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Beauty

Beauty sample & sheet mask storage

One of the awesome things about Korean beauty is the sampling culture. Getting a bucket of sample sachets is generally the done thing when purchasing new skincare and make up. While I’m still getting settled into a routine I’ve not been using these samples too much and instead I’ve been letting them build up. I was stuck for a while on how to store them in a non messy way. Recently though, I was sorting through my bathroom and happened upon the perfect bit of storage for  ...

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Planning

Planning your planner set up and why you need to do it

I’m aware that might sound a little strange and planning obsessed However, after years in being in planners I’ve really started the appreciate planning your planner set up. It’s very easy to get caught up in Pinterest and see all these pretty planner set ups that you immediately go out and replicate. Do other people’s set ups tend to work for you though? No. It’s your planner and you need to set it up for your needs. Your planner isn’t there just to look  ...

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Planning

Creating a Home File in an A5 Filofax Original

I don’t know where this idea came from. Possibly from frustration with not being able to find important documents I needed quickly. I tend to keep all my documents and things in A4 boxes. There’s always that situation where I need to lay my hands on a recent utility bill or something and I can’t find it anywhere. Avoiding the fact that really I just needed to sort through everything and shred loads of stuff I decided to create this file. As I had an A5 Original in Dark  ...

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Planning

Simple and cost effective planner sticker storage

I said it would never happen.  That I would get to a point where I needed to upgrade my sticker storage. I had enough stickers, I said. I didn’t need anymore. However, I ended up with stickers in around four different locations because the original solution wasn’t big enough. It was time to upgrade from my bamboo desk tidy. I spent ages reading blog posts and scouring Pinterest but never really seemed to find a solution I liked the look of. I really didn’t want to go down  ...

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