My first charity shop shopping spree at LOROS

I’m gonna be honest, I’ve never really been into charity shop shopping. I used to pop into one or two every now and then but I could never find anything decent. I couldn’t be bothered to trawl through the rubbish to find the hidden gems that I’d heard so much about. My friend Charlotte (from Discovering Charlotte and Shoestring Chic) absolutely loves charity shops. So a couple of weeks ago she introduced me and Kirstie (from Behind the Scent) to the world of charity shop shopping. LOROS have 28 shops across Leicestershire and Rutland but Charlotte showed us round the store on…

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Papergang box #6: marble & copper dreams

I’m honestly ashamed at how late this post is. In fact, it won’t be too long until I receive my next Papergang box, so I’d better get this one out of the way first! The theme for this Papergang box is marble, so basically the typical blogger’s dream from what I’ve heard. It’s not necessarily my dream though, so I was kinda sceptical about this box. But, believe it or not, I was actually pleasantly surprised! Probably because the first thing I took out of the box was this beautiful notebook. It doesn’t matter how many notebooks I buy, if…

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Say hello to my new boo, my Olympus PEN

I’ve had this little hunny (AKA my Olympus PEN) for a few weeks now, but I haven’t had chance to dedicate a whole post to her. Until now that is. She wasn’t easy to get hold of, and that’s an understatement! After going back and forth with a very well known camera retailer for nearly a week I almost gave up on her. But in the end I didn’t, and boy am I glad?! I had a fair few doubts about her before I took the plunge and handed over my hard earned cash. I’ve never been into photography. I enjoy it,…

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My #EastMidsMeetUp Ohh Deer raffle prize

If you read my post about how much fun I had at the #EastMidsMeetUp then you’ll know that I won a whopping three times on the raffle! Well last week my prize from Ohh Deer was delivered so I thought I’d show you what I won. If you’ve seen any of my Papergang posts then you’ll know that I’m a huge fan of Ohh Deer. So when I saw that their stationery was up for grabs I could not hold myself back! I just had to have it. If you read my first ever Papergang post then this first item will…

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Other bloggers make me anxious and I don’t know why

I love finding new blogs to read and getting to know other bloggers on Twitter. Especially bloggers similar to myself. But there’s a part of me that feels intimidated by other bloggers. I’m not normally a shy person. I could spark up on a conversation with almost anyone. But I’m easily intimidated, and I always have been. Okay, don’t laugh, but there’s a boy in my class at college who terrifies me. There’s no reason why, he just does! I think we’ve spoken to each other twice before and only very briefly. He’s never done anything bad to me, he…

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