Create: painting with patterned rollers

For Christmas I received this brilliant patterned roller from The Painted House. They have lots of different patterns and are great for painting fabric to make cushions, decorating your walls, making cards or even a piece of wall art. Design no.6…

Outfit: dotty date

Hooray, it’s Friday! And even better, I have the day off to go and play somewhere far removed from the office. The things you can do with days off – brunch, for example! No one eats brunch at work, you’ll…

Make-up: 40s daytime look tutorial

Time to get a little bit Rita Hayworth with this latest tutorial post! According to my book, Retro Makeup by Lauren Rennells, ‘Rita Hayworth and actresses like her influenced the minimal makeup look of the 1940s. A natural beauty who…

Playing tailor: turning a playsuit into a dress (again)

It’s January, the sales are on – so many pretty outfits going for cheaps. So, in my ‘oh that’s so cute and such a bargain’ daze, I bought myself a playsuit again. It’s really nice, but it doesn’t really go…

Outfit: winter walking

It’s so very cold outside at the moment. What is a girl to do when she has a lovely weekend walk planned and it’s 0 degrees outside? Layer her little heart out! I took the idea for this post both…

Make-up: Boots No7 Stay Perfect lipstick in Classic Rose

Another pink lipstick review to add to my collection, this time a look at a classic dusky pink lipstick that’s rather nice for daytime wear. Kind of Grace Kelly-esque. In some ways this is a similar shade to Rockalily Vintage…


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