Thursday, May 22, 2014

♥ Daisies & Buttercups ♥

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SOUTH @ VERY DRESS // MONSOON CARDIGAN // TKMAXX BAG // HANDMADE NECKLACE // PRIMARK HAIR SLIDE // RING FROM THE JOSHUA TREE, PWLLHELI // WATCH - CHRISTMAS GIFT // NEXT SANDALS
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I curled my hair again, this time I used those cheap bendy foam roller things, and they gave me these looser curls. They took a lot less time to use too, so I'll save the pin curling for when I want super big candyfloss hair. Wearing a new dress from Very, it also comes in blue, but I liked the yellow daisy print better. I don't really own much yellow, but I think it goes quite nicely with my hair.
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Carl & I were in St Albans again, where we took these photos. It's been lovely weather recently, I actually got badly sunburnt a few days before, which was stupid of me. I've now stocked up with factor 50 sunscreen & some aloe vera gel (upon the recommendation of an instagram follower), which has helped so much - thank you! There were lots of baby swans and ducklings at the lake, which were adorable. A pair of doves also followed us for a bit, I think they wanted food, but we didn't have any to give them. Next time I'll try and be more prepared.
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 ♥ Georgina

Friday, May 16, 2014

♥ Pink Poodle & Polka Dots♥

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NEW LOOK TOP // DOROTHY PERKINS SKIRT // VERY CARDIGAN // LE BUNNY BLEU SHOES // SWATCH CARAMELLISSIMA // MEADHAM KIRCHOFF TOPSHOP HAIR BOW // MERRYFIELD POTTERY BISCUIT BROOCHES // MOONBUNNY BEAR RING
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Candy watch!
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Today I have crazy poodle hair, and I love it! I did my hair in pin curls last night, for the first time ever, and this morning I unpinned & brushed though, & ended up with candyfloss hair. I might have to do this more often, it took about 30 minutes to pin it, which isn't too bad, considering the amount of hair I have. I usually don't do much with my hair, and prefer low effort things (I usually keep it braided when I am home), so this was a nice change.
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I was sent this top by New Look Inspire recently, isn't it lovely? The back has this lovely double bow detail, & the fact it's pink makes me happy. I wore it with this skirt I bought from Dorothy Perkins a little while ago, I can't get enough of broderie trim skirts, and this one has a coral lining which makes it look pinkish.
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 ♥

Thursday, May 08, 2014

♥ Cute Homewares ♥

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I bought this plain wooden dining table & chairs from Argos a while ago, and painted it to make it more me! I took inspiration from some Cath Kidston plates I have, and did a scalloped edge design with rose centre on the table, & then painted all the chairs different pastel shades. This took what seemed like forever, the chairs were actually the hardest part, because they were so fiddly to paint and varnish.
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The lovely people over at Joules recently sent me this duvet cover & matching pillowcases. The design is lovely, and the fabric sooo soft compared to all my other duvet covers. Definitely the most luxury bedding I own, now to get some sheets that match!
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Today I made this lampshade, using this kit I bought on Amazon. I used my leftover Spoonflower fabric, and made it in about 30 mins or so. It's not perfect, but not bad for a first attempt. There was lots of leftover tape, so I also added some lace that I had to accent the edges. What do you think?
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Finally, how cute is my kettle? I keep calling it a teapot, because it looks so much like one. It's ceramic, I'd been putting off buying a kettle for ages because I couldn't find any I liked, but then I spotted this one at Dunelm Mill, & had to get it.
 
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