Sunday, November 2, 2014

October Favourites

Ok, so where did that month go?  It happens every year.  Sudden it's the start of November, we have The Melbourne Cup and the next thing it's Christmas.  Really?  I don't even want to think about it.

This month I did a fair bit of Op shopping for my OOTD shoots, which I'm having a fabulous time doing, and gradually this space seems to be more about fashion, but I did pick up a couple of new things.  Here is a small handful of things I am loving this month.
How awesome is Washi Tape!  I have a few rolls of it lying around, left over from my card making days, but these two gorgeous selections I found on a UK website called Fox and Star.  The burgundy one with the flowers is a brand called Maste and the birds are Mt ex.  I am planning on decorating bits of furniture, using it when wrapping presents (probably using it on plain brown paper), and perhaps using it to stick random things everywhere.  It's great that you can remove it and reuse it, if you're careful.


I've been using this lip balm by Glamourflage for a little while now, ever since I got it as a bonus in a gift pack, (see my post on it here)  It is part of a collection of gorgeously named beauty products, each with it's own femme fatale on the label with her own personality and individual story.  This is Daisy and she's a cherry lip balm and is absolutely delicious. 
I don't normally wear nail polish.  It's impossible with kids.  If you manage to find fifteen minutes of uninterrupted time to put it on it's a miracle, and it's even more miraculous if you can find an added twenty minutes of uninterrupted time to wait until your polish dries properly.  But despite that I do like to paint my toe nails when the weather starts to warm up.  How hideous are feet?  Somehow a little bit of colour on your toes seems to make sandals look so much better.  Anyway, at the moment my toes are this gorgeous red, which is a darker, more 'blue' red shade (rather than an 'orange' red) and this gold looks really nice on too.  So nice in fact that I have even been wearing it on my fingers!  Yes, I risked the kiddy-smudge and have been putting it on my finger nails.  What a concept!  These two colours I picked up at my local chemist where they stock Natio, which is an Australian brand of natural skin care and cosmetics.  It is really affordable and they have some lovely things.  This red is called 'Mystic' and the gold is 'Aura'.
My final favourite for the month is my beloved 'Cowgirl' magazine that comes to me every second month all the way from the USA.  I actually need to renew my subscription but this is a great magazine, with lots of fashion, beauty, décor, homes, horses and inspiring women, with plenty of cowboy boots thrown in for good measure.  I just wish it came out every month!
 
What have been your favourite things for October?





30 comments:

  1. I really like the gold nail polish! It seems really elegant and festive.

    - Aisling
    http://aisybee.com

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    1. Hi Aisling, it is really nice. It has become a bit of a favourite.

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    1. They had an animal tape too, exactly the same style but they had sold out of that one unfortunately.

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  3. nice color of nail colour :)

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    1. Hi Yoko, thanks for stopping by. I'll head on over to check out your giveaway. Thanks for letting me know.

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    1. I've only just got in to wearing nail polish..which is bizarre! I even had black on the other day!

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    1. I like it too Jana. It's on my toes at the moment!

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  6. The floral washi tape is really nice. I just ordered a similar one actually for my project life album :)

    http://ditsysprinkles.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I like the sound of the album. I need to do something like that for my family!

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  7. The tape with the bird is so lovely. Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, it is a nice tape. Loved you blog by the way.

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  8. Lovely post, thank you for sharing!! <3

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    1. Thanks Helen, stopped by your blog. Always enjoy your posts.

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  9. thanks for visiting my blog ♥
    kisses,
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    1. My pleasure Francesca, thanks for coming by here!

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  10. I really like this!
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    1. I would love you to follow along with me Selma.

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  11. I agree with the nail polish, it's impossible with a 6 months old at home. I've never seen the nail polish brand before though, is it an exclusive Australian brand?

    Reflection of Sanity

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    1. Hi Shireen, yes Natio is an Australian brand. They do sell online but nail polish can't be sent overseas via the mail, as you probably know. Not sure if they sell anywhere overseas.

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  12. I love Cowgirl Magazine as well, excellent choice : )

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    1. Yes Raquel!! How good is Cowgirl magazine! I'm hoping to start something similar here, but an Australian version. That's my big dream!

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  13. I'm with you
    time goes by so fast.
    Love that kind of tapes... so pretty ♥

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    1. Hi Ann, thanks for stopping by. Yes, I can't keep track of the days....it's almost Christmas..again!

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  14. Beautiful favorites. Really cool tape and I also love that gold nail polish <3

    <3 <3 from Vienna,
    Mahshid مهشید


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    1. Hi, thanks for stopping by. The gold nail polish is one of my favourites too.

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