Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Disney princesses strike a pose!

As a huge Disney fan I was so excited to see the princesses featuring as magazine cover models! It is just too cute (and clever) for words!

I love some of the captions and headlines on some of these, they are pretty clever if you have seen the movies!
Each princess really does suit each style of mag too, dontcha think?

I love Aurora on the cover of Glamour and Ariel on Seventeen. But I also like Jasmine being a saucy minx on the cover of Cosmo too!

Who is your favourite?

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree...

How something you somethinggggg...
Geeze talk about sad times when you can't even remember the lyrics for "Oh Christmas tree".
But saying that I am more of a jingle bell rock and santa baby fan anyway :)

I can't believe how quickly Christmas is creeping up! While I am excited for it to arrive I wish it would slow down just a little so I can make the most of it. The days are flying on by way too fast.

I don't know about anyone else but I love looking at other peoples Christmas trees and decorations so I thought I would share my family's.
It is very very simple- green and gold and not much more. No tinsel, nothing overly fussy, but that's okay we like it like that! It has that kind of classic old school Christmas feel about it :)

Ornaments range from Disney, Myer and Royal Doultan to $2 shops and Target.
I also had to share my beautiful little Nutcracker dolls which I am so in love with. Totally get how Clara felt. I got these wooden dolls at Freedom and it is taking every ounce of restraint to not go back and buy another 10 or so!

Do you love decking out for Christmas or do you like to keep things simple?

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

A new bag for the festive season!

Seeing it is almost Christmas (19 days!) I probably- ahem, definitely- shouldn't be spending money on myself.
But if I see a bag that I truly love then I just can't help myself. Shoes and clothes I can walk away from but bags are the one thing I can not resist!

I saw this Mimco mini half moon bag online and it was love at first sight. And I figure a girls gotta have a nice bag for the festive season right? Dinners, Christmas do's, Christmas shopping (with what money I have left after buying bags for myself that is...)
I am totally justifying my selfish purchase here right?

I got my new treasure from eBay. It was $10 cheaper than getting it from actual Mimco and it was sold brand new with tags and the dust bag, plus free postage. So I figure that's a littleeee extra I can splurge on someone else for Christmas!

I know I should but I don't regret buying it at all. I am totally in love with it. It's the perfect size and fits everything I need!

I love Christmas shopping (especially online) but sometimes it's so hard to resist buying stuff for yourself! Or is that just me?...

Monday, 31 October 2011

Too Faced Glamour Gloss "This is Pretty"

Happy Monday : )
(Hm is there really such a thing!?)

Well I thought for my second post I would share one of my favourite lip glosses of the moment by Too Faced (along with a simple FOTD whilst wearing it :)

This beauty is called "This is pretty" from the Too Faced Glamour Gloss range and the name pretty much sums it up. It's a very pretty rose pink which is kinda subtle but packs in lots of shine.
The packaging of these glosses is uber glam- they even have a big ol' diamond (er okay diamante) on the top of the wand which would give Kim Karadashian's famous rock a good run for its money!
I have to admit that the packaging of this gloss may have been the main reason that I actually bought it in the first place...yep a sucker is born everyday and heck I'm one of them!

I actually own two of these glosses (I'll post some photos of my other one soon!) and I am on the look out for more. They are definitely the ultimate girly girl lip gloss.

Oh and here are a few FOTD photos which I thought I may as well share as well- nothing too fancy though I'm afraid :)

Korres Organic Face Primer
Chanel Mat Lumiere Soft Matte Fluid Foundation #Clair
Chanel Soleil Tan Moisterizing Bronzing Powder "Desert Corail"
Australis Paparazzi HD Blush "Screen Siren"

Benefit Creasless Cream Shadow/Liner "RSVP"
MAC "All that glitters"
MAC "Woodwinked"
Eyeko Graffiti Eyeliner pen "Black"
Urban Decay Brown Eyeliner pencil on lower lashline (from Naked Palette)
DiorShow Blackout Mascara "Black Kohl"
Benefit "High Beam" Highlighter on cheeks, along brow bone and inner corner of eyes

Too Faced "This is pretty" Glamour Gloss

Oh and I probably shouldn't admit this but I figure what the hey! Whilst writing this post I had to keep singing Glamorous by Fergie to myself to make sure I got the spelling of 'Glamour' right (G-l-a-m-o-r-o-u-s). Shame I know, but I swear it works if you struggle with this word like me : )

Friday, 28 October 2011

Smashbox Softbox Eye Palette

Well hi there!

Some of you may or may not remember me or my old (now defunct) blog 'If the shoe fits'.
I haven't blogged for what feels like ages now and lately I've come to realize how much I miss blogging.  I don't really have an excuse as to why I stopped blogging but I do know that I adored my previous blog. It was such a great little place for sharing pretty things and best of all I met the most beautiful and kind people. So that brings me here, for round 2 of blogging!

As my first 'official' beauty post I thought I'd share one of my favourite pretties of the moment- 
The Smashbox Softbox Eye Palette.

I first saw this palette a few months ago whilst shopping at David Jones or Myer in Melbourne.
It was so perfectly pretty and it was love at first sight.

However saying that I didn't actually buy it because A). I had to ask myself do I really truly need another eyeshadow palette? The answer was no, probably not.
And B). I'd already spent like $400 on 3 Longchamp bags. Yes 3- talk about over kill!
I actually have a really unhealthy obsession with Longchamp bags. I one day made some kind of crazy resolution that I would own a Longchamp Pliage bag in every single colour by 2015. What the!?
And to think I wasn't even drunk- maybe just on a shopping/Longchamp high.Who knows what I was thinking... (But that is a whooole other post I am sure!)
So to finish the story yes I left the palette there on the shelf. But I had major shoppers regret when I got home, so I jumped online and grabbed it there. Gotta love online shopping!
This palette is perfectly pretty. It is soft, feminine and gorgeously girly- plus it is Smashbox, a brand I can't get enough of lately.

My favourite eyeshadows are marked with a heart <3
So there you have it! My first post on my new blog.
Hopefully you have enjoyed reading as much as I did writing :)