Tuesday Shoesday – Marilyn Monroe

“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” — Marilyn Monroe And Marilyn was right. The right pair of shoes can make you walk taller, feel more confident and, if necessary, cause significant pain when deployed in the ‘special’ area of menfolk.               The new film My Week With Marilyn […]

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Andy Greenacre’s new exhibition: “I remember when…”

Andy Greenacre’s new exhibition begins tomorrow at Ipswich Art School gallery. The exhibition is a collection of photographic work based on distorted images of memory and will be shown in the first floor workshop space “The Common Room” this weekend from Friday 9th – Saturday 10th December from 10am – 4pm both days. Additionally, the […]

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My 2010 Christmas Tree

I don’t think I can beat last year’s Christmas tree decorations but I wanted to share this photo of my tree with you to show off just how pretty it was with a rainbow spiral of baubles & garlands!   

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Tuesday Shoesday – Mrs Claus’s shoe wardrobe

Looking around online for festive inspiration I came across these sensational seasonal shoes and decided to create Mrs Claus‘s shoe wardrobe – the kind of shoes that I’m sure Mrs C would be slipping her festive feet into this holiday season. Check out Pleaser Shoes if you like the look of any Mrs Claus’s footwear […]

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Have tutu… will travel…

My brother forwarded this photo to me earlier this week and I knew you’d all be interested to see it and have a giggle at this speedy tutu!

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Famous Tutus – Will Harper Seven take after Posh?

  Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the poshest of them all? Yes, Victoria Beckham is making yet another appearance on the Cassiefairy blog, as she has been spotted wearing layers of tulle and big frothy dresses, looking not unlike a fairy tutu! These gorgeous creations by Valentino, Marc Jacobs and co are the […]

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My Favourite Photos – “Wonder”

This photo of the House in the Clouds in Thorpeness sums up this week’s WordPress photo challenge theme of “wonder”. The house was designed for Mrs Malcolm Mason, a close friend of the village owner’s. He later called her his “lady of the stairs and starlight”. She was a writer of children’s books, which probably explains the […]

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Famous Tutus – Nicki Minaj is crazy for tutus!

I’ve only recently heard of Nicki Minaj but all the photos I see of her seem to feature something we have in common – a love of tutus! Nicki has been spotted out and about in tutus, as well as insisting on wearing frilly ruffles in photo shoots and on stage. Here’s a few of […]

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Weddings – A gorgeous vintage prom wedding dress & layers of pettiskirt ruffles!

I love this bride’s beautiful vintage-style wedding dress with a wide prom skirt and ruffle petticoat. You can get the same look underneath your wedding dress, prom dress or any 50s style circle skirt or dress by simply adding a Cassiefairy Ruffle Pettiskirt or two – the more the merrier for more volume! Many thanks […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Versace comes to the high street!

The most hotly anticipated designer high-street collection has been announced at H&M – Versace! Here’s a sneak peek at the 2011 collection, including their take on the boot of the season, the high-heeled lace-up: The collection is launched in H&M stores on the 17th November 2011 & is certain to sell out like many other […]

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X Factor “Twist” & a squeeze of lime into the wound

Although everyone seemed to know what the “big twist” on X-Factor would be on  Saturday, it still didn’t prepare me for the sheer brutality of the sending-home of 4 contestants on Sunday night. The judges appeared to have no problem at all crushing the dreams of their mentees, which resulted in 4 truly heartbroken contestants […]

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My Favourite Photos – Sunset in Suffolk

I love this photo of a beautiful Suffolk sunset, which was taken in Stonham Aspal in 2005 by Andy Greenacre. I especially love the silhouette created. This is my contribution to the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge – this week’s theme is Sunset.

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Strictly Come Dancing – Another year, another tutu!

The new season of Strictly Come Dancing has started on the BBC and it begins the countdown to Christmas for me! And another reason I am excited about the new series is looking at the dancers beautiful costumes every week. As you can probably guess, I’m a sucker for all things frilly, sparkly and pink […]

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Famous Tutus – Even men love a tutu!

Its been yeeeeaaars since I last saw Ace Ventura Pet Detective and when I spotted it being re-run on a freeview channel I couldn’t believe my eyes – Jim Carey in a tutu?! I don’t remember that scene at all! But it is true and here’s the pictures to prove it:      And that’s […]

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Cassiefairy article published in Creative Crafting Magazine

I was absolutely thrilled to be asked by Creative Crafting Magazine to contribute an article on online promotion techniques following the masterclass I hosted on Creative Connections in honour of the network’s 2 birthday celebrations. I’m extremely excited to be able to bring you a sneak peek at the article and the full magazine will […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – TOWIE Girls Love Being Nude

The new series of The Only Way Is Essex began on Sunday and what better way to celebrate the return of TOWIE to my life than to investigate the Essex girl’s shoes on Tuesday Shoesday. Take a look at these photos of the gorgeous TOWIE cast and try to spot what these glamourous girls have […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Life’s a Beach at London Fashion Week

Charlotte Dellal debuted her new Charlotte Olympia “Sirens” shoe collection for Spring/Summer 2012 at London Fashion Week, displaying a bonkers selection of seashell embellishments, flamingo feathers and deck chair colours.   The kitsch designs and pun-loaded names (such as banana leaf print platforms ‘Leaf Me Alone’ and gold shell-covered heels “Shelly”) project a cheeky playful […]

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I made this all by myself – Nautical outdoor floor cushion!

This sewing project was outside my normal day-to-day-stitching-of-tutus activities, so I was happy to have the chance to turn my hand to something different. My sister wanted an outdoor floor cushion making to coordinate with her nautical-themed VW campervan interior so she brought her oilcloth fabric & cushion pad round to my ‘workshop’ and we […]

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Kate Nash’s 50s fashion look

I’ve found this photo of singer Kate Nash in a massive purple tutu which reminded me of my brand new range of Ruffle Pettiskirts. The pettiskirts create a very 50s rock & roll style which looks great worn as a skirt like Kate or underneath a glamorous circle skirt or 50s style prom dress! Here’s a […]

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Review: Tim Minchin’s Comedy Prom at Snape Maltings

On Tuesday 30th August I was fortunate enough to see comedy rock star Tim Minchin‘s performance at Snape Maltings Concert Hall as part of their August prom celebrations. I say ‘fortunate’ for two reasons; firstly because the performance was amazing and will go down in history at Snape; and secondly because, as is the case with the […]

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I loved our Creative Crafting chat – maybe we could do it again?

I am pleased to report that my chat session on the Creative Connections network on Tuesday 19th Aug went swimmingly! Loads of crafty individuals gathered together on the network and in their chatroom to join the birthday celebrations of Creative Connections – the social network linked to Creative Crafting magazine. Here’s the link to the […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – The Shoe Box

When one of my friends got in touch with me with a suggestion for Tuesday Shoesday I was suddenly very excited and desperate to get involved, and I’m now going to share the information with you too… “Have you ever bought a pair of shoes and thought how great they were and fancied sharing them […]

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One of my favourite photos – A fairy woodland

I love this photo by Claire Lacey – I’d simply love to go for a sunny evening stroll down that path! It looks like a great location for a fairy photoshoot – and you can just imagine real fairies peeking out from around the trunks of the trees and skipping down this tree-lined track. Beautiful […]

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Famous Tutus – Paris Hilton

One of the famous people that you would just expect to see wearing a tutu, Paris Hilton rarely disappoints in the fairy-fancy-dress department! I’ve searched for photographic evidence and really its not been that hard to find – here’s just a few of my favourite photos of the big P in her tutus:      […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Pitter Patter of Posh Paws

As Victoria Beckham has recently given birth to her long-awaited daughter Harper Seven (we won’t even mention the name) I thought it would be fun to investigate the world of glamorous childrens’ shoes! Especially as news reports have indicated that Posh’s little baby will be sporting tiny knitted Louboutins complete with red sole, it seems […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Its all about the “shoez”…

Due to my recent return from the Volkswagen enthusiast’s fetival Dubs at the Hall, today’s Tuesday Shoesday should naturally focus on the “shoes” of all the VW vehicles I saw this weekend – that’s right girls – the wheelz, da rimz, de slammin’ alloyz – that my husband and brother went on about all weekend!! […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Festival fashionista

In honour of this week’s Glastonbury festival and in particular the quantity of mud, this Tuesday Shoeday is dedicated to wellies! Here’s a few celebrities who have been spotted flaunting thier festival footwear at Glastonbury: Kate Moss, Pixie Geldof and Jo Wiley – mostly wearing famous Hunter Wellies!     In fact, as I am typing […]

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Famous Tutus – The aptly named Pixie Lott

Possibly the most regular tutu-wearing celeb of all time – the fairy Pixie herself! First spotted at Glastonbury a couple of years ago in this frilly fairy dress she has since been a slave to her tutus – including fluffy tutus in her Black Swan style music video costumes and on-stage performances:     I really like […]

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