My Bedroom Makeover , Part 1 - So What's the Problem?

My Bedroom Makeover , Part 1 - So What's the Problem?

We moved into our house when I was 7 months pregnant with Willow and renovated immediately - that's what you do during big life changing events, right ladies?! 

And every room got a spruce up if not a total makeover - except our bedroom. It was pretty inoffensive, so we just decided to leave it while we got through having a newborn. Then we ran out of money...and had a second baby...you know where I'm going with this! So now Willow is 4 and Florence is 2, and I am seriously needing some sanctuary. And this cream room with zero space is just not doing it. Oh how I love a makeover! 

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How to Wear Sequins (With Everything!)

How to Wear Sequins (With Everything!)

I know you know this. But I love shiny things. I am a total magpie. And a couple of years ago after I decided I was going to wear whatever I liked, I started buying shiny things - a LOT. So, sequin is pretty much my middle name. There are some fabulous sequinned pieces out there and as you can see, I have been indulging! 

Here are some fun ways to wear sequins - even in the day time! 

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What I Bought at the Trelise Cooper Sale!

What I Bought at the Trelise Cooper Sale!

Every year, Trelise Cooper has a huge outlet sale at their offices in Lion Road, Newmarket, in Auckland. I have never managed to go, but this year I finally made it!

And I am calling it now, this was the BEST sale I have ever been to! Now granted, Trelise suits my aesthetic perfectly. Sparkles, embellishments and beautiful fabrics galore. My Mum and friend Natalie also had a field day, want to see what I bought!?

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Mini Makeover - Are you a winner?

Mini Makeover - Are you a winner?

Last week on the blog we ran a competition to win a mini makeover with Wonderland Hair and Beauty and 10 lucky readers will receive the following: 

- A hair wash and 'Indulgence Ritual' treatment
- A blow wave
- A colour consultation (in case you want to come back and go bright perhaps?!) 
- A full face of makeup for a night out

This will be completed at Wonderland Hair and Beauty in Northcote Point, Auckland.

And the winners are!

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Shopping Round Up - May

Shopping Round Up - May

I'm not going to lie, sharing everything I have bought this month is a little confronting - because truth be told, it's a LOT. We've been saving for a long time and I've been trying to be frugal, but now the weather has changed, it's colder and my winter wardrobe was sadly lacking. Also I've been feeling a bit 'meh', and James told me my 'depression was stinking out the place' (lol!) and sent me on a shopping trip, what a lovely husband! To be fair I had been standing in the wardrobe for about 20 minutes howling by that point. It happens to the best of us, right?! 

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Bright Hair - A 'How To' Guide. Plus WIN a Mini Makeover!

Bright Hair - A 'How To' Guide. Plus WIN a Mini Makeover!

I LOVE having bright hair. Going pink increased my confidence levels and helped me further develop my personal style (I'm still working on it of course!) These days going to the hairdresser is such a treat, a relaxing time to hang out with likeminded ladies and get my look under control. As much as I love my bright hair it's not for the time poor, so I asked my hair stylist, Alice, to give us a 'how to' guide for when you're thinking of going bright. 

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