Tuesday 21 August 2012

Accessories - Introducing Naomi Levi

I was recently introduced to a new accessory brand called Naomi Levi. This great Australian company sell stunning leather accessories, ranging from more sophisticated classic pieces to innovative modern designs. Bags, clutches, purses and belts in traditional leather and suede as well as more modern bright coloured leather. The bright items are perfect for the summer time whereas the more natural will look great in the winter and for the more mature customer.

 Ok so they are a little pricy for everyday budgets, but for a seriously good piece of well made leather they really aren't that badly priced. Good quality leather will always set you back a little but it will last you years if you invest in a good piece.

Here are just a few of my favourite items. 

 Day Dreamer Red Purse $129 (Australia dollars)
River Green Medium Fold $110
Fringe Bar Bag $250
Wonda B&W Purse $130
Funky Fur Purse $130

What do you think guys? Do you love a good leather purse or bag? I have a great leather purse I brought back from China, a pair of leather gloves from Canada and a few leather bags and coats! And think they are all great.

p.s. Sponsored by Naomi Levi

Sunday 19 August 2012

Sunday Catch-up - 19th August

Having a little trouble with my whole work, life, writing, blogging balance at the moment so I'm very sorry for the lack of blog updates. I'm not gonna force them, just try to post when I have time. I'm sure I'll manage to get into a better balance soon and come back to blogging more frequently. 
But for now here is a sunday catch-up of the last 2/3 weeks of my life.
1. Dinner at Strada
2. Dinner in the Green Room at work
3. Frittata!
 4. Pie and mash
 1. Cake for mum's B'day - I cant claim to have made it
2. Jon enjoying his dinner in TGI Fridays
3. My dinner in TGI Fridays
4. Dinner in Juno Lounge

 I found Swap-Bot! It's dangerous!
1. Stuff I sent out last week
2. My delivery of pretty stuff from Johnny loves Rosie
3. Post from Alex Keller!
4. my first Swap-bot postcard
1. I won a bottle of Stoli on Twitter! hehe!
2. I did some fun shopping at Paperchase 
3&4. I started making ATC cards!
 Books, books and more books.
1. Finished Crossed by Ally Condie (and Room although I didn't take a picture)
2. Finished The Full Cupboard of Life by Alexander McCall Smith
3. Started Snake Ropes by Jess Richards
4. All the other books I have from the library! Quite an epic pile!
We took a walk up the beacons for Jon to take some photos, these were my little phone pics. It was lovely until it rained! lol!

Links and Love
1. Been writing lots of Hubpages articles
2. Really wanting some of these animal book broaches from Etsy
3. Check out one of Jon's pictures from our Breacon trip
4. I've also taken up Smashbooking!
5. Oh and did I mention Swap-Bot my new addiction

Friday 10 August 2012

Diana Photos - First set

Ok I told you I had these developed ages ago, and I did, it just took me a while to scan them onto the computer. So I haven't quite gotten the hang of the camera yet, I'm pretty hit or miss with them, but this was the first 2 rolls I had developed. Jon bought the red film, hence the red tinge to them all. But once I get used to how it works properly hopefully I will be able to get some better shots. I still like the way these came out though anyway.
 My Jon
 Me in the park
 Me in the park again - Hell bunny dress
 The roof of the Arc de Triomphe
 The Eiffel Tower - double exposure, you can see Jon, just!
 Jon and his camera
 Me in the bay!
 Jon by the Eiffel Tower
 Cardiff Bay
 Entertainment at the Milkwood Street Fair
 The Sunset from our roof
Me in the Bay again.

What do you think? Anyone else got a Diana or Lomography Camera?

Rejuvenation G4

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 Before and After

You can get younger, smoother skin in 3 easy steps
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It really is as simple as 1.2.3! And you'll see the benefits within just a few days.
And its available only from Nu Way Beauty
Plus you can find them on Facebook and Twitter!

Sponsored post by Nu Way Beauty

Blogger Spotlight - The New Lady Times

Came across a new blogger this week ladies and as I havent done a blogger spotlight in about 18 months I figured this may be a good time to start again. So say hello to Amy of The New Lady Times!

She isn't a daily outfit blogger (yet) she is more of a find a trend and tell us about it kinda girl, and I love that - no offence daily outfits can get a little tiresome, hense you haven't seen any off me in a little while!

So here are just a few of her great posts so you can see what she is about before nipping over and checking her blog out for yourselves.

 The sisterhood of the travelling Givenchy 
 Bride, Borrow or Steal - this one made the Links a la Mode list recently
 50 shade of Red - hot lipstick trend (thats my current fav colour too!)
 Oh and shes a book lover! That'll go down well with a lot of you I know
 Mad about Mint - Beauty trends - see she's an all rounder

So why not nip over to The New Lady Times and say hi - and welcome to the world of fashion blogging!

Saturday 4 August 2012

Cross-Jones Photography - Tom Hopkins

Hey guys, me and Jon did a great little shoot with a guy called Tom Hopkins last week, while we still had good weather. Here are 3 of the shots but please check out the rest at Cross-Jones Photography's Blog and tell us what you think.
 Are you a fan of tattoos?
Were still looking for interesting people to shoot, so drop one of us a comment or email if your interested.

Thursday 2 August 2012

Outfit post - My Sisters Graduation

Yep my clever sister graduated the week before last. She is now a fully fledged Physiotherapist. This will be a quick post just to say 'Well Done Sis' and show off hers and my outfits!

My Outfit:
Dress: Hellbunny
Jacket: Vintage via Charity Shop
Shoes: Ruby Shoo via AGMeek
Necklace: Handmade by me

Dress: Newlook Online
Shoes: Bantano
Necklace: Gift from our Aunt in Canada
Cap and Gown!
 Family photo!

 The siamese twins! Briony and her best friend Becky!
 Mandatory hat throwing
 More hat throwing
 Some of the Physio Girls

So there you have it my clever sister Briony.
Anyone else attended a graduation this month? Or had a graduation for that matter?

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