Sunday, 31 January 2016

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When Colours Collide - Green & Purple


You may have seen that I recently joined a Facebook group with challenges every other week.  The last prompt (and the first one I took part in) was 'Pink & Grey' and you can find my offering HERE.  The prompt this time around was 'Green & Purple' which are two colours I don't think I have ever put together before.  I was pleasantly surprised with how well they paired up.
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Saturday, 30 January 2016

Thursday, 28 January 2016

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Australian Open 2016 - #BackTheBrits



For four Brits, the 2016 Australian Open has been a fantastic one on the court.  It's really exciting to have so many British competitors doing well, with four reaching the semi-finals!

If you are a night owl (or are in Australia!) here are the times at which to expect the Brits to be on court:

Thursday 28th January 2016 - from 11am (Midnight UK Time)

Women's Semi FinalJohanna Konta v Angelique Kerber (7) 
Johanna has knocked out Venus Williams (8) and Ekaterina Makarova (21) amongst others during her fantastic Australian Open run. 
Men's Doubles Semi FinalJamie Murray & Bruno Soares (7) v Adrian Mannarino & Lucas Pouille
On their way to the semi final, Murray/Soares have lost only 1 set.  Jamie also reached the Mixed Doubles Quarter Final with Katarina Srebotnik, only to be knocked out by Bruno Soares and his partner Elena Vesnina!
Wheelchair Men's Semi FinalGordon Reid v Gustavo Fernandez
8-time Australian Open champion Shingo Kunieda was the played defeated by Gordon Reid in the Quarter Finals of the men's wheelchair singles competition.


Friday 29th January 2016 - not before 7.30pm (8.30am UK Time)

Men's Semi FinalAndy Murray (2) v Milos Raonic (13)
Andy has defeated David Ferrer, Joao Sousa, Sam Groth, Alexander Zverev on route to the semi-finals, losing only 2 sets.

Good Luck to Johanna Konta, Andy Murray, Jamie Murray (& Bruno Soares) and Gordon Reid! #BackTheBrits


Image - Screenshot from http://www.ausopen.com/
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Monday, 25 January 2016

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Monday, 18 January 2016

Sunday, 17 January 2016

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Minty Green Leopard Print Nails


I was looking for a design to do on my nails, and while I was browsing the internet, I came across some lovely designs.  I was inspired for this mani by @Glittr (instagram) - her nails are fabulous!  I love leopard print nails as they are pretty quick and simple to do, and look effective.
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Thursday, 14 January 2016

Cheerz!


I love photos.  I enjoy taking them, and I enjoy looking back at old photos as it helps bring back memories of times or events.  It has been a long time since I printed any off and I felt it was time to do so, so that I can put them on display in the real world, and not just online.


I have just received my order from Cheerz, and I am so happy with it!
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Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Neon Lion Nails


I recently ordered some Nail Decals from Shop Keeki, and today's nails feature a very handsome lion decals.
I loved my neon zig-zag nails so much that I decided to use the neon polishes again.  As well as the orange and pink, I used yellow too!  On top I used "Ring Master" from Sarah Smiles.
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Monday, 11 January 2016

Sunday, 10 January 2016

Thursday, 7 January 2016

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Neon Nails!


I am loving this neon zig zag look I created using Christmas gift nail polishes, and some neon nail studs.  It is nice and bright, and counteracts this dull cold weather that we (well here in Scotland anyway) have been having.
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Monday, 4 January 2016

Saturday, 2 January 2016