I’m excited. There was a quick-shifting of despair to, Ooo things are starting to look up, at last, this past week. We already knew before we moved that we had a very square peg, very round hole situation going on. Moving into the house with no wardrobes because our new ones wouldn’t fit (lots of things don’t fit) has not been short of a nightmare.
It’s difficult when you are short of time because you want the problem resolved quickly but you don’t want to make hasty decisions when choosing new items of furniture. I don’t plan on going through this again any time soon trust me! I could write a whole post about bodge job builders and companies that send stuff in such poor condition you have to send it back and then wait again for a different delivery.
If you spotted on my stories at the weekend you will have seen that at one point, I had two people decorating, two people laying the decking for the garden and finally a brickie building a new shed across the back of the garden. It was pretty manic!
But. My square peg isn’t so square now. The edges are becoming a little rounder. My room is nearly finished at last and so far I’m really pleased with it. The garden will be finished this week too. And only another five rooms to go!
I’m standing proudly against the new fencing. Who gets excited about garden fencing? It was the first thing completed in the new home and I’m documenting it here on the blog because I want to be able to look back in later years.
I know I’m going to laugh about it all eventually. We had to have the fencing done first after Beau stuck her head through the old one to say hello to the neighbours! That was a square peg but very round hole situation. Luckily the neighbours thought it was hilarious.
The dress was a bargain find from F&F Tesco. At £20.00 I snapped it up. Very soft and cosy it is too. I’m sure you will find one in store, or there’s similar linked below.
I think I’ve shopped nearly every furniture store that there are these last few weeks. I think we’ve finally decided on wardrobes for the master bedroom. To give you an idea of how square peg our bedroom is…
I had a Sharps bedroom fitter come to the house and give me a quote for wardrobes. They said the room dimensions were so poor they couldn’t help me! I have a plan, and if all goes to plan I’m hoping to have something to share with you soon. It will be all systems go in the bedroom on Monday and I can’t wait.
The top is from Peacocks. A few of you asked about it when I posted a couple of weeks ago but you couldn’t see the whole of the top, I love the floaty sleeves, the frills and the high neck. I wore a T-shirt underneath for extra warmth. An absolute bargain too.
I’m still using the Shoptagr site on my phone or my Pc each time I come across anything I don’t want to forget. I’ve been adding bits of homeware to it too and I find it really handy.
I’m having a desk in my room this time, so I’m on the hunt for a seat or stool. I’ve actually purchased the stacking jewellery trays too. I thought these were a good idea to keep the costume jewellery organised.
Some items on my wish list. You can’t go wrong with florals, I feel they brighten our days against the dreary weather. Anyone else hate the clocks going back? I swear I suffer from S.A.D
The black, gold and cream jacket is calling me! Yes, it’s a dressy little number and will be great for drinks out over the festive period but I also think this will look great with jeans and a polo neck jumper. Tempted!
I’ve been on the hunt for some nude ankle boots for some time now and these above might just fit the bill? I’ve lost a little weight and my shoe size is down again to size two. It’s a nightmare trying to find what I want in my size.
Trying new makeup & taking out some girlie time
At least once a week I like to grab some me-time. At the moment I’m restricted to the bathroom and I love trying out anything new that the press teams have sent for me to try.
At the moment I’m trying out some Benefit Mini’s. The “They’re Real” mascara and it’s very good. I can’t wear false lashes because I’m sensitive to the glue but this mascara has the built-in fibres and does a fantastic job of lengthening them. The brush is good too, like a fine comb to sweep over your lashes and easy to use.
I’m always sceptical about this type of mascara because of the fibres flaking. One mascara from this brand that I know I love is the Roller Lash. If you like good definition and a finer mascara this is the one for you.
There are free samples to choose if you buy anything on the Benefit website and these Mini’s won’t break the bank if you want to try anything. I’m looking forward to trying my little one’s and will report back.
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