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Beauty

August empties

I should really call these posts ‘Repurchase or not?’ because really that’s what this helps me to decide I collect up all my empties from the month and then go through each of them when writing about/photographing the items. By the end of it, I’ve usually realised what was a no hoper and what I really need to rebuy (if I haven’t already). Anyway, onto the empties for this month. There’s a nice selection this month, including the first empties from new  ...

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Planning

Papergang July Review

I have to say when I saw the theme sneak peeks for this month from Papergang I was intrigued Just 1 week left to get yourself signed up to this month's Papergang! This months theme is splash – read more about the ranges creation over on the blog! #papergang #stationerysubscription #subscription #stationery A post shared by The Papergang (@thepapergang) on Jul 14, 2017 at 1:21pm PDT It looked a bit different from the norm. In a world of pretty, flowery or cute stationery, this  ...

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Beauty

Mizon Black Snail All In One Repair Cream Review

If you’d have said to me last year I’d be smearing all sorts of snail products on my face I’d have looked at you funny. In fact, I’m sure I recall my mother talking about something with snails in she was using and I turned my nose up. I couldn’t imagine something so gross on my face! Yet here I am, with snail cream and sheets masks and just loving them! The effect it has on my face – clearing up my old acne redness and leaving my skin feeling plumped and  ...

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Cardmaking

The importance of using the right stamping inks

I’m finally getting the hang of using stamps in my cardmaking I fancied getting my stamping on when cardmaking recently. I love all the Stampin’ Up cards with the ink splodge stamps but never fancied stumping up the cash for their stamps. After finding something similar recently I pulled together a quick card to try it out. I loved the concept for this card, it was simple and cute. The sentiment stamp and dashed heart (which came from a different stamp set) went together well.  ...

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