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Showing posts from December, 2014

december insta faves

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Here are some of my insta faves for the month of December. I normally edit the lighting of my photos on Photoshop by adjusting the levels and colour balance, followed by applying filters with Afterlight. My favourite filters to use are Russ and Fade. I hope you are following me on Instagram ! xoxo

the christmas gift guide

Are you having trouble finding the right gifts to stuff your stockings or fill the tree this Christmas? Well, look no further. I've compiled a bunch of pretty neat gift ideas that you can consider and they come in a whole range of prices to suit your needs. So, keep on reading until you find the ideal gift! Plus, keep your eyes peeled for nifty discount codes to help you save on your purchase . Sseko Designs Vintage Gold Loafers ($109.99) Give back this Christmas by helping out someone in need. Check out Sseko Designs for products that are handmade in Ethiopia. Your purchase contributes to empowering and educating the women in Uganda. Plus, supporting the company means that the women will continue to have a job! That's killing two birds with one stone! The women over in Uganda benefit from your support and you get a pretty neat item to keep or give to your loved ones. These golden loafers are made of genuine leather and have a crushed and crackled detail to it. They are s

nail art: festive christmas baubles nail art

It is my favourite time of the year because Christmas is around the corner! I love all the sparkly decorations, christmas lights, festive tunes, hot chocolate and gingerbread. So to celebrate the season with some festive cheer, I created some baubles nail art (inspired by nailstorming). I love how sparkly this design is and it definitely makes me happy because it looks just like christmas wrapping paper. I used nail polish from Etude House's Holiday Trio pack. I'm not sure if they still sell it because it was a christmas gift from my aunt last year.  Anyhow, it's a relatively simple nail art and you only need four colours - deep red/maroon, metallic glittery gold, green and red glitter, and white. Paint two-three coats of dark red/maroon as a base colour. Next, paint on some green, red and gold glitter. Mine came together in a bottle but if you don't have that, you could paint separate coats of glitter. I tried not to pile on too much glitter so I only went with o

lookbookstore december picks

It's been awhile since my last post. I've been really busy finishing up projects and studying for finals because it is that time of the year, when the term is ending and christmas and new year is coming soon! So, to help you in your shopping, I've got a few items from Lookbook Store to share with you. You should definitely take chance of the christmas sales going on right now. I saw a whole bunch of good stuff marked down at great prices. You can refer to some of my previous lookbookstore hauls here and pick out some items for yourself as well. There are super cool summer highwaisted denim shorts at just $9.90 and free shipping worldwide on all orders!! So you could really just get like one pair of denim shorts for $10 and get it delivered to you for free.  Apart from the 80% christmas sales going on, I've got a few discount links for you to check out to save even more money! >>> Click here for 5% off all orders <<< >>> Click her

november insta favorites

Wrapping up the month with a post dedicated to some of my favourite photos on Instagram . I used Afterlight to filter all these photos and I am definitely in love with all the different looks that I have achieved with this app. Definitely recommending it, especially since it's only a dollar! xoxo