Posts Tagged “Christmas”

Instagram Round Up #23

Instagram Round Up #23

1. Our mini Christmas tree 2 & 4. Christmas nails 3. Lovely Botanicals hand serum 5. My Christmas cake 6. Gorgeous Christmas candle 7. Mum’s Christmas cake 8. Christmas pudding 9. Walking off the turkey!

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NOTW: Christmas Frost

NOTW: Christmas Frost

My attempt at a sparkly gradient for my work Christmas meal! The photos don’t show it too well but I used a Nubar holographic glitter over the top which is my favourite!

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Instagram Round Up #22

Instagram Round Up #22

1. Cocktails with mum. 2. Fireworks night. 3. My red velvet birthday cake! 4. Birthday weekend at MacDonald Houston House. 5. Homemade raspberry and white chocolate cake. 6. Christmas time! 7. L’Occitane Cinnamon Spice scented candle. 8. A relaxing Lush bath! 9. The Christmas mug is back!

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Instagram Round Up #19

Instagram Round Up #19

1. Went to see The Lion King in Edinburgh. 2. The Falkirk Wheel. 3. Edinburgh Christmas Market. 4, 5 & 6. Better late than never – Christmas photos! 7 to 12. Skiing for New Year in Montgenevre.

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Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide

1. Jam Classic Wireless Speakers I love how little space these HMDX speakers take up! You can either use them wirelessly from 10m away or connect to phones / iPods using an aux-in cable. We actually use ours in the kitchen where we are very low on sockets so just recharge every few days. The…

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The Country Candle Company

The Country Candle Company

The Country Candle Company are based in Wiltshire, England where they create beautifully scented and packaged candles. I have two of their candles from the Celebrations collection. The Tonka Bean and Vanilla one is my favourite – it also has hints of cinnamon and clove so is a gorgeous Christmas candle without being overly Christmassy,…

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Instagram Round Up #8

Instagram Round Up #8

1. Homemade Christmas card from my sister. 2. Our Christmas tree. 3. Sparkly nails. 4. Nail gems. 5. Mum’s Christmas tree. 6. My sisters, looking good as ever! 7. Puzzles in the car on the long drive home. 8. Cute perfume set from Accessorize. 9. Managed to make poached eggs using my Poachies! 10. Made…

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NOTW: Christmas Sparkles

NOTW: Christmas Sparkles

To be honest, the only thing remotely Christmassy about this nail design is the glitter!  I started off with a layer of Rimmel Green With Envy and then sponged some Ciaté Angel Wings over it.  I was going for an icy effect but was a bit heavy handed with the Angel Wings so it didn’t…

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Instagram Round Up #7

Instagram Round Up #7

1 & 2. Visited Crathes Castle when Nick’s parents came up to stay for the weekend. 3. Chocolate & peanut butter cupcakes. 4. Found a cute street while walking by Aberdeen harbour. 5. My first ever glitter gradient. 6. Homemade min pecan tart. 7, 8 & 11. Putting up the Christmas tree! 9. Cheerful orange…

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NOTW: Christmas Candy Canes

NOTW: Christmas Candy Canes

I’m getting well excited for Christmas now!  The last few weeks have gone so quickly and I can’t believe it’s only just over a week to go!  Last week I decided to attempt candy cane nails.  They turned out pretty messy because I tried to paint the stripes freehand which was a bit of a…

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