix2015 Retro Poster Blue Mix by VonNdaSun2014 - 2015 Happy New Year by sulthxnHappy New Year 2015 by SergiundrHappy New Years by offpffoffHappy 2015 New Year Card Design by MaxyallHappy New Year! by Boban-Savic-GetoHappy new year 2015 by Axsens2015 New Year by GuilleBotNew Year Gift by RezzanATAKOL172. Xmas - New Year 2 by ErozjaHappy new year by DeadSlugP2 Photography Greece Happy Good Year by PinkFishGRHappy New year! by ElinasArtgingerbread, new year presents by lesyakikhHappy New Year! :) by Katrin-ElizabethWelcome 2015 by hyamei2015 by minivai2015 by LilianaSabato2015 by shahanbDanbo Happy New Year 2015 by Dracu-Teufel666Happy 2015 by maiarcita2015 by Jay-Bendt2015 by HacuubiiHappy 2015 by kinkei

Briza Pixel Contest Winner

Tue Apr 1, 2014, 7:10 AM

All of the enteries for my pixel contest were utterly cute and adorable QvQ .. Thanks for everyone who participated or spread the word about it .. 

The winner is:

Will get 500 points

My other favourite:

Will get 50 points each

CE: Briza (with rain drop) by TannywantanBriza by DestinyRose09
Contest Entry [Briza] by SpoCk-emon
Nesmaty contest+ by KaetlynShaeMCE - Briza Pixel Doll by FelixDcemone

The rest of entries:

Will get 20 points each

Pixel: Briza by Tannywantan<da:thumb id="443124497"/>My contest entry for Nesmaty's contest-Briza Icon by emma-liciousCE: Briza by TannywantanContest Entry: Briza by jarritoSODA89<da:thumb id="441370207"/>

Thank you all for participating :heart:

Hugs and feature of you closed

Fri Mar 28, 2014, 1:57 AM

There were so much hugging and so many hugs yesterday .. And as usual I was away .. damn the exam .. 

Hug a Deviant by alexskyline

Anyway ..

Lots of sweet hugs for everyone .. :iconsweethugplz:

Lots of deadly hugs for those who deserve it .. :icondeathhugplz:

Now as a greedy person as I am actually .. :plotting: .. I want so many hugs .. yeah .. so ..

The deal:

Hug me in the comments below and link me to a deviation of yours and I'll feature it .. :evillaugh:

Gamer Buddies by celesse

Your feature:

Azzy icon by Mittsu-chanHow to deal with bullies by Terminator78I......I don't like you...... by CrystalTheRenahogChristmas Girl by PASTEL-ART-WATERBionicle MOC: Turaga Kumignasi by 3rdeye88Tree Hug by gigi50Trades of Hope by LCextrordinaireyer hoggin all the sun by MARoyLucky by theblackwonderlandWinter Outfit Adopts (2/2 OPEN) by IRL-SnowQueenRarityKitten Adopts- only 2 points each by fireflywishGIFT= Elsa by Aizu-chanInfinity Means Forever by MissDarkAngel167Ball night by Rinoa-Light-LeonhartHorizons 7 by Rockonbradleafflight by zoogrrlEaster Bunnies ~ Candle holder by ginkgografixArt Gallery Layout/Com by poserfanCleo by ChaoticFluffballAllium Fancy and Frosted by gigi50Child's Play by HumanPinCushionHandstand by bluenightwolf
Hold On To Me                                       
                                   Tell me, Tell me
                                  What you all see
                              This is one part of me
                              I can still remember
                             Long ago in slumber
                              That February day
Cardcaptor Sakura by MahonyanRabbit Tribal by arielyininglohDresses by Celestial-Vestal
The Special Ones. Once upon a time, there was a kingdom. In that kingdom were happy town folk, who were prosperous, friendly people. Not all were rich, but they had plenty of money to have a huge dinner at the table every single night. Their queen was a special one. No one knows her name, or how she came to be, but she had special powers. She could grow wings and fly. She also had a magical power. Now this was not your ordinary, "Abracadabra" spell you see the magicians doing on the streets to entertain the folk. No nothing like that. This power, was much different.
 We cannot start our story there though. We shall start it when the queen was discovered. When she was known as the "angel". This was before the humans had any shelter, or a reliable food and water source. Everyday, they'd search for SOMETHING. But nothing would be, or could not be found. Every night, a figure could be seen in the remaining sun rays of the sunset. A winged woman. She would drop these little specs of light. Wheneve
Who wanna collabration with me? by KunYKAJade by Neon-SeasonSpectreon -Contest Entry- by xPanduxTWO WAYS 2 by Kartik786Uba and Feeshehs by confetticandie{CLOSED} #8 - 11 by OhSquishyField Of Bloom by Melanyco

Birthday wishes Thanks

Thu Feb 20, 2014, 9:47 PM

Thank you guys for the fabulous amount of sweet birthday wishes!

This is why DA community is the best .. All of its kind deviants never fail to amaze you!

I'm really fortunate to have all of your support and warm feelings .. Whether they're directed toward me, my skins or my little drawings.

As for my birthday itself .. We had a little cozy and intimate celebration at home with my husband and my family .. Nothing fancy but enjoyable enough.

Thank you guys .. Wish you all the best .. :iconcocoloveplz:


Mon Feb 3, 2014, 12:34 AM

:heart:A special give away for Valentine's Day:heart:

Ended & the winners are:

:heart: Winners were TheSapphireWolfFox & their friend CootieSmoothie

:heart: The raffle was awesome in the part where you mention the name of someone close to you and then they know how much they matter to you!

:heart: If you look closely to the comments below you'll see what I mean :aww:

:heart: Anyhow .. Have a wonderful Valentine guys .. Wait for more raffle/events soon! :blowkiss:

Be My Valentine by Nesmaty

Entering is easy ... Only follow the rules:

:heart: Mention someone close to you in DA

:heart: If you win .. Both of you will get 500 points.

:heart: Fave this journal

:heart: Become my watcher

:heart: Spread the word about it (Optional)

:heart: One of you will be selected randomly (Via a random number generator software)

:heart: Deadline will be on 14th of February 2014.

Goody good luck to all :iconcocoloveplz:

Skin CSS © Nesmaty

More Cute Valentines

Sat Jan 25, 2014, 9:17 AM

More love plz

Vintage Valentine - Kitten by DemonGemini6Valentine by BritLawrenceTake our love ? by supperfroggHappy Alpacalentines by QinniValentine by KawikuValentine Cupcake by theresahelmerPuzzle by kusodesignlove letters by Anastasia-RiFriends Valentines by Mirz123
Sylveon Valentine by dexikon

These are awesome

BeMineWordHeart by TheGalleryOfEveLove Level by Egil21Valentines Day by KmyGraphicHeart - Free by KawikuYou're just my type. by pica-aeLove Cupcake - Free dA Icon by r0se-designsvalentine 2014 by sewer-pancakevalentine 2014 by sewer-pancakeLoveYou by KmyGraphicBlue Frog - Love by SabakuNoShiVillager by IkueIf My Heart Was a House by iAmoretBe My Valentine by ZeamayLove Hearts by SaviroosjeValentine- You're Precious! by Lilith-the-5thStrawberry Sweet Valentine by golden-quinceValentine's Penguin 2014 by B-KeksHave a Warm and Fuzzy Valentines Day by Katmomma

Enjoy your Valentine guys

Heart Pralines Pendant by PetitPlatScented Heart Sugar Cookies by pinknikkiValentine's Day Cake Slice Charms by Xiiilucky13Valentine's Creeps by mintconspiracyValentine Twin Dragons by SneakyCinnamonValentine Colored Plushies by Love-WhoBe My Valentine by FizziMizziValentine Kitty by aruarian-dancerRed Heart by aubergina87Be my Valentine Stamp by poserfanFree Icon: Valentine's card by SinfullyCute


Thank you for everyone who sent me a cute and honest Valentine .. Love you guys! :heart:

Be My Valentine by Nesmaty

Have a nice day .. :iconcocoloveplz:

Skin CSS © Nesmaty

Texture Feature

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 2:57 AM

Texture 0045 by xDeepLovex
Texture 117 by cloaks
Wet Ink Splatters by BenHinman
Texture 464 by Sirius-sdz
Texture 33 by NinjaRabbit-Stock
Texture 101 by Voyager168
Molten Gold Texture [Tileable | 2048x2048] by FabooGuy
Leaf Texture Frosted Stock by wuestenbrand
Cracked Pavement (Free Texture) by dinodude511
Texture 30 by NinjaRabbit-Stock
Texture 29 by NinjaRabbit-Stock

❤ Have a nice winter guys!

❤ Skin CSS © Nesmaty

2014 wishes

Fri Dec 27, 2013, 4:11 AM

Join in the wishes parade

Care to join us and mention your friends here and wish them a happy new year .. Plz feel free to do so!!

For me ...

I wish all of you a happy new year and specially .. 

If your name wasn't mentioned and you feel kinda sad or ignored .. then blame my stupid memory and comment below to show me you are a better person than me :p

❤ Have a nice winter guys!

❤ Skin CSS © Nesmaty

Commission Info and Prices (Closed)

Fri Nov 8, 2013, 11:51 PM

600 points Chibi

Beauty Salon: 25 by Nesmaty

You: Provide me with a character/OC info - sheet - images with color preferences

I: Draw a chibi out of it (Backgroundless)!

900 points Skin


You: Tell me what you want + Provide clean images (Must be yours or have permission/credits)

I: Do the design + coding

1200 points Skin

 Skin commission 6 by Nesmaty

You: Tell me what you want

I: Look up for images in DA resources + design + coding

1800 points Skin

Skin commission 40 by Nesmaty

You: Tell me what you want

I: Draw images from scratch (Which are only a chibi and simple background added design and theme complimentary) + design + coding

*How to make your image ready for coding:

:bulletblue: Use png. file if it has transparent background
:bulletblue: Resolution no less than 300px
:bulletblue: Specify your preferred colors
:bulletblue: Pick a font from here but bear in mind not all fonts are usable in DA
:bulletblue: Upload it in your stash and link it to me

Note that:

:bulletblue: Payment in advance plz!
:bulletblue: Coding costs 600 :points:
:bulletblue: Designing costs 300 :points:
:bulletblue: Searching for images costs 300 :points:
:bulletblue: Drawing one chibi OC costs 600 :points:
:bulletblue: Custom box background costs 200 :points:
:bulletblue: Gallery skin costs 600 :points:
:bulletblue: I don't do ready skin designs (unless I really like it)
:bulletblue: I don't do profile designs
:bulletblue: Contact me via notes, tell me all the details, I'll tell you if I agree to take the commission

Stealing my codes .. Solved

Thu Sep 26, 2013, 11:01 PM

Usually when other deviants are interested in my CSS codes .. They request a permission to use them for their own journals and I always agree under the condition of mentioning my CSS credits!

However, I have faced some CSS credit thefts .. Maybe four or five cases till now .. The last one didn't resolve by merely discussing the situation!

I saw that deviant using my codes from this skin

Cats rule skin by Nesmaty

For two journal styles using the same codes (one in white colors and one in dark colors)

After some notes telling them to add my CSS credits .. They promised to do so .. However, they didn't .. they kept the old entries as they are and only the last entry changed into this:

Now what should I do .. :hmm:


I've sent my first note to that deviant 1 day and 10 hours ago

I wrote this journal 9 hours ago

I reported them just a while ago

I know I sound desperate .. but it really hurts me .. thus I am bothering you guys with this silly update

Let's see what will happen after informing the help desk .. :please:


They have changed the credits as it should be in all of their entries .. :phew: .. Finally 

Thanks for every deviant who supported me ^_^

Please do inform me if you found some codes being spirited away from my gallery into some suspicious journals


❤ Have a nice winter guys!

❤ Skin CSS © Nesmaty

Kiriban Info

Tue Jun 4, 2013, 4:18 AM


Note me

Winners so far

229,999 caught by Lucarioandriolu
220,220 caught by Dark-Arctic-Fox
215,555 caught by HeavenShipperArtist
202,202 caught by InukoPuppy
195,555 caught by PainbowCrash
188,888 caught by Wreck-ItRalph
183,333 caught by zaqer
174,444 caught by Singl13 & Kai45
170,000 caught by Dark-Arctic-Fox
165,555 caught by Sachii-chan
160,000 caught by iDJPanda
154,444 caught by HeavenShipperArtist
150,000 caught by maddifinn & SpoCk-emon
146,146 caught by Ask-VOCALOID-Mayu
141,141 caught by Lil-Hawk
135,135 caught by Singl13
130,130 caught by Loli-hunter 
126,666 caught by BubbIeBunny & PaigeMichaelisJ 
122,222 caught by xIsanamizxc
117,777 caught by Lil-Hawk


:bulletyellow: When you visit a deviant's profile there's a page view number shown at the top of the page!
:bulletyellow: If you get the requested number then you are the lucky one!
:bulletyellow: Take a screenshot of the page immediatly!
:bulletyellow: Be honest plz!
:bulletyellow: If possible upload the screenshot to DA and have the date visible in it.
:bulletyellow: The prize is 500 :points:

And next kiriban is:

None at the moment!

❤ This is my new journal .. Horray

❤ Skin CSS Nesmaty

Featured Art

Sun flower and frogs skin by Nesmaty

Hidden Art

My OC in a pocket skin by Nesmaty
  • Listening to: Fairooz
  • Reading: Manga
  • Watching: Stupid things
  • Playing: Adventure games
  • Eating: Cheese
  • Drinking: Green tea

I got married Plus many other news

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 9:27 PM
Profile | Gallery | Inbox

Hi there everyone .. It's been a month .. :wave:

How are you doing in the new year so far ..?

I have so many things to share with you .. Bear it and read the rest of this journal :giggle:


I got married on the 10th of January .. He's older by one year, works in the same field as me, cute, kind and innocent .. blah blah blah .. and most above all .. I love him .. :heart:

I've known him for almost 2 years now .. He spent them trying to approach me .. I was like what do you want :O .. (I can be dull sometimes) :slow:

The wedding wasn't anything fancy .. just a simple family celebration .. We went for a trip to the sea and came out burnt lol

Our honeymoon is almost finished .. We'll have to go back to work again ~_~ .. Real life is awaiting me outside the doors of my romantic world!!

Now you can congrats me if you want .. :la:


You may have heard about my final exams .. Well, for whoever wished me good luck .. I passed them .. So thank you so much :blowkiss:

Now you can congrats me again .. :la:

Regarding DA

I changed my profile and gallery theme to match my current romantic mood :innocent:

I will respond to every message and note bits by bits .. Be patient & sorry :blush:

Commissions are closed for now .. I'll only finish those I already planned before, they are for:
  1. LaGunn
  2. Safyran
  3. Hell-Raiser-Neko

Winner of  ginkgografix custom made skin

Dumrrumrrrrrumrumrum .. TADAAAAAA .. The lucky winner is:
Aty-S-Behsam .. Congrats!

I won (RED) Contest

I participated in the journal skin category and won .. My prize is a free Deviantart print .. I plan to give it to one of you guys .. I'll make a poll later to see who will get it :eager:

Finally .. I only want to say that I still love DA and want you to know that I missed all of you .. Thanks for reading this through :heart:

Border CSS Tips

Fri Mar 2, 2012, 5:23 AM
You'll find many border css styles all around the web .. I am not adding anything new here .. just collecting some of my favourite border styles and tips together .. Also I want our students in eCSSercise to check on this blog .. hope u'll find them useful :dummy:

:new: Wow .. thanx for the feedback .. with ur help I'll add more tips below .. keep an eye on them XD

What's a border?

Border is what surrounds your html/css object/item, let it be a text, an empty box, or an image .. etc

What makes up a border?

Border has four properties:

Color - Width - Style - Radius

Whether you choose for your border to be visible or not, bear in mind it's made up of four parts:

Top - Bottom - Right - Left

How to use that in CSS?

The border properties have different ways to write down their values, but I always use a fixed/limited way:

color: #------; --> border color
width: --px; --> border thickness
style: solid, dashed, dotted; --> border appearance
radius: --px; -->border corner

Thus you can consider your border to be one entity and give it one value for each property .. e.g:

Or consider the four parts and give each its own value .. e.g:
border-top-width: 1px;
border-right-width: 1px;
border-bottom-width: 1px;
border-left-width: 1px;

An example for a short way to write it is:
border-width: 1px 2px 3xp 4xp;

This way top border will be 1px
This way right border will be 2px
This way bottom border will be 3px
This way left border will be 4px

Come on .. applied examples plz!!

The chit chat above was a quick overlook of what I think is important about borders .. From down below you'll see some live examples of how interesting a border can be .. the code will be written inside the border!

Colored border

  border: 4px solid;
  border-color: #F9BE6B #666666 #CC6633 #666666;

Dashed border

  border: 4px dashed #CC6633;

Border for right sided bars

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, Nesmaty consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.
border-left:2px dotted #CC6633;

Round corner1

  border: 2px solid #CC6633;
  border-radius: 15px;

Round corner2

  border: none;
  border-radius: 15px 15px 15px 15px;

Round corner3

  border: 2px solid #CC6633;
  border-radius: 25px 0px 25px 0px;

Box shadow outside .. :new:

  border: none;
  border-radius: 15px;
  -moz-border-radius: 15px;
  -webkit-border-radius: 15px;
  box-shadow: 0px 2px 6px 2px #CC6600;
  -moz-box-shadow: 0px 2px 6px 2px #CC6600;
  -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 2px 6px 2px #CC6600;

Box shadow inside + outside .. pointed by GillianIvy :new:

   border: none;
  border-radius: 15px;
  -moz-border-radius: 15px;
  -webkit-border-radius: 15px;
  box-shadow: 0px 2px 6px 2px #CC6600, inset 0px 1px 3px 3px #ffffff;
  -moz-box-shadow: 0px 2px 6px 2px #CC6600, inset 0px 1px 3px 3px #ffffff;
  -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 2px 6px 2px #CC6600, inset 0px 1px 3px 3px #ffffff;

Thumb frames .. requested by spring-sky :new:

Fairy Tale skin by NesmatyLily Supports Krissi by spring-skyBloo Mac glomp by spring-sky

  .shadow-holder {
  background: #CC9966;
  border: #996600 1px solid;
  border-radius: 4px;
  -moz-border-radius: 4px;
  -webkit-border-radius: 4px;
  -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 1px 3px 1px #CC9966;
  box-shadow: 0px 1px 3px 1px #CC9966;
  -moz-box-shadow: 0px 1px 3px 1px #CC9966;
  margin: 6px;
  padding: 6px;

.shadow-holder:hover {
  background: #FFCC99;

Borders can give circles and triangles by neurotype :new:

.arrow {
  border-color: transparent black;
  border-style: solid;
  border-width: 20px 0px 20px 20px;
  height: 0px;
  width: 0px;

.circle {
  background: #FFCC99;
  border-radius: 60px;
  height: 50px;
  width: 50px;

That's it!!

More examples to come soon ^___^