Christmas decorations – The top two trends for 2017

Looking for ideas to decorate your home this Christmas to get into the festive spirit? I’ve been doing my research (early, of course!) and I found some fantastic tips from Personalised Gifts Shop. They’ve compiled a list of the biggest and best Christmas decorations trends this year and I can’t wait to share them with you. It’s […]

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DIY Christmas decor – Snowy pom-pom letters mantlepiece display

With Christmas fast approaching, my latest DIY project is a rather festive one indeed. Yes, I’ve got my trusty glue gun out again and I’ve been busy attaching pom-poms to anything that stays still! Since decorating the Christmas tree, I decided that my mantlepiece was looking rather empty and after a bit of pondering, I came […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Twinkle toes

You know when you pop into Tesco for a pint of milk and come out with a pair of glittery brogues? Surely I can’t be the only one that this has happened to? A couple of weeks ago I was passing the ‘big’ Tesco in a nearby town and needed to pick up some milk. […]

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DIY Glitter pumpkins for Halloween

Yes, I grew these pumpkins in my garden. Can you believe it? I’m still surprised myself! I want to use them to decorate my home for Halloween but I’m really rather poor at pumpkin carving so I thought about other ways that I could inject a little ‘Halloweeniness’ and I came up with this glitter pumpkin […]

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Quick Christmas tea-light holder DIY

This week I’ve finished creating my Christmas sideboard display and I thought I would share the world’s easiest tutorial with you for DIYing your own festive tea-light holders. It’s simply a case of saving up some empty jam jars, soaking them to remove the labels and giving them a quick clean. Then all you need […]

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My little vintage caravan ~ Clearing up the glitter

A couple of weeks ago, one of my closest friends and blogger-extraordinaire Jenna from Glitter Daze blog came to stay with me and we has a fantastic time going on little trips, taking snaps for our blogs and getting stuck into craft projects so that we would have plenty of DIY tutorials ready for you over the […]

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Nail art trends ~ the sparkly ombre manicure

The ombre trend – two colours blending together – is everywhere this summer. It started with ombre hair, with many women choosing dark roots blending into blonde tips, and I love how this makes hair look naturally sunkissed for summer. Now the trend is being reflected in clothing, with the ‘dip dye’ effect appearing around the bottom of skirts, dresses and even […]

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Firework fingers nail polish

I have decided to go all glittery for bonfire night and create a firework effect on my nails. I began with Opia Nail Laquer from Primark in a sparkly midnight blue. The bottle recommends applying two coats but this polish was so thin that I needed at least 3 coats to get a dark ‘night-sky’ shade. I […]

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Pumpkin princess nails

To create a cute pumpkin look for Halloween, and also for the upcoming bonfire night celebrations (I think my nails look a bit like a bonfire, no?), I tried out the new glitter varnish that I ordered last week from Avon. I painted a couple of coats of no 27 Orange polish from Asda’s make-up range […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Burlesque sparkle

Over the weekend I watched Burlesque for the first time on DVD and I absolutely loved it – and what caught my eye the most? of course, the shoes! The gorgeous Christina Aguilera is woo’d by a fella who sent her a pair Louboutins after she admired them on a party-goer the night before. Pretty smooth, […]

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