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Cardmaking, Other crafts, Planning

Planner Society December 2016 Review

Ahh I get so excited when my box arrives! I wonder if subscription boxes will ever get old for me? I highly doubt it. I’ve been getting various ones now for about four years and I still get just as excited when they arrive. Anyway, once again I was blown away by everything Christy put together. It was also not very festive, meaning I didn’t have to use it purely for the winter months. This may actually be my favourite bit about the boxes – that they’re not too  ...

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Beauty

The Weekend Review: Formula Dark Circle Minimiser

You may remember a couple of my Marks and Spencer’s beauty hauls from last year. Among them was the Formula Dark Circle Minimiser which I picked up on a whim as I was running out of eye cream and was on clearance. I’d also never tried anything my Formula, an M&S own brand line. As dark circles are my top face concern it was worth a try for under a tenner. Using this actually was really good at getting me into the habit of applying eye cream twice a day. While I was using  ...

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Cardmaking

Cute, Simple & Adaptable Male Birthday Cards

I think I’ve finally found my groove when it comes to male cards. I spent so long getting frustrated with making these kinds of cards. Then I realised that they don’t have to be overly complicated to be nice. Once I started going for simplicity, I found I was much happier with the cards I was making. Today I’m going to share with you a couple that I made with my grandads in mind. I know I can adapt what I put on them though to make them suitable for any male. Simple and  ...

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Planning

My 2017 Planner Setup

I love planner set up posts, they’re probably one of my favourites to read. I’ve told myself I can have a binge on other people’s planner setup posts once I’ve written this! I’ve not changed too much from last year in terms of the kinds of planners I’m primarily using. I’m still in personal Filofaxes. How I’m using these though, has changed slightly. If you want to take a look at my 2016 set up, take a look at the post here. Main planner  ...

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