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Beauty

New No7 Stay Perfect Superlight Foundation

I’ve been very loyal to my No 7 Instant Radiance foundation for over two years  now. Ever since the colour match machine came out in August 2011 (if I remember rightly) I’ve had it in Calico.  I’ve flirted with most of the other ones but ruled them all out and always gone back to IR… Stay Perfect: good coverage but far too cakey on my skin. Lift and Luminate: great coverage but waaaay too oily. Essentially Natural: a nice foundation, but not enough coverage and  ...

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Planning

January hauls

I’m aware it’s not the end of Jan yet but having just got back from an expensive time in London I need to not buy anything else this month so I figured I’d have a run down now of my recent planning purchases. My ‘sale’ shopping I didn’t really get into the sales this year but I did spot this set of Kirstie Allsop tapes 1/2 price from £8 in Clintons and was tempted.. until I saw the exact same thing in WHSmiths for around £3.50 and that was it’s  ...

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Personal, Planning

My week #3

Week three of 2014 is over already! I ended up having a pretty eventful week this week despite me being off work so it’s looking fuller than I thought it would. I was completely rubbish at going to the gym or keeping to any of my other resolutions so it really was a week off in every respect. Very bad me. Tomorrow is the start of a new week though and I’m just going to get back on it! I like the overall look of it but it’s a bit of a mish mash. The pink tape at the bottom  ...

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Cardmaking

Continuing the theme of cards with bows

So after making a couple of cards for someone I decided to spend more time on bows, creating some more cute and simple cards, not just for birthdays. I had a rough idea of what I wanted to make – something similar to the 60th design from last time, something that kind of looks like a present but with more colour to it. Some of my inspiration came from a beautiful card from one of my favourite bloggers, Alexandria Rose Creations. (As a side note she has some fab paper flower and  ...

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