I had some new jewellery arrive in the mail this week. It took a little while to arrive because it came all the way from America. This cute Rhinestone Arrow Western Bangle Bracelet and equally pretty Turquoise Magnesite Beaded Silver Bangle are both from Cowgirl Relics....
....as it this stunning necklace that I'm sooooo in love with. Phwoar!! (I'm thinking I might have nabbed the last of these because it is now missing from the site.) I have done an outfit post and review on a previous purchase from Lindy at Cowgirl Relics Designs, which you can check out here.
I really love cards and stationery. I have a special shoe box with cards in it, not to mention the boxes of cards that I made while I was busy gestating my daughter. This box is quite rapidly filling because I took out a years subscription to the Happy Mail that the wonderful blog A Beautiful Mess sends out. It's fab. So quirky and colourful. Anyway, this card I got yesterday when I should have been buying ice cream for the kids. It's entitled 'Chilli' and is by Liz Thomas and is from Milkwood Publishing. I also got this one, which I really love...
You can see that the original is a watercolour. I really like the speckles! This one is from England and there was a whole set there to choose from, which made it pretty difficult. (I think I might just have to go back and get the one of the goofy calf!) This one is entitled 'Feathers' and is by Hannah Dale. It is from Wrendale Designs.
I'd run out of my Jurlique Serum so I decided to give this one from A'kin by Purist a go. I also picked up the 'Pure Facial Cleansing Gel' to stick in my shower. No real thoughts on these yet, however I think next time I will pay the little extra and go back to the Jurlique, I loved the texture and also the smell.
This delectable looking treat is called 'Caramel Snow' and is by Darrell Lea. It's soooo good. It's an Australian thing but it should go global. Or universal.
This is tea. I love tea, and will drink several cups a day. I like this one that I found. It's English Breakfast, has come from England and even looks terribly patriotically Pom. It is also telling me to "Keeping Calm and Carry On", so taking my advice from my tea.....I will.
As a side note, I have just signed up to do a course with the blog A Beautiful Mess (like I really have time!), which is Capture Real Life in 52 Weeks. It's a photography challenge where you are given a photography project to do every week, obviously for 52 weeks. I ordered it today and downloaded it straight away and already I'm really excited about making it a part of my weeks. I have decided that my Saturday post will now become my day to showcase to you what I have done. Kind of making sure that I keep up with my homework if you will. So starting from next weekend I shall (hopefully!!) have completed my first photography challenge which is called 'Good Morning, Good Night'.
Really I'm thinking it should be more like 'Good Luck'!