Wednesday, 11 August 2010

100th post + off on my travels

This is my 100th blog post! And in celebration I've changed the layout, I hope you like it!This post was going to be on my new room but pictures still aren't hung, and its a mess as I'm packing for the seaside for two weeks tommorow. Unfortunately I've just discovered that there will be no internet in the small flat we are staying in *heavy breathing* and the last time I was without internet for more than a week I ended up doing things I normally don't do...like homework which was pretty terrifying to say the least. So there will be no blog posts BUT I will be tweeting from my Dad's Blackberry (see a link to my twitter in the sidebar or here), and taking lots of photos to share with you all. Today I am leaving you with a quick outfit post and a new blog layout so that makes me less of a terrible blogger!
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Some of my recent New Look haul: Skirt ♥ New Look ♥ Belt ♥ New Look ♥ Top ♥ Topshop ♥ Flats ♥ New Look
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My vintage suitcases! The one on the left was my Great Grandfathers, the one on the right was my Dad's in the 80s.
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This is all the make up and nail polish I'm taking, I'm so impressed with myself! You can also see my powder compact I deco-d with flatback pearls but sadly most of them have fallen off as it turns out clear nail polish is not a good glue.
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All the books I'm taking, all Japanese literature I need to absorb for English! I read fast but I don't know if I'll get through all of this in two weeks.
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Too much for two weeks? I have wellies to take as well when I'm forced to walk across moors. Btw yes those are fluorescent pink jelly gladiator sandals, they were only £2 from New Look so I thought why not!
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My travel journal and my novel I'm trying to write (its cliche but I'm possibly doing English with creative writing at uni so it would look good if I had something published!). I only write in my travel journal when I go on holiday or away from home for a while, so far I've recorded my visits to Marrakech, Edinburgh to see the festival, the South of France, Wales, Devon and France again.
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There is a reason for me posting a picture of my feet! I wanted to show you my nail art I did with these amazing polishes which have a pen and a brush so you can draw on the nail, I tried to draw flowers and vines but sadly I am not a good artist on paper let alone on nails!
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And my here is what my nails look like at the moment (the black mark on my hand is eyeshadow :P)

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12 comments:

Reverie said...

Loved this post, hope you have a lovely trip! Liked the glimpses of your room, you should definetly do a full post on it when you get back. Am also loving the new look skirt x

Indie.Tea said...

Have fun travelling! Adore you polka dot nails too

sallyannie☆ said...

Congratulations! I love your spotty nails! How did you do it??

Gillian said...

I love your outfit, and your polka dot nails are so cute! Hope you have a fab time on holiday! :)

Pop Champagne said...

congrats on your 100th post, cute skirt you're wearing too!

April said...

ummmmm because of you, painting polka dots on my nails as we speak..... :)

MarchMusings said...

Love your nails. They are lovely. Have a good trip.

Winnie said...

Have a lovely time at the seaside! I love the new layout and I love the deco'd compact. I have a gel foundation compact that I've been wanting to deco for a while now but I haven't had the time to buy for the decoden project. Also love your selection of books to read for English! I wish I had books like that to read, hard boiled wonderland is my absolute FAVOURITE Murakami.

Ariella said...

I hope you are having a lovely trip! I am also reading the wind up bird chronicle at the moment, but it's so long so it's going to take me a while to get through. I adore your nails :)

Imogen said...

Congratulations on your 100th post and I do like the new layout. I hope you have a wonderful trip. I'm sure it will be amazing I wish I could go away on a vacation right now. It must be so hard having no internet though I can't even imagine what that would be like.

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Belle xx said...

hello miss:)
im a new follower:) as soon as i saw those vintage cases i knew id end up following you
i love your blog and your style is fabulous
i do hope you have a good holiday
belle xxxxx
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